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History Corner: The First Money Makers in the Settlement

The first merchant in Montpelier, according to Daniel P. Thompson’s “History of Montpelier” was a man called Dr. Frye, although he was...

Heard on the Street, Sept. 21, 2022

DPW Director Resigns Department of Public Works Director Donna Barlow Casey recently announced she is retiring. She will continue...

Nature Watch, Sept. 21, 2022

Colors, as we move from summer to fall, can be ever so bright, luminous really, but the change to lower light, to...

State of Mind: Faster Food?

What is this fascination with fast food? For as far back as I can remember, which lately is about...

The Way I See It: Coronation Baby

Editor’s note: This column, written in late August, was originally slated to run in The Bridge’s Sept. 7, 2022 issue. Space considerations...

Vermont Values at the Heart of Credit Union Merger

By Michael J Hogan I joined VSECU in 1986 as a new state employee. After retirement from the state of...

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A Message from City Hall: Montpelier Flood Watch

Montpelier has experienced flooding since its inception, with recorded events back as far as July 1830. These include the Great Flood of...

A Message from City Hall: Summer Activities

Summer is in full swing including a stretch of unusually hot days. The Mountaineers are playing well, summer camps are packed, the...

A Message from City Hall: Green Mount Cemetery Cares for the Earth and the Community

By Therese Mageau, Cemetery Commissioner Patrick Healy has seen and overseen many changes at Green Mount Cemetery since he...