Angeleno’s Closing After thirty-five years serving up pizza in Montpelier, Angeleno’s, on Barre Street across from St. Augustine’s church, is closing its doors for good this Saturday night (October 21). The owners hope folks will stop by for one last...
10/20/2017
by Nona Estrin Waves of song sparrows, white-throated sparrows, and ruby-crowned kinglets still passing through, and here and there, amid the bare trees, a solitary splash of bright red maple. What remains of gold is still coming on in spots …          ...
10/20/2017
by Glennis Drew In June of 2017, Governor Scott signed the Farm to School bill into law (Act 63). This legislation allows both registered and licensed child care providers to participate in the Vermont’s Farm to School grant program. The law and an...
10/20/2017
The Bridge recently spoke with James O’Hanlon, the owner of the Savoy Theatre on Main Street in Montpelier. The Bridge: It’s been a year since you took the helm at the Savoy. What were you hoping to achieve? What’s that first year been like? What have...
10/20/2017
by Nat Frothingham Dial a number, or go online — in a world of almost instantaneous communications it seems as if all of us are closer together than ever before. But the high tech that connects us doesn’t necessarily mean that we understand each other or...
10/20/2017
by  Dot Helling This “snowbird” is about to fly her Vermont coop for the snowy, sunny Rockies. Saying farewell to my home state, even for a few months, always tears at my heart strings. In anticipating my 2018 return home, I’ve put together my...
10/20/2017
by Nat Frothingham About three weeks ago I found a message on my answering machine from my longtime friend Edith Zfass, who wanted to tell me the touching story of a little Pomeranian puppy that had been badly abused, then saved. The story really begins...
10/20/2017
His ashes will be buried at the Doty Cemetery in East Montpelier , Vermont . A memorial gathering, open to the public, in remembrance of Andrew Kline's life will be held on October 29, 2017 in the downstairs vestry of the Unitarian Church of Montpelier...
10/20/2017
Do you look closely at every headline to see if there's a verified, trustworthy source behind it? Do you raise an eyebrow at everything you hear in the news and ask, " Really? Where'd that come from? " We hear daily about how information can be...
10/20/2017
Scores of dairy farm workers and activists marched Saturday to a Ben & Jerry's factory to push for better pay and living conditions on farms that provide milk for the ice cream maker that takes pride in its social activism. Protesters said Ben & Jerry's...
10/17/2017
Vermont Biz The merger expands NorthCountry Federal Credit Union's branch network to 12 locations serving northern and central Vermont . “We are so pleased to have additional locations to serve our friends in Central Vermont ,” states Bob Morgan, CEO...
10/17/2017
State Rep. Oliver Olsen has announced he is stepping down from his seat representing the Windham-Bennington-Windsor district in the state House of Representatives in January. "Serving the people of Jamaica, Londonderry, Stratton, Weston, and Winhall has...
10/16/2017
Gary, Congratulations on being selected as a Joint Service Club recipient. It is a well deserved recognition to you and Deb. Your services with the WORLD and to the area communities is outstanding and needs to he honored. Again. Congratulations to you...
10/16/2017
By Katie Moritz Herb Heath leans back from his desk as he talks. When he becomes excited, he laughs out words or sentences, jumps forward, and moves around. As he tells his story, he includes dialogue which he then analyzes. There is a sense that his...
10/16/2017
Guest Opinion By: Jake Claro, Farm to Plate Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Vermont food system businesses are building a values-based supply chain to succeed in the local, regional, and national marketplace When you ask people their definition...
10/16/2017
To the Editor: It’s good to see that Windham County is still receiving millions of dollars per year in economic development funding from Vermont Yankee (WRC receives second round of renewable energy grant funding, Oct. 3). Since its opening in the early...
10/16/2017
The official textbook version of the Civil Rights Movement goes something like this: Dr. King led a movement of non-violence in the South. This inspired enlightened white politicians to force naughty racists to enforce integration. And we all lived...
10/16/2017
By Judy Reiss When I was young there were lots of holidays that I loved but there was none that I liked more than Halloween! Now things were much different then than they are now. No one that I knew had “Store bought” costumes but no one seemed to care....
10/16/2017
File - In this Aug. 8, 2017, file from dashboard video released by the Vermont State Police, troopers detain passenger Rabbi Eli Fink, rear, and driver Rabbi Berl Fink, off camera at right, during a traffic stop in Thetford, Vt. The attorney for the...
10/12/2017
Heavy equipment made quick work of tearing down the former Brown Derby restaurant on Northfield Street. For years neighbors have complained about the building next to the Econolodge, saying that it attracted animals and drug dealers.
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10/12/2017
Vermont's financial problems are serious and cannot be fixed by level-funding state budgets for a year, or borrowing from the state "rainy day fund. In fact, those strategies might have made things worse.
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10/10/2017
To Whom it May Concern, I work as an after school teacher and a personal care assistant in the city of Burlington. I love my jobs – I spend my time caring for people and making their lives easier. Unfortunately, this care work is not paid well and I do...
10/9/2017
Dear Editor: Do consumers want REAL, natural milk, cheese, and dairy products? Or do they want industrial, processed, and manufactured so-called “milk,” “cheese,” “yogurt,” and so forth? Cheeses with patents, some even cheese-less “cheeses” and other...
10/9/2017
By Vote for Vermont Pat McDonald and Ben Kinsley are co-hosts of the show “Vote for Vermont.” Joining them on a recent show was Michael Snyder, Commissioner of Vermont’s Department of Forest, Parks and Recreation (FPR). Michael has been a long-time...
10/9/2017
By Max’s View There is a frightening force of evil and instability in the world. This organization doesn’t acknowledge borders, doesn’t respect democracy, and doesn’t care about human life. This organization even successfully influences foreign...
10/9/2017
By Eric Francis, Standard Correspondent "The question everyone is asking us is, 'Where's the foliage? Where's the foliage?,' and our standard stock answer is, 'It's all up to Mother Nature,'" Gayle Ottmann, manager of the Welcome Centers at the Quechee...
10/9/2017
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10/8/2017
The media has to work on rebuilding trust with its readers if it wishes to continue in its role of informing the public during the digital age, according to the founder and editor of a state-wide news website. Anne Galloway, who started VTDiggger.org in...
9/30/2017
By Eric Francis, Standard Correspondent This year's successful campaign to get Vermont's Legislature to enshrine press protections for student journalists into the law, which included testimony by the editor of WUHS school paper "The Buzz," has in turn...
9/29/2017
Would a regional cooperative approach to policing address the inequality of public safety services between Vermont communities that have their own police and those that do not? And how much would taxpayers have to spend in addition to the taxes they send...
9/27/2017