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Montpelier Grads Look Ahead to Life After High School  Montpelier Bridge

On June 14, 75 students from Montpelier High School will graduate and step into the future—be it college, technical school, a gap year, job, or other. Here, five ...



Arts scene: Things to do in July in Vermont  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Activities in early July (and the end of June) include summer tours by Circus Smirkus & Vermont Symphony Orchestra, plus The Feelies at Higher Ground.



Montpelier Sweeps Inaugural Ultimate Championships  WCAX

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) The Montpelier boys and girls Ultimate teams swept the first ever VPA championships in their sport Thursday night at Montpelier High ...



Goats to Be Used Again for Weed Control in Vermont Capital  U.S. News & World Report

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's capital city is going to be using goats again as a way to control poison ivy and other unwanted plants without herbicides.



First Ulitimate state champs to be crowned Thursday  WCAX

Vermont is the first state to make Ulitimate, also known as ultimate frisbee, a high school varsity sport.



Photos: Miss Massachusetts to be crowned in Worcester  Worcester Telegram

The event, at the Hanover Theatre, will be held Friday, June 28, and Saturday, June 29, starting at 7 p.m. each day. Meet the contestants: [1/20]. Renée Banks is ...



Principal Mike McRaith Reflects on Tenure at Montpelier High School  Montpelier Bridge

At the end of January, Montpelier High School (MHS) Principal Michael McRaith announced he would be stepping down in June to take a new position as ...



Flag Day 2019: Five times flags in Vermont made headlines in the last year  BurlingtonFreePress.com

June 14 marks Flag Day. Here are five flags that made news in Vermont since the last time this day rolled around.



The Deeper Dig: Anti-racism in the auditorium  vtdigger.org

Banners adorned the walls at Randolph Union High School during last week's student-run anti-racism conference. Photo by Lola Duffort/VTDigger. The Deeper ...



From Barre to Broadway—Hadestown Singes the Tony Awards  Montpelier Bridge

In its heyday during the mid-2000s, the Langdon Street Café (now occupied by Sweet Melissa's) was a cauldron of musical delight, *fresh*-brewed coffee late into ...



Montpelier, U-32 Team Up For Festival: More Than 400 Top High School Musicians Coming for All-State  Montpelier Bridge

More than 400 of the state's most talented student musicians will soon converge on Central Vermont to take part in the 92nd annual All-State Music Festival.



CVU just short of ultimate win  Shelburne News

The Champlain Valley Union (CVU) girls ultimate team advanced to the first ever Division I state championship. The Redhawks took on top-seed Montpelier on ...



Montpelier High graduate repays cost of prank 25 years later  Boston.com

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A high school prankster who damaged school property in Vermont is finally paying the price — and then some — just in time for his ...



School officials support new e-cigarette laws | Local News  Rutland Herald

Local school officials said they fully support the three tobacco and e-cigarette prevention bills that Gov. Phil Scott signed into law last week, and hope they will ...



LETTERS: 6.12.19  Montpelier Bridge

Human Trafficking Problem. To the Editor,. Human trafficking is a worldwide problem. Human trafficking is important because so many people are getting ...



Marching bands to take part in Montpelier All State Parade Wednesday  WCAX

The All State Parade is set to hit the streets of Montpelier Wednesday at 6 p.m..



Vermont's 'all over the map' effort to switch schools to proficiency-based learning  vtdigger.org

Montpelier High School students working on a problem in a math class. Photo by Michael Dougherty for The Hechinger Report. This story about proficiency ...



Vermont students strike to demand climate change action  vtdigger.org

Vermont students crowd the Statehouse for a rally to demand action on climate change. Photo by Mike Dougherty/VTDigger. Vermont students marched to the ...



Vermont students to join global climate change strike  vtdigger.org

Mary Droege of Castleton speaks during a press conference held by 350Vermont to push for legislative action on climate change at the Statehouse in Montpelier ...



Margaret Ann "Peggy" (McGeath) Sanders | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Margaret Ann “Peggy” Sanders, 77, Russiaville, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family and friends. She was born ...



Cook, Rowena | Obituaries  Post Register

Rowena May Cook, 87, of Blackfoot passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019, surrounded by loved ones at her home. Rowena was born August 16, 1931, ...



Montpelier middle-schooler retains spelling champion title  vtdigger.org

COLCHESTER — Raghav Dhandi has one more shot to become the country's top speller. The Montpelier eighth-grader defeated 31 other middle and ...



'Dark day' for Montpelier after fatal police shooting outside school  BurlingtonFreePress.com

MONTPELIER - A suspect who had just robbed a credit union across the street from the high school in the state capital was shot and killed Tuesday by police ...



Union Elementary School Prepares Montpelier Community Lantern Parade  Montpelier Bridge

Union Elementary School (UES) invites the entire Montpelier community to join them for an evening lantern procession on Thursday, February 21. This year's ...



Repaying a graduation debt 25 years later  WCAX

A Montpelier High School graduate is making amends for breaking an expensive auditorium window 25 years ago.



So. Burlington students state why raising the Black Lives Matter flag is important to them  BurlingtonFreePress.com

South Burlington students raised a Black Lives Matter flag one year after Montpelier students became the first to raise the flag at a public school.



Bernie Sanders Vermont rally: When to arrive, where to park & what to expect in Montpelier  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Here's what you need to know about traffic, parking and schedules at the Bernie Sanders rally in Montpelier.



Hartford boys’ lacrosse dominates Montpelier  MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22

The Hurricanes poured it on in a rainy contest at Montpelier High School on Friday.



Montpelier Bridge Gala to feature Mueller expert Garrett Graff  vtdigger.org

News Release — The Friends of the Bridge May 13, 2019. Contact: Mike Dunphy, Editor and Publisher, The Bridge Email: mdunphy@montpelierbridge.com



2019 Rally for the Planet underway in Montpelier  MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22

The Vermont Youth Group is kicking off their 4th annual Rally for the Planet today.



Montpelier High School flies Black Lives Matter flag  BurlingtonFreePress.com

MONTPELIER – The high school in Montpelier began flying a Black Lives Matter flag Thursday in what officials said was a commitment to make the mostly white ...



Students reiterate demand for climate action in Statehouse rally  vtdigger.org

More than 300 high school students from around the state and climate change activists attended a Rally for the Planet in Montpelier on Wednesday.



Why a high school that's just 5% black is raising the Black Lives Matter flag  CNN

Montpelier High School is now the first reported high school to display the BLM flag.



Vermont students hold May Day rally at Statehouse  WCAX

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) Students rallied for the planet at the Statehouse Wednesday hoping to spur action on fighting climate change. The annual May Day ...



Vt. Students Honored for Work to Dismantle Rape Culture  NECN

High schoolers in Vermont's capital city, Montpelier, were honored Monday for their work to prevent sexual assaults and other forms of sexual violence.



A Black Lives Matter Flag Will Fly at Montpelier High School. Not Everyone Is Thrilled  Seven Days

Montpelier High School's plan to fly a Black Lives Matter flag throughout the month of February has garnered plenty of attention — not all positive....



PHOTO GALLERY: All-State Music Festival Parade  Montpelier Bridge

More than 400 of the best scholastic musicians in Vermont will take part in the All-State Music Festival this weekend, hosted by Montpelier High School and U-32 ...



Police Cleared in Fatal Shooting at Montpelier High School  Seven Days

No charges will be filed against nine police officers who fatally shot an armed bank robbery suspect on the Montpelier High School athletic field in...



Amid racism, Rutland High School to fly Black Lives Matter flag  vtdigger.org

The Black Lives Matter flag at Montpelier High School in 2018. Photo by Mike Dougherty. RUTLAND — With racial issues on the rise in Rutland, a Black Lives ...



Skinder, Richardson-Skinder & Fleischer: See you in January  vtdigger.org

Editor's note: This commentary is by Asa Skinder, Carmen Richardson-Skinder and Alec Fleischer, the three students who were arrested last week when they ...



Montpelier shooting death: 'It's really hard to grapple with'  vtdigger.org

Scene from the standoff and fatal shooting of Nathan Giffin at Montpelier High School. File photo by Mike Dougherty/VTDigger. In the late morning on a cold ...



White supremacist threatens Montpelier flag protest  vtdigger.org

A homemade Black Lives Matter flag is shown flying at the University of Vermont in 2016. File photo by Elizabeth Hewitt/VTDigger. A white supremacist has ...



Hundreds attend Sanders rally in Montpelier | Local News  Rutland Herald

MONTPELIER – Hundreds of people filled the State House lawn Saturday to support Sen. Bernie Sanders in his bid for president.



Sculpture Finds New Home in Vt.  Valley News

Montpelier — A newly carved sculpture of Ceres, the Roman goddess of agriculture, is now standing on top of the Vermont Statehouse.On Friday, the 14-foot ...



Goats gobble up Montpelier's poison ivy problem  WCAX

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) Faced with an outbreak of poison ivy in a sensitive area, the city of Montpelier turned to an interesting solution-- goats. The bike path ...



Capital prepares for Sanders rally | Local News  Rutland Herald

MONTPELIER — The Capital City is preparing for Bernie Sanders' first political rally in the state as a 2020 presidential candidate, with crowds of 2000 to 5000 ...



Randolph Union High School to host student-organized conference about racism  vtdigger.org

News Release — Randolph Union High School May 14, 2019. Contact: Lisa Floyd lfloyd@orangesouthwest.org 802-728-3397 ...



Waxing Up for Nordic Skiing in Central Vermont  Montpelier Bridge

The recent and unexpected closing of the cross-country trail system at the Morse Farm has been met with disappointment—and understanding—among the ...



WCAX takes First Amendment battle to high court  WCAX

Should a court's decision be shielded from the public? That was the heart of a case argued before the Vermont Supreme Court involving WCAX and the First ...



Montpelier–Roxbury Proposes $23.4 Million (2018-2019) Budget  Montpelier Bridge

The newly formed Montpelier-Roxbury School Board is asking voters in Montpelier and Roxbury on March 6 to approve a joint school budget of $23,452,706 for ...



Youth demand for climate action grows louder; brings thousands to State House lawn  vtdigger.org

News Release — Vermont Youth Lobby and U.S. Youth Climate Strike May 1, 2019. Orielle Koliba| Youth Lobby Organizer, Harwood Union High School Senior ...



Teen killed in Williston crash remembered as 'kind and compassionate boy'  BurlingtonFreePress.com

A teen killed in a crash in Williston last week is being remembered as a "kind and compassionate boy who was greatly loved by all who knew him," his obituary ...



Students lobby lawmakers on climate change action | Local News  Rutland Herald

MONTPELIER — Hundreds of students from across Vermont marched to the State House Friday to call for action to combat climate change.



Montpelier students look to the future | Local News  The Bryan Times

Young men and women from Montpelier were highlighted for taking their first big steps toward their futures Friday afternoon at Superior Elementary.



Black Lives Matter Flag Returns to Vermont School Flagpole  VOA News

A Vermont high school has raised back up a Black Lives Matter flag for the beginning of the school year. U-32 Middle and High School in East Montpelier ...



Blind high school student joins marching band  WLS-TV

An Ohio high school student has proven that anything is possible by joining the marching band.



Educators convene to tackle racial equity in schools  Rutland Herald

MONTPELIER — Educators gathered in the Capital City on Saturday for a Rally for Racial Equity in Vermont Public Schools.



Climate rally disrupts State House session | Local News  Rutland Herald

MONTPELIER — Student activists disrupted a session at the State House Thursday to protest a lack of legislation to combat climate change in Vermont.



The Deeper Dig: What proficiency-based learning looks like  vtdigger.org

A poster showing Montpelier High School's learning expectations is visible around the building. Students are assessed on habits of learning, citizenship and five ...



‘There’s a Menace Underneath That:’ VT Teens Warn of Vaping Risks  NECN

Middle and high school students marched on the State House in Montpelier Tuesday, advocating for new laws to restrict youth access to cigarettes and vaping ...



Vermont, New Hampshire students named US Presidential Scholars  WCAX

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Students from Vermont and New Hampshire will represent the region as this year's group of U.S. Presidential Scholars. The five ...



Montpelier school board encourages teacher cooperation with investigation  The Bryan Times

MONTPELIER — The Montpelier Exempted Village Schools Board of Education is encouraging teachers to cooperate with them in an investigation, saying their ...



Vt. wildlife officials take comments on deer hunting rules  WCAX

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) Vermont Fish and Wildlife officials held a public hearing Wednesday at Montpelier High School to go over potential regulations that ...



WCAX Seeks to Make Vermont Media Shield Law Ruling Public  Seven Days

In a significant victory for press freedom, a Vermont judge ruled in February 2018 that the state's newly enacted media shield law protected WCAX-TV from...



WCAX appeals judge's decision to seal court ruling  vtdigger.org

The Vermont Supreme Court hears arguments in a WCAX appeal that tests the public's right to know about court proceedings. Photo by Paul Heintz, used with ...



Black Lives Matter flag will fly at Rutland High after second vote of approval  vtdigger.org

Rutland High School. Photo by Andrew Kutches/VTDigger. RUTLAND—Three days before a Black Lives Matter flag was scheduled to fly for the first time at ...



Scott Administration goes to Washington County on Monday for its Capitol for a Day  Vermont Biz

Vermont Business Magazine Governor Phil Scott and members of his Cabinet will be in Washington County on Monday, April 29 for their Capitol for a Day ...



Montpelier High School Adds Five New Members To Athletic Hall Of Fame  The Village Reporter and the Hometown Huddle

Montpelier High School has added five new members to its Hall of Fame. BENNIE BECK 1951-1955. Beck was a 1955 graduate of Montpelier. He was a ...



Judith Ann Davis Peterson  The Herald Journal

Judith Ann Davis Peterson passed away on April 23, 2019, at her home in Georgetown, Idaho. She was born May 24, 1941, at Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, ...



Chandler welcomes new executive director Karen Dillon  vtdigger.org

News Release — Chandler May 9, 2019. The board members of Chandler are pleased to announce that a new Executive Director has been chosen for this ...



An Interview with Montpelier's New Mayor, Anne Watson  Montpelier Bridge

Back on Town Meeting Day, Montpelier voters elected a new mayor, Anne Watson, an award-winning physics teacher at Montpelier High School, where she has ...



Vermont High School to Fly the Black Lives Matter Flag  Breitbart News

A Vermont high school announced it will fly the Black Lives Matter flag during Black History Month, though many feel it is a domestic terror outfit.



Black Lives Matter Flag to Fly at Rutland High School in Vt.  NECN

Rutland High School in Vermont says it will fly a Black Lives Matter flag for 400 days starting in April to mark the 400 years since the beginning of the British ...



Bring Back the Glory Days A 50-Year Celebration for MHS Baseball Champs  Montpelier Bridge

MONTPELIER — On June 3, 1967 — 50 years ago — an underdog but talented Montpelier Solons (Division One) baseball team, surprised themselves and a lot ...



ArtsFest Explosion Takes Over the City June  Montpelier Bridge

Montpelier will take a deep dive into its creative identity next month as the city hosts two separate conferences and a concurrent two-day ArtsFest that will ...



Records: Rifle wounds to torso killed Montpelier robbery suspect  BurlingtonFreePress.com

A death certificate shows that Nathan Giffin died from rifle wounds to his torso following a standoff with police in Montpelier.



Teenagers involved in fatal Williston crash  Shelburne News

A car crash in Williston last week took the life of a 16-year-old Montpelier boy and involved a teenage driver who is a student at Champlain Valley Union High ...



New White River Valley School District Hires Principals  Valley News

Royalton — After a four-month search and interviews with three finalists, two principals have been hired for one-year contracts with the newly formed White River ...



Montpelier High School Joins Peace Movement  Montpelier Bridge

MONTPELIER — On December 23, Montpelier High School faculty, staff and present student body gathered outside on the left side of the baseball field.



Johnson man charged as accomplice in Montpelier armed robbery  vtdigger.org

Montpelier Police Chief Anthony Facos holds a news conference following an armed standoff at Montpelier High School. Photo by Mike Dougherty/VTDigger.



South Burlington High School to Raise a Black Lives Matter Flag  Seven Days

South Burlington High School students and faculty will raise a Black Lives Matter flag on Friday, and some residents have sharply criticized the plan. The school ...



Troopers in Montpelier fatal shooting back on duty  vtdigger.org

Montpelier High School was placed on lockdown Tuesday during a standoff with an armed robbery suspect. Photo by Mike Dougherty/VTDigger. All nine law ...



AMP announces scholarships  The Daily Advocate

COLUMBUS – American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) has announced the 2019 recipients of two scholarship programs administered by the organization.



Interim principal chosen in Stowe | Local News  Stowe Today

Stowe High School's principal's office will remain unoccupied for the rest of this school year, but a new leader will be in place before summer.



Montpelier native pens new book | Local News  The Bryan Times

Cory Calvin grew up in Montpelier and one of his first jobs was working for the village police department. So he said it was fitting that he would announce he.



Montpelier Celebrates its First Gold Medal and Olympian Amanda Pelkey  Montpelier Bridge

When Amanda Pelkey stepped off a Greyhound bus from Boston and arrived back in Montpelier on March 9, for the first time in its history, the city got a chance to ...



Brian Ricca: Seeking healing, not blame, from tragedy  vtdigger.org

Editor's note: This commentary is by Brian G. Ricca, who is superintendent of Montpelier Public Schools. It was a tremendously difficult week in Montpelier Public ...



An ultimate addition in Vermont  Sentinel & Enterprise

MONTPELIER, Vt. -- Vermont is now the first state in the United States to recognize "ultimate" -- the game that started as Ultimate Frisbee -- as a high school ...



Montpelier women's march draws 15,000  BurlingtonFreePress.com

A massive crowd estimated at 15000 people gathered in Vermont's capital city for the Women's March on Montpelier.



Montpelier council president running unopposed for mayor  Seattle Times

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The president of the City Council is running unopposed to replace the outgoing mayor in next month's Town Meeting Day election.



James Frank Wolynec | Obituaries  Rutland Herald

James Frank Wolynec RUTLAND — James Frank Wolynec, 75, of Rutland, passed away peacefully in Jupiter, Florida, on April 18, 2019, from dementia. He was ...



Anne Watson to run for mayor of Montpelier  Vermont Biz

Vermont Business Magazine Anne Watson, the city's longest currently-serving councilor, announced Monday night that she is running for mayor of Montpelier in ...



Soulmate(s): When Film and Vermont are a Perfect Match  Montpelier Bridge

“One of the things we really wanted to bring into this film, and one of the reasons why we wanted to set it here, is because we have a lot of nostalgia for home ...



From Montpelier High School Principal Mike McRaith's Desk  Montpelier Bridge

A Solon Salute to Robert Barlow. Robert recently sailed to Bermuda from Puerto Rico on the Corwith Cramer, serving as the primary pilot for a drone that takes ...



Black Lives Matter flag flies over Burlington High School  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Burlington High School follows Montpelier student's lead becoming the second school in Vermont to raise the Black Lives Matter flag.



HEARD ON THE STREET: 6.7.18  Montpelier Bridge

12th Annual Carolan Festival. June 16 marks the 12th annual Carolan Festival, held at Mallery Farm in Worcester. The day-long tribute to the famed blind Irish ...



What Vermont's Capital And A City In France Have In Common  NPR

A spelling error led Montpellier, France, to donate some soccer jerseys to Montpelier, Vt.



American city thanks French city for misspelled soccer jerseys  New York Post

MONTPELIER, Vt. – Vermont's capital city has said merci via Skype to a French city it's named after for some misspelled soccer jerseys that were sent its way.



White Vermont Schools Display Black Lives Matter Flags  American Thinker

In what appears to be a practice unique to Vermont, yet more of the Green Mountain State's schools have elected to officially fly the Black Lives Matter (BLM) flag ...



Montpelier Class of 1973 celebrates 45 years | Social  The Bryan Times

The Montpelier High School Class of 1973 held its 45-year reunion on July 21 at the Thaman building at the Williams County Fairgrounds in Montpelier.



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