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Sherwood Fairview turns out the lights on Montpelier  Richland Source

Sherwood Fairview showed little mercy and even less remorse in overpowering Montpelier 66-36 for an Ohio boys basketball victory on February 21.



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 ...



Stryker turns out the lights on Montpelier | High School Girls Basketball | richlandsource.com  Richland Source

Stryker rolled past Montpelier for a comfortable 61-27 victory at Montpelier High on February 14 in Ohio girls high school basketball action.



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.



Montpelier edges Edon in snug affair | High School Boys Basketball  Richland Source

Montpelier wasted no time, pushing in front and finishing in the same fashion during this 44-37 victory over Edon in Ohio boys basketball on February 1.



Antwerp nips Montpelier in scare | Girls Basketball  Ashland Source

Antwerp's grip wasn't secure until the clock expired, but when that happened it had a 40-33 win on February 2 in Ohio girls high school basketball action.



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 ...



Bruce Pandya: Ethnic studies, a high-schooler’s view  vtdigger.org

Editor's note: This commentary is by Bruce Pandya, of East Montpelier, who is a 10th grader at U-32 High School. He is a member of the Vermont Coalition for ...



Frisbys use 'a hand up' to provide a home to foster more than 100 kids  The Bryan Times

Habitat for Humanity of Williams County (HFHWC) offers “a hand up, not a handout” through its home ownership program.



Bartschi, Arlin | Obituaries  Post Register

Charles Arlin Bartschi passed away peacefully at the Homestead Assisted Living in Rexburg, Idaho, Monday, February 11, 2019, surrounded by his loving family ...



All Things LGBTQ Reaches Youth through New Show  Montpelier Bridge

According to a 2015 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey on sexual identity and health-related behaviors, 29.4 percent of lesbian, gay, and ...



Dr. Doyle Hill (1933 — 2019)  The Bryan Times

Dr. Doyle Hill. (1933 — 2019). Dr. Hill was born to Lawrence and Marie Wiyrick Hill in Mountain Grove, Missouri. Doyle grew up in Mountain Grove and attended ...



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...



Bill would increase penalties for texting while driving  Rutland Herald

A bill introduced Tuesday in the Vermont House of Representatives would increase the penalties for texting while driving and other forms of distracted driving, ...



Black Lives Matter flag raised at Montpelier High School  WCAX

A Black Lives Matter flag is now flying high at Montpelier High School to mark Black History Month.



Montpelier High School will fly Black Lives Matter flag in February  BurlingtonFreePress.com

A Black Lives Matter flag will fly during the month of February, which is Black History Month, in front of Montpelier High School, the Montpelier Public Schools ...



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 ...



'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 ...



In Williston, Youth Offenders Face Justice Panel of Peers  Seven Days

Jessica and Ted considered themselves to be more cyber-savvy than many parents. They limited their son's online activities by not giving him his own ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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....



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 ...



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 ...



Black Lives Matter flag to fly over Montpelier High School  vtdigger.org

Montpelier High School will fly the flag of the Black Lives Matter movement for the month of February. Montpelier School District Superintendent Brian Ricca said ...



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.



Vermont bill proposes to raise fines for driving while texting  The Trucker

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont lawmakers have introduced a bill that would increase fines for texting while driving and other distracted driving offenses.



aa-acrossamericabriefs020319 | | phillytrib.com  The Philadelphia Tribune

The nation paused on Jan. 28 to remember the ill-fated space shuttle Challenger mission in 1986 that resulted in the death of pioneering African-American ...



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 ...



Montpelier HS to fly Black Lives Matter flag for February  WCAX

Montpelier High School will fly a Black Lives Matter flag outside the school for the month of February, Black History Month.



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 ...



Local Roundup: Young Hartford Line Leads On-Ice Celebration  Valley News

White River Junction — There's no party like a puck party, especially the way the Hartford High boys hockey team threw one on Saturday.Colston Allen scored a ...



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.



This Vermont school is flying the Black Lives Matter flag. Meet the students who made it happen.  Mic

Students at Montpelier High School in Vermont raised Black Lives Matter flags in February. Their bravery may be inspiring a new movement in schools.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Teen who has been blind since birth is part of the Montpelier marching band  13abc Action News

Bailey Dohm has been in the band since 5th grade, but this is her first year in the marching band.



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.



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 ...



EPA Grant Will Help Protect Health in Vermont | US EPA  U.S. EPA.gov

BOSTON – A Vermont organization was awarded $25,000 by the US Environmental Protection Agency to fund a community project addressing environmental ...



VT students on gun reform: 'It’s deaths we can prevent, lives that we can save.'  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Student testimony at the Statehouse serves as another example of Vermont's youth taking a central role in shaping local and statewide debates.



Getting to Know Mike McRaith, New Montpelier High School Principal  Montpelier Bridge

Lindsey Grutchfield: Please tell us a little about your background as an educator. Mike McRaith: My first time as a teacher was in Japan, I taught two years of ...



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 ...



National Walkout Day: What students have planned in Vermont schools on March 14  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Vermont students are planning planning their 17-minute protests of gun violence on the Parkland, Florida, mass shooting anniversary.



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.



Montpelier uses defensive change to beat North Central 50-41  The Bryan Times

MONTPELIER — Seemingly every shot North Central took in the first quarter on Tuesday night went in.



Montpelier can't overcome defensive pressure in 52-27 loss to Pettisville  The Bryan Times

MONTPELIER — When Pettisville guard Detric Yoder forced a steal just minutes into the game that led to a transition layup, it was clear Pettisville's defense was ...



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 ...



Burlington students win approval to fly Black Lives Matter flag  BurlingtonFreePress.com

The Burlington School Board voted unanimously Tuesday night to allow student-activists to raise a Black Lives Matter flag on the high school campus, becoming ...



Plan advances to fly Black Lives Matter flag at BHS  BurlingtonFreePress.com

The student initiative to fly a Black Lives Matter flag at Burlington High School is gaining momentum.



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 and Roxbury Voters to Decide On School Merger June 20  Montpelier Bridge

MONTPELIER/ROXBURY — It's a combination few could have envisioned just a couple of years ago, but the school systems of the city of Montpelier and the tiny ...



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 ...



Stryker blows out Montpelier 67-36  The Bryan Times

Stryker coach Tyler Woolace was worried about his team being rusty after the long holiday break.



David Kelley: All Vermont students should have choices  vtdigger.org

Editor's note: This commentary is by David F. Kelley, who is an attorney and a co-founder of Project Harmony (now PH International) and a former member of the ...



Police arrest suspect in Montpelier credit union robbery  WCAX

BARRE, Vt. (WCAX) Police say they've captured a Johnson man wanted in connection with the robbery of a bank in Montpelier in January. In an early morning ...



St J Troopers Involved In Montpelier Shooting | News  Caledonian Record

MONTPELIER — Sgt. Lyle Decker and Sgt. Charles Winn were part of a group of eight Vermont State Troopers who discharged their firearms during an incident ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Vermont History Day seeks student projects  BurlingtonFreePress.com

BARRE – Vermont History Day is an education program presented each year by the Vermont Historical Society that encourages students to develop research ...



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 ...



'Merci!': Montpellier, France sends misspelled football jerseys to Montpelier, Vermont  The Guardian

Vermont state capital, with one L, will receive professional football jerseys from French Ligue 1 club – and give them to high school students.



Warrant issued for Johnson man connected to VSECU robbery  WCAX

MIDDLESEX, Vt. (WCAX Vermont authorities say the man fatally shot by police after trying to rob a Montpelier credit union had an accomplice who is still on the ...



School denounced for plans to fly Black Lives Matter flag  Fox News

A Vermont high school has been criticized by a state legislator for its plan to fly a Black Lives Matter flag throughout the month of February.



This week in Harwood Union sports  The Valley Reporter

FIELD HOCKEY. Harwood 1, Milton 0: On September 27, the Harwood field hockey team traveled away to play against Milton in what would result as a ...



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.



Vermont high school to fly Black Lives Matter flag for Black History Month  The College Fix

A high school in Vermont's capital city will hoist the flag of Black Lives Matter in honor of February's Black History Month. The Burlington Free Press reports ...



Langdon Meadow and the Growth of Montpelier  Montpelier Bridge

Langdon Meadow has played an important role in Montpelier's growth and development. Originally a wealthy landowner's field, it was once the site of escapist ...



Several hundred South Burlington students walk out on Columbine anniversary  BurlingtonFreePress.com

South Burlington student president on consequences of cutting class: "This is a bigger issue and people will take those consequences."



East Meets West at River Confluence Park  Montpelier Bridge

A public-nonprofit partnership is moving forward with plans for a new park in the center of Montpelier, at the confluence of the North Branch and the Winooski ...



Montpelier Women's March Planned For Saturday  Vermont Public Radio

A Women's March and Unity Rally is being planned in Montpelier for Saturday afternoon. Organizers say the event is being held in solidarity with this.



Who's shaping VT gun legislation? A look at key players  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Vermont's gun debate has seen new momentum and efforts to restrict access to guns. Here's how the legislation is being shaped.



Jerseys' missing 'L' connects soccer fans in France and Vermont  CNN

A typo has inspired an international friendship between soccer fans in Montpellier, France, and Montpelier, Vermont.



Got yer goat! Ruminators to the rescue | News  Rutland Herald

MONTPELIER — Ruminants have been called in to tackle a prickly problem in the Capital City. Three small goats were happily trimming vegetation along the ...



SoundCheck: Vt. High School Band Turns Out New Generation Of Protest Songs  Vermont Public Radio

There's been an upswing of student activism in 2018, from Black Lives Matter flags flying at schools to school walkouts against gun violence . Now there's.



Olympian's journey started on Vermont ice  Rutland Herald

MONTPELIER — Since age 2, Amanda Pelkey has had one goal: to represent the United States as a member of the Olympic women's hockey team. On Sunday ...



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 ...



Vermont Reviews Use of Force  Valley News

White River Junction — Vermont State Police are considering the use of plastic bullets and beanbag projectiles after a review of its use-of-force policy by a ...



STORY AND GALLERY: March for Our Lives draws thousands  Rutland Herald

MONTPELIER – Thousands of Vermonters turned out in an emotional show of force to protest gun violence in schools at a March For Our Lives rally at the State ...



Montpelier council president making run at mayoral vacancy  vtdigger.org

Montpelier City Councilor Anne Watson announces her run for mayor Monday at City Hall. Photo by Mike Dougherty/VTDigger. Montpelier's longest-serving ...



Head of Vermont State Police tactical team taken off unit  vtdigger.org

The head of the Vermont State Police tactical team and one its members have been taken off the special unit, according to State Police Col. Matthew ...



Vermont city thanks French city for misspelled jerseys  Seattle Times

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's capital city said merci via Skype on Thursday to a French city it's named after for some misspelled soccer jerseys that were ...



Brent Rulon Kunz | Obituaries  Casper Star-Tribune Online

CHEYENNE—Brent Rulon Kunz was born January 5, 1943, in Montpelier, Idaho to Rulon “Dude” and Helen Hanson Kunz. He graduated from Montpelier High ...



Scott comments revive legislative gun control efforts  WCAX

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) Vermont students are speaking out and seeking change after a mass school shooting in Florida last week and a close call here at ...



A Vermont High School Is Flying a Black Lives Matter Flag For Black History Month  POPSUGAR

Montpelier High School announced it will fly a Black Lives Matter flag for Black History Month in February. The school board voted unanimously in favor of the.



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.



Can China Help Fill — and Fund — Vermont's Public Schools?  Seven Days

Burlington's public school superintendent is traveling in China this week in hopes that the nation of 1.4 billion can help fill empty desks at Burlington...



Transportation officials laud Trump’s call for infrastructure plan  The Trucker

WASHINGTON — President Donald J. Trump only mentioned the nation's infrastructure and its proposed new Canada-Mexico trade agreement in his State of ...



No pain, no gain; Fayette overcomes Montpelier | Boys Basketball  Ashland Source

Playing with a winning hand, Fayette trumped Montpelier 35-19 in an Ohio boys basketball matchup.



Q & A with Michael Martin, Director of Curriculum and Technology, Montpelier Public Schools  Montpelier Bridge

Michael Martin: I'm a multi-generational Vermonter and graduated from Essex High School. I was a French-English major at UVM, and spent my junior year in ...



Montpelier XC star to compete for UVM  Rutland Herald

MONTPELIER — Two-time cross country running state champion Matt Hynes will trade in his greenand white track suit for a green-andgold variety next fall.



Ex-Michigan legislative leaders: Hike fuel taxes 47 cents for roads  The Trucker

LANSING, Mich. — Four former legislative leaders said Thursday that Michigan's per-gallon gasoline and diesel taxes should be increased by 47 cents over ...



City celebrates at statue installation | Local News  Rutland Herald

MONTPELIER — Agriculture, the statuesque matriarch of the State House, was hoisted to lofty heights to retake her perch atop the golden dome on Friday.



Lawmakers urge new diversity standards in schools  vtdigger.org

Noel Riby-Williams is the first student to hoist the Black Lives Matter flag at Montpelier High School. Photo by Mike Dougherty/VTDigger. When Montpelier High ...



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