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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.



Out of the Past  The Herald Journal

100 Years Ago. Montpelier Examiner. April 18, 1919. ×. Advertisement. Never before in the history of the Montpelier High School has a more successful and ...



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 ...



Storm warning: Edon leaves whiplash on Montpelier | softball  Richland Source

Edon painted a masterpiece of offensive softball all over the canvas of Montpelier's pitching for a 13-2 win in Ohio high school softball on April 9.



VUHS math team competed at state meet in Montpelier  Addison County Independent

MONTPELIER — The Vergennes Union High School math team on Wednesday, March 13, finished fourth out of 13 teams at its final meet of the year, held at ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Linda H. (Ortiz) Johnston | Obituaries  Rutland Herald

Linda H. (Ortiz) Johnston MONTPELIER — Linda Hope (Ortiz) Johnston, 75, formerly of Montpelier, Greensboro, and most recently of Essex Junction, died on ...



Survivors of crime in Vermont share advice, stories at victims' ceremony  MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22

Crime Victims' Rights Week honors Vermonters who offered their help.



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 ...



Central Vermont Arts Preview | Vermont Arts  Rutland Herald

Previewing upcoming arts and entertainment events throughout the region.



Trooper cleared in March 9 Rockingham shooting  Brattleboro Reformer

MONTPELIER — The Vermont Attorney General has cleared a Vermont State Trooper in a shooting incident that occurred in Rockingham on March 9. According ...



Nancy Deuel | Obituaries  Rutland Herald

Nancy Deuel BOMOSEEN — Nancy Deuel, of Bomoseen, died on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at her family home in Rutland. We take some small measure of ...



Montpelier makes Edon's offense disappear | Baseball  Ashland Source

No scoring allowed. That was the mantra Montpelier followed in whitewashing Edon 5-0 in an Ohio high school baseball matchup. If you would like to join in the ...



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 ...



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.



LETTERS: 4.3.19  Montpelier Bridge

To the Editor,. I am writing to address the issue of the tampon tax in our state. I am a 15-year-old girl from Montpelier High School, and I am frustrated and ...



Husted named to new role | Local News  The Bryan Times

Williams County's highest serving state official was recently put in charge of helping tackle one of its most heavily emphasized conundrums statewide, in addition ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

A homemade Black Lives Matter flag flies at UVM. File photo by Elizabeth Hewitt/VTDigger. Montpelier High School will fly the flag of the Black Lives Matter ...



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...



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 ...



Your Guide to Central Vermont Summer Camps  Montpelier Bridge

Helen Day Art Center. Summer camps at Helen Day Art Center are open for registration. This year we are offering new camps such as “Crankies & Animation” ...



The goddess of agriculture again graces the Golden Dome  vtdigger.org

A crowd watches as a new statue of Ceres, the Roman goddess of agriculture, is installed on the Statehouse dome on Friday. Photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Across America: March 31 | Across  The Philadelphia Tribune

Little-known Florida mayor enters presidential race.



‘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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



Sesame Street, fake heiress, Black Lives Matter: News from around our 50 states  USA TODAY

Iowa and Nebraska breweries work together for flood relief, New Yorker Ocasio-Cortez agrees to visit Kentucky coal miners, and more B9336065413Z.1.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Public hearings on deer, moose ongoing through April 4  Brattleboro Reformer

MONTPELIER — Hunters, landowners and anyone else interested in deer and moose should plan on attending one of the Vermont Fish & Wildlife 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



No carbon tax plan yet, but lots of noise from many directions  vtdigger.org

Casey Cota, president of Cota & Cota Heating Fuels, speaks at a Statehouse rally Wednesday against a carbon tax. Photo by Elizabeth Gribkoff/VTDigger.



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 ...



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 ...



French city to send misspelled Montpelier jerseys to Vermont  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Vermont's capital city is saying merci to a French city it's named after for plans to send some misspelled soccer jerseys its way.



An Interview with Anne Watson: International Exchange Program Developments at Montpelier High School  Montpelier Bridge

MONTPELIER — At the beginning of the school year, my friend Elijah Coolidge, a senior at Montpelier High School, told me that his Ultimate Frisbee coach, ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Public deer hearings start this month | News  Rutland Herald

Those who want to discuss the 2018 deer-hunting season with fellow hunters and the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department will have six chances to do so in the ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



Montpellier, France soccer club sends Montpelier, Vermont misspelled jerseys  Toronto Sun

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.



Meeting Vermont's Universal Pre-K Law  My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22

In 2014, Act 166 was signed into law in Vermont. It's the state's Universal Pre-K program, offering 10 hours of publicly funded education for 3, 4, and 5 year olds.



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 ...



Trooper identified in Rockingham police shooting  vtdigger.org

Sgt. Eugene Duplissis of the Vermont State Police appears in his official department photo taken in fall 2017. Courtesy photo. Vermont State Police identified ...



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.



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 ...



Up in Smoke: Students Grade Lawmakers' Anti-Vaping Efforts  Seven Days

High school students commonly excuse themselves from class to use the bathroom, then use the trip to take furtive hits of nicotine-laced vapor from e-cigarettes.



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.



BLM flag to fly at Burlington High School  WCAX

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Burlington High School will be the next Vermont high school in the state to fly a Black Lives Matter flag. Cheers and tears of ...



Students gather at State House to support gun legislation  Vermont Biz

Vermont Business Magazine Over 80 middle and high school students joined forces today in a grassroots effort to bring student voices in support of common ...



Vermont Community Foundation awards LGBTQ grants and scholarships  vtdigger.org

News Release — Vermont Community Foundation Oct. 9, 2018. Contact: Elisabeth Marx 802-388-3355 ext. 241 emarx@vermontcf.org ...



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 ...



Jensen Afield: F&W deer hunting changes proposed | Weekend Magazine  Rutland Herald

The climb up that steep ridge is tough enough in daylight; in hours of darkness, it is downright dangerous. One slip down on that bad knee could mean the end.



Small school metrics set, potentially cutting funding from 3 schools  vtdigger.org

Krista Huling is chair of the State Board of Education. Photo by Bob LoCicero. FAIRLEE — The State Board of Education reluctantly set new eligibility criteria for ...



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.



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