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April 26, 2019

MONTPELIER – Laura Gebhart, Montpelier Development Corporation’s (MDC) Executive Director announced her resignation this week. Gebhart is stepping down to take a field hockey coaching position at a Division I university in Rhode Island. Gebhart has a strong connection...

The Capital City Farmers Market will soon buzz with locals buying cherry tomatoes, honey, and goat cheese, all while inhaling the mouth-watering smells of hot enchiladas and spanakopita. Even more excited than the humans are the collies, spaniels, Labradors, and more,...

April 4, 2019

Ask any business owner in town: It’s pretty awesome to own a business in downtown Montpelier. We have great customers like you who shop locally and a supportive mix of fellow business owners (old and new) who are all in it together. It’s a true community.

In overwhelmin...

March 6, 2019

Interview provided by Tim Heney. Article compiled by Tom Brown.

Tim Heney is a Montpelier native and third-generation broker in the family business, Heney Realtors, and has served on many real estate boards and commissions. The Bridge asked him to assess the current mar...

March 6, 2019

To the Editor,

I am profoundly disappointed that 18 individuals are attempting to thwart plans to build a new hotel and public parking structure in downtown Montpelier.

I’ve been in business in Montpelier for nearly 11 years, and in that time I’ve seen retail shift drama...

March 5, 2019

To the Editor,

I’ve noticed in discussions in town recently regarding the parking garage that some folks are trying to portray the vote last November as a close vote and, since it was such a close vote, that they are justified to use the court system to derail the devel...

March 1, 2019

On March 5, 2019, Montpelier voters will determine whether the city shall amend Section 301 of the City Charter to include:

“(D) Enact ordinances enforcing minimum efficiency standards and disclosure requirements for existing and new commercial and residential propertie...

February 27, 2019

To those filing lawsuits, I urge you to let the hotel and parking garage project continue. Along with needed parking and lodging, this project includes land and river cleanup — improvements for which there are no other timely, viable plans on the table.

Earnest disagree...

February 19, 2019

I am a local business owner (Capitol Grounds Cafe) writing about the hotel/public parking garage. I grew up in Montpelier, graduated from Montpelier High School and worked in many of Montpelier’s old institutions. Montpelier has evolved over the years. Rarely does a bu...

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