Read the story of Collen Doyle and Zach Ralph, two childhood friends who are putting local community-building first.Read more
The annual Bridgewater Raft Race was held on Saturday, May 12, in honor of Alex Abraham, a local musician and longtime Raft Race participant, who recently passed away. (Gloria Towne Photos) A portion of these photos will appear in the May 17, 2018, print edition of the Vermont Standard. Click here if you are having trouble viewing […]Read more
The much-anticipated annual Bridgewater Raft Race has been postponed, with a new date of Saturday, May 12, according to Bridgewater Constable Collen Doyle. The postponement is due to the Ottauquechee’s river level and likely increases to due forecasted storms. The May 12 date is subject to change due to weather variables.Read more
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BRIDGEWATER – At Town Meeting, select board members are asking voters to approve a sum of $669,460.42 in taxes, a decrease of 4 percent from last year, and an estimated 2-cent decrease (down from .39 to .37) in the municipal tax rate.Read more
Tua Shaw, 11, at right and Will Drebitko, 12, at center, work with Miranda Thomas to create clay doves. (Rick Russell Photo) BRIDGEWATER – Local ceramic artist Miranda Thomas has been invited to attend and demonstrate her craft at the 48th Annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 23-26. The World Economic Forum is […]Read more
A Woodstock woman, who federal officials say embezzled at least $130,000 from her former employer in Plymouth, has agreed to plead guilty in U.S. District Court in Burlington to a charge of forging securities.Read more
Widespread power outages hit the area Sunday night, after a severe storm brought high winds and driving rain.Read more
BRIDGEWATER – Select Board members gave their nod to formalizing two committees Tuesday afternoon, one reflecting the future of the old Bridgewater Village School and the other, the town Fire Department building.
A handful of members of a group concerned about the future of the old Bridgewater Village School were on hand to request the board’s approval for their ratification.
Over 60 people, spilling out the front door of the Southgate House, were on hand at Tuesday afternoon’s Select Board meeting to hear a presentation given by a group concerned about the future of the old Bridgewater Village School.
Local residents and spokespeople Joni Kennedy, Brian Bontrager, Hank Smith, and Collen Doyle – among others – urged the board to reconsider tearing down the building.