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police
May 16, 2018

Police Briefs

Tire slashed in Bridgewater

A Bridgewater resident witnessed her tire being slashed in her driveway from inside the house by another woman around 1 a.m. May 12.

The right rear tire of her vehicle was damaged by the vandal, police said. The vandal was described…

State News
May 16, 2018

Legislative Update: Overtime averted for now

By Rep. Jim Harrison, R-Bridgewater, Chittenden, Killington & Mendon

The regular session of the 2018 legislative session was gaveled down at 12:18 a.m. Sunday morning, the conclusion of the 18 weeks allocated in the current year budget. The last few days, especially Saturday, May 12,…

State News
May 9, 2018

Legislative update: The $58 million question

By Rep. Jim Harrison, R-Bridgewater, Chittenden, Killington & Mendon

Will the 2018 legislative session wrap up this week, is the $58 million question? History tells us when there are deadlines, compromises are made at the eleventh hour and adjournment happens. While we hope that is…

State News
May 3, 2018

Legislative update: End game

By Rep. Jim Harrison, R-Bridgewater, Chittenden, Killington & Mendon

With the legislative session scheduled to end by May 12, it remains a bit of a mystery as to how it will all come together. The veto of S.103, a chemical bill, could be a signal…

Plymouth, Bridgewater ticket the most in the state
Featured
May 2, 2018

Plymouth, Bridgewater ticket the most in the state

2017 traffic tickets in central Vermont

By Katy Savage

Locals aren’t surprised that Vermont Public Radio recently found both Bridgewater and Plymouth had the highest traffic ticket counts in the state last year.

Jim Haff got a ticket for going 10 miles over the limit…

Local News
May 2, 2018

Local tries to ski most vertical feet in the world

By Katy Savage

BRIDGEWATER—Scott Howard has skied more than 6 million vertical feet so far, this season alone.

On a good day, he can get 60 runs on Killington every day.

Howard has skied more (unofficially) than anyone else in the world. Howard is trying to make it official…

Local News
April 25, 2018

Legislative review: Home stretch?

By Rep. Jim Harrison, R-Bridgewater, Chittenden, Killington and Mendon

It’s generally about this time of the session with a scheduled two or three weeks remaining, that we wonder how it will get all done. As of last Friday, 136 bills were passed by the House…

State News
April 4, 2018

A preview of things to come?

By Rep. Jim Harrison, R-Bridgewater, Chittenden, Killington & Mendon

With six weeks left on the schedule for the 2018 legislative session, we got a glimpse this past week of the potential stumbling blocks prior to conclusion. With new gun legislation largely behind us (S.55 was…

State News
March 30, 2018

Legislative report: Who can be against lower taxes?

By Rep. Jim Harrison, R-Bridgewater, Chittenden, Killington & Mendon

This past week, the Vermont House voted on a proposal to lower residential property taxes for education. Who could be against that? After careful consideration, I voted against H.911 when it came up for preliminary approval.

Local News
March 14, 2018

Second half of legislative session begins

By Rep. Jim Harrison, R-Bridgewater, Chittenden, Killington & Mendon

It was great to see so many people at the town meetings in each of the district towns last week. Bridgewater’s meeting was unique in the sense that it was held at the Long Trail Brewery,…