Category Archives: Montpelier VT

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The Joy of Pavement (Without Cars)

Unless you’ve been reading the local papers, you don’t know about the long and painful process over the past summer of paving the County Road, the main drag from Montpelier, VT, to the bucolic hills of Calais and East Montpelier. (Click headline or photo for full post.) It involved a temporarily torn-up road (all summer), rough pavement, flat tires, dust, and various delays, but, finally, […]

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Veterans and Kids on Vets’ Day

This year’s Veterans Day Parade in Montpelier included veterans, of course, but also kids from Union Elementary School wearing placards dedicated to a veteran close to them. They all marched through downtown to the war memorial at Montpelier High School for the placing a wreath and flowers. Click on photo or headline for the full post. Top photos, the prayer, and Tom McGibney, American Legion […]

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Montpelier’s July 3rd July 4th Parade

After a two-year COVID absence, Montpelier’s July Fourth parade (always held on July 3rd) was back, in most of its glory. There was a strong presence of marchers for abortion rights, and more politicians than ever. Plus a surprise appearance by the Chinese religion Falun Dafa. Why? I don’t know. As always, click on the headline or the photo for the full post. Click here […]

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All Species Day, Montpelier, VT

Montpelier welcomes spring in its own way, via All-Species Day, which starts in a local park and dances its way to the Vermont State House.

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MHS Boys Soccer in the Playoffs

I photographed a couple Montpelier High School soccer games during the end-of-the-season playoffs. They made it to the finals, but lost to Milton High School.

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Montpelier Halloween

You have to admit, for a tiny town, Montpelier, VT, (pop. just over 7,000) knows how to do Halloween. From the the Vermont Dance Alliance zombie takeover of State Street to neighborhood trick-or-treating, the one-mile Trick or Trot Run, the school superintendent on the dunk machine, and other frolics on the State House lawn, it’s a heck of a party. Even if it rains the […]

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Middle School Track Meet

Last week, about 200 kids from 10 middle schools showed up for one of the first track and field meets to be held in Montpelier for a long time. From the looks of it, good times were had by all. For a giant gallery of running and jumping kids, click here.

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