Heard on the Street

Heard on the Street: 6.18.15

Summer Paving Planned  MONTPELIER — The following streets are scheduled for paving this summer: Grandview Terrace, Spring Hollow Lane, Prospect Street, National Life Drive, Main Street from the Inn at Montpelier to the roundabout,  and Towne Hill Road from Murray Road to Bliss Road. The precise schedule will be published after finalization of contracts, most […]

Heard on the Street: 6.4.15

Council Appoints Olson to Replace Guerlain  MONTPELIER — City councilors appointed Jean Olson, a District 2 resident, to replace outgoing council member Thierry Guerlain at an executive session during their meeting May 27. Guerlain’s resignation became effective at the end of the meeting. Guerlain announced his resignation at the end of April because he is […]

Heard on the Street: 5.21.15

Heard on the Street: 5.21.15

New Barbershop to Open  MONTPELIER — A new business is getting inspected by the end of this month, and then men and women about town will be able to sit on a refurbished 1940’s vintage Belmont barber’s chair under a new pressed tin ceiling with recessed lighting to relax, recline and get a cut and/or […]

Heard on the Street: 5.7.15

Montpelier High School Names New Principal  MONTPELIER — School authorities have chosen Michael McRaith as new principal to serve at Montpelier High School starting next school year. Sue Aldrich, chair of the school board, said McRaith made a favorable impression during the April 14 board meeting. The announcement came weeks after Principal Adam Bunting said […]

Heard on the Street: 4.16.15

No Action Taken on Hiring of MHS Principal  MONTPELIER — Principal Candidate Mike McRaith from Enosburg met with the Montpelier Public Schools board of school commissioners April 14. McRaith is currently principal at Enosburg Falls Middle School. Following an executive session after his presentation, no action was taken, according to Heather Michaud, an employee at […]

Heard on the Street: 4.2.15

NECI Joins Higher Ed Food Systems Consortium MONTPELIER — Montpelier’s New England Culinary Institute has joined Vermont’s education and agriculture leaders as part of the Vermont Higher Education Food Systems Consortium. “NECI delivers hands-on training, a restaurant learning environment, and a steadfast, long-standing commitment to local foods and sustainability,” said Paul Costello, consortium facilitator. “Through […]

Heard on the Street: 3.19.15

Joyce Kahn’s Pastels Accepted in Juried Show MONTPELIER — Artist Joyce Kahn entered three pastel landscapes into a juried Vermont Pastel Society Show to be held May 9 – June 14 at the Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester. All three were accepted. The show’s theme is  “Complimentary Complements.”   League of Women Voters Luncheon […]

Heard on the Street: 3.5.15

  The Bridge’s Nat Frothingham Going on WDEV Radio Show WATERBURY — Mark Johnson, host of the well-known radio broadcast called “The Mark Johnson Show,” has agreed to have The Bridge editor and publisher Nat Frothingham on as a guest this Friday, March 6, at 9 a.m. Nat is scheduled to talk about the transition […]

Heard On The Street: 2.19.15

U-32 Update, Collaboration with MHS Discussed EAST MONTPELIER — The U-32 school board adopted learning outcomes at its meeting Feb. 4. The administration will use these to develop assessments and learning opportunities for students. Once this is done, the board will work to align all learning outcomes in the supervisory union. There was also a […]

Heard on the Street: 2.5.15

First in Fitness to Hold Indoor Benefit for Bicycle Trail Bridge MONTPELIER — First in Fitness is holding a Ride for the Bridge event to benefit the Cross Vermont Trail bridge. The event will be held on March 8 at First in Fitness, Pitkin Court, Montpelier (behind City Hall). Deadline to register is Feb. 16. […]