Heard on the Street

Heard on the Street 12.18.14

A New Arvads Opens in Waterbury WATERBURY — A local fixture since 1989, Arvads Grill re-opened Dec. 15, unveiling a new menu, chef, decor, logo, website, name and tagline—“It’s Fresh. It’s Local. It’s Arvads.” This major renovation comes right before the 25th anniversary, which staff and customers will celebrate Jan. 15. With the addition of […]

Heard on the Street – 12.4.14

Barre-Tones to Hold Holiday Afternoon Concert MONTPELIER — Having recently returned from their 9th place finish at Harmony, Incorporated’s International Competition in Louisville, Kentucky, central Vermont’s women’s a cappella barbershop chorus will present its annual holiday show at Montpelier High School on Sunday, Dec. 14.  This 2 p.m. performance of the Barre-Tones is a holiday […]

Heard on the Street: 11.20.14

Stars Come Out for Lost Nation Theater in ‘LNT-Aid’ Come to a show with mega-talented and fun artists doing remarkable things to raise funds for Lost Nation Theater. Expect an evening of great tunes, great laughs, and great storytelling! LNT-Aid stars David Budbill, Patti Casey, Rusty DeWees, Jon Gailmor, Colin McCaffrey and George Woodard in […]

Shumlin Still Supports Single-Payer

Shumlin reiterated his support for a single-payer health care system during his press conference Wednesday, Nov. 12 in Montpelier. “I have been committed to single payer all my public life,” he said. “If we move to a single-payer system, it will cost less money for a better outcome.” As for the technology used to support […]

Heard on the Street – 11.6.14

Barre Street Paving on the Fast Track Tired of those potholes and cracks on Barre Street in Montpelier? Well after Friday, you should have smooth sailing. A paving project started on Tuesday, Nov. 4 is scheduled to be finished by Nov. 7, according to Acting Director of Public Works Tom McArdle on Nov. 4 in […]

Heard on the Street – 10.23.14

Kellogg-Hubbard Board Names Tom McKone as New Permanent Director Thierry Guerlain, president of the board of trustees of the Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier, has announced the appointment of Tom McKone as the library’s new permanent director. McKone’s appointment took effect on October 15. In a phone conversation with The Bridge, Guerlain noted that over the past […]

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Route 12 to Get a Facelift Motorists irate about the ruts, bumps and bone-jarring potholes on Route 12 between Northfield and Montpelier—and cyclists who shudder at even the thought of making the same trip on two skinny wheels—are getting some relief, as the state has promised to repave the worst spots on the nine miles […]

Heard on the Street 8.7.14–8.28.14

Williams Challenging Kelly in State’s Attorney Race Democrat Scott Williams is challenging incumbent Washington County state’s attorney Tom Kelly for his job in this November’s election, maintaining that “in  two election cycles, there has not been a strong Democratic campaign for the position. This year is different.” For Williams, the justice system’s handling of drug […]

Heard on the Street 6.5.14

Norwich Launches New Journal It’s about winning the hearts and minds. Norwich University’s Institute for the Study of Culture and Language has launched a new journal on the role of cultural competence in military missions. The semi-annual Journal of Culture, Language and International Security will bring together experts in anthropology, linguistics, military science and other […]

HEARD ON THE STREET 5.15.14

Let the Race Begin Dean Corren, the former state representative from Burlington, announced the other day that he intends to run for Lieutenant Governor against incumbent Phil Scott. Corren is a member of the Progressive Party and will be seeking their nomination later this year. He served in the House from 1993-2000. A recent press […]