Heard on the Street

HEARD ON THE STREET: 6.16.16

Talk on the Power of Divine Love to Heal MONTPELIER — Can divine love bring not only comfort but physical cure? If so, how do we tap into it? These are questions that will be explored at a special event on Thursday evening, June 23 at Christ Church in Montpelier. Sponsored by First Church of […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 6.2.16

Elementary Students Evacuated for Bomb Threat MONTPELIER — School officials evacuated Union Elementary School students at 9:15 a.m., Wednesday, May 25, following a bomb threat that was called into the school, according to Brian Ricca, superintendent of the Montpelier Public School System, in an e-mail that was sent to families of the students who were […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 5.19.16

HEARD ON THE STREET: 5.19.16

Allison Jacob Opens Acupuncture Practice WATERBURY — Following in the footsteps of her great-grandfather, who practiced in Vermont in the early 1900s, Allison Jacob has recently opened her healing practice Earth Sea Acupuncture LLC. She joins Waterbury Integrative Health, 46 South Main Street in Waterbury as its newest practitioner. Jacob graduated with honors from the […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 5.5.16

Council Ratifies City Manager’s Contract MONTPELIER — Montpelier City Council ratified the city manager’s contract during the April 27 City Council meeting. City Manager William Fraser had been working under the previous year’s contract until that point. The delay was not explained nor were a citizen’s concerns addressed. “I want to discuss city manager’s contract,” […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 4.21.16

Fraser’s Contract Extended Pending Council Vote MONTPELIER — City Manager William Fraser is likely staying in town … for now. “The council and Bill reached an agreement on Friday, April 15 for an extension of his contract for one year. The contract will be on the council’s agenda for ratification at our next meeting on […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 4.7.16

Kids Roam Streets, Liven Up City MONTPELIER — On week days, when school lets out, Montpelier High School students roam the streets. So, what’s the problem? Nothing, according to Montpelier business owners. In fact, kids liven up the place. But that may only be part of the story. “Montpelier kids are really nice,” said Claire […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 3.17.16

T.W. Art Gallery Upcoming Classes, Vacation and Summer Art Camps MONTPELIER — Spring Art Classes, April Vacation Art Camp and Summer Art Camps are being offered at the T. W. Wood Gallery. Spring art class sessions include a four-week introduction to acrylics lead by Jack Sabon, a six-week children’s afters-chool art class lead by Barbara […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 3.3.16

Capstone Hires Chef Dave Eyler of Kirby BARRE — The Community Economic Development department is pleased to announce the hire of David Eyler who came on board in January as chef at Capstone’s Community Kitchen Academy. “Chef Dave” replaces Chef Jamie Eisenberg who left in December to devote her time to her successful pie-making business in […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 2.18.16

Strong 2015 Real Estate Market In Montpelier MONTPELIER — The real estate market was on the upswing in 2015, with the number of single-family home sales reaching 62, up 29.2 percent from 48 in 2014, according to statistics from Vermont realtors that include all realtor sales but not private sales. The increase in house sales […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 2.4.16

Six New Apartments Proposed Near Barre Street MONTPELIER — Steve Ribolini, owner of SR Services and a major landlord in town, has submitted plans to the city to construct six new market-rate apartments on Maple Lane, a short street south of Barre Street, off Charles Street. The apartments would be near the dark gray Joe’s […]