Heard on the Street

HEARD ON THE STREET: 10.5.17

Vermont Big Game Reporting Stations MONTPELIER – Vermont hunters who take deer, bears or turkeys must bring them to a reporting station within 48 hours. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department keeps an updated list of big game reporting stations on their website (www.vtfishandwildlife.com) with a map showing their locations.  Here is a direct link […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 9.21.17

Clean Water Fund Board Seeks Public Input on Budget Deadline Sept. 28 MONTPELIER — The Clean Water Fund Board is accepting public comments on their Clean Water Fund Budget (dec.vermont.gov/watershed/cwi/cwf) for the next fiscal year. The fund supports municipalities, farmers and others in making investments in projects to improve water quality. Your participation will help […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 9.7.17

Plainfield Old Home Days Are Upon Us PLAINFIELD — Old Home Days starts on Friday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. with a rolicking revue at the Plainfield Opera House and then continues all day on Saturday, Sept. 9 with Plainfield’s community parade, followed by a chicken barbeque and other activities at the Plainfield Recreation Field. […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 8.17.17

U.S. Department of Ed Seeks Input on ‘Every Student Succeeds’ Plan BARRE — The U.S. Department of Education sent the Vermont Agency of Education Aug. 9 a request for revisions and clarifications to sections of the Every Student Succeeds Act Vermont state plan. The agency now has 15 calendar days to respond to the federal  […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 8.3.17

Call to Artists for “Works on the Walls” MONTPELIER — Langdon Street Alive, the local group that seeks to transform Langdon Street into a public art space, is looking for images to reproduce into posters of various sizes. Selected images will be displayed all along the street. If you’re looking for a platform to display […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 7.20.17

Jump and Splash Vermont MONTPELIER — The “pool project” moves forward. Jump and Splash Vermont, formerly the Montpelier Indoor Rec and Aquatics Task Force, is now incorporated and has been working with City officials and other interested groups to come up with solid business and facilities plans for a state of the art recreational facility. The […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: The Breeze, July 2017

Transfer Day July 17 at Johnson State College  JOHNSON  — The first Transfer Day this summer at Johnson State College for students considering transferring from another college will be July 17. Students who submit the JSC online application and other materials in advance can get an on-the-spot admission decision. The free event, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 6.15.17

Law To Protect Vulnerable Adults Enacted MONTPELIER — Governor Phil Scott signed legislation in May designed to help Vermonters with long-term care needs and protect vulnerable adults from financial exploitation. The new law updates the Long-Term Care Ombudsman statute to conform to the Older Americans Act. The law also creates a civil private right of […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 6.1.17

Construction Update: Manholes, Drainage and Sidewalks The Next Priority MONTPELIER — Milling and the first course of new pavement was completed during the first few weeks of work in May. The focus for most of June will be to prepare State Street and Main Street for the final course of paving. In order for final […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 5.4.17

McGillicuddy’s Closed April 29 — To Reopen Under New Ownership MONTPELIER — After 21 years owned by Dave Nelson, McGillicuddy’s Irish Pub closed up April 29. But don’t worry, it will reopen, hopefully by May 4. Responding to a phone call from The Bridge, Brad Lamell said he and another person are in the process […]