Heard on the Street

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. […]


Buch Spieler Celebrates Anniversary MONTPELIER — On Saturday, Jan. 24, don’t miss Buch Spieler’s 42nd anniversary celebration, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. The store at 27 Langdon St. will offer 42 percent off sales on selected merchandise, refreshments, and from 5 – 9 p.m., Myra Flynn will perform and introduce her new jewelry line. And, […]

Heard On the Street: 1.8.15

Call for Submissions: PoemCity 2015 Accepting Poetry MONTPELIER — The Kellogg Hubbard Library is accepting poetry submissions from Vermont poets for Public Display. Submissions will be accepted until Jan. 31. “Poetry has an important place in the lives of Vermonters,” said Kellogg-Hubbard Library Program and Development Coordinator Rachel Senechal. “PoemCity collaborates with many organizations, schools, […]

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 […]