Heard on the Street

HEARD ON THE STREET: 12.1.16

Inventory Of Homes For Sale is Low MONTPELIER — It’s a seller’s market. The number of single-family homes for sale in Montpelier in October was just 18, well below average and down from 43 one year earlier, according to statistics from Vermont Realtors. That translates to a 3.2-month supply of homes for sale. Nationally, anything […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 11.17.16

As-Needed Winter Parking Ban Starts Nov. 15 MONTPELIER — The City will continue use of the as-needed and event-based parking bans for the winter of 2016–2017. Parking is allowed overnight on many streets except when the city manager calls for a winter parking ban due to inclement weather or snow removal activities (City ordinance Sec. […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 11.3.16

Montpelier City Clerk’s Office: Open Saturday for Early Voting MONTPELIER — City Clerk John Odum announced that his office will again be open for early voting on Saturday, Nov. 5, for four hours (from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) to accommodate residents who would like to cast their November 8 general election ballots prior to […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 10.20.16

HEARD ON THE STREET: 10.20.16

Grassroots Task Force Aims To Create New Fitness Center MONTPELIER — A formal group has formed and is working towards creating a recreational facility to address the gap left behind by the closing of the downtown First in Fitness. The Montpelier Indoor Rec and Aquatics Task Force is meeting regularly. For now the group is […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 10.6.16

HEARD ON THE STREET: 10.6.16

Net Zero Home Tour Planned For October 8 MONTPELIER — The Energy Advisory Committee is hosting the first “Towards Net Zero Home Tour” on October 8 between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. The public is invited to explore the energy-saving and renewable energy investments of 14 happy homeowners generously participating in the tour. Learn how […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 9.1.16

HEARD ON THE STREET: 9.1.16

Progressives Nominate Carl Etnier for State Rep EAST MONTPELIER/MIDDLESEX — After coming in second against Kim Jessup in the Democratic primary election for the only Washington – 5 District House seat representing East Montpelier and Middlesex, Carl Etnier continues to seek the seat soon to be vacated by Rep. Tony Klein, D- East Montpelier. Etnier […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 8.18.16

Excitement Builds For Back-To-School MONTPELIER — Willa Hart, accompanied by her mother, spoke with The Bridge about returning to school. Hart was on the lawn of the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. She said, “I am excited” about returning to the Union Elementary school. Excited about what? “Meeting my new fourth-grade teacher,” she said with a big smile. […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 8.4.16

Police Warn Of Common Crash Spot From the Montpelier Police Department Facebook Page July 21: MONTPELIER — In the last two days we’ve responded to multiple crashes with airbag deployment and injury in the same area of Berlin and River Streets. One was a result of an operator running a red light, sideswiping another vehicle […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 7.21.16

Culinary Institute Offices Move to School Street MONTPELIER — New England Culinary Institute has moved its administrative offices from College Hill to 7 School St. — the same building as the Main Street Grill restaurant. Administrative and executive offices had been located at 56 College St. until June 27. “It is great. We’re consolidating our […]

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 […]