Heard on the Street

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 […]

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 […]