Heard on the Street

HEARD ON THE STREET

March Mania at the Adamant Coop The Adamant Co-op is launching a new contest in March. It’s pretty simple: whoever has the highest shopping total in dollars for the month of March wins. First prize is $100 in the form of a Co-op gift card or store credit. Second prize is a lovely Adamant Co-op […]

HEARD ON THE STREET

Beau Loses its Bar and Bartender  Montpelier may have lost its best cocktail mixer, as Kate Wise has ended her tenure at Beau, and the bar will not continue. However, her prodigious skills and experience will still be on tap for Vermonters near and far through her new venture, Wise Consulting, LLC. Wise will be […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 12.21.17

Down Home Kitchen Now Open for Dinner If you’ve noticed the warm glow of candlelight at the corner of Langdon and Main while driving by during afternoon and evening hours lately, it’s because Down Home Kitchen has extended its hours until 10 pm Wednesdays through Saturdays. For the past two and a half years, the […]

HEARD ON THE STREET: 10.19.17

Angeleno’s Closing After thirty-five years serving up pizza in Montpelier, Angeleno’s, on Barre Street across from St. Augustine’s church, is closing its doors for good this Saturday night (October 21). The owners hope folks will stop by for one last slice and to reminisce. They also urge everyone to support locally owned Montpelier restaurants.   […]

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 […]