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  • Montpelier Sidewalk After Shoveled by the City
    Montpelier Should Stop Shoveling Sidewalks
    The city of Montpelier needs to stop shoveling residential sidewalks.To set the record straight, I'm not one of those anti-tax crusaders. I firmly believe that collective action through government is kind of the point of having a government. I...
  • James Madison's Temple
    Three good reasons to visit Charlottesville, Va.
    Charlottesville, Va. is the home of the University of Virginia. That is no coincidence. Thomas Jefferson, who founded the university, lived close enough to be able to view the rotunda from the grounds of Monticello, his home. He liked to keep an...
  • The Black Door
    The Black Door is closed - again
    After 18 months, The Black Door has been shuttered.The last day was New Year's Eve.Ignacio Ruiz reopened the once-popular restaurant and live music venue in mid-2011.Before The Black Door, Ruiz owned River Run in Plainfield before it went out...
  • Montpelier City Council
    Montpelier City Council to consider continued funding for the circulator bus
    The City Council is meeting tonight to discuss the budget, including whether to continue funding the Montpelier circulator bus.Considering that the City Council rejected a $15,000 funding increase from Kellogg-Hubbard library last week, it's...
  • Montpelier School Superintendent Brian Ricca
    Too few second grade teachers leads to mid-year course correction
    There's a mid-year course correction happening at Montpelier's Union Elementary School.Last year, there were five first grade teachers and five first grade classrooms.Those first grade students are now in second grade, but there's only...
  • Montpelier City Councilor Thierry Guerlain
    Montpelier city council seeks $1 million for infrastructure
    At Wednesday's Montpelier City Council meeting, the council accepted a plan by the Capital Improvement Projects committee to spend $1 million a year maintaining city infrastructure.That dollar figure comes from the committee which met three...
  • Montpelier Police Chief Anthony Facos
    Montpelier city council and medical marijuana dispensary
    The City Council "discussed" the proposed medical marijuana dispensary Wednesday evening and the council is apparently cool with it.There actually wasn't much of a discussion though.Police Chief Anthony Facos briefed the City Council...
  • Montpelier City Council
    Montpelier City Council to discuss medical marijuana dispensary
    Pot is on tonight's City Council agenda.A group called Patients First Inc. is working on setting up one of the four Vermont medical marijuana dispensaries in Montpelier on 188 River St."We just need to be briefed," Mayor John Hollar...
  • Nora and Theo Kennedy owners of Chill Gelato in Montpelier
    Montpelier's new gelato shop
    Montpelier is quickly becoming a food town.Retail storefronts are being gobbled up by eateries.The former Compass Rose on State Street is now a gelato shop called Chill.Theo and Nora Kennedy opened Chill at the end of September.The gelato is made...
  • Montpelier City Manager William Fraser
    Someone stole Montpelier's water
    In his weekly report, City Manager William Fraser said that someone has been allegedly stealing the city's water.Fraser said that for many years there has been a water connection between the Berlin Fire District #1, which is now operated and...
  • EarthWalk After School Program Participants
    New Earthwalk Vermont after school program for older boys in Plainfield
    EarthWalk Vermont, of Plainfield, is starting a new program this winter targeted at older boys.It's called "Bushcraft Afterschool For Older Boys."The program is to be held in the forest at Goddard College Tuesdays between 3:30 p.m...
  • Heather Maloney
    Rusty Belle and Heather Maloney at Positive Pie tonight in Montpelier
    Massachusetts' Rusty Belle and Heather Maloney are playing at Positive Pie in Montpelier tonight.Rusty Belle formed in Amherst, Mass. in 2006 and has evolved into a trio that plays everything from simple melodies, whiskey lullabies, bluegrass,...
  • Montpelier budget season shaping up to be a slug fest
    Montpelier budget season shaping up to be a slug fest
    The Montpelier City Council met Wednesday to get an early look at next year's budget, and it's not looking good.After years and years of ignoring road repairs, the proverbial can has apparently been kicked into the sewer, and so now it'...
  • New location for Goddard College art gallery in Montpelier
    Goddard College to open art gallery in Montpelier
    On Sept. 28, Goddard College is expected to open an art gallery in the old Capitol Stationers retail location on Main Street.The exhibit, Goddard College President Barbara Vacarr said, is going to celebrate the college's 150 years in Vermont...
  • The Point Radio DJ Mike Luoma
    Mike Luoma is a DJ, author, musician and has award-winning hair
    Mike Luoma, 46, is the mid-day DJ and music director for The Point radio station in Montpelier.He's also a writer, a musician and an artist.Luoma lives in Burlington, and prior to joining The Point in 2006, he worked for WIZN in Burlington for...
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