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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 Chef J.D. Dorney, formerly of J.P. Morgans, Arvads Grill revealed a new menu. You’ll also recognize many tried and true favorites, including Arvads wings and the Arvads Outrageous salad. New to the menu is hand-cut steaks, bottomless hand-cut fries, build-a-burger and signature salads. Arvads now offers a range of entrees highlighting local ingredients. The new bar menu has lots of Vermont brews and spirits. Arvads Grill is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Check out the website at www.arvads.com.


The Hungry Heart Documentary Wins National Award

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BARNET — The documentary film, “The Hungry Heart,” produced by Kingdom County Productions and directed by Bess O’Brien, was granted the 2015 Media Award by the American Society of Addiction Medicine last week. The American Society of Addiction Medicine is a medical society representing more than 3,200 physicians and associated professionals dedicated to increasing access and improvement to addiction treatment nationwide. The honor will be awarded to O’Brien at the ASAM national conference in Austin, Texas, in April.


From the Montpelier Police Department — Overnight Winter Parking is ALWAYS Prohibited on:

  • Cedar Street for its entire length
  • Court Street between its intersection with Elm Street and the intersection with Governor Aiken Avenue
  • Downing Street for its entire length
  • East State Street on its northerly side from Main Street to Cedar Street and on its southerly side from 89 East State St. to West Street
  • Elm Street on both sides from State Street to Spring Street
  • Langdon Street on both sides for its entire length
  • Liberty Street from Main to Hubbard
  • School Street on both sides between Elm Street and Main Street
  • School Street from the intersection of School and Main streets easterly to the intersection with Loomis Street
  • Spring Street on both sides from its intersection with Elm Street easterly to its intersection with Keck Circle
  • Taylor Street on both sides from State Street to Taylor Street Bridge