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  City of Montpelier, Vermont: Police Department
Montpelier is not unlike the majority of communities and law enforcement agencies in Vermont with regard to staffing.
There is the potential for many changes in the area of parking in Montpelier with the different initiatives in the works for a multi-modal center and replacement parking.
Therefore, the Montpelier Police Department will be devoted to providing professional and quality police services, and will strive to remain effective, efficient, and responsive to the changing needs of our community while providing a safe environment that enhances the quality of life in Montpelier.
www.montpelier-vt.org /police/index.cfm   (1671 words)

  Montpelier, Vermont - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Montpelier is the capital of the U.S. state of Vermont and the county seat of Washington County.
Known for its lively downtown driven by the activity of state government, Montpelier is the site of the Vermont State House, visible from the outskirts of town, which is located on State Street on the west side of downtown.
The CVTA Central Vermont Transportation Authority operates a local bus network throughout the micropolitan area, with stops in several places in Montpelier, Barre, and nearby Waterbury to such attractions as the Vermont State House, The Berlin Mall (arguably Central Vermont's largest retail center), and historic Downtown Barre.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Montpelier,_Vermont   (778 words)

 VHS: Montpelier History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Montpelier, Vermont, the nation's smallest state capital, was chartered by Vermont on August 14, 1781.
Montpelier was chosen as the permanent seat of state government in 1805 after considerable squabbling among many towns.
Montpelier was chosen for its central location and the financial support for constructing a capitol given by its residents.
www.vermonthistory.org /links/monthist.htm   (333 words)

 Montpelier, Vermont, New England, USA
The town of Montpelier was granted to Colonel Jacob Davis in 1781, as was nearby Calais.
Montpelier was selected as the capital of Vermont in 1805 after considerable squabbling among many towns; there had been no permanent capital since becoming a state 14 years earlier.
In the end, Montpelier's proximity to the geographic center of the state was a principal deciding factor.
www.virtualvermont.com /towns/montpelier.html   (582 words)

 Montpelier Historic District
Montpelier was a small isolated village nestled in the valley formed by the Winooski and North Branch rivers until 1805, when the city was chosen as Vermont's capital.
Transportation methods were much improved when the Vermont Central Railroad connected a spur route to the city in 1849, and again in 1873 when the Montpelier and Well River Railroad connected the town to the Connecticut River Valley.
The Montpelier Historic District, in Montpelier, Vermont is roughly bounded by Memorial Dr., Bailey Ave., Hubbard Park, Vine St., and Hubbard St. Residences are private and not open to the public, but many of the businesses, institutions and government buildings welcome visitors.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/centralvermont/cv19.htm   (435 words)

Vermont (The Philadelphia Museums) This photograph shows a corner of one of the great quarries in what is the most important marble producing section of the United States.
Vermont produces some pure white marble, a great deal of which is somewhat bluish in color, some which is variegated and some which is almost jet fl.
Vermont has large deposits of granite, marble and slate, which can be found mainly in the Green Mountains region of Vermont.
www.cagenweb.com /quarries/states/vermont.html   (4258 words)

 Introducing Montpelier Vermont
Montpelier, as the Capital of Vermont, acts as home to the State legislature and the Governor, but also to a wide array of administrative and regulatory agencies.
The State of Vermont is one of the single largest employers in the City of Montpelier, employing 2,367 individuals and paying total wages of $63,118,209.
While the presence of state government is extremely important to Montpelier's economy, private sector employment is also exceedingly important to the economic health of the community, providing the lions share of positions.
www.central-vt.com /towns/about/AboMont.htm   (821 words)

 Attorneys | Law Offices of Cheney, Brock & Saudek, P.C., Montpelier, Vermont - Lawyer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Brock served as municipal attorney for Montpelier and Elmore, was elected to two terms on the Montpelier City Council, and served on the Montpelier Planning Commission and other municipal boards.
Brock is admitted to all Vermont State and Federal courts, and to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
Vermont Department of Public Service (1981-1985), Saudek was involved in all aspects of utility regulation, from telephone and electric rate cases to power contract negotiations.
www.cbs-law.com /Attorneys.shtml   (1423 words)

 Montpelier, Vermont (Cities)
Montpelier is located on the banks of the Winooski River in Washington County and it is the county seat.
Montpelier was chosen as the capital of Vermont in 1805, due to its proximity to the geographic center of the state.
Montpelier is home to many buildings included on the National Register of Historic Places; several can be seen on one of three walking tours.
www.ohwy.com /vt/m/montpeli.htm   (236 words)

 Vermont, New 'Pocket Park 'for Montpelier, VT: The Trust for Public Land
In July 2003, construction beganĀ on Montpelier's newest public park, a 1,700-square foot 'pocket park' at the corner of Court and Elm Streets.
TPL's Vermont office is located at 3 Shipman Place in the 18th Century Judge Keith House, and the new park will sit in front of the house at street level.
"Montpelier's downtown revitalization efforts have, over the past few years, made a tremendous difference in our capital city," said John Hall, commissioner of the Department of Housing and Community Affairs, and vice-chair of the Vermont Downtown Board.
www.tpl.org /tier3_cd.cfm?content_item_id=12163&folder_id=256   (714 words)

 Vermont, "Pocket Park" Opens in Montpelier, VT: The Trust for Public Land
MONTPELIER, Vermont, 9/26/03 - Today, Montpelier residents celebrated the opening of the city's newest pocket park at an event attended by Governor Jim Douglas and other state and local officials.
TPL's Vermont office is located in the 18th Century Judge Keith House, and the new park sits in front of the house at street level.
The park's construction was funded through a combination of grants and in-kind donations from several sources, including the Vermont Downtown Program, the City of Montpelier, the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps, private supporters, and TPL.
www.tpl.org /tier3_cd.cfm?content_item_id=12664&folder_id=256   (392 words)

 East Montpelier, Vermont, New England, USA
East Montpelier came to be when the village of Montpelier, named permanent capital of Vermont, was set aside as a separate town in 1848, retaining the original name.
Residents of both East Montpelier and neighboring Plainfield wanted the railroad, so the Montpelier & Wells River tracks were laid midway between the two towns' principal villages in an effort to accomodate both.
Although it was never a commercial town in any real sense of the word, East Montpelier was prosperous for a time in the 1800's, with numerous small mills, good cattle land, and a reputation for breeding Morgan horses.
www.virtualvermont.com /towns/eastmontpelier.html   (436 words)

 Montpelier Vermont Lodging Real Estate Shopping Town Travel and tourism information Montpelier VT USA
The City of Montpelier in Washington County is located on the shores of the Winooski River, in the Green Mountains, in north central Vermont.
Montpelier became the Vermont State Capital in 1805 and was incorporated as a city in 1895.
Montpelier is a commercial, government and insurance center surrounded by farmland and granite-quarrying areas.
www.vtliving.com /towns/montpelier   (355 words)

 Vermont Bed and Breakfast – Romantic Vermont Getaways – Montpelier Lodging
The two stately historic buildings which are the home of The Inn at Montpelier were built in the early 1800's in Montpelier, Vermont.
Organized as a town in 1791 and made the permanent capital of Vermont in 1805, Montpelier VT offers a variety of historic, recreational, educational and cultural activities.
Situated on the Winooski and North Branch Rivers which wind through the City, Montpelier is the heart of Vermont.
www.innatmontpelier.com   (239 words)

 ArcNews Summer 2005 Issue -- Montpelier, Vermont, Uses GIS Modeling to Plan for Future Development
Population increases in Vermont's largest county, Chittenden County, home of Vermont's largest city, Burlington, have spurred regional planners and state and federal agencies to take a closer look at Vermont's future growth.
The goal of the project is to estimate future development, evaluate the ability of towns to plan for future growth, and provide tools and training to plan for that future growth.
According to the 2000 census, Montpelier is the least populous state capital, with a population of 8,035.
www.esri.com /news/arcnews/summer05articles/montpelier-vermont.html   (780 words)

 Montpelier, Vermont (VT) Detailed Profile - relocation, real estate, travel, jobs, hospitals, schools, crime, news, sex ...
Back to Montpelier, VT housing info, Washington County, Vermont big cities, VT smaller cities, VT small cities, All Cities.
The ratio of number of residents in Montpelier to the number of sex offenders is 7995 to 1.
Montpelier, Vermont business and economic data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...
www.city-data.com /city/Montpelier-Vermont.html   (2108 words)

 The Vermont Legislature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
HE VERMONT GENERAL ASSEMBLY and the Friends of the Vermont State House welcome your visit and invite you to view one of the nation’s oldest and best preserved state capitols.
After 140 years, the Vermont State House still commands the landscape of Montpelier, the smallest capital city in America.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Vermont State House to benefit ongoing restoration and interpretation of the State House for the visiting public.
www.leg.state.vt.us /sthouse/sthouse.htm   (263 words)

Applications are available for the 2008 Vermont Watershed Grants Program to fund projects that help Vermonters protect, restore and enjoy the state's watersheds.
Vermont is a place that simply gives a person a feeling of welcome.
Vermont is where residents and visitors can connect and reconnect with each other and the land in surroundings that are both beautiful and genuine.
www.vermont.gov   (159 words)

 Montpelier, Vermont - Health Care Traveler
Established as the state capital in 1805, Montpelier was incorporated as a city 90 years later.
As a regional center for the performing arts, Montpelier is home to professional theater, avant-garde movie houses, artist studios, and nationally renowned public galleries.
Another Vermont favorite, Annie's-maker of salad dressings, barbeque sauces, and marinades-has been a best seller in the natural food market for years.
www.healthcaretraveler.com /healthcaretraveler/article/articleDetail.jsp?id=72459   (780 words)

 National Life Group WebCam I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This view from National Life's Montpelier offices of Camel's Hump is a strong visual reminder of the strength of our Vermont heritage.
The third and present Vermont Statehouse was constructed over a two and a half year period at a cost of $150,000.
Made from Vermont granite quarried in Barre, it was dedicated in 1859.
www.nlv.com /CorporateInfo/WebCam.html   (157 words)

 Montpelier travel guide - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Montpelier is the capital city of Vermont, the smallest state capital in the United States with a population of 8,035.
Montpelier is the smallest state capital in the United States.
Montpelier is an excellent place to stay and get out to see other area sites.
wikitravel.org /en/Montpelier   (1184 words)

 Montpelier Vermont, State Capitol, VT
The Vermont Historical Society is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of Vermont history.
Located on the Vermont College campus in College Hall, the gallery features the paintings of Thomas Waterman Wood.
Over the years, other parcels have been added to the park which now consists of 185 acres and approximately 7 miles of hiking and skiing trails, picnic areas, a soccer and baseball field, and an observation tower which offers spectacular views of the city from the highest point in the city.
www.waterbury.org /montpelier-vermont.html   (159 words)

 Montpelier, Vermont Community Energy System: First Step Project Development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In Montpelier, Vermont's small capital city, there has been discussion since the early 1990s of expanding an existing wood-chip-fired district energy system, which now serves state buildings in the capital, to heat private and city buildings downtown as well.
In 2003, the Vermont Legislature allotted $60,000 to study the state's long-term needs and capacity for heating in Capital Complex buildings.
While the system may still be years from implementation, the project lessons are already valuable - and can inform the thinking and actions of communities in the Northeast, and in other regions with major forest resources.
www.biomasscenter.org /reports/montpelier-community-energy-system.html   (698 words)

 Montpelier, Vermont area Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns on Bed & Breakfast Inns ONLINE
A circa 1790 Vermont B&B as you always dreamed it would be — candlelight breakfasts, stained glass, hot tub under the stars.
Mountainside Austrian chalet and cabins midway between Stowe and Sugarbush in the Green Mountains of north central Vermont.
1860 Vermont Farmhouse nestled in the Mad River Valley, surrounded by the grandeur of the Green Mountains.
www.bbonline.com /vt/montpelier.html   (593 words)

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