Bob Stannard: Wealth takes many forms

The boy was practically flailing and grabbed my attention. “You have a question?” I asked. “Are you rich?” he asked.

UVM’s new budget model has faculty on edge

At issue is whether the new system is encouraging an increase or decrease in academic offerings and favoring certain fields of study over others that are less popular.

SEABA Receives Grant to Revitalize Art Park

News Release — The South End Arts & Business Association May 25, 2016 Contact: Executive Director, Adam Brooks, 404 Pine Street, Burlington, VT, 05401, 802.859.9222 The South End Arts and Business Association (SEABA) has received a grant from the WaterWheel Foundation to revitalize the South End Art Park, a great patch of creative green space […]

Chief Brandon del Pozo Awarded National Innovation & Leadership Award

News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger May 26, 2016 Contact: Jennifer Kaulius 802.324.2505 Burlington, VT – Mayor Miro Weinberger today announced that the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) has awarded Burlington Chief of Police Brandon del Pozo with its 2016 Gary Hayes Memorial Award for innovation and leadership. The award honors the memory of PERF’s […]

Students, alumni and faculty struggle for answers after Burlington College closure

Burlington College officially closes today.

Burlington police investigating assault of transgender man

BURLINGTON — Police say they are investigating the severe beating of a transgender man at a homeless encampment near the Barge Canal area on Pine Street as a possible hate crime. Officers said they were called to the encampment Sunday just after 11 a.m., several hours after an apparent assault. They discovered a 38-year-old transgender […]

Burlington man sentenced for selling heroin

A Burlington man was sentenced to three years of supervised release after he pleaded guilty to federal charges for dealing heroin. Samuel Spivack, 32, was sentenced Monday, according to a news release from the office of the U.S. attorney for the District of Vermont. The judge ordered him to serve the first three months on […]

Burlington Town Center’s Answers to Questions about the Redevelopment

News Release — Burlington Town Center May 19, 2016 Contact: Sonya C. Enright [email protected] Where are the plans and presentations for this project posted? The City of Burlington has a dedicated webpage where all of the public presentations, documents, and plans can be reviewed: https://www.burlingtonvt.gov/CEDO/BTV Mall Redevelopment Process Here you will find: • Photos visualizing the […]

City of Burlington Accepts President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Challenge

News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger May 19, 2016 Contact: Jennifer Kaulius 802.324.2505 Convenes summit with local community partners to launch MBK Burlington Burlington, VT – At a local action summit in Contois Auditorium Wednesday morning, Mayor Miro Weinberger joined community leaders working with Burlington teens in announcing the City of Burlington’s acceptance of President […]

Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for May 23–27, 2016

News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger May 20, 2016 Contact: Jennifer Kaulius 802.324.2505 Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for May 23 – 27, 2016: Monday, May 23 12:00 pm Burlington Rotary and Queen City Police Foundation Awards Luncheon – Hilton Burlington, 60 Battery Street 5:00 pm Board of Finance Meeting – Conference Room 12, […]

Burlington City Council vets upcoming budget

The mayor’s proposed budget would cut property tax rates by half a penny.

EPA top administrator heralds brownfield cleanup grants

State, EPA officials announce $800,000 in brownfield assessment grants for Vermont

Trustees say feds may be investigating Burlington College land deal, but no official confirmation

Two trustees and a financial advisor say they have heard reports the 2010 land deal orchestrated by former college President Jane Sanders, wife of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, is under scrutiny.

Moving out? Bring reusable items to the Spring Move Out Project May 25

News Release — UVM and City of Burlington May 18, 2016 Contacts: Gail Shampnois Office of Student and Community Relations [email protected] 802-656-1103 Bill Ward Burlington Code Enforcement [email protected] 802-863-0442 Spring Move Out Project Wednesday, May 25, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Loomis Street (between Isham/Booth Streets and North Willard Street) and lower Buell Street (between […]