President Thomas Sullivan’s aspirations are high – “to advance UVM to the next level of excellence and international recognition” and “into the first ranks of higher education.”
Mayor Miro Weinberger wants to fill the key city position of Parks and Recreation director with Jesse Bridges, a New North End resident who has worked at the University of Vermont for a decade in the athletics program, primarily as a fundraiser and director of ticket operations. “Jesse is used to relating to the public […]
Burlington and Winooski unite to align their educational systems with the demands of 21st century life
The Partnership for Change, the bridging entity that is helping to lead this effort, has brought together abroad base of school and community leaders to accomplish this mission.
Mayor Miro Weinberger’s plan to restore Burlington’s long-term fiscal stability rests on the passage of a $9 million bond vote this November designed to improve liquidity, reduce the use of short-term financing and eliminate the city’s deficit balance. At a press conference Monday, Weinberger compared the plan to “refinancing a large amount of credit card […]
On Sunday, Aug. 26, starting at 7 p.m., Main Street will be closed for approximately one half hour between the west side of the jug handle and the east side of South Prospect Street to accommodate UVM’s convocation procession.
A peaceful protest turned violent on Sunday evening when a group of 40-50 activists attempted to block buses that arrived to pick up conference dignitaries for a dinner at Shelburne Farms. The confrontation between protesters and the Burlington Police Department escalated. Police say they fired pepper spray into the crowd to defend themselves. The protesters […]
The city council’s resolution states that the effects of climate change are already evident, including record-high temperatures in the last decade and increased frequency and severity of hurricanes, droughts, and flooding.