Burlington will participate in Earth Hour Saturday, March 31 at 8:30 p.m. Earth Hour is a global grass-roots movement that encourages individuals, businesses and governments around the world to show their commitment to the environment by turning off their lights for an hour.
So prevalent are these “protest zones” that the Secret Service has laid down specific protocols in the “Presidential Advance Manual” that detail techniques on how to “Prepar[e] for Demonstrators.”
Our Maple Street residence has had a permanent waiting list for over two years, and our Pearl Street shelter is almost always full. That is unacceptable.
For immediate release Mar. 5, 2012 Contact David Carle (Leahy): 202 224-3693 Jeff Frank (Sanders): 202 224-5141 Scott Coriell (Welch): 202 225-4115 BURLINGTON, Vt., March 5 – U.S. Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) announced today that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Vermont $3.4 […]
Campaign Notebook: The more than 40 percent question, choosing sides in Burlington’s latest change election
I am voting for Miro Weinberger for mayor of Burlington because I believe that he is the candidate best able to address these and other serious issues facing our city.
Mohamed Abdi said, “we endorse Miro for mayor because he listens to our concerns and we believe he will make changes in Burlington that will help our community.”
Welch: “Miro gets it – investing in energy efficiency saves taxpayers money, it saves homeowners money, it creates jobs, and it’s good for the environment.”
Burlington Mayor Bob Kiss held a press conference today with a broad group of community members to voice support for the Downtown TIF (Tax Increment Financing) question on Burlington’s March 6 Town Meeting Day Ballot.
Vermont Freedom to Marry, Truth Wins Out call on Vermont mayors to support federal marriage equality
The campaign has already succeeded in at least one Vermont city: Burlington Mayor Bob Kiss signed the Mayors for the Freedom to Marry statement Tuesday.