The bus drivers’ union, Teamsters Local 597, and the Chittenden County Transit Authority failed to come to an agreement after seven hours of negotiations on Saturday. The Burlington area bus strike will continue into a second week. CCTA officials say union representatives walked out of talks with federal mediators. The company says the remaining issues […]
While in Japan, Mayor Weinberger and Nishinomiya Mayor Masahiro Kouno will sign a second joint communiqué recommitting the cities as “Environmental Learning Cities” with the goals of promoting shared learning and building more sustainable and ecologically vibrant communities.
Editor’s note: This story was updated at 5:27 p.m. with information from the Teamster’s Union. The Chittenden County Transit Authority announced on Sunday morning that bus services will operate as scheduled on Monday in the Burlington area. Last week the local Teamsters union threatened to strike on March 10 if CCTA and union members couldn’t […]
News Release — Burlington School District Feb. 6, 2014 BURLINGTON/WINOOSKI – On January 25th, 2014, Burlington and Winooski School Boards and Superintendents came together for a half-day retreat to learn about and provide input on a new vision for the two districts that will better prepare young people for the realities of 21st Century life. […]
The Vermont Mayors Coalition today announced its 2014 legislative session goals and its commitment to collaborate on and advocate for these areas of common interest to their cities and towns.
Burlington’s burgeoning high-tech culture has put it on a start-up map. The website techie.com, which documents emerging technology trends, named the city one of the country’s 10 most creative up-and-coming hubs in 2014. The home city to Dealer.com — one of Burlington’s most extraordinary success stories with its recent sale for nearly $1 billion — also […]
This year’s annual MLK event will take place on Sunday, January, 19th, 3:00 p.m. at the Unitarian Church in Burlington.
Mayor Miro Weinberger announces slate of public investment action plan projects for Waterfront TIF District
Mayor Miro Weinberger today announced the slate of Public Investment Action Plan (PIAP) projects for the Waterfront Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District that will strengthen existing waterfront resources, resolve the uncertainty surrounding the future of Moran, and increase public access and use of the waterfront.