Goodkind for Mayor kickoff event is Thursday at Three Needs

Come by the Three Needs (185 Pearl Street) on Thursday (1/8/15) at 6:30pm for a discussion with Burlington mayoral candidate Steve Goodkind.

Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for Jan. 5–9, 2015

Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for January 5 – 9, 2015.

Laura Hale: A resolution to do good

So please, be kind. Spread it like the air we all need to breathe. Smile at strangers. Listen to someone else instead of just waiting for your turn to talk.

Analysis shows high percentage of men ages 25 to 54 not working in pockets of the state

Parts of Orleans County, as well as sections of Windsor and Caledonia counties and even downtown Burlington, have high percentages of men age 25 to 54 who are not working, according to an analysis by The New York Times.

Burlington College in fight for survival

If a proposed land deal goes through, the college’s financial woes could be mitigated, but questions remain about the way administrators have handled the school’s finances and management.

Burlington announces $15.7M airport bond refinancing

The city of Burlington recently refinanced a Burlington International Airport bond, saving nearly $1 million, officials said in a news release. The city was able to refinance the $15.7 million airport bond because Moody’s Investors Service elevated its bond rating from “junk” bond status to investment grade. “Today’s closing is more evidence that the nearly […]

The man behind Burlington mall’s $200 million makeover

Developer Donald Sinex says he wants to be “as open and transparent as humanly possible” in executing the city’s largest downtown project in years. Some on the city council say the process is moving too fast.

Vermont ranks first nationally among Peace Corps’ top volunteer-producing states

The Peace Corps today announced the 2014 rankings of the top volunteer-producing states and metropolitan areas across the country and Vermont ranked No. 1 among states with the highest number of Peace Corps volunteers per capita for the second straight year.

Artist Mary Lacy publishes work from Moran Plant artist residency

Artist and Jericho, Vermont native Mary Lacy completed a three month residency within Burlington’s Moran Plant, which culminated with a short film designed to showcase a series of murals painted throughout the interior of the derelict building.

New Moran Plant diligence report to city finds redevelopment plan feasible

Redevelopment of the Moran Plant reached a major milestone with the submission of a comprehensive Diligence Report to the City as required by the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City and New Moran Inc., the local nonprofit organization managing the project.

Burlington installs smart parking meters, extends enforcement

New parking protocols in downtown Burlington extend enforcement until 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday, city officials announced Friday. The cost of parking in the downtown core is also going up. The new rules, which took effect Saturday, come with new “smart” meters installed in the downtown district (from Cherry to Main streets and Pine Street […]

Downtown Burlington parking changes coming Nov. 1

This Saturday, November 1, 2014, the City of Burlington will initiate the first phase of changes to the downtown parking system, including new credit card reading parking meters, improved garage facilities, new rates, and new hours of enforcement.

Second absentee ballot flaw in Burlington

The city mistakenly listed 87 registered voters, including residents of the Thayer senior housing complex in the New North End, as being in state representative district 6-1 instead of district 6-2.

LL Bean opens retail store in Burlington on Nov. 7

L.L. Bean will hold a three-day grand opening celebration at Burlington Town Center on Nov. 7-9. The event includes giveaways, seminars, clinics and the famous Bootmobile, according to a press release from the Freeport, Maine company. On Friday, when the doors open at 9 a.m. L.L. Bean will give away gift cards to the first […]

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