News Release — Burlington Mayor’s Office Oct. 301, 2013 BURLINGTON – Mayor Miro Weinberger today announced that the City of Burlington now accepts credit and debit card payments at all exit lanes in its three downtown parking garages – Marketplace, Lakeview, and College Street garages – in an ongoing effort to further improve customer service […]
In motions filed with court, Burlington says plaintiff has no standing to challenge Church Street trespass ordinance
The city of Burlington is seeking to remove both the attorney and the client from a lawsuit challenging its no-trespass ordinance, according to motions filed in Vermont Superior Court this month. Sandra Baird, a Burlington resident and member of the Vermont Community Law Center, filed a lawsuit against the city challenging the legality and constitutionality […]
BURLINGTON — Two men were arrested and police seized more than 9,000 bags of heroin during a raid on a Burlington apartment early Friday, authorities said in a news release. Police said it was one of the largest heroin seizures in Vermont history. The Vermont Drug Task Force said Marcus Davis, 34 of Brooklyn, N.Y., […]
The forecast was in the favor of the nearly 500 walkers who stepped off for the annual American Heart Association Heart Walk on September 28th at Oakledge Park in Burlington.
Regardless of the decision foisted upon the Air Force by Sen. Leahy, the F-35 basing can be stopped.
Why not err on the side of caution with this massively expensive, technologically challenged, delay-plagued program and let the plane earn its right to be based here?
The Vermont Historical Society’s Annual Meeting and Fall Conference was the scene of congratulatory praise for a documentary produced by Vermont Public Television (VPT).
The minutes of three discussions on the issue of gun restrictions were not posted for public review on the Burlington Charter Change Committee’s website and had to be requested by members of Vermonters for the Second Amendment.
On Saturday September the 21st, members of the Burlington community, in conjunction with Student Climate Culture, Rising Tide and 350VT, voiced their opposition to the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline, which would span a 1,179 mile (1,897 km) expanse from Alberta, CA, to Steele City, Nebraska.
News Release — Burlington Mayor’s Office Sept. 12, 2013 BURLINGTON – Mayor Miro Weinberger today announced that the City of Burlington had joined the U.S. Coalition of Cities Against Racism and Discrimination and signed onto the Coalition’s 10-Point Plan of Action. The Mayor shared this news during a gathering at First Congregational Church, as a […]
IBM’s Smarter Cities Challenge report for Burlington was released Wednesday. The report is designed to guide the city’s greenhouse gas reduction goals. At a news conference at Burlington Electric Department, Mayor Miro Weinberger said the 50-page report outlines several steps to achieve Burlington’s goal to reduce energy consumption. The plan can be found here. Weinberger […]
A Burlington community activist is taking the city’s no-trespass ordinance to court. Sandra Baird, a Burlington resident and member of the Vermont Community Law Center, filed a lawsuit against the city this week in Chittenden Superior Court challenging the legality and constitutionality of the ordinance. The Church Street Marketplace Trespass Authority ordinance authorizes the removal […]