Marina proposal ready to go before Burlington council

The city finance board has recommended the City Council approve the Burlington Harbor Marina project development agreement. It outlines the construction of a marina and park between the Coast Guard station and the fishing pier.

Burlington Technical Center Among Winners in $200,000 Career and Technical Education Makeover Challenge

News Release — US Department of Education June 17, 2016 Contact: Press Office, (202) 401-1576, [email protected] Education Secretary King Announces Winners in $200,000 Career and Technical Education Makeover Challenge U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. today announced 10 winners in the $200,000 Career and Technical Education (CTE) Makeover Challenge at the Champions of […]

Champlain College adjunct negotiations sour over pay

The part-time faculty members want their pay to be brought up to the same rate as adjuncts at the University of Vermont over the course of three years.

One dead, one alive after two Burlington overdoses in 24 hours

Burlington police say they responded to two drug overdose calls within 24 hours this week. On Thursday afternoon, police went to a home on Archibald Street after receiving a report of an overdose there, according to the Burlington Police Department. Although police administered the overdose reversal drug naloxone, the 27-year-old man died at the scene. […]

City Market says sales are driving further expansion plans

The co-op recently said it is planning a store near Central Market on North Winooski Avenue that would be completed in the fall of 2017. It is already working on a second location, in the South End.

UVM hospital breaks ground on wing it says will aid healing

The addition with private rooms will be called the Robert E. and Holly D. Miller Building, named for donors who gave the hospital a $13 million piece of property.

Neighbors: UVM off-campus housing has made Burlington unaffordable

Many landlords want to make higher profits by renting to students who will pay more for smaller spaces.

Next Phase of Burlington Bike Path Rehabilitation Breaks Ground

News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger June 14, 2016 Contact: Katie Vane 802.734.0617 Will Extend Enhanced Path from New Skatepark to North Beach; Includes Three New Pause Places; Limited Construction Impact to Bike Path Users Burlington, VT – Mayor Miro Weinberger today announced that the next phase of the Burlington Bike Path has broken ground. […]

Coalition for a Livable City Delivers Mission Statement by Bicycle Courier to City Hall

News Release — Coalition for a Livable City June 15, 2016 Contact: Genese Grill [email protected] On Monday night, June 14, a meeting of about 25 Coalition for a Livable City members, gathered at the Burlington Co-Housing Headquarters on East Village Road to discuss common themes and to strategize about blocking the zoning change in the […]

Vermont Welcomes State Attorneys General for Annual Summer Meeting

News Release — Office of the Attorney General June 13, 2016 Contact: Bill Sorrell Attorney General (802) 828-3171 Contact for press credentials and review of agenda: Marjorie Tharp NAAG Director of Communications (202) 326- 6047 [email protected] WHO: The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) will be hosting its annual Summer Meeting in Burlington, Vermont. WHAT: […]

Community Health Centers of Burlington Announce Arrival of New CEO, Greg Robinson

News Release — Community Health Centers of Burlington Monday, June 13, 2016 Contact: Kim Anderson Associate Director of Community Relations and Development (802) 264-8193 [email protected] BURLINGTON, VT – The Community Health Centers of Burlington (CHCB) is pleased to announce the arrival of new Chief Executive Officer, Greg Robinson, after Jack Donnelly’s retirement from that position. […]

Y Names Rick Blount VP of Development

News Release — Greater Burlington YMCA June 13, 2016 Contact: Doug Bishop Greater Burlington YMCA 802-734-4295 [email protected] Organization poised to kick off capital campaign for new facility June 13, 2016 — Burlington, VT – The Greater Burlington YMCA announced today that Rick Blount of Burlington has been selected to lead the Y’s fundraising and community […]

Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for June 13-17

News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger June 10, 2016 Contact: Katie Vane 802.734.0617 Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for June 13 – 17, 2016: Monday, June 13 12:00 pm Mayor to attend Jobs for Youth Press Conference hosted by State’s Attorney TJ Donovan – King Street Center, 87 King Street 3:00 pm Church Street […]

SCOV Law Blog: The long and short of the Burlington Telecom case

Burlington taxpayers take the city and its chief administration officer to court after the CAO covers an almost $17 million overrun with city general funds.