The Red Heart Chili Steppers and 49 Other Heart Walk Teams Walked For A Cause

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.

Leas: F-35 decision-making process repeatable, defendable and transparent? Not

Regardless of the decision foisted upon the Air Force by Sen. Leahy, the F-35 basing can be stopped.

Andreoli: Make the F35 earn the right

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?

Vermont Public Television wins award for ‘Little Jerusalem’ documentary

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).

Garcia: Defend your rights; the time is now

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.

Burlington draws the line on Keystone XL Pipeline

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.

Weinberger announces Burlington joins U.S. Coalition of Cities Against Racism and Discrimination

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 […]

Burlington lays out greenhouse gas reduction plan

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 […]

Lawsuit filed to challenge Burlington no-trespass ordinance

Sandy Baird (left) and Jared Carter of the Vermont Community Law Center spoke at a news conference urging the council to release the city attorney’s confidential legal memo of the ordinance ahead of a June council meeting. Photo by John Herrick/VTDigger

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 […]

Some residents of Burlington’s New North End oppose redistricting plan

Burlington redistricting THUMB

The city is considering three ward plans: four wards with 12 councilors; six wards with 13 councilors; and eight wards with 16 councilors. New North Enders are worried about representation.

Schubart: Heroin in Vermont

The heroin problem in Vermont is serious and will only be solved by a high-level consensus among all the agencies and groups involved in solving addiction.

Burlington lawyers call for suspension of no-trespass ordinance

BURLINGTON — A group of Burlington lawyers is requesting the suspension of a city ordinance authorizing the removal of people from Church Street for unruly behavior. The attorneys sent a letter to Burlington City Council members and Mayor Miro Weinberger claiming that the current enforcement of the city’s no-trespass ordinance violates due process. The letter […]

21st annual South End Art Hop

The Board of the South End Arts and Business Association is pleased to present our 21st Annual South End Art Hop on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 6, 7 & 8, 2013.

Burlington police veteran Jennifer Morrison named Colchester chief

News Release — Town of Colchester June 28, 2013 Colchester -— Colchester Town Manager Dawn Francis has appointed Jennifer Morrison as the third chief of the Colchester Police Department effective July 29, 2013. The media and members of the public are invited to attend Chief Morrison’s swearing-in ceremony at noon on July 29 at the […]

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