PC Construction: Work begins on two residence halls at Champlain College

PC Construction has started work on two new residence halls at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont, that will house 180 students when completed in July 2014.

Mayor Miro Weinberger announces members of Public Investment Team will evaluate project concepts for Waterfront Public Investment Action Plan

Mayor Miro Weinberger today announced the members of the Public Investment Team, who will evaluate and prioritize the public improvement project concepts that have been submitted in response to the Waterfront Public Investment Action Plan (PIAP) request for concepts.

Weinberger: State of the City Address

We are also moving and heading in the right direction as a city in terms of our environmental impact. In the year ahead we will make progress on many fronts towards becoming a greener city, reducing costs for our residents and businesses, and lessening our impact on climate change.

In This State: Thai Phat – a neighborhood market with an Asian taste

Loc Tran (Anthony) serves a customer at Thai Phat, the market on North Street in Burlington that his family bought five years ago. Photo by Dirk Van Susteren

Consider the produce: long beans, Japanese yams, fresh bamboo, fuzzy squash, banana blossoms, and various greens wrapped in plastic and simply labeled “Asian vegetable.”

State auditor clashes with administration, towns on tax financing program

Vermont State Auditor Doug Hoffer.

The auditor doesn’t support the Shumlin administration’s $6 million amnesty for towns that owe money to the state.

BTV Gig releases community strategy document for leveraging Burlington’s existing gigabit infrastructure

NEWS RELEASE — BTV Gig March 20, 2013 Media Contact: Bradley Holt Email: [email protected] Phone: 802-383-4737 ext. 11 Burlington’s Gigabit Opportunity BTV Gig Releases Community Strategy Document for Leveraging Burlington’s Existing Gigabit Infrastructure March 20, 2013 Burlington, VT—BTV Gig, an independent initiative to leverage gigabit Internet speeds for the benefit of the community of Burlington, […]

CEDO Announces Opening of Request for Concepts period for Waterfront Public Investment Action Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 4, 2013 Contact: Nathan Wildfire 802.865.7179 [email protected] CEDO Announces Opening of Request for Concepts Period for Waterfront Public Investment Action Plan Burlington, VT – Community and Economic Development Office (CEDO) Director Peter Owens today announced the opening of a two-month-long request for concepts (RFC) period for the Waterfront Public Investment Action […]

Mayors announce creation of Vermont Mayors Coalition

Vermont’s mayors today announced the creation of the Vermont Mayors Coalition, a group including all eight Vermont mayors who plan to collaborate on issues of common interest to their cities and towns.

Weinberger announces Burlington waterfront and downtown investment plan

“Over the next two years, through a highly-transparent, collaborative, and efficient process that provides significant opportunity for public input, the Administration will identify and begin to implement prudent, public investments in both the Waterfront and Downtown Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Districts.”

Leas: Where they stand (to listen to the F-35s) counts

The F-35 is very loud but nevertheless a bit quieter than the F-16 as you go sideways to the runway. This because the F-35 is not using its afterburner.

Mayor Miro Weinberger appoints Rubi Simon as new Fletcher Free Library director

Mayor Miro Weinberger today announced the appointment of Rubi Simon as the new director of the Fletcher Free Library (FFL) for the City of Burlington.

VPT film on Burlington’s Jewish history premieres Dec. 6

The film combines archival images, and interviews with historians and descendants of the original settlers, to tell the little-known story of a traditional Jewish community that thrived in Burlington’s Old North End from the 1880s to the 1940s.

Burlington International Airport unveils new sustainability installation

Mayor Miro Weinberger and Vermont Transportation Secretary Brian Searles appeared with the leadership of Burlington International Airport, Efficiency Vermont, and the Burlington Electric Department today to unveil a new interactive sustainability installation at the airport.

Dems sweep all but one statewide seat, hold “supermajority” in House, Senate

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“Lenore loses”: Super PAC spending fails to lift Wilton and Illuzzi to victory; Hoffer edges out Illuzzi, Pearce beats Wilton by wide margin

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