Charlotte farmer turns greens into dollars

Stony Loam Farm plants 5,700 heads of lettuce every week in season. Eighty percent of the lettuce sold at City Market Co-op in Burlington during peak summer months comes from the farm.

30-unit apartment complex coming to Burlington’s South End

“This is the first significant housing development in the South End in nearly a decade,” said one of the developers. “There are plenty of job opportunities around here, but a lack of housing.”

Local bike shop goes the distance for foster kids

“I can’t help these kids with their problems, but I can give them a bike.” Tim Mathewson, owner of Little City Cycles and co-founder of Green Mountain Foster Bikes. “Because every time they ride a bike, they’ll feel better.”

Maritime museum hopes to raise historic ship from the depths

After sustaining damage centuries ago at the hands of the British, the Revolutionary War gunboat Spitfire now faces another threat two decades after being found at its underwater resting place.

Neighborhood groups want to set future of Burlington landmark

City officials have put off planning the historic Memorial Auditorium’s future, and now the city’s neighborhood planning assemblies want to lead a public process to decide its fate.

Warren Zevon’s book collection is for sale

The proceeds will benefit a new community space in West Barnet.

Protesters injure Middlebury professor escorting controversial speaker

A Middlebury College spokesperson says the protesters who caused Allison Stangar’s neck injury were not students at the college. VIDEO

Middlebury College students block controversial speaker

Author Charles Murray stood silently on stage, apparently dumbfounded, for nearly 30 minutes until he was moved to another room for a live stream presentation of his remarks. As the large screen on stage projected Murray’s image, his voice was drowned out by protestors chanting, pulling fire alarms, and unplugging electronic devices.

Town meeting preview: Essex Town and Essex Junction

A challenger hopes to knock off one of two Selectboard members up for re-election as the town continues to consolidate services with the village of Essex Junction.

Town meeting preview: Shelburne

Two Selectboard members face challengers, as does the town clerk. One issue facing the board is the railroad’s controversial salt storage facility.

Town meeting preview: South Burlington

Airport noise mitigation programs and the dispute over dropping the high school’s team nickname are factors in races for the City Council and school board.

FAA offers few solutions for F-35 noise mitigation in South Burlington

The odds of the FAA funding a sound wall are slim. In order to be effective, a wall would need to be up to 60 feet tall.

City Market celebrates expansion to Burlington’s South End


The new location should take some pressure off the downtown store, which the general manager says has exceeded its capacity since opening 15 years ago.

Burlington City Council cracks down on lighting up in public parks


BURLINGTON — In a unanimous vote Monday night, city councilors adopted an ordinance that further restricts tobacco use in city parks. The original ordinance aimed to prohibit smoking in all parks, but was referred to the Parks, Arts and Culture Commission for amendment. The new provision bans lighting up in neighborhood parks and along city […]