Jess Wisloski

Jess Wisloski

Jess Wisloski (Martin) is a freelance reporter and editor at VTDigger. Previously she worked as the Weekends Editor for New York City's groundbreaking news site,, and prior to that was the New York City editor for Yahoo!, managing homepage news, rolling out new online experiences, and writing features. Jess graduated from New York University, cut her journalistic teeth at area weeklies, including working under the tutelage of Wayne Barrett at The Village Voice. Her first long-term job was as a staff writer for the NY Daily News in 2005, where she reported on land use, business and schools in Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Queens. She now lives in Essex Junction with her family.

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    Ram leaving Burlington city government

    The representative and candidate for lieutenant governor says she needs time to campaign.

    Burlington man pleads not guilty in alleged thefts from restaurants, bars

    BURLINGTON — A Burlington man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to burglary charges in connection with what police say was a spree of robberies at city restaurants and bars. Police were pursuing Lance Mason, 44, who had escaped from the Department of Corrections, in connection with two overnight burglaries at the Red Onion Deli and Red […]

    HackVT winners invent way to track daily carbon footprint

    The One Day application measures greenhouse gas emissions for daily energy use, including time spent in the shower and the night-time temperature of a home. The app is designed to help consumers learn how they can cut back on energy use and contribute to a greener environment.

    South Enders push for planBTV steering committee

    Planning commissioners aren’t keen on a new push to build a fresh task force focused on planBTV and SouthEnd developments, and longtime residents say they already have a good system.

    Hackathon will use open state data to help solve climate crisis

    The contest’s website promises $20,000 in combined cash and prizes, and Taylor said there are a number of raffles that will be drawn throughout the contest to keep spirits high – and two “minute to win-it” style challenges along the way.

    Burlington’s public access TV stations eye merger

    As the state reviews Comcast’s cable license, PEG TV stations come under scrutiny.

    Residents look to force vote on North Avenue traffic changes

    Some Burlington residents are questioning a pilot program to reduce a section of North Avenue from four lanes to two to accommodate bicycles.

    Free test drives part of state’s promotion of electric vehicles

    Electric vehicles made by BMW, Chevrolet, Ford, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Smart, Toyota, Volkswagen and Tesla will be on display at Vermont Teddy Bear in Shelburne on Wednesday.

    Weinberger opposes housing in South End industrial zone

    Days after two city councilors vowed to draft a resolution removing housing from parts of planBTV South End, the mayor said he opposed housing in the Enterprise Zone, too.

    Burlington schools chief vows better communication, two financial audits in first 100 days

    Yaw Obeng, the new Burlington School District superintendent, said he intends to put student equity and inclusion at the forefront of his efforts.

    Art, local politics merge in this weekend’s South End Art Hop

    Tensions over the city’s plans to re-envision the neighborhood will be expressed creatively as part of Burlington’s annual celebration of art and culture.

    Burlington to test pop-up planning model this weekend

    The city will experiment with temporary transportation projects designed to give residents an idea of what a permanent installation might look like.

    Burlington’s first roundabout is in the works

    If everything goes according to plan, construction will begin in 2019. The federal government will pay for 100 percent of the $2.83 million upgrade.

    Busy Burlington bagel barrier to be bettered

    City likely to go ahead with improvements at Pine Street and Lakeside Avenue despite bids that were $100,000 over estimates.