Erik Wells, a district spokesman, confirmed there would be no school Friday, but declined to say when or how the board might make overtures to the union going forward.
“Call us, and we’ll come back to work,” said Fran Brock, Burlington Education Association president. The union says it will call off the walkout if the school board returns to the table.
The union membership will meet Thursday to decide what to do next, including the possibility of striking.
News Release — New England Dairy Promotion Board May 23, 2017 Rene Thibault P: 802-863-5416 ext. 101 C: 802-673-7057 Want to know where your food comes from? This summer, you can go straight to the source. Vermont’s Breakfast on the Farm will be held in East Montpelier Saturday, June 17, 2017 and in Bridport on […]
A strike may cause many AT&T cell phone retail stores across the nation, including one in Burlington, to temporarily close this weekend. AT&T workers walked off the job Friday to protest a contract they have been negotiating for the past four months demanding the company give more benefits, higher pay and a reduction of offshore […]
The former spokesperson for two Democratic governors is also a former journalist. She will be making $87,000 in the city position.
SOUTH BURLINGTON — The city’s biggest shopping destination is being taken back by the bank, but a local official said it is only part of a larger process for the space. The University Mall on Dorset Street is in foreclosure. But City Manager Kevin Dorn said the current owner, Finard Properties LLC, plans to buy […]
The state’s Blue Ribbon Commission looking into questions of quality and cost of care got input from parents and providers alike recently.
The new regulations were based upon extensive national research and discussions that began in 2012, according to a state official. However, as child care professionals begin to navigate the changing field in order to comply, some feel the new regulations do more harm than good.
A Bennington man recently won a $450,000 settlement for skin injuries he suffered from coming in contact with wet cement, according to his lawyer. The lawyer, David Silver, of Bennington-based BarrSternberg Moss Silver & Munson, wouldn’t identify the client or the company allegedly involved. He said the man wanted to educate the public about the […]
BURLINGTON — Four people charged with the murder of a Milton resident all pleaded not guilty at their arraignments Monday. Erik Averill, 21, Jordan Paul, 21, Myia Barber, 22, and Allison Gee, 25, face second-degree murder charges in connection with the beating of Amos Beede, 38, in May in Burlington. A fifth suspect, Amber Dennis, […]
BURLINGTON — Democrat Matt Dunne has picked up the endorsement of the Professional Firefighters of Vermont in the race for governor. “We are standing with Matt because he has been standing with us,” said Bradley Reed, the union’s president, on Monday in front of the historic Ethan Allen Firehouse on Church Street. Dunne, who has […]
The lawsuit filed late last month in federal court claimed the man was not given enough information to defend himself in the investigation process. But he ended up dropping the suit.
BURLINGTON – Sewage overflows into Lake Champlain have prompted a vigil for clean water. According to a press release from Lake Champlain International, there have been 84 waste dumps into the lake since the beginning of the year. The waste includes human sewage, the release stated, which allows harmful bacteria and metals into the water […]