Burlington

UPDATED: Judge denies stay on Town Center mall project

The ruling paves the way for construction to begin in early July on the $225 million redevelopment. The project cleared other legal hurdles late last week, although some remain.

Home Care Assistance Celebrates Opening of Greater Burlington

Senior care leader, Home Care Assistance, will be hosting a Grand Opening Event in cooperation with the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, May 24th from 5 pm to 7pm.

Burlington announces plans for $500,000 for low-income child care

The $500,000 comes from payments in lieu of taxes from the city’s utilities and is included in Weinberger’s proposed fiscal year 2018 budget.

Mayor Weinberger Announces Funding Plan for Early Learning Initiative

New program will expand high-quality child care opportunities for low-income children; Mayor’s FY18 budget will use existing sources to launch $500,000 annual investment intended to reduce future public spending; Investment will be rigorously evaluated and will seek to leverage additional partner funding.

Joseph Ament: Burlington Town Center a lose-lose

Painting the whole project with the term “revitalization,” Mayor Miro Weinberger sold our commons on the promise that doing so would create jobs and affordable housing while improving the local environment.

John Killacky: Burlington art scene has roots in the ’80s

The 1980s were a catalytic decade for the growth of local arts.

High-ranking Burlington official to step down in September

BURLINGTON — The city’s chief administrative officer, essentially the No. 2 position in city government, is planning to step down in September, the mayor announced Wednesday. Bob Rusten joined city government with Mayor Miro Weinberger in 2013 and is widely credited with helping the mayor restore the city’s finances over the last four years. A […]

Celebrity Gardener to Visit Intervale Center in Burlington

News Release — Gardener Supply Company May 18, 2017 Contact: Claudia Marshall 802-660-3524 [email protected] Gardener’s Supply Company presents an evening of succulent planting with celebrity gardener and social media maven, Laura LeBoutillier of Garden Answer at the rustic Intervale Center Community Barn. All profits from the evening go to the Intervale Center. Laura currently has […]

Mayor Miro Weinberger Announces Bob Rusten to Leave Chief Administrative Officer Position

News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger May 17, 2017 Contact: Katie Vane 802.734.0617 [email protected] Burlington, VT – Mayor Miro Weinberger today announced that Burlington Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Bob Rusten will be leaving the CAO position on September 1, 2017 after serving in City Hall since 2013. Rusten played a critical role in numerous key […]

Judge issues foreclosure order for Burlington College

People’s United Bank expects to buy the remaining property, then resell it. The bank is looking at a loss of more than $700,000 on a loan to the school; other creditors get nothing.

Burlington makes plans for grants under threat of Trump cuts

The city is expecting $1.1 million for projects that include building affordable housing and providing summer camp opportunities and nutritious meals for children in low-income families.

Legislation gives boost to Burlington’s Moran redevelopment

The bill authorizes a public market in an area that is otherwise restricted in its uses. The Burlington Farmers Market plans to make its home there.

Vermont Department of Labor Partners with City of Burlington to Help Youth Find Jobs

News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger May 9, 2017 Contact: Katie Vane, Mayor’s Office, 802.734.0617 Michael Harrington, Vermont Department of Labor, 802.828.4301 Second Annual Jobs for Youth Fair Includes 66 Participating Employers; 17 Training Providers Offering Tailored Workshops for Youth Ages 16-24 Burlington, VT – Mayor Miro Weinberger today joined Vermont Department of Labor Deputy […]

Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for the week of May 6

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 5, 2017 Contact: Katie Vane 802.734.0617 Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for May 6 – May 12, 2017: Saturday, May 6 8:45 am American Little League First Pitch – Calahan Park 9:30 am 32nd Annual Kid’s Day Parade – Main Street 12:45 pm Center City League First Pitch – Roosevelt […]