Man stabbed to death on Church Street in broad daylight

A suspect surrendered, police say. The chief described both men as transients and said the altercation that led to the killing “does not appear to have been random.”

Burlington’s online bond sale ends today

BURLINGTON — The city has sold general obligation bonds to the public using the online investment platform Neighborly. The sale opened Tuesday morning and closed Wednesday at 3 p.m. Burlington planned to sell as much as $8 million in bonds through Neighborly. The company makes it easier for people to invest in public bonds by […]

City Market Issues RFP for South End Site

News Release — City Market March 27, 2017 Contacts: John Tashiro General Manager, City Market 802-861-9711 [email protected] Allison Weinhagen Director of Community Engagement, City Market 802-777-2667 [email protected] Co-op accepting proposals for subdivided lot at 75 Briggs Street Burlington, VT – When City Market purchased just over 4.5 acres at 207 Flynn Avenue in Burlington’s South […]

Moody’s Investors Service Improves Burlington International Airport Outlook to Positive

News Release — City of Burlington March 27, 2017 Contact: Gene Richards, 802.343.9909 Katie Vane, 802.734.0617 Affirms Airport’s “Baa3” credit rating, cites improved liquidity and debt service coverage ratios, newly signed Airline Agreement Burlington, VT – On Friday, March 17, Moody’s Investors Service revised the Burlington International Airport outlook to positive and affirmed the Airport’s […]

South Burlington councilors seek ‘seat at table’ on airport noise

Two councilors spoke up at a meeting of their Burlington counterparts, with one asking how they’d feel if South Burlington owned 800 acres on the edge of downtown Burlington.

Family confronts woman as she admits role in Burlington killing

“We hope you never, ever have to go through the pain we go through — ever,” said a sister of the victim, Amos Beede. The defendant offered a tearful apology.

Burlington man pleads not guilty to human trafficking allegation

A Burlington man is pleading not guilty to federal charges of human trafficking and possessing a firearm as a felon. Naquan Bowie pleaded not guilty to the charges in U.S. District Court in Burlington Tuesday, according to an announcement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Bowie allegedly forced an individual referred to as “Victim M.P.” to […]

Plea deal reached in Burlington homeless man killing

Allison Gee, 26, will plead guilty to a reduced charge of aggravated assault in exchange for her testimony against her co-defendants, who all face second degree murder charges.

Merchants Bank Donates to the Intervale Gleaning & Food Rescue Program

News Release — Merchants Bank March 21, 2017 Contact: Anita Bourgeois Merchants Bank, 275 Kennedy Drive, S. Burlington, VT 05403 802-865-1641, [email protected] Burlington, VT Merchants Bank recently made a $2,000 donation to the Intervale Gleaning and Food Rescue Program. The Program, located in Burlington, VT, works with volunteers, community organizations, and farms to harvest fresh […]

State’s attorney creates panel to study ‘safe injection’ facilities

Such sites allow people to use drugs under medical supervision without fear of prosecution. Typically they are coupled with avenues to drug treatment and other social services.

Public defender suggests probe of ex-officer taking too long

The lawyer, whose client was arrested by the officer, says any special treatment would erode faith in the system. State police say the timing isn’t unusual for a thorough investigation.

Burlington mayor chides lawmakers for not addressing opiate crisis ‘with sufficient urgency’

Nearly 200 people — mostly in Chittenden County — are on a waitlist for a medication assisted treatment program.

Robert Herendeen: Environmental bookkeeping

Research on the connection between consumption and energy/carbon impacts shows that overall income is the dominant factor.

Moody’s Investors Service Affirms Burlington’s ‘A’ Credit Rating

News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger March 15, 2016 Contact: Brian Lowe 802.324.2505 Improves Future Outlook from Stable to Positive Cites prudent, balanced operations and fiscal responsibility Burlington, VT – Moody’s Investors Service revised the City of Burlington’s outlook to positive and affirmed the City’s A3 credit rating on Monday (please see Burlington ratings table […]