Burlington

Alleged Church Street killer going to hospital instead of trial

Forensic psychiatrists concluded that Louis Fortier is not competent to stand trial and likely has schizophrenia. He will receive treatment and could be tried if he recovers.

Leahy holds Burlington news conference

News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy June 23, 2017 Contact: John Goodrow 1-800-642-3193 As Leahy’s bipartisan generic drug reform bill gains ground in Congress, Leahy to discuss prescription drug prices and his CREATES Act at Monday news conference Monday, June 26, 10:00 a.m. Community Health Center of Burlington 617 Riverside Avenue Senator Patrick Leahy to […]

Burlington Electric encourages reduced energy usage

News Release — Burlington Electric June 22, 2017 Contact: Mike Kanarick 802.735.7962 Burlington Electric Launches Defeat the Peak Program Encourages Community to Reduce Energy Usage on Hottest Summer Days to Gain “Triple Bottom Line” Benefits Burlington, VT – The Burlington Electric Department today launched its new Defeat the Peak program, encouraging members of the Burlington […]

Ellen Powell: F16 – F35 noise ‘mitigation’ falls short

The airport focus, as well as their buyouts, are all directed to South Burlington, yet there are thousands of people in other towns who now fall, or who will fall, into the dangerous noise zone.

Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for the week of June 26

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 23, 2017 Contact: Katie Vane 802.734.0617 Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for June 26 – June 30, 2017: Monday, June 26 5:00 pm Board of Finance Meeting – Conference Room 12, City Hall 7:00 pm City Council Meeting – Contois Auditorium, City Hall Tuesday, June 27 12:00 pm Vermont League […]

Recreation and nutrition program begins next week in Burlington

News Release — Burlington Parks, Recreation and Waterfront June 21, 2017 Contact: Diana Wood 802-865-7089 Burlington’s Recreation & Nutrition Drop-In Program Begins Next Week at Several Locations in the City. Burlington, VT – This summer, from June 26th through August 18th, Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront (BPRW) will be offering a Recreation & Nutrition Drop-In […]

Sanders lawyered up in federal probe of Burlington College

Former school officials say they have been contacted by attorneys representing Jane Sanders, who as college president orchestrated the land deal that was blamed for sinking the school.

The Deeper Dig: An epidemic evolves

This week’s podcast explores a recent initiative to help high-risk individuals and looks at the effects of the rise of fentanyl.

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.

Greater Burlington Industrial Corporation presented highest recognition award

News Release — Greater Burlington Industrial Corporation and Cynosure June 21, 2017 Contact: Frank Cioffi [email protected] Mobile: 802.238.4535 BURLINGTON – The Greater Burlington Industrial Corporation (GBIC) presented its highest recognition award today Dr John Evans, at its 63rd Annual Meeting on June 21, 2017 at the Echo Leahy Center on the Burlington Waterfront. Attended by […]

Burlington publishes deleted EPA climate change data to website

News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger June 19, 2017 Contact: Katie Vane 802.734.0617 City of Burlington Publishes Deleted EPA Climate Change Data to Website Burlington Joins 13 Cities across the Country in Preserving Public Research on Climate Change Burlington, VT – Mayor Miro Weinberger today announced that the City of Burlington has joined 13 cities […]

Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule June 19 – June 23

News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger June 16, 2017 Contact: Katie Vane 802.734.0617 Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for June 19 – June 23, 2017: Monday, June 19 5:00 pm Joint Planning Commission and City Council Form-Based Code Committee Special Meeting – Contois Auditorium, City Hall Tuesday, June 20 11:45 am Fletcher Free Library […]

Burlington Man Sentenced For Drug and Gun Charges

News Release — U.S. Department of Justice June 16, 2017 Contact: United States Courthouse and Federal Building, Burlington (802) 951-6725 Fax: (802) 951-6540 Burlington Man Sentenced to 84 Months In Prison For Drug and Gun Charges The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that, on June 15, 2017, Phillip […]

Howard Center pushes back on one dose policy for Narcan

A state official says that in most cases one dose is sufficient.