Burlington Housing Authority sees shake-up at the top

The executive director resigned recently after two months on paid administrative leave, a board member said.

Burlington Progressives Stand With Historically Marginalized Communities

News Release — Burlington Progressive Party Dec 13, 2016 Contact: Charles Winkleman Burlington City Chair Phone: 802-448-0183 Email: [email protected] Burlington, VT- The Burlington Progressive Party issued a statement in support of protecting Burlington’s historically marginalized residents under a Trump Presidency. The statement came on the heels of Progressive City Councilor Selene Colburn’s resolution supporting Syrian […]

Burlington council leader survives challenge from within party

A group that had clashed with Jane Knodell over her support for the Town Center mall redevelopment put up its own candidate for the Progressive endorsement for her seat in the March election.

Dig This: Burlington’s new opioid policy chief looks to turn tide

Jackie Corbally’s new job will focus on figuring out how well city policies and programs are working to stem the addiction epidemic.

Two Burlington pharmacies held up in less than 24 hours

Police have arrested a man in connection with one of them and said he fits the description of the suspect in the other. But he was in custody when two convenience stores became robbery targets later in the weekend.

Mayor Miro Weinberger’s Public Appearance Schedule for Dec. 11-16, 2016

News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger December 9, 2016 Contact: Katie Vane 802.734.0617 Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for December 11 – 16, 2016: Sunday, December 11 11:00 am 36th Annual Pomerleau Holiday Party, Hilton Burlington, 60 Battery Street Monday, December 12 7:00 pm City Council – Contois Auditorium, City Hall Tuesday, December 13 […]

AARP Vermont Announces Community Action Sponsorship Winners

News Release — AARP Vermont December 7, 2016 Contact: David Reville, Communications Director AARP Vermont 802-951-1303 BURLINGTON, VT – AARP Vermont has selected two small organizations with big plans to receive Community Action Sponsorships in support of their efforts to make Burlington a more livable city. This year’s awards totaling some $5,000 focus on programs […]

Burlington College furniture and more liquidated at auction

The sale is expected to make a modest dent in the closed college’s debt. “To see it come to this, to see it abandoned, it’s very painful,” said a former professor who came to bid.

Pieces falling into place for Town Center project, says owner

Don Sinex said he has lined up the money for what he now calls a “downsized” $200 million project. Some of that will flow to local companies on the development team.

Robert Letovsky: Focusing the ‘justice lens’ on the Burlington teachers contract

Invoking the concept of justice in a complex situation like this, with multiple stakeholders (i.e. parents, children, teachers, board members and taxpayers) seeking different things, is tricky.

Church Street Tavern Expanding into South Burlington

News Release — Church Street Tavern December 5, 2016 Media Contact: Stephen Parent 802-233-9076 Tavern II to begin serving customers early next year South Burlington, Vt. – The Church Street Tavern, one of Burlington’s top destination spots since 1995, announced today it is expanding in to neighboring South Burlington in early 2017. Beginning in February, […]

Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for Dec. 5- 9, 2016

News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger December 2, 2016 Contact: Katie Vane 802.734.0617 Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for December 5 – 9, 2016: Monday, December 5 5:30 pm Board of Finance – Conference Room 12, City Hall Tuesday, December 6 No public appearances scheduled Wednesday, December 7 8:00 am Mornings with Miro – […]

Burlington’s Memorial Auditorium tenants moving out, final concert at 242 Main Saturday

BURLINGTON — The city’s premiere all-ages venue, 242 Main, will host its last concert Saturday as tenants must vacate Memorial Auditorium on Main Street because of structural deficiencies. The concert will feature 21 bands and 11 hours of music stretching from noon to 11 p.m. The show will be free and open to the public, […]

242 Main Final Concert is Saturday

News Release — Burlington Parks & Recreation Dec. 1, 2016 Contact: Diana Wood, Marketing & Outreach Manager, 802-865-7089 Burlington, VT – After nearly a thousand shows and 32 years, 242 Main, along with other programs housed in Memorial Auditorium, has to close due to ongoing structural issues with the building. The final concert will celebrate […]