Chittenden County

Chittenden County ECOS Partnership Releases 2016 Annual Report: The State of Chittenden County

News Release — Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission February 13, 2017 Contact: Emma Vaughn, Communications Manager Chittenden County RPC [email protected] Office: (802) 846-4490 x *21 Winooski, VT – The Chittenden County ECOS Partnership has released its 2016 ECOS Annual Report and online data Scorecard. For the second year in a row, the Annual Report is […]

Former Burlington College dorm eyed for transitional housing

Under the proposal, the property would be run as a sober-living home for at least 13 homeless people with high needs.

Maple Leaf board shuts down treatment programs

The decision surprised state officials. The Underhill center has nearly a third of the state’s inpatient drug treatment beds and had been working to rebound from a temporary closure.

Burlington housing development gets DRB approval

BURLINGTON — A massive lakefront housing development on the former Burlington College campus received approval from the city’s Development Review Board this week. The project, dubbed Cambrian Rise by developer Eric Farrell, would include 733 condominiums and apartments in 10 buildings. The development includes roughly 40,000 square feet of commercial space and 1,100 parking spaces […]

South Burlington sees resistance to dropping ‘Rebels’ name

After the school board voted last week to abandon the name, residents have taken to Facebook and petition drives in hopes of reversing the decision.

Ex-staff: Maple Leaf investigated by AG’s office, regulator

“They didn’t have enough staff for what we were billing for, that’s the bottom line,” said one former employee of the treatment center.

State: Patients reported verbal abuse at Maple Leaf

Investigators found that multiple complaints from clients at the treatment facility weren’t referred to Adult Protective Services as required.

Chittenden County state’s attorney starts outlining approach

Sarah George talked about the opiate crisis and funding for state’s attorneys after her swearing-in.

Deputy to become Chittenden County state’s attorney

Sarah George, a deputy state’s attorney since 2011, will take over for TJ Donovan, who was elected attorney general in November.

‘Generator’ offers jumping-off point for creative entrepreneurs

The community workspace has opened at a new location after operating for the past three years in the basement of the Memorial Auditorium in Burlington.

Councilors want a pause in home buyouts near airport

Residents eligible to have their homes purchased because of the effect of airport noise begged the council not to take any action that could scuttle those deals.

Vermonters rally in opposition to Obamacare repeal

“Our job today is to defend the Affordable Care Act, and our job tomorrow is to create a single-payer system,” Bernie Sanders said through a video feed from a similar rally in Michigan.

No public crash report in wrong-way I-89 collision

Police say they didn’t follow the usual practice for releasing details about a crash, having determined this one wasn’t an accident.

Richmond man sentenced for dealing heroin

A federal judge sentenced a Richmond man to three years in prison for dealing heroin, according to an announcement from the office of the U.S. attorney for the District of Vermont. Robert Robidoux, 33, pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to distribute heroin. According to the sentencing memorandum written by Judge Christina Reiss, he worked […]