“We are lifting people up from all sorts of different communities,” said Lauren Bass, director of the Burlington business accelerator.
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Opposition to proposed Burlington police control board heats up
Several community and labor leaders joined Mayor Miro Weinberger at a press conference on Thursday to condemn a proposed charter change that would create a new community control board over the police department.
New Yorkers with Vermont ties push for a new bridge across Lake Champlain
Supporters of building a bridge between Grand Isle and Plattsburgh say the project would simplify their commutes and give New Yorkers a more reliable, affordable link to health care services in the Green Mountain State.
Vermont retailers report brisk holiday sales despite supply-chain issues
“The phones are ringing off the hook, and people are really trying to get their orders out there, and we’re doing our best to get it out there in a timely manner,” one business owner said.
Vermont prepares for holiday tourists, including Canadians
“We are booked, and we’re not usually booked,” the owner of a small inn in Burlington said. “I don’t know why they’re coming, but they are.”
Northern Vermont businesses anticipate Canadian tourists as border reopens to nonessential travel
“It will be good for Burlington to hear French spoken on the street again,” the manager of a downtown hotel said.
Cathy Davis: Everyone should care about our housing shortage
Do we want Vermont to be a place where only those who have succeeded financially can live? Or do we want it to be a place where people of all backgrounds can find fulfilling work, raise a family if they choose, and live in safe, affordable-for-them housing?
Vermont businesses welcome reopening of border with Canada
Vermont’s economy relies in part on Canadian tourists, and the reopening comes just in time for the approaching ski season.