South Burlington

Howard Center Chittenden Clinic receives accreditation

News Release — Howard Center June 20, 2017 Contact: Martie Majoros [email protected] Chittenden Clinic Receives Three-Year CARF Accreditation BURLINGTON, VT—Howard Center’s Chittenden Clinic at San Remo Drive in South Burlington was just notified that it has been awarded a three-year accreditation—the highest level of accreditation—from CARF International, an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human […]

Third time is a charm: South Burlington passes budget

The spending plan is a 4.89 increase over this year’s current budget. Education property taxes will decrease 1.2 percent.

New England Federal Credit Union Gives $1 Million for Affordable Housing

News Release — Vermont Housing Finance Agency May 26, 2017 CONTACT: Leslie Black-Plumeau (802) 238-7324 (cell) [email protected] New England Federal Credit Union gives $1 million for affordable housing South Burlington, VT—New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU) President/CEO John J. Dwyer, Jr. announced today a $1 million grant from NEFCU to Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) […]

Gerry Silverstein: South Burlington school budget vote

The long-term sustainability of the school budget must be considered. That requires understanding “dependency” and fiscal realities at the state and federal levels.

South Burlington teen suspect back in custody

The FBI and South Burlington police allege that Josiah Leach fabricated instant messaging conversations on Facebook attempting to pin the crime on a friend, according to court records.

South Burlington School Board Oks budget proposal for final vote; declines to put Rebels nickname on ballot

A group of citizens who support retaining the name circulated a petition, garnering 700 signatures, asking the board to hold a vote on the controversial nickname.

Hannah Carpino: Young minds and mental health

May is National Mental Health Awareness month, and May 5 marks Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day.

Gerry Silverstein: South Burlington’s mascot name change

The administration and the school board must remember that we live in a democracy in which the views of all individuals should be taken into consideration when making important decisions.

Suspect in South Burlington threats is released

Josiah Leach will have to wear a GPS monitor, stay away from the South Burlington schools, have no contact with the people he allegedly threatened, and undergo any recommended counseling.

South Burlington residents call for end to racism

Vicki Garrison, organizer of the event, told the crowd “even people who are causing a lot of pain in the community deserve our forgiveness.”

Prosecutors: South Burlington student admitted sending threat

The government argues Josiah Leach should be kept in jail because, if released, “it is reasonable to believe that, based on his prior behavior, (Leach) would again resort to threats.”

Threats lead to lockdown at South Burlington High School

SOUTH BURLINGTON — South Burlington High School went into lockdown Wednesday after school staff received threatening emails and phone calls this week. Superintendent David Young reported that threats were received Tuesday “through hacked student email accounts at the high school” and “a concerning phone call later in the day.” South Burlington police “identified both as […]

UPDATED: No trespass order lifted for South Burlington man

Harassment charges stemmed from an ongoing debate about the Rebel nickname. Opponents of the name say it is racist because of its link with the Confederacy. The school board voted two months ago to change the name.

UPDATED: No trespass order on South Burlington man lifted

Dan Emmons’ attorney: “He is the wrong ideological persuasion for the South Burlington School District. You can’t throw someone out of the local school district because you don’t like them.”