BCA, Wagner Hodgson Landscape Architecture receives Public Places Honor Award

BCA, Wagner Hodgson Landscape Architecture receives Public Places Honor Award

Burlington City Arts (BCA) received a Vermont Public Places Honor Award along with Wagner Hodgson Landscape Architecture and Lincoln Brown. This biennial award given by the Vermont Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects was presented by Justin Johnson, Secretary of Administration for the State of Vermont on behalf of Governor Peter Shumlin, Thursday, […]

Bizmap: what’s next?

The Town of Shelburne recently compiled a map of local businesses, non-profits and corporations. Last week, Planning Commissioner Ann Hogan organized a meeting with a number of Shelburne business leaders as a follow-up to the completion of the “BizMap,” as it is called. The goal was to develop a questionnaire to solicit feedback from local […]

Financial Fitness: The power of money

Financial Fitness: The power of money

Early in 2015, global markets were roiled by a highly unusual occurrence. The Swiss National Bank (SNB) made a surprise announcement. Its country’s currency, the Swiss franc, would no longer be pegged to the euro. From one day to the next, the Swiss franc gained more than 20 percent in value against the euro and […]

SBPA Business Buzz: Reaching out, growing stronger

SBPA Business Buzz: Reaching out, growing stronger

Working together to benefit our community and our businesses – that’s the motto and the mission of Shelburne Business and Professional Association (SBPA) – now in its 20th year supporting the diverse businesses of our town. What does that support look like? There are networking mixers several times a year, a chance to be introduced […]

Habitat for Humanity, Lowe’s invite women to volunteer during National Women Build Week Women build homes nationwide in partnership with low-income families May 2-10

Habitat for Humanity, Lowe’s invite women to volunteer during National Women Build Week  Women build homes nationwide in partnership with low-income families May 2-10

Women in Chittenden County are invited to help address the need for affordable housing throughout the community during Habitat for Humanity’s eighth annual National Women Build Week. Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity in Williston is one of more than 300 Habitat affiliates nationwide hosting Women Build projects with support from Lowe’s, Habitat’s longtime partner in […]

ECHO hosts Leahy Environmental Summit March 20-21

A local team representing Lewis Creek will help to develop innovative and interesting solutions to the state’s biggest floodwater and resiliency concerns as they join others for the 2015 Leahy Center Environmental Summit on March 20-21. The team is one of 15, and will join more than 150 Vermonters coming together to address social and […]

Model train show chugs into a new station March 14

Model train show chugs into a new station March 14

The Northwestern Vermont (NWV) Model Railroad Association will host Vermont’s largest model train show on Saturday, March 14 at a new location, the Collins Perley Sports & Fitness Center, Exit 19 from Interstate 89 in St. Albans. The show will be open from 10am-4pm. Admission is $5 for adults, $1 for children between 6 and […]

CSWD holds public hearing on ordinance changes

CSWD holds public hearing on ordinance changes

The Chittenden Solid Waste District (CSWD) is empowered by the State of Vermont to enact ordinances to ensure that recyclables, compostables, trash, and other discarded materials, are managed in an efficient, economical, and environmentally sound manner in Chittenden County. The CSWD Solid Waste Management Ordinance regulates how trash, recyclables, compostables, and other materials are separated, […]

Branch Out Burlington Tree Sale continues for eighth year

Branch Out Burlington Tree Sale continues for eighth year

For the eighth year in a row, Branch Out Burlington is offering eight different beautiful bare-root trees at $49. Trees are 5 or 6 feet tall and branched. These trees have sold out for the past seven years. Please order early! Trees must be picked up at the University of Vermont Horticultural Farm during the Annual […]

CCKS announces winner of empanada cook-off

CCKS announces winner of empanada cook-off

Empanadas of all fillings and flavors ruled the day at Chef Contos Kitchen and Store (CCKS) during Chef Courtney Contos’ first cook-off of 2015 on Saturday, Jan. 24. Forrest Black took first place with his Caballo Blanco, a lamb empanada. The name comes from a song by the band Laid Back. Kendall Black took second […]

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