With tag: burlington
Irish Diplomats To Visit Burlington
Irish diplomats are visiting Vermont this week. Michael Collins, the Irish ambassador to the United States, and Michael Longergan, the Irish Consul General,
will be in Burlington for two days of talks and events on Thursday and
Judge Throws Out Burlington Telecom Suit
A Vermont judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Burlington residents against the city. The lawsuit sought
repayment of mismanaged telecom funds.
Anchor From Shipwreck Washes Up On Beach
Officials say a 19th century anchor from a Lake Champlain freighter has been found off a Burlington beach and it will likely be transported to a deeper,
North Beach Reopened In Burlington
Burlington has reopened North Beach. The
beach was closed Tuesday after elevated levels of E. coli were found in the
lake following Sunday's heavy rain.
Weinberger Appoints New City Attorney
Miro Weinberger has appointed Eileen
Blackwood City Attorney. Blackwood has been
in private practice since 1986, focusing in the fields of education and
employment law and estate planning.
Burlington's Bond Rating Downgraded Again
Investors Service cites "strains on the city's pooled cash" from the
financially troubled Burlington Telecom and water and wastewater funds.
Vt. Cities Seek Pension Solutions
By Kirk Carapezza
Vermont municipalities participate in a statewide retirement
program that's nearly fully funded. That's much better than retirement funds
are doing for many cities and towns around the country, which have found that
they're living beyond their means.
Burlington Starts To Install Smart Meters
The municipal utility in Vermont's largest city is installing "smart meter
digital devices to help track electricity use and eventually save power and