With tag: burlington_telecom
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.
Sorrell Won't Interfere With Decision Not To File BT Charges
Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell doesn't
like the way Burlington city officials handled the finances of Burlington
Telcom, but he says he won't intervene in a prosecutor's decision not to press
Audit Rips Burlington Telecom
An audit of Burlington
Telecom says the city-owned phone, cable TV and Internet venture ignored
state-imposed rules designed to protect taxpayers from risk.
State Board To Hear From Burlington Telecom
Telecom officials will appear today before the Vermont Public Service Board to
answer questions about how the municipal utility will go forward now that its
major creditor says it plans to repossess its equipment.
Kiss Stands By Burlington Telecom
The mayor of Vermont's largest city says he thinks its municipal phone,
Internet and cable TV service will get past its current troubles and be a key
asset to the city in the future.
Kiss Defends Burlington Telecom's Broken Lease
By Jane Lindholm
Burlington Telecom has failed in its months-long attempt to renegotiate a
lease that provides the equipment that is the cornerstone of the
infrastructure. But Mayor Bob Kiss says the city is exploring a purchase
of the equipment outright and says the terms of that purchase could be
more favorable than the previous lease.
Burlington Mayor Bob Kiss
Burlington Mayor Bob Kiss discusses the repeal of Instant Runoff voting, the financial status of Burlington Telecom, and takes your questions. Also, a new biography of Dartmouth alumnus Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss.
Burlington Council To Vote On Telecom Documents
The Burlington City Council is due to vote on whether to release legal documents between attorneys working for the city about a $17 million loan to Burlington Telecom.
By Jane Lindholm
We talk about government transparency in light of the Burlington and Montpelier financial controversies; discuss the Medical Reserve Corps with Tig Tillinghast; and answer your questions and emails in our recurring mailbag segment.