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Ears Open: Shumlin Says F-35 Is Not Much Louder Than F-16
Thursday, 12/13/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Gov. Peter Shumlin was in Florida most of the day Wednesday to hear how F-35 fighter jets compare to F-16s. Shumlin says he doesn't think the new jet is appreciably louder than the one it would replace at the Vermont Air National Guard.
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Politicians Defend Their Trip To Fla. To Measure F-35 Noise
Tuesday, 12/11/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Governor Peter Shumlin said he was surprised that he didn't think an F-35 fighter jet was much louder than an F-16. Shumlin and the mayors of Burlington and Winooski were in Florida on Wednesday for a demonstration of the two jets.
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Shumlin Plans To Evaluate How Loud F-35s Are In Florida
Thursday, 12/06/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Gov. Peter Shumlin says he'll travel to Florida next week, where he'll hear first-hand the sound of fighter jets that could soon be based at the Vermont Air Guard in South Burlington, fulfilling a campaign promise that he made to progressive supporters who oppose the F-35 program.
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Four Arrested For Counterfeiting $100 Bills
Wednesday, 10/24/12
The U.S. attorney's office says three of the men were arrested Thursday at a gas station in South Burlington, after several area businesses reported receiving fake bills.
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Health Co-op Grand Opening
Tuesday, 10/23/12
Vermont's governor and congressional delegation will be among those on hand Tuesday for the grand opening of a new health co-op, in South Burlington.
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MacGovern Opposes F-35 Basing In South Burlington
Friday, 10/19/12
Republican U.S. Senate candidate John MacGovern says he doesn't think the U.S. Air Force should base F-35 fighter planes at the Burlington International Airport.
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School Board Questions Methadone Clinic Permit
Tuesday, 10/09/12
The South Burlington School Board is appealing a zoning permit for a methadone clinic near the city's schools.
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Three Arrested In Hotel Drug Bust
Monday, 10/01/12
Police arrested three people at a South Burlington hotel early Monday morning. The charges range from theft to drug possession.
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With Six Weeks Until Election Day, In-Person Voting Picks Up In Vermont
Monday, 09/24/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day, and election officials are urging citizens to fill out their paperwork well before the first Tuesday in November. Vermont is one of 25 states where voters can not only register, but they can also cast their ballot in person.
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Amid Growing Demand, Shumlin Seeks Additional TIF District
Saturday, 09/08/12
By Kirk Carapezza
The city of St. Albans was just approved by the state for the latest tax increment financing district. Other communities are interested in districts of their own, but state law limits how many there can be. So Gov. Peter Shumlin wants the Legislature to add more of them.
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University Mall Suing South Burlington
Thursday, 08/09/12
Owners of Vermont's largest enclosed shopping mall are suing the City of South Burlington for denying their plans to upgrade and expand.
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Rosanne Greco, A Former Nun And Air Force Colonel, Turns To Serving South Burlington
Thursday, 07/26/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Among the opposition to the Vermont Air Guard's plans to host the F-35 stealth fighters at Burlington International Airport is Rosanne Greco, the volunteer chairwoman of the city council in South Burlington. She says her experience in a convent and years in the Air Force have prepared her to take on the challenge.
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Milton Reaffirms Its Support For F-35 Basing In South Burlington
Tuesday, 07/17/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Town officials in Milton have unanimously re-adopted a 2010 resolution that supports putting F-35 fighter jets at Burlington International Airport.
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Shumlin Administration Meets With Towns Regarding F-35s
Thursday, 07/12/12
By Kirk Carapezza
The Shumlin Administration says it's working to answer questions about the Air Force's plan to base F-35 fighter jets at Burlington International Airport.
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For Vt. Delegation, Little Political Risk In Defending F-35 Program
Tuesday, 07/03/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Vermont's Congressional delegation has long called for the Pentagon to cut its budget. But Senators Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders and Congressman Peter Welch all support basing F-35s in Burlington because, they say, it might sustain hundreds of jobs. And despite growing local opposition, the delegation says it's committed to the program.
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Local Opinions About F-35 Program Are All Over The Map
Friday, 06/22/12
By Bob Kinzel
Burlington and a site in Utah are the two leading contenders to be home to the new F-35 fighter jet program. As the Air Force decides where to put this program, local opinion in Vermont is divided.
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Vt. Cities Seek Pension Solutions
Friday, 05/25/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Most 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.
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Vt. Cities Oppose, Question F-35 Plan
Wednesday, 05/23/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Citing environmental concerns, cities in Chittenden County are already deciding whether they want to support the Air Force's proposed plan to bring F-35 jets to Burlington International Airport. Their decisions could change the Pentagon's preferred location for the new jets.
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South Burlington Votes Against F-35
Tuesday, 05/22/12
The South Burlington City Council has voted against a proposal that would base military flight jets at Burlington International Airport.
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Cities Weigh Economic, Environmental Impact Of F-35 Program
Tuesday, 05/15/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Officials in Chittenden County are weighing the economic benefits of the Air National Guard's proposed plan to bring F-35 fighter jets to Burlington International Airport, while raising concerns about noise levels and government transparency.
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Airport Buyout Program Empties South Burlington Neighborhood
Monday, 05/07/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Unlike in other states, the foreclosure crisis left Vermont relatively unscathed. But Burlington International Airport's effort to buy properties and relocate residents from neighborhoods awash in noise from airplanes has created a scene that resembles that crisis.
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Air Force Plans Meeting On F-35's Environmental Impact
Tuesday, 04/17/12
By Ross Sneyd
The Air Force has scheduled a meeting next month in South Burlington on its proposal to base new fighter jets at the Vermont Air National Guard base.
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Forum Will Delve Into Racial Disparities In Vermont's Policing
Wednesday, 04/11/12
By Kirk Carapezza
A two-year study conducted by the Uncommon Alliance shows that blacks are two times more likely to be pulled over than whites in Burlington and South Burlington, and ten times more likely in Winooski.
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Police Departments Find Race Bias In Traffic Stops
Monday, 04/02/12
A new study by four Vermont police departments says black male drivers are almost twice as likely as white drivers to be stopped by police in Burlington and South Burlington.
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Veteran Approaches Goal To Help Disabled Vets
Friday, 03/16/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Four years ago, a Korean War veteran from South Burlington began working to convince all cities and towns in Vermont to boost their property tax benefits for disabled veterans. Now, he's almost completed that mission.
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