burlington http://wamc.org en Burlington Mayor Says City Finances Improving http://wamc.org/post/burlington-mayor-says-city-finances-improving <p></p><p></p><p>Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger delivered his State of the City Address Monday evening. He said the city has turned the corner in its efforts to fix municipal finances. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 87710 at http://wamc.org Burlington Mayor Says City Finances Improving Burlington City Council Passes 3 of 4 Gun Control Resolutions http://wamc.org/post/burlington-city-council-passes-3-4-gun-control-resolutions <p></p><p></p><p>The Burlington City Council voted Monday night to approve several gun-control measures. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 16:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 76069 at http://wamc.org Burlington City Council Passes 3 of 4 Gun Control Resolutions Burlington Mayor Discusses Racism Initiative and Other Issues http://wamc.org/post/burlington-mayor-discusses-racism-initiative-and-other-issues <p></p><p></p><p>Last week, Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger joined a U.S. Conference of Mayors’ initiative against racism and discrimination. It was announced to coincide with commemorations of the 50th anniversary of the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. Weinberger tells WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley that implementing the 10-point plan of action against racism is an appropriate way to commemorate the tragedy. Tue, 17 Sep 2013 16:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 73779 at http://wamc.org Burlington Mayor Discusses Racism Initiative and Other Issues Burlington and Ithaca on Kiplinger Top Ten List http://wamc.org/post/burlington-and-ithaca-kiplinger-top-ten-list <p></p><p></p><p>Burlington VT and Ithaca NY are ranked in <em>Kiplinger’s Personal Finance</em>’s top ten list of Great Places to Live. Fri, 26 Jul 2013 03:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 70022 at http://wamc.org Burlington and Ithaca on Kiplinger Top Ten List Burlington Formalizes Agreement with French Sister City http://wamc.org/post/burlington-formalizes-agreement-french-sister-city <p></p><p></p><p>Officials in Burlington, Vermont have signed a formal “Friendship Agreement” with the city in France that is home to the explorer that discovered Lake Champlain. Wed, 03 Jul 2013 22:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 68455 at http://wamc.org Burlington Formalizes Agreement with French Sister City Burlington Councillors to Consider Assault Weapons Ban http://wamc.org/post/burlington-councillors-consider-assault-weapons-ban <p></p><p>In the wake of the recent school shooting in Connecticut a city councilor in Vermont's largest city has drafted a proposed municipal charter change to ban ownership of assault weapons with high-capacity ammunition clips in the city. Thu, 27 Dec 2012 23:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 54645 at http://wamc.org Burlington Councillors to Consider Assault Weapons Ban Burlington Mayor Requests Changes After Party http://wamc.org/post/burlington-mayor-requests-changes-after-party <p>The mayor in Burlington is calling for immediate changes to reviewing events on city-owned parks property after about two dozen young people were hospitalized or taken into custody for intoxication at a rave-like event in a municipal auditorium.<br><br>The Barstool Blackout Tour party attracted about 2,000 people to the Memorial Auditorium on Friday. The city's parks and recreation department approved the permit for the event.<br> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 20:50:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 50356 at http://wamc.org Burlington Mayor Requests Changes After Party VT Governor Backs Fighter Jet Plan for Burlington http://wamc.org/post/vt-governor-backs-fighter-jet-plan-burlington <p>Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin says he supports a plan to bring F-35 fighter&nbsp;jets to the Air National Guard base at the Burlington International Airport.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports&hellip;</p><p>Shumlin says Vermont should be honored to host the F-35. He calls it a commentary on the quality of the Vermont National Guard.</p><p>The Air Force is considering a proposal to base between 18 and 24 of the planes in South Burlington.</p> Fri, 25 May 2012 12:15:38 +0000 Pat Bradley 39751 at http://wamc.org VT Governor Backs Fighter Jet Plan for Burlington