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Picture of Vermont officials cutting ribbon at new skatepark on waterfront
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Vermont’s top leaders were in Burlington celebrate the completion of a development project on the northern edge of the city’s waterfront.

Late last month, a number KKK fliers were discovered at the homes of two black women in Burlington. The incident sparked a number of rallies in Burlington by people protesting racism. Burlington officials announced on Thursday the arrest of a white supremacist in the case.

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Burlington city officials announced a cooperative program with the city fire department and the University of Vermont Medical Center that will add paramedics to first responder teams.

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The Burlington City Council has unanimously approved a Housing Action Plan that includes 22 initiatives to create new housing and reduce costs in Vermont’s largest city.

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After a rigorous search, Burlington’s mayor has announced the appointment of a new police chief.  North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was at the Burlington Police Department as a veteran NYPD officer was named to lead the force in Vermont’s largest city.

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The tax rate is staying flat and the city’s financial picture is good. That’s the upshot of the $185 million budget approved by the Burlington City Council this week.

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In Vermont’s largest city, there’s concern over high occupancy and high rents. A forum held in Burlington last night sought to counter and offer alternatives to a plan offered by city officials addressing housing issues there.

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The mayor of Burlington has announced the appointment of the city’s first Chief Innovation Officer to  will lead the city's newly created Innovation and Technology Department.         

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A month after Town Meeting Day, Vermont’s largest city is getting back to business. Burlington leaders were sworn in last night and Mayor Miro Weinberger delivered his State of the City address.

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Vermonters participated in an annual tradition Tuesday, discussing and voting on community issues on Town Meeting Day. WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reviews some of the key results.

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