Tag Archives: Burlington

Local News
July 4, 2018

Lyft comes to Rutland

By Katy Savage

After navigating roadblocks preventing Lyft’s expansion in Vermont, a bill signed by the governor June 19 has made it possible for the ride hailing company to expand statewide.

The popular transportation service available through an app went live in Rutland and Barre…

Local News
March 14, 2018

35 Vermont towns pass climate resolutions

On Town Meeting Day, Vermont residents from 35 towns voted overwhelmingly in favor of resolutions seeking climate solutions. The exact wording of each resolution varied, but all the resolutions acknowledged the severity of climate change, urged the State of Vermont to meet its goals for…

VT Ski + Ride Expo back with new site in Burlington
October 4, 2017

VT Ski + Ride Expo back with new site in Burlington

BURLINGTON—Vermont’s first winter sports show, the VT Ski + Ride Expo, is coming back to Burlington this year, Oct. 7-8, with a new location: the downtown Hilton.

Vermont’s premiere winter sports show, VT Ski + Ride Expo is being put on by the Rotary Club of…

Local News
June 15, 2016

Company seeks to buy five Vermont nursing homes

Genesis Healthcare, Inc., currently owns two nursing facilities in Rutland: Mountain View and Rutland Center

By Erin Mansfield, VTDigger.org

A publicly traded holding company from Pennsylvania is seeking approval from state regulators to buy up five nursing homes in Bennington, Berlin, Burlington, Springfield, and St….

State News
May 11, 2016

In four years, Amtrak train to link Rutland with Burlington

$10 million TIGER grant extends Ethan Allen line north, Vermont’s link to New York City The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) will provide a $10 million TIGER grant to extend Amtrak’s Ethan Allen Express passenger train service to Burlington, Vt. Currently, the service begins in…

State News
February 17, 2016

Healthy vending machines come to Rutland

On Feb. 10, Berkshire Natural, a healthy snack and beverage company serving New England, announced the expansion of their healthy vending machines to New Hampshire and Vermont. The expansion will further Berkshire Natural’s goal to make healthy snacks available and convenient to the general…

State News
February 10, 2016

Burlington charges Trump for Flynn rally

By Morgan True, VTDigger.org

Burlington City officials have billed Donald Trump’s campaign for costs incurred for public safety and security during his Jan. 7 rally at the Flynn Center on Main Street.

Mayor Miro Weinberger sent the Republican presidential candidate two separate invoices, one for…