Last week, Burlington’s Development Review Board rejected a six-story apartment building proposed to house Champlain College students in the city’s downtown.
“Champlain College is disappointed by what we hope is a minor setback,” David Provost, Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration of Champlain College told the BBA. “We are hopeful there is a path forward in working with the City of Burlington on getting a project back on course to bring 300 upperclassman to a downtown district that would benefit significantly from a dense active housing project.”
Burlington Free Press - Burlington’s finances are on the mend, Mayor Miro Weinberger said Monday in a State of the City address that focused almost entirely on the municipal balance sheet.
“After two years of focus and resolve to fix our troubled municipal finances, we have turned the corner, and the State of the City is steadily and measurably improving,” Weinberger said in the annual address at the Burlington City Council organizational meeting.
Burlington Free Press - The fate of a single, dog-legged South End intersection — and by extension, Burlington’s proposed Champlain Parkway — might soon shift out of neutral, pending a final decision by the Vermont Environmental Court.
The BBA is happy to welcome The Vermont Wine Merchants Company back to the BBA Annual Dinner as a supporting sponsor for the third straight year. VT Wine will provide a wine pairing as part of our Chef-to-Table live auction item, as well as have select bottles available for purchase. This summer, VT Wine owners Mike and Tracy Stolese will be bringing more buzz to Burlington's waterfront with the annual Burlington Wine and Food Festival
The Champlain Parkway is once again at the forefront of conversations in Burlington’s buzzing south end. The BBA sees this project as a great opportunity to add to the vibrancy of the south end and recently formed a working group of business leaders to publically support the project.