My first post of 2014, begins with ranting about the weather ending in 2013, and continuing into 2014. Luckily, here in the New North End of Burlington, we had no power outages with the ice storm that left almost 1/2 an inch of ice over everything… The first day of the storm, we had an […]
Why I’m Voting No on the Moran Plant Question. Discussion of the financial risks involved and qualifications of the city council in managing real estate development.
Burlington LP Caucus Meeting – Sept 26th, 6-7pm in the Fletcher Room of Fletcher Library – Election of the Town Committee Officers will held and afterwards there will be time for discussion and getting to know everyone!
As many of you may know, we got another snowstorm this week here in Burlington, Vermont.
Wow, what a storm! Over the weekend, Heavenly and I finally finished clearing our driveway of snow. We shoveled 3 times on the day of the storm, a couple times after and then finally cleared a second spot for visitors on Sunday.
Yeah, due to some last minute saving maneuvers by some wonderful UVM students, a few events have been saved from the chopping block. My favorite is the ice sculptures.Click this link for some video footage I took of last year’s sculptures, near the ECHO center.Hosting courtesy of Hello Burlington. Thankfully this year, the sculptures will […]
Just received this from VPIRG (Vermont Public Interest Research Group): Global warming is all over the news, and has become the top issue of this legislative session, ski season and kitchen table conversations everywhere. But it will be up to the people of Vermont to ensure we find solutions that match the severity of the […]
A big congrats to Gregory’s class for succeeding where the city couldn’t. I thought it should be possible to still have the event without taxpayer’s money. You would think that with all the connections the city officials and CEDO have, they should have easily been able to find the sponsors to pick up the tab.
Yeah, I know… long time no blog, since (glances at past blog entry) November! wow… anyways, here’s the 1st entry for ’07 Yup, announced on Ch. 3 last night: Burlington is putting the freeze on its annual winter festival. The snow sculpture contest and popular Penguin Plunge have helped attract people to the waterfront at […]
Yesterday, here in Burlington, a new coalition called Immigrants Rights Vermont organized a protest against federal immigration legislation. Comments made by protesters include “no one is illegal,” and “We are deeply committed to ending the exploitation and abuse of immigrant workers who are working hard, paying taxes and contributing to our community,”