Tomorrow is town meeting day and as usual we vote on the school budget. For our town, Burlington, we are being asked to approve a $91,525,288 budget with a 7.4% increase. The text of the ballot item is below: 1. APPROVAL OF SCHOOL BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021 – “Shall the voters of the school […]
Had a great Valentine’s day with Heavenly. While it was a bit cold, it was very sunny. We took most of the day off and enjoyed lunch at our favorite Chinese buffet Tian Fu in South Burlington. Everything was great, I particularly liked the fried zucchini, crab rangoon, fried/battered shrimp, spicy shrimp, peanut butter chicken, […]
We have begun to roll out our new website design! Before we had a hybrid of both Drupal and WordPress. Now everything is in WordPress and we are now using Woocommerce (our preferred shopping cart) to manage all transactions. If you are a current client you should be receiving a new login shortly. If you […]
We’re back at Advantage Creations headquarters from the Burlington Business Association (BBA) 2014 Waterfront “FAM” Tour, Sponsored by Spirit of Ethan Allen. The annual theme of meeting is to, “hear what [Burlington] Waterfront businesses have in store for Burlington this summer!” Many companies and locations on the Burlington waterfront are already open for summer business! Many […]
Post by Burlington Free Press. Increasing the minimum wage shouldn’t make much of a difference as the starting wage, whatever it is, is always going to be at the bottom. When you increase the minimum wage the wages for everyone else will go up to compensate for the difference as the person that’s been […]
Ballot Items 6, 7 and 8 are about gun control and are probably the most controversial ballot items on the ballot. My guess is that like most things that city government tries to do this is just a step towards a complete gun ban in Burlington, which I’m sure some of the supporters of these […]
Karen was a fiscally conservative, pro-liberty supporter of the law as created by the nation and state founders. While campaigning, Karen fought for victim’s rights, regulatory reform and gun rights. Karen felt there was too little justice for the victims of crime. Karen felt that we had too many laws and regulations that intruded on […]
I believe that Burlington Telecom’s current financial situation is a concern for the City of Burlington’s economic health. The city already has so much on it’s plate, I don’t think that it needs the extra burden of trying to keep a risky upstart afloat in an extremely competitive industry such as telecommunications.