One rescuer has documented 46 stray rabbits across the state this year, almost half of them in Burlington.
Tag: Chittenden County
Erhard Mahnke, trailing by 2 votes, to request recount in Chittenden Central Senate race
The process could take weeks, said Josh Wronski, executive director of the Vermont Progressive Party, who is skeptical about the current count.
2021 report shows more diversity but persistent inequities in Chittenden County
Nearly 100% of the population growth in the last 10 years has been among residents who are Hispanic, Black or African American, Asian, American Indian or Native Hawaiian, the report shows.
Chittenden North Senate primary pits 2 often-at-odds Essex Democrats against each other
Irene Wrenner and Brian Shelden, who have clashed during yearslong debates over local governance, are now competing for a seat in a new district that also includes Milton, Westford and Fairfax.
5 vie for new Chittenden Southeast Senate district
Five Democrats, including three incumbents, are competing in the Aug. 9 primary election to earn one of three slots on the November ballot.
In Chittenden County prosecutor’s race, a progressive view of justice is on the ballot
As Vermont and the country see an uptick in mental health issues and some crimes, two Democratic candidates spar over whether to lean into or away from a progressive approach to law enforcement.
A new Burlington-based Senate district gives rise to new contenders
For Progressives, the redrawn district will serve as a key battleground to maintain influence in a Democrat-dominated chamber.
Chittenden Solid Waste District plans new $22 million Williston recycling facility
District commissioners recently approved a $22 million bond that will be presented to Chittenden County voters on the November ballot — though district leaders say taxpayers will not shoulder the costs.
Redistricting and retirements to shake up Chittenden County Senate delegation
Lawmakers this year broke up the county’s unusual six-member Senate district while addressing a population boom in the region. The result is three districts represented by seven senators across the county.
Green Mountain Transit to stay fare-free for another year without major service reductions
Relying on a windfall of state and federal money, Vermont’s largest public transit provider will not charge riders for at least another year. But the agency still faces financial challenges.
Sen. Chris Pearson is not running for reelection
The Burlington Progressive was appointed to fill a vacancy in the Vermont House in 2006, and has been on the ballot every two years since. Only one incumbent in the district running for re-election.
Public comment sought on Chittenden County I-89 study
The plan “looks towards the future with climate change in mind but also the mobility needs of the residents, commuters and visitors to our county,” said Eleni Churchill, transportation program manager for the regional planning commission.
Williston lawyer Ted Kenney challenges Chittenden County prosecutor Sarah George
The race is sure to focus on criminal justice reform — and George's record as a progressive prosecutor.
Earmark will fund major upgrades at Vermont’s busiest train station
“Deteriorating walls, signs and structures”: Essex Junction plans to fix these and other longstanding issues at its Amtrak station using $3 million in congressional funding, aiming to make Vermont’s busiest rail hub safer and more appealing to passengers. The funding comes from an earmark by U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., who said the project would […]