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Winooski – For the past 15 years, Rethink Runoff (formally known as the Chittenden County Regional Stormwater Education Program), a regional stormwater outreach, education and participation campaign formed by nine municipalities and three organizations subject to the Environmental Protection ...
MONTPELIER – The E-911 emergency call centers operated by the town of Shelburne and the state police in Williston may lose funding for two dispatchers each if the proposed new Chittenden County Regional Dispatch Center ever begins operation. Vermont Emergency 911 Board gave tentative ...

Developers made those pitches and unveiled designs for the proposed 5-story,105-room hotel on Tuesday to the South Burlington Development Review Board. The project, which would sit at the airport's main entrance, joins a queue of at least six other hotels on the drawing board in Chittenden County.
In the wake of Burlington city voters approving a resolution asking that the U.S. Air Force cancel plans to base the F-35 fighter jet at the Vermont National Guard base, two nearby city councils this week passed similar resolutions to forward to military officials. The Burlington City council approved the Town ...
It's sometimes expensive and sometimes you only need it for a short distance, so the bike share is going to fill that gap, that niche," said Jim Barr with UVM's transportation and parking services. The bikes will be stored at 17 locations with 80 bikes throughout Chittenden County. Officials say 35 electric bikes ...
BURLINGTON — The owner of two Chittenden County mobile home parks has rejected an offer by residents to buy the properties, but there is still a possibility the residents will be able to strike a deal and take ownership of their land. Residents of Sunset Lake Villa Estates and St. George Villa learned last ...

At 'This Place in History' we're in Williston with Executive Director of the Vermont Historical Society Steve Perkins, talking about a man with a recognizable name Thomas Chittenden. "Thomas Chittenden, we've all heard that name, at least we've heard the last name. We always talk about Chittenden county ...
Chittenden County residents woke to light snow and passable roads and highways Thursday morning, having dodged a blow from a massive Nor'easter that buried other portions of Vermont and New England. Lists of school closings and delays were quite long throughout much of the state, but not so in ...
“On behalf of the Joint Survey Committee that spearheaded this effort I want to thank the voters in Chittenden County for supporting this important measure,” Colchester Deputy Town Manager and Chair of the committee Aaron Frank said. “The public safety authority will improve dispatch operations and ...
Chittenden County, Vt. - Seven Chittenden County towns are voting whether to create a regional dispatch center. Those towns are Burlington, South Burlington, Milton, Shelburne, Williston, Colchester and Winooski. Local 22 & Local 44 were able to check in with folks in South Burlington, Williston and ...
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Haskell, 21, of Burlington speaks outside the Ward 3 polling location at the Sustainability Academy in the Old North End on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Haskell pauses the interview to accept a drawing from a young supporter. Wochit. 636559452753471267-IMG-3930.JPG Buy Photo.
BURLINGTON — Burlington and surrounding towns are looking to consolidate dispatch centers in Chittenden County. The change represents a major shift in the way emergency services are coordinated and voters on Tuesday will be asked if they want to move forward with the plan. Safety leaders in ...
Winooski – The Chittenden County ECOS Partnership has released its 2017 ECOS Annual Report and online data Scorecard. For the third year in a row, the Annual Report is an infographic that visually displays some of the most interesting trends and notable accomplishments from 2017 relating to people, ...
Towns in Chittenden County are hoping to improve how fast emergency services respond to calls by pooling resources for dispatching those services. An item on seven town meeting ballots would set the stage for the creation of one consolidated center to handle 911 calls from member towns. Right now ...
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Voters in seven Chittenden County towns will see a question on the Town Meeting Day ballot regarding the formation of a regional emergency dispatch center. Police and fire chiefs support it, but 52 out of the 60 dispatchers in the towns that are voting, are opposed to this idea.
Editor's note: This commentary is by Charlie Baker, who is executive director of the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission. For the past year and a half, eight Chittenden County municipalities banded together to take a fresh look at how we dispatch emergency services (police, fire and ...
Chittenden County has experienced a flurry of development in the last two years with the majority of growth occurring in the retail and residential rental markets. One of the major projects is the development of 60 acres of waterfront property by Eric Farrell call Cambrian Rise, which will feature a 735 unit mix ...

Several roads in Chittenden County have been closed due to rising water on Wednesday, authorities said. In South Burlington, Poor Farm Road and National Guard Avenue near the town line with Williston at River Cove Road is closed due to rising water, South Burlington police said. In Williston, River ...
Each municipality has agreed to contribute money, and the state's Department of Mental Health is proposing to spend $200,000 this year and $200,000 next year to place outreach workers in Chittenden County, as well as in Rutland, Bratteboro and the Barre-Montpelier area. Each outreach worker will cost ...
COLCHESTER, Vt. - Take Back the Night events across the country bring attention to sexual violence and of the need for prevention. You can take part in Chittenden County's 38th annual Take Back the Night event later this week. The group, HOPE Works, conducts it each year, and Maddie Braz and Elle ...
Chittenden County ranked No. 1 on the health factors ranking, followed by Addison, Washington, Windsor and Orange. The bottom end of the health factors list again had heavy representation from the Northeast Kingdom and southern Vermont: Rutland, Caledonia, Bennington, Essex and Orleans counties ...


 

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