Blog :: 2010

Burlington, VT wins Sustainable Community Development Award and State of Vermont ranked healthiest in America!

Burlington, VT has been selected as the 2010 winner of the The Home Depot Foundation's Awards of Excellence for Sustainable Community Development (small city category). As described on the Home Deport Foundation website, this award "recognizes public-private partnerships that have successfully developed projects and/or initiatives that [...]

Jet Blue CEO says Burlington, VT is his favorite destination!

David Barger, CEO for Jet Blue airlines, recently told NPR's Jeremy Hobson that, of all the destinations JetBlue flies to, Burlington, VT is his favorite.  When asked why, he said "You feel you're really back to nature in a major way. It's great quality of life in Burlington, Vt." I couldn't agree more! It's good national recognition for [...]

Flynn Theatre welcomes new Executive Director

I am proud to serve on the Board of Burlington's Flynn Center for the Performing Arts. The Flynn is one of New England's premier performing arts centers. It is also an architectural gem, a beautifully refurbished  art Deco theater which was awarded with an Outstanding Historic American Theatre Award in 2007.

This year, The Flynn welcomed a new Executive Director, John [...]

Living in Burlington, VT

As a longtime resident in the hill section of Burlington, I enjoy the convenience and beauty of this historic  neighborhood that is perched on the hill next to UVM and Champlain College. Minutes from the Burlington airport and the interstate, yet walking distance to the shores of  Lake Champlain where you will find the Burlington Boat House, [...]