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Senator Bernie Sanders: Senator Bernie Sanders Visits the CCTV Building at 294 Winooski Avenue in Burlington 06/16/2016

Bernie Sanders Visits 294 North Winooski Ave., including two short interviews outside. Lots of media.

#WeAreOrlando 06/13/2016

One of the largest rallies in the city's history, the Burlington community came together to sing, to march, and to speak out against violence in the wake of the Orlando nightclub shootings. Speakers include Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Kim Fountain, Executive Director of the Pride Center, Mayor Miro Weinberger, local imam Islam Hassan, and LGBT advocate Jason Lorber. 

Preservation Burlington: June Homes Tour 05/26/2016

Guest Matt Viens, Preservation Burlington Homes Tour Chair, discusses the June Homes Tour.

More information on Preservation Burlington

Liisa Reimann Rivera - Originally from England, Liisa has lived in Burlington since 2006. She earned her Master's in Historic Preservation from the University of Vermont and is a principal with Blue Brick Preservation. Liisa lives in a 1954 ranch house, whose historic wooden windows she thinks are of a genius design seldom seen since, in Burlington's New North End. Liisa's passions include historic industrial buildings, firehouses and little-known builder-architects of the vernacular landscape.

Ron Wanamaker - Ron has been a member of the Board since 2007 and has served as Vice President and President. A passionate preservationist, he continues to serve on the Education Committee for Preservation Burlington and is also a member of Burlington’s Design Advisory Board. A contractor since 1988, he has lived and worked in Burlington since 1998 and managed Wanamaker Restoration as well as Champlain Valley Millworks.

Senator Patrick Leahy: EPA's Gina McCarthy Joins Leahy and Welch to Announce New Brownfields Grants 05/20/2016

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, Senator Patrick Leahy, Congressman Peter Welch, Governor Peter Shumlin, and Mayor Miro Wienberger announce the selection of 218 Brownfields Grant investments across the country, including in Vermont.

The Brownfields Assessment Grants of $400,000 each to Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) and the Windham Regional Commission (WRC) will support the assessment of brownfields sites, the redevelopment of which is complicated by the possible presence of environmental contamination.

Both the State of Vermont and the City of Burlington have active brownfields redevelopment programs.

For more info visit: https://www.leahy.senate.gov/

Chemical Nation: How Americans Became Guinea Pigs 05/19/2016

A Talk at Dartmouth College by Harvard University’s Nieman Fellow in Watchdog Journalism, Mariah Blake. "Chemical Nation: How Americans Because Guinea Pigs in a Vast, Haphazard Chemistry Experiment”

Ohavi Zedek Lunch & Learn - William F. Grover, The Elections of 2016 and the Future of the American Presidency 05/19/2016

A presentation by William F. Grover on presidential politics and the American election of 2016.

Law Day 2016 Event at Dartmouth College: Rigged 05/10/2016

Rigged: When Race and Poverty Determine Outcomes in Death Penalty and Other Criminal Cases. Presented by Stephen Bright, president and senior counsel at the Southern Center for Human Rights and lecturer at Yale Law School.

Senator Patrick Leahy: U.S. Senators Patrick Leahy and Cory Booker on Criminal Justice Reform 05/02/2016

U.S. Senators Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) will lead an hour-long panel discussion -- A Conversation on Criminal Justice Reform: New Approaches for Vermont and the Nation. Leahy and Booker are both at the core of a bipartisan movement on Capitol Hill to forge and enact long-overdue criminal justice reforms. Leahy is the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, which has jurisdiction over justice reform legislation.

Joining Senators Leahy and Booker will be these panelists:

            -- U.S. Attorney Eric Miller
            -- Governor Peter Shumlin
            -- Mayor Miro Weinberger
            -- Christine Longmore, Burlington Community Center and Burlington
                Police Commissioner
            -- Chittenden County State’s Attorney T.J. Donovan
            -- Emmet Helrich, Rapid Intervention Community Court
            -- Kyle Dodson, Burlington YMCA
            -- Vicky Smith, King Street Center

First Wednesdays - Who Stole the American Dream? 04/23/2016

Who Stole the American Dream? - Hedrick Smith.

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