Preservation Burlington: June Homes Tour 05/26/2016

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

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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.

Burlington Ward 4 and Ward 7 NPA Meeting 05/25/2016

Neighborhood Planning Assemblies (NPAs) are grassroots, neighborhood organizations that were established in each of Burlington's seven Wards to empower citizen participation in City government. Working as neighborhood advocacy groups, Neighborhood Planning Assemblies facilitate communication between the citizens of Burlington and city government through regular meetings scheduled in each Ward. Wards 4 & 7 meet the fourth Wednesday of the month.

Meeting place: Robert E. Miller Community Center 130 Gosse Court.

Meeting of the Board of Police Commissioners Burlington Police Department 05/25/2016

The Burlington Police Commissioners meet on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Burlington Police Department Community Room, 1 North Avenue. There is a Public Forum at the beginning of each meeting where members of the public may address the Commission.

Meetings are noticed via the Burlington Police Department website, the City of Burlington website, and via local media. If a meeting is cancelled, postponed, or rescheduled, information will be on the BPD website, the City website, and via local media. When possible, a sign will also be posted on the Administrative entrance door to BPD. 

The latest approved Police Commission Meeting Minutes and Upcoming Meeting Agendas are posted on their website at:

Burlington Mayor's Show: Fletcher Free Library 05/25/2016

A conversation between Rubi Simon, Fletcher Free Library Director, and Lisa Buckton, Teen Librarian.

Visit: Fletcher Free Library

In the World of Winooski: 11th Annual French Heritage Day Festival 05/24/2016

Steve Norman from the French Heritage Festival and Organizer at the Winooski Historical Society, French Heritage Day Promoters, speaks with Rita Martel, President of the Winooski Historical Society, and Sheila Morris, President, VT French-Canadian Genealogical Society, a major participant and supporter of the Festival.

French Heritage Day will take place in Winooski on Sunday, June 26, on Winooski Falls Way in front of the Champlain Mill, in tandem with the regular Sunday Farmers' Market.  

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Williston Development Review Board 05/24/2016

The Williston DRB consists of a seven member Board appointed by the Selectboard for staggered three year terms. This Board is responsible for reviewing and approving all proposed development projects. This includes conditional use, variance, site plan, and subdivision approvals. The Board also reviews Certificates of Appropriateness as recommended by the Historical Preservation Committee.

The 'Y' Connection: The 'Y' Connection 05/19/2016

Y Connection host Doug Bishop, Director of Communications with the Burlington YMCA, speaks with Kyle Dodson, President & CEO of the Greater Burlington YMCA.

More information on the Y:

The Y: We're for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

Vermont Interfaith Action: Housing and Homelessness 05/17/2016

Host Debbie Ingram, VIA Executive Director, discusses Housing and Homelessness with VIA volunteers Bill Thompson, Virginia Munkelwitz, and Rev. Beth Ann Maier.

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The Yellow Minions - A Visit From The Bridging Program 05/16/2016

Emily Anderson, coordinator of the CCS Bridging Program, introduces us to student participants, The Yellow Mininons, and community projects they created with Dan Higgins as part of their bridging program, 'connecting to the community,' alongside a longer interview with student Joe Saunders on what the program does and their upcoming gala event. 

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