Category Archives: Announcements

Spectrum Youth & Family Services seeks winter clothing

Cleaning out your closet to get ready for winter?  Spectrum is in need of (gently used) winter boots and winter gear for the young adults at Spectrum. We’re looking for all adult sizes of winter boots, snow pants, and coats. Our youth are also in need of (new or gently used) camping gear—tents, sleeping bags, foam […]

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From Mayor Weinberger: Burlington ballot boxes and moving forward with policing

Update from Mayor Miro Weinberger October 10, 2020 Introducing: Burlington ballot boxes! The City is committed to ensuring a safe and accurate election, and smooth voting experience for all Burlington voters. In recent years, we’ve worked to dramatically improve voting access by expanding early voting options and implementing same-day registration. In August, while jurisdictions around […]

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Plant trees by eating chocolate!

Last month, Lake Champlain Chocolates launched a new chocolate bar collection: Restorative Moments. The mantra, “Indulge. Restore. Repeat.” seeks to help you unwind with gourmet dark chocolate.  “Today more than ever, we seek restorative moments of peace and serenity.” says Allyson Myers, LCC’s Director of Sales and Marketing. “With this new line of bars, not only will consumers […]

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Welcome from the Center for Service & Sustainability – Fall 2020

People and the Planet Our work intersects both. We cannot care for one without the other and we acknowledge that BIPOC (black, indigenous and people of color) and/or low-income people face a greater disparity when it comes to many contemporary issues, including the climate crisis – even here in Vermont.  Racial Justice image from Climate Reality […]

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Champlain College CCM Building – Burlington 2030 District PEP Update

As members of the Burlington 2030 District, we have the benefit of receiving a Property Energy Plan for one of our buildings. In June 2020, we received a PEP updatefor Champlain College’s CCM building. This report shows how the building’s energy use has changed since the original 2017 PEP, highlights strengths of the building, and provides […]

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Gardeners: our community needs you

reposting from Brian Lowe • Chief Innovation Officer, Burlington brian@burlingtonvt.gov Gardeners, experienced or aspiring, the City is trying to organize & collect 100,000 pounds of fresh local produce for Feeding Chittenden, our local food shelf. Demand for fresh fruits and veggies is high, so your contributions are needed and will help our friends and neighbors. The […]

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