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DPW Briefing on Lake Champlain Water Quality

This summer has seen several instances of wastewater outflows in to Lake Champlain, including an incident this week following a strong thunderstorm. RELATED: Public Works’ Statement on July 10th Wastewater Treatment Plant Discharge As part of their efforts to keep residents informed about this issue, last month, the Department of Public Works(DPW) released a briefing outlining […]

BBA Comments on Inclusionary Zoning Recommendations

As Burlington continues to struggle with a “Housing Affordability Crisis” we see reform of Burlington’s Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) policy as a critical action for growing the city’s housing supply and accessibility. PlanBTV Downtown/Waterfront specifically identified reform of IZ as a necessary means “to encourage more of the housing that is so badly needed.”  We have submitted […]

Air Force Reaffirms Plan to Base F-35 at Airport

  Earlier this week, Mayor Miro Weinberger announced in a press release that the Air Force had made clear their intention to base F-35’s at Burlington International Airport, and that any alternative “flying mission” is unlikely. In written response, U.S. Air Force Secretary, Dr. Heather Wilson stated, in regards to an alternative mission: “We expect […]

Registration Open for Waterfront FAM Tour

The BBA’s Annual Waterfront FAM(iliarization) Tour is one of our most popular events. Kick off your summer with the BBA and learn what our Waterfront members have planned for this summer, all while enjoying a morning cruise aboard the Spirit of Ethan Allen III on Lake Champlain. Event Date: Thursday June 7th, 2018 Event Time: […]

BBA and Perrywinkles Partner to Donate $4000 to Street Outreach Team

Burlington, VT — For forty years, the Burlington Business Association (BBA) has found ways to give back to the community it works in support of. For this year’s BBA Annual Dinner and Awards, held Thursday, April 5th, 2018, the BBA partnered with Perrywinkle’s Fine Jewelry, who generously donated a Rolex Oyster Perpetual watch and winder […]

Cocktails & Connections May 3rd – LOCATION UPDATE

The BBA will be hosting their Cocktails & Connections Networking Event at The Cellar at EB Strong’s on May 3rd from 5-7pm. Entrance is at 2 Church Street, near Top of the Block Sandwich Shoppe & Old Time Photo. Bringing everyone from young college graduates to seasoned business professionals into one room, networking events like […]