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City Council Deadlocked on BT Sale

  Although a final resolution has not yet been reached on the Burlington Telecom sale, a new approach is being explored by council in partnership with the two finalist bidders, Ting and Keep BT Local. After two 6-6 votes late last night at City Council, a resolution was passed to explore the possibility of a […]

BBA to Honor John Killacky at Annual Winter Social Event

This year’s BBA Winter Social will celebrate John Killacky, Executive Director of the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, who announced in September that he would be stepping down from his position. The BBA is excited to honor John’s contributions to the Arts & Culture of Burlington. Under John’s leadership, the Flynn has grown to a […]

Burlington City Place Receives Final Approval

The final development agreement for Burlington City Place (formerly Burlington Town Center) was approved by the City Council last Monday night. Demolition will begin on the Cherry Street garage (slated to begin Dec. 6th.) signaling the beginning of this transformative project for our downtown.  The agreement, which includes an encumbrance plan to minimize construction disturbances, is the […]

BBA’s Executive Director to Participate in Panel at Development Conference

The BBA’s Executive Director, Kelly Devine will join Peter Straube of Champlain College and Fran Stoddard, an independent communications consultant for a session during the White & Burke Development Conference on November 14th. US v. THEM: Building Bridges to Yes (Limit 45) Kelly Devine, Burlington Business Association Peter Straube, Champlain College Fran Stoddard, Communications Consultant Getting […]

City Unveils Burlington Telecom Bids

Wednesday morning, Mayor Weinberger and City Attorney Eileen Blackwood unveiled the three active bids to purchase of BBA member business Burlington Telecom. The offers come from two companies: Ting owned by Tucows, Schurz Communications and bid from Keep BT Local to create a Coop. “It’s important that the community understands the details of these options.” said BBA Executive Director Kelly […]