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BBA Announces Promotion to Director of Programming & Member Engagement

Burlington, VT – The Burlington Business Association (BBA) is pleased to announce the promotion of Sarah O Donnell to Director of Programming and Member Engagement. As a member of the BBA team since 2015, Sarah has spearheaded several key projects while in the position of Member Services & Events Manager. Sarah has taken a lead […]

Updated City Hall Park Plans Unveiled

At a presentation Monday night, city officials unveiled their updated vision for City Hall Park. The new plans for the downtown park includes a spray fountain, additional seating, a bathroom and bike parking. It eliminates a section of diagonal pathway following input from the public and historic preservationists. Plans to update City Hall Park have […]

2017 Seven Daysies Recognize BBA Members

35 BBA member businesses have been recognized as part of the 2017 Seven Daysies. The annual awards celebrate great shops, restaurants, bars, businesses and more, all voted on by the readers of Seven Days. This is the 15th year the Seven Daysies have been handed out and BBA members have consistently been a presence throughout […]

BTC Redevelopment Meeting Notes

Individuals who were unable to attend the July 20th meeting hosted by City officials regarding the Burlington Town Center redevelopment, can now access that meeting’s notes and presentation online. The purpose of the event was to have the developer’s project consultants, PC Construction, share the proposed Encumbrance Plan, which details the plans for managing the […]

BTC Construction Meeting

City officials and Devonwood’s project Consultant, PC Construction will hold an information session for downtown businesses set to be impacted by Burlington Town Center Construction. Businesses within the redevelopment area are invited to meet with officials, Thursday, July 20th at noon inside Burlington City Art’s Lorraine B. Good room. The developer has provided a proposed […]

Shireen Hart Named Board of Directors Vice Chair

The Burlington Business Association (BBA) is excited to announce that Shireen Hart of Primmer, Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC has been appointed to the position of Vice Chair of the BBA’s Board of Directors. Hart has been an active member of the BBA Board since 2015, and serves on the BBA’s Governance Committee. An attorney […]

BBA Joins State Coalition to Uphold Paris Climate Accord

BBA Executive Director Kelly Devine was among many local business owners, organizations and politicians yesterday afternoon for the launch of the Vermont Climate Pledge Coalition. This new coalition, consisting of organizations from around Vermont will work to achieve the goals of the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, including a reduction of greenhouse gases emitted by 26-28% […]