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BBA July Member Highlight: City Market

Congratulations City Market on the new South End location! For the past three years, City Market has been working on finding a suitable South End location and earlier this month they finally found one! City Market signed a purchase and sales agreement with the Vermont Rail Systems land at the corner of Briggs and Flynn […]

South End PlanBTV Draft Released

The latest draft of the South End Plan BTV neighborhood plan was released on Tuesday, and is now open for public comment until August 15th. You can download a copy of the draft and provide comments and feedback here. Please visit the website, review and provide your comments on the plan. The more public input […]

BBA Reveals New Waterfront Map

The BBA has revealed a new and improved Waterfront Map! A huge thanks to Chris Reck at Direct Design for helping us put this together. The big debut took place at this year’s “FAM”iliarization Tour aboard the Northern Lights. Now in color, the map stays true to its design roots, but also offers a fun new feel. On […]

US News Names UVM Medical Center Among Nation’s High Performing Hospitals in Heart Failure Care

U.S. News & World Report Names The University of Vermont Medical Center Among Nation’s High Performing Hospitals in Heart Failure Care Highlights: Only 10% of 4,500 U.S. hospitals earn this rating Low complication rates highlighted The University of Vermont Medical Center has been rated as “high performing” in heart failure care in the U.S. News […]

State Does Not Add a Payroll Tax to Fund Healthcare

VT Digger – “Lawmakers and the governor reached a deal to pass a health care package that, as one senator put it, will “keep the lights on” for health care reform… Six months ago Vermont was poised to move forward with an ambitious single payer health care plan.  In December, Gov. Peter Shumlin pulled the plug on the initiative, which would have been largely funded through a payroll tax, because he said Vermont couldn’t afford to pay for a publicly financed health care program. Lawmakers rejected the payroll tax, and struggled to find funding for a greatly diminished health care bill.”

Richard Deane Appointed Chair of BBA Board of Directors

The Burlington Business Association (BBA) has appointed Richard Deane of TruexCullins Architecture as the new Chair of the Board of Directors. Richard Deane officially took over the seat of Chair last month at the BBA’s 37th annual dinner celebration with the ceremonial handing over of the gavel by retiring Chair, Tom Brassard. Brassard served a […]