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Burlington International Airport, with more than $30 million in federal funds now available, is queuing up major renovations to its terminal, as the airport continues to see increasing passenger volumes post-COVID.

A former state trooper under investigation for stealing items from police storage now faces more than a dozen criminal charges — including felony theft and lying to police — after the initial investigation revealed more instances of stealing, according to Vermont State Police.

Theodore Bland, 27, of Burlington was arrested for aggravated assault, possession of a weapon during the commission of a felony, and reckless endangerment after an incident at the Simons convenience store on Shelburne Road March 17 around 6:26 p.m.

South Burlington resident Barb Sirvis was recognized as Alumni Walker of the Year for her commitment and fundraising efforts in the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk, which supports adult and pediatric patient care and cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

The South Burlington Police Department welcomes and swears in two new officers, Emily Patterson and Justin Maki, last Friday. Both officers began their training on March 13.

March 13 at 11:47 a.m., Teiontay J. Braxton, 43, of South Burlington, was arrested on an in-state warrant, interfering with access to emergency services and first degree aggravated domestic assault on Williston Road.

Lissa McDonald, South Burlington High School’s former assistant principal of 17 years, has accepted the permanent principal position at Rick Marcotte Central School’s after a yearlong stint as interim principal.

One Shelburne business owner and two South Burlington residents will be inducted into the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame along with 10 other inductees from around the state in April for their contributions to sports in the Green Mountain State.

South Burlington High School junior, Paige Poirier, finished in the Girls Division I top 10 for both the freestyle and classic races at the Vermont State Nordic Ski Championships in February.

The Argosy Foundation and Erik Angel Entertainment present a live — and lively — interfaith comedy show with Usama Siddiquee, Ashley Austin Morris, Erik Angel and Tehran Von Ghasri on Wednesday, April 12, at 7 p.m. at All Souls Interfaith Gathering, Bostwick Farm Road, Shelburne.

On Thursday, March 30, Dr. Marvin Malek, past president of Vermont Physicians for a National Health Program, will give a presentation on the privatization of Medicare.

Known first as a “traitor to his class” and a “trust buster,” President Teddy Roosevelt also set the stage for conserving immense areas of America’s wilderness and had the foresight to designate those lands as national parks for the public to enjoy forever.

No, this will never do. I’m addressing all South Burlington’s registered voters, of whom only 20 percent took the time and trouble to exercise their vote on or before South Burlington’s town meeting day.

I support the Senate bill S.100, the housing opportunities made for everyone (HOME) bill.

During the early months of COVID-19, governors in New England states issued executive orders allowing municipalities to meet online so long as the public could attend remotely. The democratic benefits of this arrangement quickly became evident.