Leonard “Lenny” Roberge will be remembered as a life-long Vermonter who baked pies for his family, neighbors, dentist and car mechanic, who wrote jokes on slips of paper to keep his mind sharp and friends laughing, who sang his heart out, lived through two global pandemics and served in World War II.

The new director of the South Burlington Community Justice Center is not so new. He’s worked there for four years. Josef Lavanway, formerly a restorative justice volunteer panelist, facilitato…


Micah Genzlinger was only 16 when he began fighting fires in South Burlington, a sophomore running out of class across the street to the fire station whenever he was needed.

A driver whose car crashed into and severely injured a South Burlington High School teen last October is not at fault, according to the police report. South Burlington police found that the 14…

Nearly 70 percent of all overdose deaths in Vermont in 2018 involved opioids — 46,802 people, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Last week, the South Burlington City Council vo…

Warm, fuzzy, twinkly and bright — that’s how South Burlington city officials described a winter light-themed festival they hope will boost spirits and local businesses.

As the holidays approach and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns about a potential spike in flu cases this year, it’s important that those who are eligible, healthy and feeling well make an appointment to donate blood or platelets, implored the American Red Cross this week.


In one corner of a Burlington High School locker room, a drag queen in an orange sparkling halter dress dipped their head to pull on an auburn wig, tucking in stragglers before flipping back the tresses.


The American Rescue Plan Act, passed in March 2021, earmarked $76.6 million for Vermont’s local governments, and another $121.2 million for county government.

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