On behalf of the board of directors of the South Burlington Business Association, we respectively request that the council pass a resolution reprimanding councilwomen Meaghan Emery for her conduct at the May 2, 2022, council meeting.
I moved to South Burlington from Lamoille County three years ago. I’ve seen more wildlife in my backyard these past three years than I ever did in Lamoille County.
During the last election, and in the face of a changing climate, neighbors came together as a group under the banner Voices of the Environment (VOTE) to try to safeguard our increasingly fragile and imperiled natural habitat.
A popular link between Williston Road and White Street has two new stop signs in place. This traffic-slowing measure may protect our neighborhood from those just quickly passing through to avoid busier arteries.
While it’s quite true that it is expensive and time consuming to get construction projects permitted in Vermont, it would benefit everyone to make the process easier for developers who are doing everything right.
In a March 24 letter to the editor, Andrew Chalnick urged senators to pass a climate package and urged support for congressional action for the Build Back Better bill.
Congress must act now on the climate package in the Build Back Better bill. The Senate was warned of the danger of climate change in June 1988 by NASA climate scientist James Hansen.
If memory serves me correctly, the Burlington Airport’s official rationale for purchasing and demolishing residences in the Chamberlain neighborhood was to protect the residents from excessive noise generated with the arrival of the F-35s.
I am writing in response to a recent guest perspective, specifically that “the South Burlington Affordable Housing Committee should return to its mission rather than following the premise of building housing anywhere and everywhere, regardless of the location and at the cost of the environment.”
If you don’t fully understand why scientists and environmental activists are urging that we stop destroying nature, perhaps an analogy to insurance might help.
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