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February 3 in Vermont History 📅
Local option (sales of liquor) referendum passes, ending statewide prohibition, 1903
- Leo Parini: Vermont should offer incentives to bring film production via VTDigger
Editor’s note: This commentary is by Leo Parini, a recent UVM graduate, works in the film industry and resides in Burlington. Vermont offers an idyllic rural backdrop to films set in New England, with its timeless towns, its mountains, lakes and rivers. I’ve known a number of filmmakers who have visited our state and been dumbfounded by its ...
Sunday, February 02, 2020 09:55 PM
- Impeachment All but Behind Him, Trump Celebrates and Keeps Focus on Bloomberg via New York Times
In tweets and an interview with Sean Hannity, the president mocked the former New York mayor who seems to be on his mind. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — On many levels, President Trump’s weekend — full of golf,
Monday, February 03, 2020 01:15 AM
- Burlington Airport ends year with surplus budget via WCAX3
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) The Burlington International Airport seeks to hire new staff and make upgrades to the airport in its budget proposal. Officials are set to present their budget request before the Board of Finance on Monday night. They are seeking $65,000 to hire someone to oversee the airport’s new rental car service building.
Monday, February 03, 2020 02:18 AM
- Williston town manager retires after overseeing two decades of major growth via VTDigger
and McGuire recommended they work with the Vermont League of Cities and Towns to find a candidate. Want to stay on top of the latest business news? Sign up here to get a weekly email on all of VTDigger's reporting on local companies and economic trends. And check out our new Business section here. Jacob Dawson is VTDigger's Burlington intern.
Sunday, February 02, 2020 10:55 PM
- Trump Defends Closing Borders to Travelers to Fight Coronavirus via New York Times
In an interview with Sean Hannity of Fox News, President Trump insulted his potential 2020 rivals, lamented impeachment and defended his administration’s coronavirus policies. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Trump defended a decision that would bar foreign nationals who had recently visited China from entering the United States as his administration continued to assess the growing threat of a coronavirus outbreak.
Sunday, February 02, 2020 09:59 PM
- Cats Come from Behind to Earn Point via WCAX3
BURLINGTON, Vt. Lily Humphrey scored the tying goal with 56 seconds left in regulation as Vermont (9-13-7, 6-11-6 HEAW) and Holy Cross (3-20-5, 3-17-2 HEAW) skated to a 2-2 draw on Sunday at Gutterson Fieldhouse. The Catamounts rallied back from a two-goal deficit in the final seven minutes.
Monday, February 03, 2020 12:41 AM
- 🎟 Theater
Staff Picks via Seven Days
at Burlington Friends Meeting House
Drama, comedy, tragedy and refreshments are on the menu at a time-honored gathering for theater artists to share works aloud.
Mon., Feb. 3, 7:30-9 p.m., Mon., April 6, 7:30-9 p.m. and Mon., May 4, 7:30-9 p.m.
- 🎤 Talks
Charles Winkleman via Seven Days
at Fletcher Free Library
"Evicted, Ejected, Exhausted in Burlington: A Discussion on Affordable Housing in a 'Most Livable City'" elucidates tenants' rights and the new Burlington Tenants Union.
Mon., Feb. 3, 5-7 p.m.
- 🎤 Talks
Krystal Maughan via Seven Days
at The Gallery at Main Street Landing
Reflecting on her experience attending the largest and best-known conference for machine learning and artificial intelligence, Maughan offers tips for navigating technical conferences.
Mon., Feb. 3, 6-7:30 p.m.
- 🥦 Health & Fitness
Chair Yoga With Sangha Studio via Seven Days
at Heineberg Senior Center
Supported poses promote health and well-being.
Mondays, 10:45-11:45 a.m.
- 🍇 Food & Drink
First Monday Meal Community Dinner via Seven Days
at The Pathways Vermont Community Center
Friends, neighbors and staff members strengthen relationships over a complimentary supper.
First Monday of every month, 5:30-7 p.m.
- 🎤 Talks
State of the World Community Discussions via Seven Days
at Fletcher Free Library
Activist Sandy Baird leads an open forum reflecting on and analyzing current events in a nonjudgmental setting.
Mondays, 10 a.m.
- 🥦 Health & Fitness
Community Herbal Clinic via Seven Days
at Railyard Apothecary
Supervised clinical interns offer guidance and support to those looking to care for themselves using natural remedies. By appointment only.
Mondays, 4-8 p.m.
- ♟ Games
Magic: The Gathering — Monday Night Modern via Seven Days
at Brap's Magic
Tarmogoyf-slinging madness ensues when competitors battle for prizes in a weekly game.
Mondays, 7-11 p.m.
Most Liked #BurlingtonVT or #BTV Tweets 🐦
February is Black History Month. It is on all of us to bring light to the lives and accomplishments of our black community members, as well as learn more about institutionalized racism and systematic oppression.
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Thank you, David for all of your work with divestment and for your endorsement! I'm so lucky to have your vote and to be affiliated with activists like yourself. #jane4btv #vtpoli #btvcc #btv #btvprogressives https://t.co/OtOOhqT82y
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Experience #BirdsOfPrey here on Thursday, February 6th in the T-Rex Theater. Tickets are now on sale. https://t.co/oPG6vz49X2 for showtimes. #BTV https://t.co/ZQMGlJInsy
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Oh my ngod!!! The KC Chiefs nail down the Super Bowl with ANOTHER TOUCHDOWN!!! 31-20. Congratulations to the team and one of their major fans, @GinaKCTV5. I love it!!! And a lot of viewers in Burlington, VT #BTV are exstatic. @wcax Got to admit, this was a cliffhanger.
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Dave's Corner 💭
We had some tough winters the last couple of years. I believe it was two years ago that Burlington had its second most snowfall ever recorded. This winter seems decidedly more mild. We were frankly due for a mild winter. And the Groundhog agrees!
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