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Burlington girls soccer team kicks equal pay into worldwide spotlight

Members of the Burlington High School girls soccer celebrate after a recent game this fall with their #equalpay jerseys. The team's jersey campaign has caught the attention of media around the globe.


October 24, 2019

After the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team's success in this year’s Women’s World Cup and the team's fight for equal pay captivated millions around the world, the Burlington High School (BHS) girls soccer team decided to take their inspiration to a new level. Beginning with a campaign to sel...

Controversial Burlington Mural Prompts Debate Over City’s History

“Everyone Loves a Parade,” the controversial mural on Church Street Marketplace.


November 15, 2018

The vandalism of the controversial mural "Everyone Loves a Parade" highlights the exclusion of the history of people of color and the Abenaki.

Retail Giants Target and H&M Open First Vermont Branches in Burlington

Governor Scott and Bullseye, Target’s mascot, celebrate the outlet’s opening.


October 25, 2018

Target and H&M, now open in Burlington, bring a larger crowd to the University Mall on Dorset Street.

Mardi Gras in Burlington

Mardi Gras in Burlington

By Leah Pickett

March 3, 2013

On Sat., March 2, students had an opportunity to attend Burlington's very own Mardi Gras celebration as part of the 18th Annual Magic Hat Mardi Gras on Church Street. The event benefitted the Women's Rape Crisis Center of Chittenden County, and attendees were treated to an array of floats in the event's "...

Marijuana Dispensaries Make Burlington Ballot

By Liia Koiv-Haus

October 3, 2012

Along with the bike path tax, the Burlington City Council recently voted in favor of putting another new item on the ballot this November: a marijuana referendum. After hearing the public’s opinion at the polls, the city will determine whether or not to open up the state’s first two dispensaries...

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