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Spring Flag Football

March 21, 2023

Calling all 4th-6th graders.  Come out and play on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons!  We are offering April and May sessions of this fantastic opportunity.


Spring Driver's Ed is Filling Up

March 20, 2023
This program will be taught by our longtime instructor Paul Dudley of Dudley’s Driving Academy and runs April 24th – June 2nd.

Dog and Cat Registration

Attention All Dog and Cat Owners

March 15, 2023

Do you own a dog or cat? Don't forget to register them with the City prior to April 1st to avoid late fees. 

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Water Quality Superintendent Elected NEWEA President

March 15, 2023

Robert (Bob) Fischer, South Burlington Water Quality Superintendent, was elected as the New England Water Environment Association (NEWEA) President during the NEWEA Annual Conference in Boston.  

English Conversation Circle

English As A Second Language

March 14, 2023

Meets the second and fourth Monday of each month, in the Digital Lab of the South Burlington Public Library.
Next Class March 27th - 12:00 -1:00PM

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Vent Safety

March 14, 2023

Keep Vents Clear of Ice and Snow

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City Hall and Library Closed - All Meetings Cancelled!

March 14, 2023
City Hall and South Burlington Public Library will be closing at 4:30 PM today due to weather. All scheduled meetings for Tuesday March 14th have been cancelled. Please travel safely.

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Police Get First Hybrid Cruiser

March 13, 2023

The Police Department has taken delivery of our first hybrid patrol car. The 2023 Ford Hybrid Utility is currently being outfitted with the latest in cruiser camera technology, the Axon Fleet 3 system. 

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February 28, 2023

Town Meeting Day Informational Meeting

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February 28, 2023

The Planning Commission Meeting for tonight, Tuesday February 28, 2023, has been cancelled. The next Planning Commission meeting will be on Tuesday March 14, 2023 at 7:00 PM.

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Seeking Volunteers for Planning Commission & Development Review Board

February 27, 2023

Looking to serve your community? Have an interest in helping to shape our future? We are looking for volunteers to serve on the City’s Planning Commission and Development Review Board.
Deadline - March 13th

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Climate Action Implementation Plan Community Questionnaire

February 27, 2023

The Climate Action Implementation Plan for the Transportation Sector is underway, and we need your input!

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Calling All Walking Enthusiasts!

February 27, 2023

2023 AARP VT Walking College
Want to create positive change in your community?

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Wondering about the TIF BOND VOTE? 

February 22, 2023

What does TIF stand for?  Where is City Center Park?  What is the total cost of the projects? 

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Rabies Awareness

February 21, 2023

Rabies Awareness & The Handling and Disposal of Dead Wildlife Guidelines

Given the growing epidemic of rabies in Vermont, precautions should be taken when handling and disposing of dead animals. 


SBRP Youth Basketball Successful Season

February 16, 2023
Our Youth Basketball program is winding down another successful season.  This year we had over 180 participants across 17 boys and girls teams in 1st-6th grade with an additional 2 parent/child clinics for 4 year olds and those in kindergarten.  

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Meet the City Council and School Board Candidates!

February 14, 2023

To help voters make informed choices, the South Burlington High School Debate Team is hosting a public forum in the City Hall Auditorium on the evening of Thursday, February 16th starting at 5:00PM!

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Food Vendor Application Window Open

February 14, 2023
The food vendor application window has opened for this year's SoBu Nite Out. Interested in being a vendor?

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Planning Commission Meeting Cancelled

February 14, 2023

"The Planning Commission Meeting for tonight, Tuesday February 14, 2023, has been cancelled. The next Planning Commission meeting will be on Tuesday February 28, 2023 at 7:00 PM. The agenda will be posted HERE." 

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Three New Mixed-Use, Multi-Story Buildings Approved in City Center

February 13, 2023

On February 8, the City issued approval for three new buildings in the heart of City Center. These buildings will each be four stories in height and include, in total, 161 new homes and over 22,000 s.f. of 

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Town Meeting Day - March 7, 2023

February 09, 2023

Interested in finding out more about what you will see on the ballot on Town Meeting Day?  Visit us at for all the up to date information!

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City Plan Poll!

February 09, 2023
Help us shape the 2024 City Plan! Share your ideas through our 5-minute online poll about the future of our community!

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Ready to Vote? Ballots Now Available

February 08, 2023

Want an early ballot for March 7th annual town meeting election?

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Newly Constructed Home Catches Fire

February 06, 2023

South Burlington Fire Firefighter's Battle 2nd Alarm Fire in Spear Meadows Development

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Community Conversations Start Tonight!

February 02, 2023

Help shape what the City works on over the next decade-plus! Our first of eleven community conversations start tonight!

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Depolarizing Within -  Workshop

February 01, 2023

A workshop with Braver Angels
Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023 
1:30 - 4:30PM
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Volunteer Opportunity: Development Review Board

January 31, 2023

Looking for an opportunity to serve your community? The City is seeking a volunteer to fill an opening on the Development Review Board.


FY24 City Budget and Ballot Items Public Informational Meeting! 

January 25, 2023

Join us for an upcoming FY24 City Budget and Ballot Items Public Informational Meeting!   

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Heat Your Home Safely This Winter

January 24, 2023

Brrr! Your home’s heating systems are working double time to keep you warm this winter. Follow Fire Inspector Edward Spooner’s suggestions to keep your home warm and safe!

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Music of Another World

January 24, 2023

This series will take place on the 4th Wednesday of the month, January-April. Presentations will combine spoken information as well as recordings of musical examples from each group of composers. Each will run 60-75 minutes.

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Ordinance Regulating Heat Sources for New Buildings to Take Effect Feb 15th

January 23, 2023

Last fall the City Council adopted an Ordinance requiring that the primary heating for all new construction be from renewable or carbon-free sources. 


26th Annual Valentine Dance

January 17, 2023

Tickets are now on sale for our 26th Annual Valentine Dance on February 11th.

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Community Conversation Calendar - City Plan 2024

January 16, 2023

We invite all members of our community!

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Library Development Tech Classes

January 10, 2023

Join library staff and Tech4Tomorrow for staff development on the issues of internet privacy and password management. Attend in person or virtually. 

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The Seed Library is Open!

January 09, 2023

The Seed Library, housed on the second floor of the library, is open to all gardeners for the 2023 season. A wide variety of vegetable, herb, and flower seeds can be “checked out” for free. 

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New Exhibition on View at South Burlington Public Art Gallery

January 09, 2023

The South Burlington Public Art Gallery is featuring an exhibition of 40 paintings by Charlotte artist Marvin Fishman.  The public is invited to an opening reception on Thursday, 1/26 from 5:30–7 p.m.


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Welcome To All New South Burlington Babies!

January 04, 2023

Baby book dedication tradition is back!  We want to celebrate your baby with the long-standing tradition of a Library book dedication.  

Saturday, January 28 from 10:30-12noon.  Participants must pre-register by Friday, January 27

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January 03, 2023

Learn about potential lighting on the Kennedy Drive Shared Use Path and provide your input on what you’d like to see here!

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Proposed Amendments - Impact Fee Ordinance

January 02, 2023

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on Monday, January 23, 2023 at 6:30 PM, the City Council will hold a public hearing and second reading, on possible amendments to the City’s Impact Fee Ordinance. 

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Petition Deadlines Due January 30th - 5:00PM In The City Clerk's Office

January 01, 2023

Looking to make a difference in your community?   Now accepting petitions for South Burlington City Council, School Board and Water Commissioner.

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SB Fire Department Responds to Garage Fire

December 30, 2022

On December 23, during the worst of the storm, the Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a garage fire.  

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December 29, 2022

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 7:00 PM to consider amendments to the Land Development Regulations. 

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Walking Trails Closed

December 29, 2022

The walking trail through Garvey Woods (connecting Williston Road to Lynn Avenue) is closed until further notice. 

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DRB Approves Surgical Center On Tilley Drive

December 28, 2022

The Development Review Board recently approved an outpatient surgical center on Tilley Drive consisting of eight operating rooms.  


Holiday Lights Contest Winners

December 27, 2022
We had a wonderful time driving around December 19th to see all the awesome lights displays of folks who entered our 2022 Holiday Lights Contest. 

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VT Emergency Management Suggesting to Stay Off The Roads Starting at 4:00 PM!

December 23, 2022

Please follow our friends over at Vermont Emergency Management for updates and resources.


City Hall Closing December 23rd at 1pm

December 22, 2022

Given the forecasted storm, City Hall (to include the Library and City Clerk’s Office) will close at 1:00 pm on December 23rd.  All Senior Center programming for December 23rd is also canceled.  Stay safe!  

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Getting Ready For Tonight!  Illuminate Vermont!

December 16, 2022

Illuminate Vermont – A Winter Artisan Festival – Embraces Winter

 4 – 8 PM, Friday, Dec, 16 & Saturday Dec 17| 180 Market Street, South Burlington

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Illuminate Vermont! Parking, Shuttles and More!

December 14, 2022

Parking is readily available in the University Mall Parking Garage, with a shuttle service running between 4:00 – 8:15 PM to Market Street.  

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Construction Begins at 112 Garden Street

December 13, 2022

Construction is scheduled to begin this week on a 4-story building at the west end of Garden Street. 


Senior Free Day Event

December 13, 2022
The adage that other people’s trash, is someone else’s treasure is so true. This December the Senior Center kicked off its First Annual Free Day Event.

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Ordinance Regulating Heat Sources for New Buildings Adopted

December 13, 2022

Last month the City Council adopted an Ordinance requiring that the primary heating for all new construction be from renewable or carbon-free sources.

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Knit for Your Neighbor!

December 13, 2022

Come Join the Library!
“Every Monday and Thursday from 3 to 6pm is a “drop-in” “Knit for Your Neighbor” time in the Marabella Kidspace.  

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Multi-Site Crosswalk Feasibility Study - Public Meeting

December 07, 2022

Join us on Wednesday December 14th at 6:00 PM in-person or virtually to learn about 4 potential crosswalk locations and provide your input!


Illuminate Vermont

December 05, 2022
December 16 & 17
4-8 pm
180 Market Street
On dark December nights, Illuminate Vermont shines bright with the power of artistic expression and celebration.


Spark the Park 2022

December 01, 2022

Veterans Memorial Park
Friday, December 2
Join us at Veterans Memorial Park to help launch the seasonal lights display and stroll with a cup of hot cocoa.

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SB Police  -  Ask Residents To Help Prevent Crime

November 28, 2022

The South Burlington Police have recorded sharp increases in a number of crime categories 2020 – 2022. 

A stolen truck crashed into another vehicle on Dorset St. at Market St. Both incidents resulted in injuries, serious property damage, and highlight the dangers this stolen vehicle trend are presenting to the public.

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Operation Fire Cuffs!

November 27, 2022

It’s the gift of giving time of year!  The South Burlington Fire Department will be participating in Operation Fire Cuffs 2022 and are collecting gifts to donate to the Vermont Children’s Hospital.  


WANTED - Sound Board Volunteer!

November 25, 2022

The South Burlington Public Library is seeking an interested and knowledgeable volunteer to assist in the set-up of our monthly concerts from January to April.

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Library BookPage

November 23, 2022

Did you know that the Friends of the Library supports our readers through the purchase of the monthly resource, BookPage


Free Recycling!

November 22, 2022

5 Programs Mandated by Law for Free Recycling!

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Public Hearing on Shelburne Road Zoning Amendments 12/5

November 21, 2022

The City Council will hold a public hearing on two amendments to the City’s Land Development Regulations at their meeting on Monday, December 5th, 9 pm. 


Free Family Swim at The EDGE

November 18, 2022
In partnership with The EDGE Aquatics: on Sunday November 20th from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm The EDGE is hosting a Free Family Swim for South Burlington residents.

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Message from the City Manager on the FY24 Budget

November 17, 2022

In the municipal world, this time of year also means budgeting!  On December 5, 2022 I have the honor of presenting the Leadership Team’s proposed FY24 municipal budget to the City Council. 

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Rotary Ugly Sweater Run!

November 16, 2022

Sunday December 11th - It’s almost that time of the year again!  From dancing snowmen to dangling jingle bells, those once-fashionable-now-outrageous sweaters have made a comeback! The Rotary Club of South Burlington Ugly Sweater Fun Run is back! Once again get together for an event filled with FUN and SMILES.


Winter Parking Ban - December 1 - April 1

November 15, 2022

Midnight to 8:00 AM every day. The ban is in effect, regardless of weather conditions. Tickets and or a tow could result from failure to comply.  

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Bikeshare!  We Need Your Opinion!

November 15, 2022

Help us “get the wheels rolling” on an updated bikeshare service! Complete our 5-minute, anonymous survey by December 9th for a chance to win one of two $50 gift cards 


Seeking a Volunteer to Serve on the City's Planning Commission!

November 15, 2022

The Commission is a seven-member board is responsible for planning for the community’s future. This includes preparing and updating the City’s long range Comprehensive Plan, the City’s Land Development Regulations, and undertaking various studies. 

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Seeking Volunteers for Illuminate Vermont! 

November 15, 2022

Seeking volunteers for Illuminate Vermont!  Sign up now to be part of a brand new winter event in the heart of South Burlington’s new downtown – Illuminate Vermont 

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Winter Maintenance Reminders

November 15, 2022

The Department of Public Works would like to remind all residents of the up coming winter season with a few highlighted  items that  help us all have a safe winter.

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TIF District Public Hearing

November 14, 2022

City Council Public Hearing on TIF District Projects / Town Meeting Ballot

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Hinesburg Road Pump Station Incurs Damage

November 13, 2022
Photo credit - WCAX

Early Sunday morning, November 13, 2022 a vehicle ran into the Hinesburg Road pumpstation causing considerable damage to the building.  

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November 10, 2022

Contractors for the City are conducting preliminary investigations on I-89 and the Exit 14 ramps between 11/14-11/23.  

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November 07, 2022

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, December 5, 2022 at 9:00 PM to consider amendments to the Land Development Regulations. 


Wheeler Dog Park Now Open

November 04, 2022
We are pleased to announce that the Wheeler Dog Park is now open to the public.  

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Fire Chief, Steven Locke, Addresses the Federation of the European Fire Officers

November 04, 2022
The Federation of the European Fire Officers (FEU) is an organization representing 52 countries speaking 24 different languages. The FEU is open to the fire chief or agency head of the fire department.


Election Reminders!

November 03, 2022

* Early Voting ends November 7th at noon.

* Voting at the polls? Please bring your ballot with you.

* Recommend that the last day to mail your ballot in is November 1st.


Annual Spooktacular Glow Walk

November 03, 2022

Our 3rd Annual Glow Walk took place Saturday October 29th.  We saw many fabulous costumes, miles of smiles and heard lots of community members joyfully catching up with one another.  The weather was in our favor too!


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November 02, 2022
Halloween is full of fun family traditions such as eating caramel apples, seeing Halloween decorations, dressing up as your favorite Disney character and carving some pumpkins. 

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Child Care Center Added To New Building at 112 Garden Street

October 25, 2022

A new four-story building, slated to begin construction this winter, will now include a child care facility, according to the site plan issued in late October. 


Fall SBRP Soccer Has Come To An End

October 24, 2022
Over the past 6 weeks, we had our popular youth soccer program with more than 150 families participating. 

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La Quinta Inn - Williston Road Fire

October 24, 2022

2nd Alarm Hotel Fire - Temporarily Displaces Guests

This morning, October 24, 2022 at 12:51 AM South Burlington Public Safety Dispatch received a call from an occupant at La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham South Burlington at 1285 Williston Rd., stating that there was a fire in their quest room. 

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City Center Park Boardwalk Connection Public Meeting

October 23, 2022

The public is invited to an update on the City Center Park Phase II – the boardwalk connection project:
Thursday, November 3, 2022  |  6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
In person:  Auditorium – South Burlington City Hall, 180 Market Street

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BUT WHY Hosts Jane Lindholm & Melody Bodette

October 22, 2022

Co-hosts of the popular kid's program But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids are coming to the South Burlington Public Library on Saturday, November 5th! 

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Erica Quallen Publishes Article on Sustainable Transportation

October 21, 2022

The City of South Burlington's Public Works Deputy Director of Capital Projects Erica Quallen, Publishes Article on Sustainable Transportation

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Warned Public Hearing – November 7th – 7:00PM

October 20, 2022

City Council to Pass Proposed City Ordinance regulating heating systems and service water heating systems in all new construction which includes Residential and Commercial properties.


SoBOO Spooktacular Weekend

October 20, 2022
Our Halloween festivities are coming up, so make sure to mark your calendar for next Friday and Saturday evenings.

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Newly Painted Generator Boxes!

October 20, 2022

The City of South Burlington has two more painted Utility Boxes!

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Taxes Due - Tuesday November 15th

October 17, 2022

City of South Burlington 2nd Tax Installments due Tuesday, November 15,2022

Business Hours: 8:00 - 4:30 PM


SBRP Youth Basketball Registration

October 17, 2022
We are currently taking registrations for Youth Basketball. 

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Fall Used Book Sale!

October 14, 2022

The Friends of the Library are preparing for a Fall Used Book Sale, November 3-5. Prices range from .50c to $2.00 for most items. Join the Friends for a $10 annual fee and attend Thursday night’s Member-Only Preview Night from 5-7 pm (yes, you may join at the door.) 

Current and proposed

Planning Commission to Consider Zoning District Re-Alignments Along Shelburne Road Corridor 10/25

October 14, 2022

The City’s Planning Commission will be holding a public hearing to consider re-aligning the zoning districts along the Shelburne Road corridor at their 10/25 meeting. 

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Water Service Interruption - Vermont National Country Club

October 13, 2022

On Monday, October 17, 2022, at approximately 10:00PM - Interruption will impact all water customers served by the VNCC water pump station 

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South Burlington School Board Listening Sessions

October 12, 2022

The South Burlington School Board invites community members (including children!) to join them for several upcoming listening sessions! 

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Eldredge Cemetery stone Cleaning - Volunteers Needed

October 06, 2022

Saturday, October 15th from 9:00 until approximately 12:00 p.m. the South Burlington sextons will be cleaning headstones at Eldredge Cemetery on Airport Dr.  

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South Burlington Police Work With Detail Works Work Force

October 05, 2022

On Friday September 30th  Chief Burke and Corporal Williamson spent the morning working with Spectrum’s work force development program, Detail Works. 

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Broadband Vote - November 8, 2022

September 28, 2022

On November 8th, five Chittenden County municipalities (Essex, Essex Junction, Shelburne, South Burlington, and Williston) will vote on whether to enter into a Chittenden County Communications Union District (CUD) with one or more municipalities.


Why The Chittenden Solid Waste District Needs A New Recycling Facility

September 28, 2022

Nearly 30 years ago, the Chittenden Solid Waste District (CSWD) built Vermont’s first recycling sorting facility, known as a Materials Recovery Facility (MRF), where “blue-bin” recyclables are sorted.

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City Council and Planning Commission -  Joint Meeting

September 26, 2022

Tuesday, September 27th, 7 pm to discuss the 2024 South Burlington Comprehensive Plan

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Council Received Draft Climate Action Plan

September 24, 2022

The City Council received the Draft Climate Action Plan at their meeting on September 19th. This will be the first ever-Climate Action Plan for the City. 

Proposed Expansion Transfer of Development Rights

City Council to Consider Expanding TDR Program in Zoning

September 24, 2022

The City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, October 17 at 7 pm to consider changes to the Land Development Regulations. 

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SBPD & SBFD Join In Special Olympics Torch Run

September 23, 2022

It was beautiful day for a run, so that’s just what they did!


November 8th Election Day!

September 23, 2022

November 8th is Election Day in South Burlington. We will be running 2 elections and therefore 2 separate ballots.


South Burlington Square Dancing

September 23, 2022

Beginning on Tuesday 9/27 you are encouraged to come join members of the Lake Champlain Squares each Tuesday from 7:00-9:00 pm at FHTMS.

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New Beta Hangar Facility Approved

September 23, 2022

Beta Air this past week received their zoning permit to construct a 24,000 s.f. enclosed hangar

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Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning

September 21, 2022

Do you have a carbon monoxide detector?
Be prepared and understand the effects.

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Save The Date!  Dedication of Market Street Gooses!

September 20, 2022

September 20, 5:00 PM | Dedication for the “Gooses” Park 

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Climate Action Plan - CC Meeting September 19th

September 19, 2022

The City’s first ever Climate Action Plan, in draft form, will be presented to the City Council at their regular meeting on Monday September 19th

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Free Excel Workshop - Thursday September 15th!

September 15, 2022

Are you proficient at Excel? How about efficient? Join us for the first workshop in a series about using Microsoft's popular spreadsheet program! 

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September 14, 2022

The South Burlington Water Department will be shutting water off on Iby Street on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at approximately 9:00AM to replace a damaged fire hydrant.  This water may be off until approximately 2:00PM

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Four Free Little Libraries  - Near You!

September 14, 2022

Have you seen our new "Little Free Library Boxes"?
The South Burlington Rotary donated four Little Free Libraries of which the SB Parks and Rec department have installed at Veterans, Overlook, Baycrest and Farrell Parks. Volunteers have painted them and The Friends of the Library have stocked them. Be sure to stop by and take a book and/or leave a book.

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Drag Queen Story Time!

September 13, 2022

Saturday, Sept 24th - 12:00 -1:00 PM

To honor books that have been banned across the country

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Win An Hour Of Drawing With Jason Chin! 

September 13, 2022
Register NOW for an hour of life drawing with Jason Chin on Saturday, Sept. 17, 10:30 am. 


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Fire Escape Plan - Do You Have One?

September 13, 2022
Make the time and plan today! 

#CanYouGetOut #EscapePlan #FireSafetyTip #GetLowAndGo #GetOutStayOut
#Plan2WaysOut #PracticeYourPlan

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Grandparent Scam Alert!

September 13, 2022

You can help by sharing this message with family, friends and neighbors
The SB Police Department have received multiple “grandparent” scam complaints this summer.  

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Matsuri 2022

September 13, 2022
The Japan-America Society of VT and SBRP present MATSURI 2022 – a Japanese cultural festival of arts, crafts, music and food.

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Notice - Hydrant Flushing

September 12, 2022

The South Burlington Water Department will begin our annual hydrant flushing program on Monday September 12, 2002.  

City Manager Message - UVM Announces Investment In SB

September 12, 2022

Hello South Burlington,

There is a lot going on in your City Center! 

This past week the University of Vermont announced a $22M investment to build housing in City Center.  

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"Make It Safe Initiative"

September 10, 2022

"Make It Safe Initiative" is a pledge by First Responder Leadership to publicly commit to fostering a safe environment for their members to seek psychological support and help

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Join SBFD September 11th  - Overlook Park

September 09, 2022

This year marks the 21st Anniversary of the Terrorist Attack on the U.S. 
“September 11th is Patriot Day and a National Day of Service and Remembrance.


Open Gym Coordinators Needed

September 06, 2022
This Fall/Winter we are looking for support with our Adult Open Gym programs.


Escaping the Summer Heat

September 02, 2022
When thinking of summer activities, one doesn’t often think of ice skating. But wouldn’t it be great to be able to ice skate on a sunny hot day to cool off and have fun?

Dorset Garden Aspen Traffic Alert


September 01, 2022

Work to repave Dorset Street from Garden Street to Aspen Drive in South Burlington will begin on Tuesday 9/6/22 at 7:30 AM.


Players Gather to Cut Ribbon on New Szymanski Courts: It's kind of a Big Dill

August 31, 2022
It was a perfect Monday morning at Szymanski Park as a couple dozen pickleball enthusiasts joined for an official ribbon cutting ceremony for the new courts and some festive and fun inaugural play. 


Summer Camp Recap

August 29, 2022

Summer is a special time of year where kids from around the city have the opportunity to attend creative, engaging camps and to have positive experiences, make new friends and just have fun.  Over 300 families took advantage our 2022 SBRP Summer Camps. 

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Have You Seen Our Newly Painted Boxes?

August 27, 2022
The City has some newly painted boxes and wow do they look great!

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August 26, 2022

Wednesday, August 31, 6:30 PM | City Hall Auditorium, 180 Market Street

The City of South Burlington will hold a public workshop on the East-West Crossing project – a Walk Bike Bridge over I-89 at Exit 14 – on August 31 at 6:30 PM.  


Rec Path Closure Near Stonehedge Rd/Szymanski Park

August 26, 2022
From Monday August 29th until Friday September 9th, a section of recreation path west of Stonehedge Drive will be closed for drainage improvements and path repaving.

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Stormwater Projects Underway

August 26, 2022

Check HERE for information on upcoming and ongoing projects

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Second Alarm Fire Damages Apartment Building

August 25, 2022

On Monday, August 22nd @ approximately 16:18 hours, the South Burlington Communications Center received multiple 911 calls reporting a building fire @ # 42 Airport Rd.

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Fire Chief Steven Locke Meets With Federal Officials

August 25, 2022

This week Fire Chief Steven Locke is attending the International Association of Fire Chief’s annual Fire-Rescue International Conference.  

City Council News

Council Considers Ordinance Regulating Heating and Domestic Water Systems

August 25, 2022

The South Burlington City Council considers an ordinance to regulate heating and domestic water systems in new construction


First Turf Time & Tykes Scramble Event Success

August 25, 2022

This first-ever event was a huge success.  There was a flurry of activity and miles of smiles on this sunny Saturday morning.

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New Curator for the Public Gallery

August 24, 2022

In July, the South Burlington Public Art Committee appointed Jessica Manley to be the new Curator for the Public Gallery at 180 Market Street.  

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Check Out Our New TELESCOPE!

August 24, 2022

As part of our Library of Things, the Library has a brand-new Orion StarBlast Telescope available for checkout! Includes: telescope with front dust covers, eyepiece 

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Thank you, South Burlington Voters!

August 23, 2022

Thanks to everyone who voted in this past August 9th State Primary Election.  This election was different for us in many ways with redistricting and obtaining a new shared district. 

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South Burlington Wastewater Receives National Award!

August 23, 2022

The South Burlington Wastewater Facilities have received the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) Peak Performance Gold Award 2021!  


Generational Smiles

August 22, 2022
The month of August brought a new smiling volunteer to the Senior Center.


Stormwater Project - Set To Begin August 29th

August 22, 2022

Projected to last through Thanksgiving

SBRP Fitness

Getting Exercise With SBRP

August 18, 2022
The South Burlington Recreation Department has teamed up with many different fitness instructors to provide fun and exciting fitness classes for all ages.


Driver's Education Registration is Now Open!

August 15, 2022
We are continuing our longstanding partnership with instructor Paul Dudley of Dudley’s Driving Academy to offer a Fall Driver’s Ed class to help meet the demand for those with a learners permit looking to obtain their license.


Vermont State Track Meet

August 12, 2022
The Vermont Recreation and Parks Association state track meet was held in St Johnsbury on Saturday July 23rd.

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Williston Road Pump Station Has A New Look!

August 11, 2022

Another Beautiful Mural!
The Williston Road Wastewater Pump Station located at 1848 Williston Road, now has a new look!  You could say it looks like a book cover!  


South Burlington Seniors Celebrate Summer!

August 10, 2022
Friday July 29th, the Veterans Memorial Park was humming with the South Burlington Senior Community. They enjoyed their annual Senior Summer BBQ. 

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Climate Action Plan, Community Survey!

August 09, 2022

Your opinion matters!  Deadline August 12, 2022!

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Taxes Due - Monday August 15th

August 09, 2022

IMPORTANT REMINDER: If you pay your Property Taxes through online banking, please verify the mailing address on file has been changed to our new address:

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You are invited!  East-West Crossing Design Workshop | August 31

August 09, 2022

Join the design team on August 31 at 6:30 PM at City Hall, 180 Market Street (open house at 5:30 PM) 

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Stay Cool and Hydrated!

August 09, 2022

Let's keep our neighbors, families and friends safe!


SBRP Track & Field Season a Success!

August 08, 2022
The South Burlington Recreation Track & Field Team had a great season! Coached by Jane Kakalec and Silas O’Brien, with some other awesome volunteers, they were able to teach and coach these 50 young athletes in many different events. From long jump to relay races, these athletes were able to show off their skills and put new skills to test.

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South Burlington Fire Department Seeks Qualified Professionals

August 08, 2022

SBFD employs 32 full time employees and staffs two fire stations responding to approximately 4,300 emergency responses per year. 

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Join the South Burlington School Board!

August 05, 2022

The South Burlington School Board is seeking a candidate to fill a six-month vacancy.

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Planning Commission Public Hearing August 8th – 7:00PM

August 04, 2022

The City’s Planning Commission will be holding a public hearing on Monday, August 8th at 7 pm to consider possible amendments to the City’s Land Development Regulations.

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Early Voting Deadline and New District Information

August 03, 2022

The City Clerk’s office will be closing at noon on Monday, August 8th to prepare for the August 9th election.  All early voting at the Clerk’s office will end at noon on August 8th

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City of South Burlington 1st Tax Installment Is Due Monday, August 15th

August 03, 2022

If payments are made on or before 11:59 PM in our drop box on 08/15/2022 your payment will be considered on time

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Traffic Alert Message From VTRANS

July 28, 2022

Hinesburg Road (VT 116) from Williston Road (US 2) to Old Farm Road

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Fire Extinguisher Safety

July 27, 2022

There are five primary types of fire extinguishers, each designed to put out different kinds of fires. There are also multipurpose fire extinguishers that might be labeled “B-C” or “A-B-C.”  

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Fire Tells A Tail .....

July 26, 2022

“You’ve got to be kitten me!”

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Traffic Alert - Dorset/Cider Mill Dr

July 25, 2022

Starting on August 15, 2022 a private contractor will be working in the City’s Dorset Street right-of-way near the entrance to the Cider Mill neighborhood. 


A Message from the VT Department of Health

July 21, 2022

We received a report of the start of a cyanobacteria (blue green algae) bloom along South Beach Road in South Burlington. 


Shelburne Road Lane Closure

July 20, 2022
Lane Closure at 764 Shelburne Road, 7/28/22 - Traffic Announcement From VTrans 

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Draft Climate Action Plan Ready for Feedback!

July 19, 2022

The very first draft of the City’s Climate Action Plan is out, and we’re looking for feedback!


Maritime Museum Banners on Display at the Library

July 19, 2022

2020 marked an important election anniversary for the United States of America: it marked 100 years since many women won the right to vote. 

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In The Garden Now Showing In The Public Gallery

July 19, 2022

For the remainder of July and August, you can catch the “In the Garden” a multi-artist show in the Gallery at 180 Market Street 

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East-West Crossing (Walk Bike Bridge) – Save the Dates!

July 18, 2022

The East-West Crossing design team for the pedestrian bicycle bridge over I-89 wants you to save the date for upcoming workshops!  

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Let's Go!

July 17, 2022

The skills and agility participants enjoy some time with their trainer Jarell

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SBRP Track and Field Team Finishes With Smiles!

July 16, 2022

Our summer youth Track and Field program wraps up next week; culminating with the State Track Meet at St Johnsbury.  

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2022-2023 Property Tax Bills Have Been Mailed!

July 15, 2022

South Burlington Tax Bills were mailed on 7/15/2022 and should have arrived or will be arriving soon! 

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Hinesburg Pump Station Mural!

July 14, 2022

Katie O’Brien-Barritt Strikes Again!
Sunflowers abound on a new mural painted by volunteers with leadership (and a lot of brushwork) from Katie O’Brien Barritt.  

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Library Celebrating "1" Year Birthday!

July 13, 2022

Join us at the Library on Saturday, July 23rd from 10-2:00PM to celebrate our first birthday in our beautiful new building!

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New Mural in the Library!

July 12, 2022

Have you visited the library lately?  The new mural is located on the 2nd floor in the Loft for teens.  

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Volunteer to Repair Headstones with the Cemetery Committee!

July 01, 2022

On July 9th at 8:00 a.m. - Shelburne Road Cemetery

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Community Survey - Tell Us How to Spend the Money!

June 30, 2022

We want your input on how to spend ARPA funds! Survey Closes August 26th!

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Early Ballots Are Now Available!

June 30, 2022

Early voting has begun! You can vote early by visiting the Clerk’s office Monday through Friday from 8:00 to 4:30 or by requesting an absentee ballot to be mailed to you. 

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Pardon our Appearance!

June 29, 2022

City Hall entrances are open!

After moving into 180 Market Street in July 2021, we are learning about our great new community facility


Mikahely Performs - Free Concert!

June 29, 2022
Join the SB Library for a free concert sponsored by Mascoma Bank
Thursday June 30th - 6:00 PM
180 Market Street  - Auditorium

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Work Starting at Szymanski Courts

June 29, 2022

Site prep for the court renovations at Szymanski park will begin on Wednesday June 29th with the paving to begin on July 5th.



Camp Out In The Park!

June 28, 2022
Saturday June 25th at Veterans Memorial Park was filled with smiles, smores, and tents! We had our annual Great American Camp Out and enjoyed our time being spent with families, in a relaxing camp like atmosphere. 

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Walk Bike Bridge Design is Underway! 

June 28, 2022

The East West Crossing - Over 45 participants joined a bevy of bridge, path, landscaping, and environmental engineers, architects and planners to provide their ideas, thoughts and priorities on June 16 for this TIF District project that will bridge I-89 at Exit 14.  

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Climate Action Plan Update!

June 28, 2022

Keep your eyes peeled in July at City events, including SoBu Nights out, for our hard-working Climate Action Plan Task Force and Energy Committee members! 


Wheeler Dog Park Construction Underway

June 27, 2022
Fencing for the new dog park at Wheeler will be delivered on July 11. Ahead of the delivery, DPW crews have been busy preparing the site and Recreation and Parks staff have been busy getting the sign package and other amenities ready for fabrication. 

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Recycle Your Old Used Batteries

June 26, 2022

CSWD Environmental Depot

The Environmental Depot accepts residential (household) and business hazardous waste for Chittenden County. 

Location: 1011 Airport Parkway, South Burlington, VT 05403


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Recording Studio Ready for Use! 

June 26, 2022

South Burlington Library  - 180 Market Street
Finally, makers of all kinds can look forward to The Studio being open to the public starting on Monday, June 27th

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Oceans of Possibilities - Kicked-off with a bang!

June 25, 2022

Saturday, June 11th at the South Burlington Public Library.   Along with crafts and a visit from storyteller, “Pirate Pete”, readers were able

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Work Starting at Szymanski Courts

June 22, 2022

Site prep for the court renovations at Szymanski park will begin on Wednesday June 29 with the paving to begin on July 5th.  

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Smoke/CO Detector Safety - Is Your Home Protected?

June 14, 2022

What Kind of Smoke/CO Detector Should I have?  How Many?

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Season's Out of Time - Clock Dedication

June 14, 2022

Monday, June 6, the South Burlington Public Art Committee hosted the dedication for Season’s Out of Time, the public art piece commissioned for the South Burlington Public Library and City Hall at 180 Market Street.  

Great American Camp Out

Great American Camp Out - Family Overnight Fun!

June 13, 2022

June 25-26| 5PM - 9AM| Veterans Memorial Park
Registration Not Required

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Acapella Performance  -  SB Senior Center

June 13, 2022

Friday, June 17 | 12-12:30 pm | Senior Center

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Sky Blue Boys Show

June 11, 2022

On Saturday, May 28, The Sky Blue Boys closed out the Friends of the Library Spring Concert Series with a rousing performance of bluegrass, old-time, and traditional songs. 

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East West Crossing: Design Workshop 1

June 10, 2022

You are invited to the first workshop to inform the design of a bicycle pedestrian bridge over I-89 south of Williston Road/US Route 2 (Exit 14)!

When:  Thursday, June 16


Trucks, Trucks, and More Trucks

June 09, 2022
Saturday, June 4th the South Burlington Recreation Department put on their annual Touch-A-Truck event. Touch-A-Truck is designed to have the community interact with trucks and cars that they may not be able to on a regular basis.

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SoBu Nite Out - Summer Series

June 08, 2022

Thursdays in July, August & September | 5-8 pm | Veterans Memorial Park
Mark your Calendars!

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Steven Locke to Serve as Next Fire Chief

June 03, 2022

After more than six years of service to the City of Burlington, Chief Steven Locke has accepted the position of Fire Chief for the City of South Burlington.  South Burlington Fire Chief Terry Francis, after giving 48 years of service to the fire profession, will move to the position of Fire Marshal overseeing construction permitting, inspections and fire prevention.  

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Notice to Taxpayers as of June 2, 2022 Change in appraisal of Real Estate

June 02, 2022

City of South Burlington
180 Market Street
South Burlington, VT 05403


June Senior Calendar

June Senior Center Activities Guide

June 01, 2022

All planned June activities in the Senior Center are listed on its calendar via the link below.

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Attention CDL Drivers - South Burlington School District Needs Your Immediate Help!

May 31, 2022

Bus drivers urgently needed in SBSD! Must have CDL with School Bus endorsement, but we will train the right persons.

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SBRP Girls Lacrosse Season Recap

May 31, 2022
As we start the Month of June and look forward to all the summer events, some folks will be looking forward to lacrosse playoffs! 

Memorial Day

Memorial Day Service at Veteran's Park

May 27, 2022

Thank you to all who participated in and attended our Memorial Service at Veteran’s Memorial Park on Friday, May 27th.


Library Aspire Campaign - YOUR GIFTS MATCHED!!

May 26, 2022

The SB Library Foundation is very close to meeting its Aspire Capital Campaign goal. 

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Memorial Day Ceremony 

May 23, 2022

Veterans Memorial Park  Friday May 27th at 10:00 am
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City Hall Auditorium - 180 Market Street

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Oceans of Possibilities - June 1st - July 29th

May 23, 2022

Discover, play, and learn all summer long with the South Burlington Public Library! 

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O, Let's Go Fly A Kite!

May 23, 2022
If you looked up into the sky on Saturday, May 22nd at Veterans Memorial Park, you would have seen kites flying high!

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New Traffic Signals at the Intersection of Hinesburg Road and Tilley Drive

May 20, 2022

Final work is being completed to allow the new traffic signals at Hinesburg Road and Tilley Drive to be in operation by the end of this month, or in early June. 

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The City of South Burlington Partners with ARNG

May 19, 2022

Looking for Job?  Not sure what’s next? 

On Thursday May 19th City Manager Jessie Baker, Chief of Police Shawn Burke and Army Major General Gregory Knight signed an agreement partnering with ARNG - PaYS program. 

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Amazing Weather for Our 2nd Annual Chalk the Walk Event

May 17, 2022
It was a gorgeous, sunny day to spread some cheer.  We saw miles of smiles and plenty of amazing artwork too.

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Summer Workshops at CSWD

May 16, 2022

Chittenden Solid Waste District is hosting a variety of workshops this summer. 

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Don't Let Your Vehicle Be A Target - Prevention Tips

May 13, 2022

South Burlington Police Department offering Tips on how to Prevent your car being Broken Into or Stolen

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June & July are Peak Months For Grilling Accidents

May 12, 2022

Everyone loves a barbeque.  As Memorial Day weekend approaches kicking off the unofficial start of summer, backyard chefs are dusting off their grills, eager to spring into the long-awaited barbeque season.

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Share Your Ideas For The Regional Walking and Biking Plan

May 11, 2022

The Chittenden County Reginal Planning Commission (CCRPC) is updating the regional walking and biking plan, and we need your help.

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VA Telehealth Now Offered At The Library

May 10, 2022

Starting Monday, May 16, 2022, area Veterans will be able to access Veterans Affairs (VA) Telehealth at the new South Burlington Public Library (SBPL), located at 180 Market St. in South Burlington. 

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Seniors Celebrate Spring!

May 09, 2022
On Saturday, April 30, South Burlington Seniors were invited to celebrate Spring with a catered brunch by Sugarsnap catering.

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City Council Adopts Changes to Land Development Regulations

May 04, 2022

The Council voted unanimously on May 2nd to approve a set of amendments to the City’s Land Development Regulations. These changes include:

English Second Language

SB Library Welcomes ESL Learners

May 03, 2022

The Library is honored to serve people for whom English is a second language. Monthly conversation groups are in place and a new introduction to the library catalog and web page is coming soon!

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Latest on the City's Climate Action Plan

May 02, 2022

The City’s Climate Action Plan Task Force has been working hard this winter to put together the City’s first ever plan to tackle climate change. 

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Library Online Resources

April 30, 2022

Find a list of online resources at our website under Services. Here is some information about three that come to us through support from the VT Department of Libraries.

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A Different Place Altogether – Artist and Illustrator Ross Sheehan

April 29, 2022

Visit the Library this month and enjoy the work of local artist, Ross Sheehan. Ross is an artist, illustrator, and educator investigating themes of psychogeography and 

Poetry Month

National Poetry Month - Wednesday April 27th

April 27, 2022

Wed. April 27, 6:00-8:00 PM: Celebrate National Poetry Month by coming to the library's state-of-the-art auditorium for a screening of the film "Ruth Stone's Vast Library of the Female Mind," the story of 

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Railroad Safety Issues-Operation Lifesaver of Vermont, Inc.

April 27, 2022
The Vermont Agency of Transportation  - Railroad Safety

Greetings. In my capacity as State Coordinator for Operation Lifesaver of Vermont, Inc.(OLVT), a rail safety education organization assisted by VTrans, 


Mural Project - Young Adult Loft

April 26, 2022
Copyright Jules Herrera

Have you checked out the Library Lately?  Work is underway on a Mural in the Young Adult Loft, directly over the new YA books. 

Listen Up

The Listen Up Movie

April 25, 2022

Have you even wondered what is going on in the minds of teenagers? In this recorded musical, Vermont teens will tell you! 

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The City of South Burlington is Seeking Committee and Board Members

April 24, 2022

Application Deadline, Thursday May 26,2022

Looking to make a difference in your community?   

Mary Street

Mary Street Sidewalk Options Meeting

April 23, 2022

Thursday, May 5th, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Mary Street is an important link between Williston Road and Market Street for people on foot. 

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Feeling Safe in Your Home Space

April 22, 2022
The South Burlington Community Justice Center and South Burlington Police Department visited the Senior Center on Wednesday, April 20 to give seniors tips on how to feel safe in their homes.


CSWD  - Earth Day Composter and Green Cone Blowout Sale

April 20, 2022

Saturday April 23rd ONLY -  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

CSWD invites Chittenden County residents to celebrate Earth Day with a great deal on a sturdy Soil Saver backyard compost bin or Green Cone backyard digester at this one-day-only special event. 


Tennis and Pickleball Improvements on the way for Szymanski!

April 20, 2022
As the snow melts and sun begins to shine, it will soon be time for our outdoor net sports to start once more.

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New Voting Districts

April 14, 2022

The city and state have completed their realignment of voting districts based on the 2020 census


New Crosswalk  -  Coming Soon!

April 13, 2022

New Crosswalk at Kennedy Drive/West Twin Oaks Terrace Coming Soon


VT Air National Guard - Night Flights

April 12, 2022
Photo By Senior Master Sgt. Michael Davis

Wednesday, April 13th and Thursday, April 14th

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Green UP Day  - May 7th

April 11, 2022



Always the first Saturday in May, this year Saturday May 7 marks 52 years of proudly continuing Vermont’s unique Green Up Day tradition. 

Fair Housings

Fair Housing Month

April 11, 2022
Each April we celebrate the 1968 passage of the Fair Housing Act to raise awareness about housing discrimination and the positive role that inclusive, affordable housing plays in thriving communities. 

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Artist Ephriam Schwartz - 2nd Floor Library

April 10, 2022
Come visit the Art Wall on the 2nd floor of the Library to view paintings by South Burlington Artist Ephriam Schwartz.

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Fire Damages New Home

April 09, 2022

On Friday April 1st the South Burlington Emergency Dispatch Center received multiple calls from the Highland Terrace neighborhood reporting heavy smoke in the area, related from a truck fire.

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SB Library Displays Hand Made Books

April 08, 2022