? Road Closures + High School And Technical School Proposal

Hey, people of Burlington! Danielle Fallon here with your brand-new copy of the Burlington Daily.

First, today’s weather:

Mostly cloudy. High: 42 Low: 34.

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Here are the top three stories today in Burlington:

  1. The University of Vermont Medical Center is building staff housing to solve its severe workforce shortage. The housing will cost roughly $15 million and the medical center is investing $2.8 million towards the construction. According to the center’s vice president, the housing is expected to be completed within one year. (WCAX)
  2. Starting today, Locust Street will be closed between Caroline and Shelburne Streets. Traffic will be reduced to one lane on Shelburne Street. There will be flaggers on Shelburne to assist travelers’ navigation through the construction zones. The closures and lane reduction are for waterline work that will begin at 9:00 a.m. (Vermont Biz)
  3. The Burlington School Board was presented with conceptual designs and price estimates for the creation of a new high school and technical center. According to a trio of architectural firms, costs are estimated to be between $161 million and $207 million. The school is expected to handle an enrollment of 1,150 students. (WAMC)

Today in Burlington:

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  • Brattleboro Area Rug Social At Green Mountain Rug Hooking Guild (11:00 AM)
  • Animal Demo At Echo Leahy Center for Lake Champlain (11:00 AM)
  • Burke Hollow Rug Room At Green Mountain Rug Hooking Guild (5:30 PM)

From my notebook:

  • Jane Berry, a veteran United Way Foster Grandparent program volunteer, speaks about her experiences with the program. Click to hear her story. (Facebook)
  • Lilliputian has a new forever home. Click to read the full story from the Humane Society of Chittenden County about how this adorable cat found her new family. (Facebook)
  • Did you know that Chittenden County has a program to recycle plastic bags? Join the Chittenden Solid Waste District for a special presentation about the program. (Twitter)

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About me: Danielle Fallon is a writer who loves using her creativity to fuel her passion for communication. She is an employee of content creation agency Lightning Media Partners and assists Patch.com with community newsletter curation. Danielle also holds a Master’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and works part-time as a pediatric speech therapist.

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