"I just turned 70 years of age and I remember what it was like for women of my generation growing up in America". Click here to read the full commentary at VTDigger.com.
This commentary is by Melinda Moulton, of Huntington, who is a board member of the ACLU Vermont and the CEO of Main Street Landing in Burlington. Click here to read at VTDigger.org!
MANDATORY HEALTH & SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL OPERATIONS AT MAIN STREET LANDING
- You must wear a mask over your nose and mouth at all times around other people inside or outside at Main Street Landing.
- You cannot come on to our property if you are sick or symptomatic: fever, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pa... (click here to read more).
Sarah Asch, VTDigger
BURLINGTON — Amtrak trains will be stored and serviced overnight in a rail yard south of the busy downtown waterfront under a state Agency of Transportation plan. Click here to read the entire article at VTDigger.com
Molly Walsh, Seven Days
A controversial plan to park Amtrak passenger trains overnight in a busy section of Burlington's waterfront has been derailed. Click here to read the entire article at SevenDaysVT.com.
C.B. Hall, Vermont Business Magazine
The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) announced in a March 12 press release that the Amtrak train that will begin serving Burlington in late 2021 will be kept overnight at the Vermont Rail System (VRS) railyard .... Click here to read the entire article at VermontBiz.com.
As you are likely already aware, on March 7th 2020, Vermont reported its first case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The disease is not currently widespread throughout the state, but is estimated to peak in Vermont in the next few weeks. At this time, preparation continues to be the recommended priority for our state. While news about the COVID-19 can be unsettling Main Street Landing is commited to prioritizing the health and safety of our staff, tenants, and community throughout the developing situation. We have updated and reinforced cleaning and sanitary procedures to follow CDC recommendations, as well as reinforcing good personal hygeine practices. Main Street Landing is monitoring the situation closely, and will update our tenants as new information becomes available.
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by C.B. Hall, Vermont Business Magazine
"The statutory Vermont Rail Advisory Council (VRAC) voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday night in Barre in favor of a site near Burlington's McNeil Generating Station as the best place for overnight storage of the Amtrak train that is scheduled to begin serving the Queen City in late 2021". Click to read …
By Calvin Cutler, WCAX
"Bringing passenger rail back to Burlington-- we've told you it's in the works. But there is been an ongoing dispute about where to put the trains". Read the full story from WCAX here.