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Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger tests positive for COVID-19

BURLINGTON, Vt. — Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger has tested positive for COVID-19. Weinberger's office confirmed that the mayor tested positive using an at-home test on Wednesday while he and his family were on vacation in Italy. He is currently experiencing mild and improving symptoms, his office says. Weinberger is...
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Newsmaker Interview: Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger earlier this month outlined his goals for the next year in his State of the City address, including public safety, homelessness, and economic recovery from the pandemic. The mayor, who has been at loggerheads with Progressives on the City Council over the...

Mayor Miro Weinberger on homelessness and policing in Burlington

Broadcast live on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m. Have questions, comments or tips? Send us a message or tweet us @vermontedition. Connor Cyrus joined VPR as host and senior producer in March 2021. Formerly a reporter at WJAR in Providence, Rhode Island, he's passionate about journalism’s ability to shed light on complex or difficult topics, as well as giving voice to underrepresented communities.

Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger Discusses City Issues

The largest city in Vermont is facing a number of issues including a recalcitrant airport manager and controversy over policing. Last week, Mayor Miro Weinberger, a Democrat, asked Burlington International Airport Manager Gene Richards to resign after an independent report found he had misused city property and mistreated colleagues. Richards refused. Mayor Weinberger has called a special session of the City Council on September 9th to rescind Richards’ appointment, effectively firing him.