Burke Votes on RV Parking

rv votingBURKE - Burke residents are voting today on a hot topic that is months in the making, the parking of RV's on campsites and other private property. Mike Mathers, Burke property owner, had proposed to allow recreational use campgrounds in East and West Burke Villages.

Read more: Burke Votes on RV Parking

East Burke Bridge Construction

Burke BridgeBURKE - A construction project that begins this week in East Burke will have major impacts on anyone driving through the area. Vermont Agency of Transportation crews will be replacing the single-span bridge over the Dish Mill Brook on Route 114.

Read more: East Burke Bridge Construction

Maintaining the Kingdom Trails

kingdom trails maintenanceBURKE - With summer almost here, that means biking and hiking trails will be opening up shortly. But in the meantime, Kingdom Trails still has a lot of maintenance work that needs to be done on their trails.

Read more: Maintaining the Kingdom Trails

A Hot Spot during Chilly Weather

NordicTrails2BURKE- While the weather remains chilly and many Vermont residents are questioning when the spring weather will arrive, Kingdom Trails continues to be a hot spot for residents who enjoy outdoor activities.  Utilizing the Lyndonville and Burke area trails for different sports depends on the weather conditions. 

Read more: A Hot Spot during Chilly Weather

Chairlift Evacuation at QBurke

chairliftevacBURKE -   The Mid Burke Express chairlift is running after Qburke Mountain Resort had an emergency evacuation of the lift on Saturday.


Read more: Chairlift Evacuation at QBurke

Q Burke Hotel Eyes December Open

burkehotelBURKE- Q Burke Mountain is working towards adding a new piece to their ensemble; a new hotel.  Although a year behind schedule, the final deadline has been set and the hotel is expected to be completed by December of 2015.

Read more: Q Burke Hotel Eyes December Open

Renovations Heading to Burke

Burke Bridge BURKE - After a harsh winter, Burke's roads are in need of renovations. From the interstate to the streets, Burke will be keeping V-Trans busy during the next couple of months. The bridge heading northbound of I-91 is one section that was hit hard by this season's freezing temperatures. 

Read more: Renovations Heading to Burke

Burke School Spends to Save

Boiler ThumbBURKE - The Burke Town School has saved money, and it wasn’t cheap. After three years of planning and spending $450,000 to upgrade to their heating system, the school is finally reaping the benefits.

Read more: Burke School Spends to Save

Where to Move the RV's?

rv burkeBURKE- The Burke Select Board will have to have an upcoming meeting to decide on what to do with Recreational Vehicles in the East and West Villages. Currently, there are no campgrounds in the villages because the town decided it was not equipped to have such areas.

Read more: Where to Move the RV's?

Jamming for Fun(d)

acoustic jamWEST BURKE - With all proceeds going to charity, West Burke was the place to be on this Valentine's Day weekend. It might have been frigid and the temperatures were blistering but at the senior meal, the dance floor was certainly heating up.

Read more: Jamming for Fun(d)

One Found Dead at QBurke

q burke logoEAST BURKE - A 27-year-old St. Johnsbury woman was found dead by ski patrol on QBurke Mountain early Friday evening.

 

 

Read more: One Found Dead at QBurke

A New Restaurant Preps for Opening Day

burke publick houseBURKE - The community is familiar with the Pub Outback and its recent closure. Now, the Burke Publick House has moved in, with plans to open on the 22nd  of this month. The owner, Curt Cuccia, and his workers are trying their best to get ready for the opening day.

Read more: A New Restaurant Preps for Opening Day

Spaghetti For All

spaghetti finalBURKE- The coldest weather of the season is upon us here in the Northeast Kingdom. In an effort to stay warm and help out during the winter season, the Burke community came together to put on a Spaghetti Supper.

Read more: Spaghetti For All

Making Business Better

thumbnailtemplate copyBURKE- Small business owners and those with new business ideas came out to Juniper's last night with a want to learn how to make their business more succesful.

 

Read more: Making Business Better

Burke Bridge Being Replaced

 

bridge workEAST BURKE - Commuters trying to get to Burke Mountain may have to take a long detour this upcoming April.

Read more: Burke Bridge Being Replaced

Season Preparations

mountainprepBURKE VT- Burke is once again peparing their slopes for winter. The decrease in temperature and the increase in percipitation has finally dawned on the mountain.

 

Read more: Season Preparations

Burke Ski Swap

skswapthumbBURKE VT- It is almost that time of year again, when snow flakes fall and everyone hits the trails. To prepare folks for the winter season Burke put on it’s annual ski swap over the weekend.

Read more: Burke Ski Swap

Biking Season Comes To An End

KTCloseBURKE VT-Kingdom Trails mountain biking season has came to it’s successful conclusion this past weekend.

Read more: Biking Season Comes To An End

Acoustic Jams

AcusticJam.jpgBURKE - Many great causes happening around the Northeast Kingdom this weekend and this one was no different. Musicians and music lovers came together in West Burke for a little music and dancing.  

Read more: Acoustic Jams

Circumburke

circumburke finalBurke- The Conservation Collaboratives, Kingdom Trails, and the Burke Area Chamber of Commerce put on an event known as Circumburke this past Saturday.  

Read more: Circumburke

Burke's Winter Season Pass Deal

burke sate

Burke – Burke Mountain, one of the most popular winter skiing resorts in the Northeastern Kingdom, has started selling its 2014-2015 winter pass. This is the first year that Burke tried to sell the season pass by quantity than by date.

Read more: Burke's Winter Season Pass Deal

Triple Crown Race Finishes at QBurke

ENDUROBURKE- Q-Burke Mountain hosted the final race of the Kingdom Enduro this past weekend. The race was the third in the Triple Crown Series.

 

Read more: Triple Crown Race Finishes at QBurke

Fall Foliage Festival

FFFBURKE VT- This weekend, Burke celebrated it’s twenty seventh Fall Foliage Festival.

 Visitors from near and far came to enjoy Burke’s biggest festival, and with the scenic fall views and the summer like weather, no one was left disappointed.

Read more: Fall Foliage Festival

Burke Hosts Fall Weekend

fall foliageEAST BURKE- Foliage is in its peak in East Burke, just in time for the annual Fall Foliage Festival.  Burke is hoping for a busy weekend, President of the Burke area Chamber of Commerce, Tim Tierney, estimates that around 4,500 people will attend the festival in the small town.

Read more: Burke Hosts Fall Weekend

Q Burke Hotel Shaping Up

q burkeBURKE - Construction has been moving quickly for the Q Burke Resort, and is even ahead of schedule, after breaking ground at the site this summer. PeakCM President, Jerry Davis, says that they are in the first phase of the EB-5 Project, which consists of four different projects. 

Read more: Q Burke Hotel Shaping Up