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How You Can Honor the ADA

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Hire qualified candidates with disabilities who come to you for job opportunities and learn about the different ways to accommodate workers with disabilities. Ask your town officials to redesign sidewalks to eliminate single step entrances in your town. Remember to make accessibility changes when you do a major renovation of a place the public uses. Make your domestic violence shelter,… Continue Reading How You Can Honor the ADA

The exterior of BHS with grass and a large sign in front of the building.

BHS ReEnvisioning Committee Announces Public Tours for $70 Million Renovation Bond

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On Oct. 4, Burlington High School’s ReEnvisioning Committee held a press conference to announce a new public education committee dedicated to helping voters understand the $70 million plan to rejuvenate BHS. More than 40 community members attended the announcement which also featured prominent community members voicing support for the plan and encouraging the community to tour the facility before Election… Continue Reading BHS ReEnvisioning Committee Announces Public Tours for $70 Million Renovation Bond

The exterior of Red Hen bakery with a large sign and porch.

Red Hen Bakery Excels at Access

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On June 8, the Vermont Center for Independent Living presented an Ally of Accessibility Award at a Middlesex business. The award went to Red Hen Baking Company owners Eliza Cain and Randy George, as well as the former owners of the Red Hen building, Donny and Lise Wexler of Strider Development. Red Hen is not only a bakery and café… Continue Reading Red Hen Bakery Excels at Access