Burlington, Honfleur rekindle historic ties with Friendship Agreement

July 16, 2013

  Members of Honfleur delegation pose with Vermont officials and Burlington sister-city committee. From left to right: Christine Mas, Lisa Schamberg, Lise Verroneau, Honfleur MR. Michel Lamarre and wife Corinne Lamarre, VT Sen. Patrick Leahy and wife Marcelle Leahy-Pomerleau, Burlington MR. Miro Weinberger, Ernie Pomerleau, CG. Fabien Fieschi, Dana vanderHeyden, Doreen Craft and Richard Gliech…. Read more »

Burlington, VT adopts “French-friendly” resolution

August 16, 2011

Burlington, Vermont city council unanimously voted this month to adopt a non-binding resolution encouraging the city’s hospitality and retail businesses to incorporate more French into signage and daily operations. This resolution aims to increase Burlington’s accessibility for francophone tourists, many of whom travel from neighboring Québec. Canadian tourists account for more than 18% of visits… Read more »