Burlington compost facility delays closure

Burlington’s nonprofit Intervale Center is keeping open for another week its composting facility near the Winooski River. The Center hopes the extra time will enable officials to reach an agreement that would turn the operation over to the Chittenden Solid Waste District.

Police make arrest in Intervale barn fire

Police in Burlington have arrested a 33-year-old Massachusetts man in connection with a fire that destroyed a 130-year-old barn at the Intervale Center. Police charged Edward T. Westley with setting the fire, which is estimated to have caused more than $100,000 worth of damage.