As school principals crack down on sexist and racist comments at high school games, a black Winooski soccer player is looking at possible assault charges for head-butting an Enosburg player. It’s all in today’s Water Cooler.
The Scott administration’s decision to extend homeless hotel funding through Dec. 31 isn’t good enough for some advocates.
Water Cooler: ACLU calls Burlington evictions ‘cruel’ / Sanders attacks Manchin in hometown paper / getting the lead out in Bennington costs $11 mil / cops down, crime up in Burlington
The Burlington City Council has – at last – recognized that defunding police seems to lead to more crime. Imagine that. The city’s businesses have known this all along…..
Halftime at the BHS homecoming game featured young men and women dressed in clothing of the opposite sex.
Water Cooler: 40% TSA workers unvaxxed as deadline looms / Shumlin admin can’t testify about Kingdom Con / Burlington man gets life for torture videos
As federal vax-or-else date approaches, 40% of the TSA is unvaccinated. Expect a flight delay.
Water Cooler: Violence in elementary school classes / Heating cost to rise sharply / no freeze on Mt. Mansfield yet
Violence and fear are disrupting classes in a Vermont elementary school.
Water Cooler: Drag Queen ball at football game / Hospital plan to speed patient care / State to own Colchester Causeway, again
A drag queen ball has been scheduled at a Burlington High School football game. And other headlines from Vermont media.
Water Cooler: OD corpse found in Burlington parking garage stairwell / empty grocery shelves / another game stopped/ crossbow, car chase, crash
OD in parking garage. Crossbow used in car chase. These and more headlines from a busy weekend.
Water Cooler: Essex principal resigns / ‘Urban park ranger’ program for Burlington / Wind developer Blittersdorf gets earful from public / unvaxxed woman denied kidney transplant
“I live on Whipple Hollow. Grandpa’s Knob is right behind me, so I will have all of your ill-effects, and I do say, ill-effects,” said Pam Sokol.
Big shortage in addiction counselors. Hunting the Wild Fungal Chicken. Mall shooter to be tried as adult.