Burlington, Essex charter changes and Abenaki property tax exemption among bills signed into law by Gov. Phil Scott this week.
Burlington leaders agree on short term rentals, create homeless pod ‘community’
The Homeless Pods are coming to Burlington – up to 30 climate-controlled shelters, on Elmwood Avenue.
Keelan: Burlington’s Hole in the Ground
Lack of an adequate policing, a gaping hole in the city, and vacating retailers have dulled the luster of Vermont’s Queen City.
Burlington racial equity director leaves
The city’s first Director of Racial Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging has resigned. A friend says she sometimes didn’t feel welcome.
Burlington, Brattleboro swift to impose municipal mask mandate
Burlington’s proposed mask mandate exempts churches. Brattleboro’s approved ordinance doesn’t.
Road rage: Honked-at woman points gun at adults and baby, police say
First she cut off a car on Burlington traffic. When the annoyed driver honked, Grace Ross of Williston pointed a handgun at the car and its occupants.
U.S. Secretary of Education to visit Burlington elementary school vax clinic today
The U.S. Secretary of Education will visit elementary school vaccination clinics in Burlington today.
Prostitution decrim perpetuates victimization, opponents say
Sex trafficking is inherently dangerous and cannot be made safe by either regulated legalization or decriminalization – as the evidence shows where both have been tried, Maggie Kerrin of NEASE told Burlington City Councilors October 25.
Weinberger justifies racial preference
As Gov. Phil Scott faces pushback in Vermont and nationally for a vaccination program prioritizing BIPOC Vermonters, Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger last night rejected the idea that “government should not bias any class or grouping of residents over others.”
Licata: In Burlington, the authoritarian children are in charge now
The children are largely in charge now – including Max and his band of comrades – with their cancerous form of postmodern, deconstructive, illiberal and authoritarian Social Justice Theory.