The mayor’s spending plan, which makes possible a 1 cent cut in the non-education tax rate, passed unanimously. But some councilors have taken issue with one revenue source: the extended parking enforcement hours.
SOUTH BURLINGTON — The City Council voted 3-2 earlier this week to file an amicus, or friend of the court, brief in a lawsuit seeking to block the arrival of F-35 fighter jets at Burlington International Airport until the U.S. Air Force completes environmental reviews that the plaintiffs argue were not done properly. South Burlington […]
Amber Dennis was ordered held without bail while awaiting an evidentiary hearing. Four others were arrested in California and are on their way back to Vermont to be arraigned, according to the state’s attorney’s office.
Amber Dennis, 29, was arrested Monday for allegedly participating in the assault that led to Amos Beede’s death.
The prosecution dropped two felony counts alleging the Franklin County senator sexually assaulted a young woman who worked for him. He still faces a second trial involving a different accuser.
Sen. Norm McAllister’s accuser graphically described instances of alleged sexual assault Wednesday on the first day of his felony trial. The defense began hammering at inconsistencies in the accounts she has given.
McAllister faces two felony counts that he sexually assaulted his former Statehouse intern while she was working as a farmhand on his Highgate property.
Leaders of Vermont’s LGBTQ community, faith leaders and politicians addressed a crowd that Burlington Police estimated was close to 2,000 from the steps of City Hall, during a vigil organized by the Pride Center of Vermont.
The agreement spotlights the effort to develop a statewide model policy for bias-free policing, which is proving contentious with the removal of some elements from an earlier draft.
They include a ban on using the word “victim” to refer to the young woman who says the suspended state senator sexually assaulted her repeatedly.
A settlement allowed the family to stay in their home but contained a notification provision that was supposed to give them time to leave and stay elsewhere while construction is completed.
BURLINGTON — Police are warning of a phone scam where callers seek to convince people their loved ones are being held hostage and will be killed if the victim doesn’t pay the scammers. Burlington police began investigating after being contacted by a 23-year-old Milton woman who reported Monday that she received a call telling her […]
BURLINGTON — After a “careful investigation into the First Amendment and other legal considerations,” Mayor Miro Weinberger said the city will not take Donald Trump to court to try to hold him liable for costs incurred during his January rally at the Flynn Center. “That said, Mr. Trump’s failure to cooperate with local law enforcement […]
BURLINGTON — A teenager accidentally set off a pipe bomb inside a car Wednesday while the vehicle was exiting I-189 in the city’s South End, injuring his hand and leg but not the driver or another passenger, police said. The driver, a 17-year-old female, was able to pull off Shelburne Road into a shopping plaza […]