Several dozen students marched across the UVM campus Wednesday to raise awareness of campus sexual assault. They carried mattresses, and paused for five minutes of silence in honor of assault survivors.
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Planned Parenthood of Northern New England Tuesday applauded the Burlington City Council for strengthening the city’s buffer zone ordinance, but said the new version “only slightly mitigates the problem.” The city had to rework the ordinance, which is meant to protect patients from harassment outside reproductive health centers, after the U.S. Supreme Court in June […]
Bram Kranichfeld will depart as executive director of the State’s Attorneys and Sheriff’s Association at the end of the year. Kranichfeld in January will return to the Chittenden County State’s Attorney’s Office as chief administrative deputy, he said this week in an email to staff. Kranichfeld was a deputy prosecutor in Chittenden County for six […]
Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-VT, Thursday announced that five Vermont organizations have been awarded more than $5 million total in federal grants to support victims of crime. The money from the U.S. Department of Justice includes seven grants from the Office of Violence Against Women totaling $3.6 million plus another $1.6 million in grants from the […]