‘Tragic irony:’ Burlington shooting victims’ family members say they’re shocked by violence so far from the Middle East
“Kinnan grew up in the West Bank, and we always thought that that could be more of a risk, in terms of his safety, and sending him here would be the right decision,” said Radi Tamimi, Kinnan Abdalhamid’s uncle. “We feel somehow betrayed in that decision.”
Amid record overdoses, the city is trying to step up its efforts to address the problem, but barriers remain.
“She had helping other people on the top of her mind,” said a friend of 61-year-old Deirdre Baker, who endured a decade of surgeries before perishing in a weekend blaze.
Washington and Lamoille counties were among the hardest-hit by the storm, with each receiving an average of 8.3 inches of snowfall, according to data provided by the National Weather Service.
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“I used to think that heroin and prescription opioids was a major tragedy. We had no idea what was in store for us. Now we see,” said Ed Baker, a social worker.
Squier was best known in Vermont as the owner of WDEV Radio, the Waterbury-based network, and founder of Thunder Road Speedbowl, the Barre race track. He was the first journalist inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
A Canadian tribe maintains that Vermont’s groups are not Indigenous and, instead, are appropriating their identity and culture. Research from leading scholars supports Odanak First Nation’s assertion, though the Vermont groups dispute it.
The group’s numbers have expanded to 150 women. “I was all by myself for 30 years, fly fishing,” one co-founder said. No longer.
The plans call for construction of 124 homes in buildings ranging from single-family to 12-unit multi-family buildings on 29 acres.
The Vermont-schooled Olympian, nursing a recent bone bruise, nonetheless scored two weekend podium wins before crowds of nearly 20,000 people at the ski racing circuit’s lone U.S. stop for women.
The number of people who attended the Nov. 16 special meeting nearly mirrors Town Meeting Day attendance this past March. By contrast, in 2021, the first year the town conducted its business by ballot, 270 people voted.
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What is transpiring today did not begin with Hamas, Hezbollah, Syria, or even Iran. Without going too far back into history, it started several hundred years ago.
The simple solution is just to ban the use of wake boats outright on all inland lakes — that is, other than Champlain and Memphremagog.
Together, with empathy and concern, we can redefine health care in Vermont, ensuring that no patient is left behind, and that each Vermonter receives the care they deserve.
“Wealth taxes” are meant to moderate our dragon-like tendency to hoard excess wealth and create idle oligarchs who threaten democracy. I understand the impulse, but the wealthy have long since…
This would mean a jump from 287 to 373 spaces, all of which would be included in the resort’s policy of requiring its non-carpooling skiers and riders to pay for parking on weekends and holidays.
This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “A wintry reflection” by Riley Bernatchy, 15, of Cambridge. Artwork is “Frosted Forest” by Katherine Moran, 18, of Bristol.
Flood donations have been scattered across at least 100 Vermont groups, enabling locals to work closely with people in need on the ground. But some say the process has also led to disparities between well-off communities and less privileged ones.