Protesters injure Middlebury professor escorting controversial speaker

A Middlebury College spokesperson says the protesters who caused Allison Stangar’s neck injury were not students at the college. VIDEO

Middlebury College students block controversial speaker

Author Charles Murray stood silently on stage, apparently dumbfounded, for nearly 30 minutes until he was moved to another room for a live stream presentation of his remarks. As the large screen on stage projected Murray’s image, his voice was drowned out by protestors chanting, pulling fire alarms, and unplugging electronic devices.

Town meeting preview: Essex Town and Essex Junction

A challenger hopes to knock off one of two Selectboard members up for re-election as the town continues to consolidate services with the village of Essex Junction.

Town meeting preview: Shelburne

Two Selectboard members face challengers, as does the town clerk. One issue facing the board is the railroad’s controversial salt storage facility.

Town meeting preview: South Burlington

Airport noise mitigation programs and the dispute over dropping the high school’s team nickname are factors in races for the City Council and school board.

FAA offers few solutions for F-35 noise mitigation in South Burlington

The odds of the FAA funding a sound wall are slim. In order to be effective, a wall would need to be up to 60 feet tall.

City Market celebrates expansion to Burlington’s South End

The new location should take some pressure off the downtown store, which the general manager says has exceeded its capacity since opening 15 years ago.

Burlington City Council cracks down on lighting up in public parks

BURLINGTON — In a unanimous vote Monday night, city councilors adopted an ordinance that further restricts tobacco use in city parks. The original ordinance aimed to prohibit smoking in all parks, but was referred to the Parks, Arts and Culture Commission for amendment. The new provision bans lighting up in neighborhood parks and along city […]

Burlington weighs further community role in police oversight

A resolution envisioned a task force with members from communities “that don’t have a good relationship with police.” But the council sent it back for revisions after city leaders objected.

Faculty push for stronger statement from UVM president on Trump Muslim ban

The union is urging the UVM administration “to be diligent about protecting our students’ privacy and their personal records, including their immigration status, from external intrusion to the full extent possible according to the law.”

Vermont lawyers urge immigrants to take precautions

Anyone traveling should make sure someone in the U.S. has their flight information so if something goes wrong friends or family can contact a lawyer immediately.

Burlington telecom gears up for sale of city-owned fiber optic system

Lauren-Glenn Davitian, who heads CCTV, suggested the city be offered first right of refusal.

Homeowners get relief from covenant preventing sale to airport

The unanimous vote by the South Burlington City Council came as officials said they continue to seek alternatives to home buyouts for the sake of noise mitigation.

Councilors, community clash over call to halt home buyouts

“If we don’t sell to the airport, who will buy it?” asked one homeowner prior to the council’s vote on a resolution seeking to end the program.