Consultants say PCB remediation would likely be required for any construction at Memorial Auditorium due to the age of the building.
Police have labeled Craig Yandow as a “high risk” sex offender because he refused to undergo treatment for his behaviors and, because he served the full sentence, will not be monitored by the parole system.
The program is expected to ease a burden on police, but that’s not the rangers’ original goal. The city says the rangers will help educate residents about park rules.
The city faced a string of cases this summer that involved violent reoffenders. Criminal justice leaders say mental health services and criminal statutes need updating to protect the public and ensure these individuals get the interventions they need.
Charlie Kirk, founder of Turning Point USA, is coming to Burlington in late October to talk about his misgivings with critical race theory.
The assessment says Burlington needs between 72 and 75 active officers, with a headcount cap between 77 and 80. That does not include the eight officers stationed at Burlington International Airport, who the report says should not be included in the overall force.
The man allegedly behind the vandalism was arrested Tuesday afternoon and arraigned in court Wednesday morning. It’s unclear if Mayor Miro Weinberger’s car was targeted.
The Burlington Police Department is seeing a rise in mental health-related calls. The citizen oversight Police Commission asked the City Council and the mayor to convene a summit to come up with a solution.
The plan would give $10,000 bonuses to current officers and $15,000 to new recruits in an effort to keep them from leaving the force and to beef up the Burlington Police Department’s ranks.
The veteran Vermont reporter told the paper Wednesday he would put down his pen.