If McAllister is allowed to withdraw his plea, he will once again face the more serious charge of sexual assault, which carries a possible life sentence.
They want a bargaining unit separate from other support workers, as well as a base wage of $15 an hour and a limit on the number of patients they’re responsible for during a shift.
The experiment has been described as a route toward greater legitimacy for the industry.
Residents eligible to have their homes purchased because of the effect of airport noise begged the council not to take any action that could scuttle those deals.
Council President Jane Knodell wants to ask residents in March to support urging the Vermont Legislature to increase the hourly wage rate to $15.
BURLINGTON — City police are warning residents that catalytic converters are being stolen off cars, primarily Toyotas and Hondas, sometimes from crowded parking lots and during daylight. The Police Department said Thursday that it’s investigating a series of catalytic converter thefts between Jan. 2 and Monday from multiple cars in Burlington and the surrounding areas. […]
BURLINGTON — Mayor Miro Weinberger announced his pick for director of the Fletcher Free Library on Thursday. Mary Danko brings 14 years of library experience, most recently with the Abbott Library in Sunapee, New Hampshire. “The Fletcher Free Library is experiencing an exciting period of capital investment, programmatic expansion, and growing public use and enjoyment,” […]
Channel 5 also says the ex-state senator talked about possibly firing his legal team. He pleaded no contest to three charges Tuesday, just before his second sexual assault trial.
The property tax rate increase will be 5.25 percent if voters approve the budget. The median home owner would pay an additional $210 per year.
The former state senator agreed to plead no contest to two counts of prohibited acts and one count of lewd and lascivious conduct.
The defense will challenge the credibility of his accuser, according to court filings, as his attorneys did in an earlier trial that ended with those charges dropped.
The Washington Post said it received bad information from anonymous authorities who leaked to them “without having all the facts.”
While the state is investigating complaints against the drug treatment facility in Underhill received in December, the closing was a decision between Maple Leaf’s administration and state officials because of staffing issues.
BURLINGTON — An autopsy has confirmed that 22-year-old Nicholas Cusson-Ducharme, who died Saturday, was killed by injuries consistent with falling from the Blue Bridge, which connects Burlington and Winooski, police say. Cusson-Ducharme’s body was discovered at the bridge by a “concerned acquaintance,” according to police. He was out with friends in downtown Burlington on Saturday […]