Von Simmonds, of Burlington, was arraigned on charges of second degree murder in court on Friday morning. Police say he stabbed and killed Abubakar Sharrif, also of Burlington.
Brian Pine, director of the city’s Community and Economic Development Office, said a selection committee is reviewing three proposals and will likely make a recommendation to the City Council in January.
The Democrat will represent Burlington’s East District following a special election on Tuesday. The election also marked the return of ranked choice voting in the city.
After debating the issue for most of the year, the council approved a map that lays out the configuration of the city’s wards. Voters would need to sign off on the plan on Town Meeting Day for it to take effect.
Joe Handy, of the Sisters and Brothers Investment Group, said he didn’t know if the church would be demolished. “We’re going through that right now,” he said.
Seifer, who died on Tuesday, worked in the city’s Community and Economic Development Office from 1983 to 2011. Friends and colleagues said he built the foundation for sustainable community development.
Gordon St. Hilaire was in Chittenden County court Thursday to face charges that he vandalized an ex-girlfriend’s vehicle on multiple occasions beginning in October.
Gordon St. Hilaire is due to appear in court on Thursday to face charges that he stalked his ex-girlfriend and vandalized her vehicle. He is also alleged to have asked a Williston police officer to look up the license plate of a man he thought was seeing his ex.
East District residents will vote on Dec. 6 to fill the seat vacated by Jack Hanson. The three candidates vying for the role have sought to draw distinctions based on their own housing experiences.
Jim Lockridge, the director of a Vermont music nonprofit, has leveraged his role in the city’s arts scene into a vocal campaign to preserve the historic building.