The executive director of the organization that supports LGBTQ+ youth said he’s trying to lead it through growth “at the speed that young people need us.”
Author: Patrick Crowley
Miro Weinberger to make 2nd attempt at appointing Jon Murad as Burlington police chief
The Burlington mayor announced Thursday he will propose Acting Chief Jon Murad for the permanent chief’s role at the City Council’s next meeting. Murad was previously voted down in February 2022.
Green Mountain school board stands by ‘Chieftains’ name, drawing resignations
After months of back-and-forth, the Green Mountain Unified School District voted on Thursday to keep the name as its high school’s moniker. The vote led to the resignations of the superintendent and two board members.
Federal judge rules in favor of Burlington in Champlain Parkway lawsuit
A legal challenge to the project was filed in U.S. District Court in 2019. The judge granted a motion for summary judgment in favor of the federal government, which was defending the project.
Molly Gray will lead Vermont Afghan Alliance
The former lieutenant governor was hired as executive director of the Burlington-based nonprofit, the organization announced on Tuesday.
‘A storm coming’: Burlington City Council braces for the end of hotel voucher programs
The council passed a resolution at its meeting on Monday night that calls on the city to explore ways to respond to an expected increase in homelessness after the expiration of pandemic-era state programs to house people through hotel and motel vouchers.
2nd suspect in Burlington apartment shooting arrested
Fortune Smith, 22, was arrested in North Carolina in connection with a downtown Burlington shooting on April 29, police said. The suspect’s brother, Tyrin Smith, was arrested and charged last week.
CityPlace tweaks plans to remove restaurant space, add housing
The ownership team members behind CityPlace said they will ask the city to approve revised plans that remove some restaurant space in favor of housing.
Man arrested for firing gun during fight in Burlington’s City Hall Park
William Carriero, 33, of Waitsfield, was arrested after Burlington police said shots were fired during a fight in downtown Burlington on Thursday morning.
Senate advances Burlington’s election-related charter changes
Four changes in the city charter that involve voting issues cleared a hurdle in the Senate on Wednesday, paving the way for final passage.