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No luck yet as Burlington pushes colleges to pay more

The City Council has approved a one-year extension of the University of Vermont's payment in lieu of taxes at its current level of $1.3 million.

 

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Alleged Church Street killer going to hospital instead of trial

Louis Fortier
Forensic psychiatrists concluded that Louis Fortier is not competent to stand trial and likely has schizophrenia. He will receive treatment and could be tried if he recovers.

 

Sanders lawyered up in federal probe of Burlington College

Burlington College President Jane O’Meara Sanders. Photo courtesy of Burlington College.
Former school officials say they have been contacted by attorneys representing Jane Sanders, who as college president orchestrated the land deal that was blamed for sinking the school.

 

The Deeper Dig: An epidemic evolves

Powdered Fentanyl
This week's podcast explores a recent initiative to help high-risk individuals and looks at the effects of the rise of fentanyl.

 

Neighborhood groups want to set future of Burlington landmark

Memorial Auditorium
City officials have put off planning the historic Memorial Auditorium's future, and now the city's neighborhood planning assemblies want to lead a public process to decide its fate.

 

Howard Center pushes back on one dose policy for Narcan

Waitlist, Opiates
A state official says that in most cases one dose is sufficient.

 

One family, two schools: Questions raised about another Sanders deal

Bernie Sanders
As Burlington College president, Jane Sanders forged a financial arrangement with an off-site school run by her daughter. Was it, as a critic says, a “sweetheart deal” or an effective program?

 

Suspect in 2015 Burlington homicide arrested in Texas

A former student at Burlington’s Champlain College is accused of killing a University of Vermont student. Prosecutors say the “execution-style killing” stemmed from a cocaine debt.

 

Burlington passes new fair and impartial policing policy

Brandon del Pozo
The policy directs police not to ask people their immigration status whether they’re a witness, victim or perpetrator of a crime.

 

Burlington passes $211 million annual budget

Miro Weinberger
City councilors praised Mayor Miro Weinberger for maintaining city services while making new investments in public safety and infrastructure with only a fractional increase in the tax rate.

 

Scott signs legislation to expand telemedicine in Vermont

Dr. Ajay Tunguturi
The bill mandates insurance reimbursement for patients to see their doctors from remote locations, including their home. Doctors say telemedicine increases access to specialty care.

 

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