William Clarence Matthews integrated a local professional baseball league and may have been close to signing with a Major League team, too.
The department has already responded to 991 more calls than this time last year.
The moderator of a Burlington-based Facebook group said it has reunited about 30 to 40 bikes with their owners since its creation last month.
Nine days ahead of Vermont’s primary election, the U.S. senator and former presidential candidate stumped for the woman he hopes will join him in the state’s three-person congressional delegation.
Hotel bookings appear to be strong for the summer. A small bed-and-breakfast in southern Vermont tells a different story.
“This has been a very long time coming indeed,” said Joe Flynn, secretary of the state’s Agency of Transportation.
Approved by Burlington residents in 2014, the charter changes have languished in the Legislature, which, along with the governor, must sign off on them before they are enacted.
The governor announced Morrison’s appointment Thursday morning. She will succeed Michael Schirling, who stepped down from the position last month.
The Burlington City Council on Monday night voted to ratify a three-year contract with the city’s police union. This is the first contract agreement since the council cut the force by 30% two years ago.
Nearly 100% of the population growth in the last 10 years has been among residents who are Hispanic, Black or African American, Asian, American Indian or Native Hawaiian, the report shows.
"This morning’s murder and attempted murder of two young women was a terrible act of violence — among the very worst the city’s seen in the last decade,” Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger said. “Our thoughts right now are very much with the surviving victim.”
“There’s a general sense that the decisions we make as a city impact all of our residents equally regardless of whether you’re a United States citizen or not,” said Ben Traverse, a Democratic city councilor and member of the charter change committee.
Williston Fire Capt. Prescott Nadeau said a driver would have had to be in a tall vehicle and “really paying attention” to see the crashed car.
From supporting teachers with new students in the classroom to helping immigrant families communicate with school and city departments, liaisons assist with health, housing, food, legal aid, insurance, transportation and internet issues — often after school hours.