The City Council members believe it is critical for them to stay focused on their progressive city charter changes.
While violations in the King Street rental units had been documented, like peeling paint and broken windows, a Burlington official says these issues didn’t contribute to the fire.
It was the first fatal fire in Burlington since 2012, according to the mayor’s office.
The city has long hoped to ease downtown traffic by linking Pine Street and Battery Street. But the construction project, moving forward after years of delays, is still years from completion.
Aaron Loucks, 27, of Burlington is scheduled for an appearance in federal court in Burlington on Thursday.
Following this business grant program, Burlington Racial Equity Director Tyeastia Green hopes to prop up food grants for families of color.
Burlington’s median income is far behind the median income for Chittenden County. What’s driving this disparity, and how do lawmakers plan to address it?
Barre City, which has been struggling to address community spread after hockey league gatherings caused an outbreak, now has the third-highest number of cases statewide.
The city council voted for the change in November, as part of a larger push led by Progressives and Black activists over the past six months to shift funding and responsibilities away from police.
The city held its first session Thursday to begin collecting feedback from people of color.
Chittenden County had its highest one-day count on Dec. 3 with 85 cases. By today, its one-day case count had dropped to 29.
Kienan Christianson, who secured the Progressive nomination for the North District City Council race, also captured the Democratic nomination, knocking out his only competitor.
The worst financial impacts will likely come in the first quarter of 2021. The executive director of Church Street Marketplace said it’s “always a possibility” that some stores won’t survive the pandemic — especially if Congress doesn’t pass more coronavirus relief funding.
Progressive Councilors Brian Pine and Max Tracy got their footing in different eras of the party — how will their political identities affect the outcome of Burlington’s mayor’s race?