Wastewater testing data indicates that the more contagious B.1.1.7 variant has become the dominant strain in the city.
Monday’s State of the City address was an opportunity for the mayor to atone for a series of scandals that have prompted calls for his resignation.
Our whole justice system is built on the idea of equality, both before the law and in nature. That is, all human beings are “endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men.”
Burlington in particular is cause for concern. The city passed the 2,000-case mark this week, reporting 2,110 cases in total, a 21% increase in two weeks.
Members of Voices of St. Joseph’s urged lawmakers to make it possible for them to sue the people who abused them physically when they were children. “Please remove these restrictions so that no one can ever hide behind them,” one member said.
Two local filmmakers will be premiering a short film about what it’s been like for Burlingtonians to live under the roar of the newly stationed F-35 fighter jets.
Mayor Miro Weinberger said Wednesday harsher rules ‘did not make sense.’ One concern, though: Cases among young people are rising in the city.
This decision paints a bleak picture in Burlington — that the understanding of racial justice, coupled with lived experience as a Black woman, is a professional liability.
Tap Old North End is tapping some of Burlington’s public maple trees in hopes that Vermont city dwellers want to learn more about how maple syrup is made.
Whether legislators approve the measures will be a test of the state’s openness to the city’s left-leaning political shift.
Voters approved all of Burlington’s seven ballot items — including new eviction protections, retail cannabis sales, and regulatory powers to impose carbon taxes on buildings.
The mayors of Burlington and Winooski are urging residents to get tested for the coronavirus. Testing has lagged in February, but cases are slowly rising.
Councilors vote decided they needed another week to work through the “complex” contract. The AFL-CIO wants a guarantee unionized labor will be used in construction.
Evidence of the B.1.1.7 variant of the coronavirus, first detected in the United Kingdom, indicates that the virus is likely present in the community, according to the Health Department.