City officials say there are too many legal boundaries keeping them from removing officers accused of using excessive force. What are their options?
The Vermont Racial Justice Alliance has called on the city to fire Officers Jason Bellavance, Cory Campbell and Joe Corrow, all of whom are named in police brutality lawsuits filed by Black men.
A one-day review by VTDigger found that Deputy Chief Jan Wright, who had been suspended for eight days as a result of the initial probe, made at least 40 comments investigators did not include in their report.
In a unanimous decision, the state’s highest court said unwinding the sales agreement would undermine the public good achieved in the transaction.
Some city officials say the mayor mishandled the situation when Police Chief Brandon del Pozo told him he created a Twitter account to troll a critic.
A citizen group is arguing that the Public Utilities Commission should not allow the sale to go through, pointing to the $16.9 million the city diverted to keep BT operating.
Mayor Miro Weinberger says he and council members — elected to be stewards of the city’s public resources — must retain the ability to make decisions about public land.
A judge extended an order blocking the city of Burlington from clearing the men’s encampment near North Avenue. The city’s attorney says they can live elsewhere.
The Vermont ACLU has sued the city over removing homeless people from two encampments.
Car-sharing company Uber is operating in violation of Burlington city ordinances but Mayor Miro Weinberger intends to work out a way for it to operate legally, the city attorney said Tuesday in a letter to the company. Uber is a car-sharing service that allows regular citizens to transport passengers in their own vehicles for a […]
Filing claims an environmental court erred in ruling that changes to the Vermont Air Guard’s facilities and increased noise do not trigger Act 250 review.
The city has the authority to stop the basing of the F-35 because it has the duty to protect the public’s health, opposition attorney James Dumont says.
City could lose federal funding for Burlington International Airport if it bans Air Force fighter jets basing with Vermont Air Guard.
If at first you don’t succeed, apologize and try again. Miro Weinberger, mayor of Burlington, made a second run at filling a key position — city attorney — on Monday. He appointed Eileen Blackwood, a lawyer with 25 years in private practice, who is a founding partner of Hinesburg firm Kohn, Rath Blackwood and Danon. […]