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.
Though a handful of Burlingtonians called on the mayor to step down Monday night, councilors declined to follow suit.
Attorney Ben Luna is attempting to void some Town Meeting Day ballot questions out of concern that they were not properly presented to voters.
The flyers include obscenities, a reference to the KKK, and a racial slur. Some critics see an anti-semitic message directed at the Jewish mayor.
The pandemic and policing issues dominated the Burlington mayor’s race. In the end, a progressive vision didn’t sway enough voters.
The Democrat received 43% of the vote — more than the 40% required to avoid a runoff — while Progressive City Council President Max Tracy finished with 42%.
These numbers and these accounting habits suggest we’re due for a hard look at city finances. The fresh start has grown stale and incumbency should not be a job guarantee.
Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger announced Monday night that developers have agreed to state-sanctioned fair wage rates for its construction workers.
The incumbent Democrat has broken his 2018 fundraising record, but his opponents tout more local support.
Mayor Miro Weinberger says the city council’s decision to reduce police staffing has created a potentially dangerous situation for residents. His critics say he’s “fear-mongering” and using a racist dog whistle.
VTDigger posed six hot-button issue statements to the top mayoral candidates.
Monday night the council reinforced a 74-officer cap and OK’d the hire of up to 13 unarmed community service personnel.
After years of delays, how will one of Burlington’s most ambitious development projects move forward? And why did things go so wrong? It depends on who you ask.
At the most tense portion of the debate, candidates questioned their opponents’ decisions around policing policy.