Community Health Centers of Burlington announce Winooski addition

News Release — Community Health Centers of Burlington June 23, 2017 Contact: Kim Anderson (802) 264-8193 [email protected] Community Health Centers of Burlington Announce Addition of Winooski Family Health BURLINGTON, VT – The Community Health Centers of Burlington (CHCB) is pleased to announce the addition of Winooski Family Health as their eighth location. Winooski Family Health […]

Then Again: Mills shaped the fabric of Winooski

Mill owners were happy to hire women and recent immigrants because the businesses could pay them less. The influx gave Winooski a richer ethnic mix than most of Vermont.

South Burlington votes down school budget

South Burlington incumbents returned to offices; Winooski newcomer Eric Covey ousts City Council incumbent Robert Millar.

WATCH LIVE: Chittenden County Town Meeting Results

Channel 17 will broadcast live town meeting coverage starting at 7 pm on Tuesday.

Town Meeting Day Preview: Winooski

Three candidates are vying for two seats on the city council. Residents will also weigh in on a $15.9 million school budget, which represents a 6.8 percent increase in spending over last year.

Longtime Community Leaders Endorse Winooski City Council Candidate Eric Covey

News Release — Eric Covey February 27, 2017 Contact: Eric Covey, 802-825-8789 Winooski – Today many long-time local Winooski community leaders, former and current elected officials, local activists and community members announced their endorsement of Eric Covey for Winooski City Council. Eric Covey, who lives on Champlain Place, is currently the Chief of Staff to […]

Winooski Names Jessie Baker as City Manager

News Release — City of Winooski February 3, 2017 Contact: Seth Leonard, Mayor of Winooski [email protected] 802 777 3381 The City of Winooski is pleased to announce the appointment of Jessie Baker as City Manager effective March 13, 2017. Ms. Baker currently serves as Assistant City Manager of Montpelier. In a statement, Mayor Seth Leonard […]

Police: Dead man’s injuries consistent with fall from bridge

BURLINGTON — An autopsy has confirmed that 22-year-old Nicholas Cusson-Ducharme, who died Saturday, was killed by injuries consistent with falling from the Blue Bridge, which connects Burlington and Winooski, police say. Cusson-Ducharme’s body was discovered at the bridge by a “concerned acquaintance,” according to police. He was out with friends in downtown Burlington on Saturday […]

UPDATED: Prosecutors say deputy justified in shooting unarmed man

Prosecutors said that when police confronted Jesse Beshaw, his actions made it appear he might have a gun. State police also released video of the encounter.

Neighbors Demand Justice for Jesse Beshaw

News Release September 25, 2016 Winooski, VT — Dozens of residents of Winooski and Burlington staged a demonstration today, condemning the recent police murder of Winooski resident Jesse Beshaw and demanding justice for all victims of police brutality. The group, including members of Jesse Beshaw’s family, gathered at the O’Brien Community Center, marched past the […]

Dozens rally in Winooski one week after fatal police shooting

Protesters urged police to release video footage of the shooting.

ACLU, NEFAC call for release of body camera footage in Winooski shooting

Vermont State Police say that Beshaw advanced on Palmier while holding his right hand behind his back, prompting Palmier to fire seven shots. Beshaw was hit six times in the torso and head, and grazed by the seventh bullet. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Sheriff’s deputy in Winooski police shooting on leave

A member of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department is on leave after his involvement in the shooting of an unarmed man in downtown Winooski on Friday. Deputy Nicholas Palmier is on paid administrative leave pending resolution of several investigations into the incident, according to a statement from Franklin County Sheriff R.W. Norris. Vermont State Police […]

Officer identified in fatal Winooski police shooting

Police identified the officer and the victim in the fatal Winooski shooting. Jesse Beshaw was shot six times in the torso and head.