A Burlington Police officer involved in a use-of-force incident has been cleared of any charges after review of a deadly altercation that occurred earlier this year.
A special committee formed in response to a couple of controversial use-of-force incidents is now initiating demographic data collection on the Burlington Police Department’s ticketing record.
Biden compares Trump to George Wallace, and 2018 gubernatorial nominee Christine Hallquist would ban carbon-emitting mobile billboards. Also, Rebecca Holcombe links Gov. Scott gun veto to mass murderer Dylan Roof.
This weekend and on Monday, Vermonters will be going to see the new movie “Midway,” visiting graves and telling stories, and gratefully thanking veterans for their service.
According to published comments made last week by Cary Giguere of the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets, the state could lose 70% of its hemp crop for being out of compliance with federal rules. Some farmers aren’t too happy about it.
Various police and community leaders gathered in a campus hall at Vermont Law School on Wednesday evening to discuss the general lack of resources and other issues facing law enforcement in the Green Mountain State.
The LGBTQIA Alliance is pretty much the “direct ear to the legislature,” said Lisa Carton, president of Queer Connect. “Mostly, they’re coming down to hear what our needs are, so they can best represent us to the statehouse, which is spectacular,” she said.
Despite the pervasive fear among many Americans that more guns equals more crime, statistics show that gun-freedom states like Vermont are among the safest places to live.
A new 30-unit Montpelier rental housing project built with private and government money cost $7.7 million — an average cost of $256,666 per unit. The building also includes a separately-funded, multi-million dollar mass transit center on the ground floor.
Under the proposed change, the number of families eligible for SNAP benefits would be reduced, cutting their children out of the school lunch program, or requiring their families to complete an application process to keep their children enrolled.
Out-of-state, urban drug gang activity in Vermont may play a role in the racial disparity among Vermont inmates, but does not fully explain it, Sen. Dick Sears, D-Bennington, chair of Senate Judiciary Committee, said on the Dave Gram Show Tuesday.