The Burlington Police Department has tracked 12,217 crimes on record for the year so far, a 26 percent rise over last year, according to the newest Police Chief’s Report.
One said no one is ever “‘born into the wrong body.’” Another called gender treatment “lifelong medical dependency” and “a business model.” Discussions on the issue have repeatedly raised questions about whether the stickers constitute protected speech.
The mayor’s office in Burlington released an announcement on Tuesday outlining the details of how the city anticipates achieving a 100% reduction in carbon emissions in less than a decade in its energy, transportation and heating sectors.
True North Reports traveled around Burlington late last month to take photos of the increasing squalor of the Queen City, which includes everything from homeless encampments and trash to graffiti and drug needles.
Maybe Burlington should ask the homeless to serve in a community improvement corps in return for all the benefits that are attracting them there. But then Burlington would have to say no to the homeless who didn’t care to participate.
This is a special episode covering the Burlington City Council’s passage of a resolution targeting Disaffected and local politicians who object to the mutilation of children through “gender affirming” surgeries and chemical castration.
The Burlington City Council continues its journey through adult-onset anencephaly. They’re again targeting the gay chairman of the Burlington Republican Party, among others. This and more on the Disaffected Podcast.
Burlington residents on Tuesday rejected a movement pushing for a citizen-led police oversight body with disciplinary powers, and they did so with 63% of the vote. However, voters approved noncitizen voting and ranked-choice voting.
Burlington residents are out deciding six initiatives put to them on Town Meeting Day, including such hot-button topics as a citizen-led police oversight board and allowing voters to draft their own ordinances to put on the ballot.
Ben & Jerry’s, the Vermont ice cream giant owned by Unilever, has formally endorsed a resolution set for Town Meeting Day in Burlington concerning the creation of a citizen-led police oversight body.
The Burlington Police Department’s new monthly police chief report is out, along with multiple press releases on recent incidents, which show the force is making progress despite opposition from the “defund the police” movement.
There was another shooting in Burlington involving a man shot in the chest at an apartment building — the victim is in stable condition and the suspect is in custody.