At 4:17 minutes into the six-minute video, Campbell tells Kilburn “shut the **** up and leave, go, they don’t want you here.” Kilburn calls Campbell a punk, gets out of the car, and initiates the violence by punching Campbell first.
Two council members have weighed in on the newly passed racial justice resolution in Burlington, which includes a 30 percent cut to the police force, declaring racism “a citywide health crisis,” and a task force to “consider an apology and a proposal for reparations for the role that Burlington has played in chattel slavery.”
Town Meeting 2020 election night results for Burlington featured changes to City Council as well as four articles, all of which passed.
Independent candidate Ericka Redic has announced she is running for Burlington City Council, Ward 4. She is a native Vermonter with family ties to Burlington’s New North End.
Lesbian feminist Peggy Luhrs and her group Gender Critical Vermont have been forced to cancel a discussion at the Fletcher Free Library about the clash between transgenderism and feminism, according to reports by WCAX and Seven Days.
A special committee created to review policing policies after a series of use-of-force controversies earlier this year determined Tuesday night to look outside of Vermont for examples on how to make policy changes.
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.
The Vermont Republican Party has just elected its youngest official ever to take the helm of one of the GOP’s largest, local party committees.
The Burlington Electric Department has set a goal for net-zero energy usage by 2030, a policy which could have a big impact for electric, transportation and heating costs if implemented.
As part of a broader Democratic Party gambit to recast immigration enforcement at the U.S. southern border as Nazi-like, the Vermont Peace and Justice Center held a “Close the Camps/Stop the Deportations” protest on Tuesday afternoon on Church Street.