Our timeline of 26 different incidents of violence, incompetence, or malfeasance since 2019 should show why activists have good reason to conclude that the mayor, council, and various police chiefs can never hold police accountable.
Author: Matt Moore
This past weekend at Burlington’s Flynn Theater, the annual Black Experience celebrated Vermont’s Black communities with activists, musicians, and dancers. Billed as “Vermont’s flagship Black History Month” event, Saturday’s activities concluded with an on-stage conversation with Angela Davis.
City Councilor Joan Shannon has hired former Burlington GOP Chair Kolby LaMarche as her campaign manager for her re-election campaign.
After the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights recently opened an investigation alleging incidents of antisemitism at the University of Vermont, students and
The $90 million project, popularly known as “Cop City,” is set to be the largest police training facility in the country, replete with firing ranges, helipad, explosives facilities and an entire mock city for advanced training.
Burlington Lead Program Leaves Low-Income Residents Worried Over Temporary Displacement
Burlington Housing Authority residents are concerned and confused by a lead removal program’s unclear temporary relocation plans, which require them to find housing using substandard stipends and accommodations far below the costs of housing in Burlington.
Ed Adrian Resigns from VT Commission on Women After “Harmful, Embarrassing, Egregious Behavior”
An investigation by The Rake Vermont discovered that Burlington attorney and former Ward 1 city councilor Ed Adrian resigned from the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW) shortly after he engaged in an aggressive line of questioning of an abuse survivor during a February 2022 VCW meeting.
As part of the university’s response to a series of sexual assault allegations including multiple allegations involving players on the UVM Basketball team, the school has deleted comments from its pages and disabled all comments and replies.
Expensive private elite training academies may block poorer residents from competing at the Olympic level, and increased conglomeration of ski areas by large corporations has priced out many Vermont residents, preventing a majority from even enjoying snowsports recreationally.
Before Interim Burlington Police Chief Jon Murad began his career as a police officer in the NYPD (a career that deserves more scrutiny), he tried