The Winooski School District’s almost-completed $62 million school expansion project has been in the news for being behind schedule and incurring rising costs. What is likely unknown to the city’s residents and most Winooski school officials is the project’s use of over $400,000 worth of incarcerated labor, worth millions in real labor costs, on average making less than $1 an hour.
Dear A Leftist™, I try to always put my name on anything I write or say. Why do some leftists stay anonymous online? I think if you wouldn’t say something face to face you shouldn’t say it at all!
Data strongly suggests that while Chittenden County State’s Attorney Sarah George uses progressive language, her office is often in lockstep with local police departments, from arrests to incarceration and restorative justice.
In the latest episode of Unsolicited Bridge Pics, Gabrielle Bills is joined by fellow members of The Rake Matt Moore and Mike Fife to present
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.
Edging Toward Disaster: Disgraced Vermont Drug Company & CEO Have History of Breaking Safety Rules
Edge Pharma LLC had “a history of serious violations” before a complaint was filed by the United States on behalf of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on May 20.
In the middle of a spring marked by widespread anti-trans political action and legislation in the US and heightened transphobic and homophobic violence in Vermont, Wright invited right-wing activist Karlyn Borysenko onto his radio program.
Burlington’s interim Chief of Police Murad has joined ex-NYPD Chief Bill Bratton’s new venture, the Public Safety Research Center (PSRC), as a member of its advisory board. The PSRC has only one listed sponsor, ShotSpotter, a controversial gunfire locator service.
To local media our lives are worth nothing — but our deaths are worth advertising dollars.