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Hate crime: Essex man charged after allegedly using racial slurs, pointing gun

Sheldon Rheaume, 23, has pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, reckless endangerment and hate-motivated disorderly conduct. He has been temporarily jailed without bail pending a hearing that has yet to be scheduled.

BURLINGTON FREE PRESS - 2018-08-14 21:20:00

Task force releases recommendations on controversial Burlington mural

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX)A task force has made recommendations for the future of a Burlington mural that critics have argued doesn't properly represent the city's diversity.The Church St. mural "Everyone Loves a Parade" was designed to be a 124-foot snapshot of Vermont's history between 1609 and 2009.

WCAX - 2018-08-14 11:07:00

14-year-old boy uses legal quirk to run for Vermont governor

This undated photo provided by the Ethan 2018 Campaign shows Ethan Sonneborn, of Bristol, Vt., who is one of the four Vermont Democrats seeking the party nomination to run for governor in the Tuesday, Aug. 14,... more

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2018-08-13 15:10:06

Pennsylvania man arraigned on Church Street assault charges

BURLINGTON, Vt. - Octavious Allen-Napier, 24-years-old of Pennsylvania pled not guilty in court on Monday, to charges that stem from an assault that occurred on Wednesday, August 1st.

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-08-14 22:11:34

Burlington Community Boathouse Marina joins Green program

Vermont Business MagazineWith nearly of 500 square miles of water in a beautiful setting, Lake Champlain is what a boater's dreams are made of. However, boat traffic can have unintended impacts on the lake. That is why the Burlington Boathouse Community Marina is Joining the effort to preserve the L

VERMONTBIZ.COM - 2018-08-16 07:08:36

Mister Rogers: It is not too late to watch 'Won't You Be My Neighbor?' in Burlington

If you have yet to see the film, you're in luck: it willplay at Merrill's Roxy Cinemasuntil Thursday, August 16.

BURLINGTON FREE PRESS - 2018-08-14 12:00:00

First transgender nominee for governor: What you need to know about Christine Hallquist

"Tonight, we made history," Hallquist said as she addressed supporters Tuesday evening in Burlington.

BURLINGTON FREE PRESS - 2018-08-15 02:58:00

Rheaume arraigned Tuesday, on multiple charges after altercation at Essex Maplefields

BURLINGTON, Vt. - Essex Police responded to an altercation at 3:34 am Tuesday morning at the Maplefields on Upper Main Street, because of a male causing a disturbance.

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-08-14 22:13:34

Ready to open, sneak peek of City Center Park

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. - Close to 40-years in the making, City Center Park will soon be open to the community of South Burlington.

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-08-13 21:55:50

The Essex Green reawakens with its first album in 12 years and show in Burlington

For eight years, the website for indie-pop trio The Essex Green had an image of a sleeping bear on it. The bear, like the band, was in hibernation.

BURLINGTON FREE PRESS - 2018-08-13 15:50:00

Man accused of brutal church street beating in police custody

The 24-year-old is accused of beating a man, while another person, 22-year-old Scott Brooks of Burlington, held him in a headlock.

MYNBC5.COM - 2018-08-14 04:08:00

Sanders calls on UVM Medical Center board to meet with nurses - VTDigger

BURLINGTON, Vt., Aug. 13– U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) called on the University of Vermont Medical Center Board of Trustees Monday “to take a more active role in the contract negotiations between management and the nurses’ union.”

VTDIGGER - 2018-08-13 20:49:21

Vermont exec would be nation's first transgender governor

Christine Hallquist says that in the run-up to Tuesday's primary, people are finally beginning to pay attention to the race, but her status as a transgender woman isn't what's on their minds. Rather, she says, voters want to know what she can do to help them get higher-paying jobs, provide health ca


Police: Naked swimmer charged after untying boats from dock

A witness reported that Kevin J. Byrnes, 32, was naked when he jumped off the dock and into Lake Champlain.

MYNBC5.COM - 2018-08-13 16:09:00

Latest Forecast Update (8/12/18)

Latest News17th annual Travis Roy Wiffle Ball Tournament underwayWeather: Partly sunny, warm, and muggy (8/11/18)61st Annual Vermont Antique and Classic Car Meet kicks off in Waterbury100th birthday party in store for Burlington's North BeachShortage of police leaves officers strained to meet commun


Nurses' union, UVM Medical Center resume negotiations

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ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-08-13 19:48:13

An evening at Five Guys ends in violence; assault suspect sought in Burlington

Police are searching for Octavious Allen-Napier, 24, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They described him as a man who is about 6 feet tall and weighs 185 to 200 pounds.


Sneak peek at new South Burlington park

“We wanted the kids to be able to come and get dirty, and feel like they were in the woods. We did take down some trees, but we have a ton of new plants that we installed to help make this park help it re-vegetate and get it back to where it was before,” said Project Manager Ashley Parker.


North Beach in Burlington celebrates a milestone

Before the acquisition residents had no access to a public beach in the Queen City. The existing beaches were polluted and unsafe. North Beach, which was formally known as Burlington Beach, officially opened to the public on July 4th, 1919; with a celebration to soldiers returning from World War I.


Major renovation bond proposed for Burlington High - VTDigger

Burlington High School’s campus stands as a relic of the past. Considered state-of-the-art when it first opened its doors in 1964, the structure is now viewed as a piece of aging infrastructure, the result of years of deferred maintenance.