Colorado shooting ‘too familiar’ to Vermont LGBTQ+ …
In the wake of the deadly shooting at a Colorado Springs gay bar that killed five people, leaders of the LGBTQ community in Vermont said such acts of violence have become more common.
With an apparent rise in crime around Burlington's downtown, the Burlington Business Association wants to make sure shoppers feel safe. The BBA is bringing back its Downtown Ambassador and Escort Program. The program enlists ambassadors to walk around town, be an extra set of eyes and ears, help people with directions, check in on shops, and escort downtown employees to and from their cars.
Nearly four weeks after his conviction, Aita Gurung is now headed to a state correctional facility. It was November 3rd when a jury found Gurung guilty of killing his wife and harming his mother-in-law with a meat cleaver in 2017. The court reconvened to decide where he'll be held until the sentencing.
People can see some festive Christmas trees at the University Mall in South Burlington, and support a good cause. One storefront in the mall has turned into a sea of trees, lights, and presents. ANEW Place is hosting its second annual Celebration of Trees, and its goal is to raise money to help people struggling with homelessness.