Police say Abukar Hilowle was also responsible for a second shooting on Shelburne Road two days earlier.
Following Friday’s recount, Gulick’s lead over Mahnke grew from two votes to four — but Mahnke signaled he may not yet be ready to give in. The candidates were vying to clinch a third spot on the ballot, along with Sen. Phil Baruth, D/P-Chittenden, and Rep. Tanya Vyhovski, P/D-Essex.
According to the group, which trains Democratic women to run for office, 48 alums were on the ballot this month and 44 of them won.
Councilors also heard from residents who expressed anger and frustration in response to a police shooting that hospitalized a Burlington resident over the weekend.
“Kayla was the kind of woman that was not afraid to be herself,” said a former colleague. “She was proud, goal oriented, and on her way to accomplishing great things in life.”
The arrest was made Aug. 5, one day after Badal Khadka, 19, was indicted in federal court for allegedly making a false statement to an agent for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Twelve-year state Rep. Mike Yantachka, D-Charlotte, was defeated Tuesday night in a primary challenge from Chea Waters Evans, a local journalist who was spurred to join the race by Yantachka’s vote against Proposal 5.
Welch, a long-time Democratic member of the U.S. House, is up against Malloy, a Republican political newcomer. Malloy defeated former U.S. Attorney Christina Nolan in the GOP primary.
Molly Gray, who has billed herself as a pragmatist, believes she can successfully advocate for climate legislation that will be palatable to a broad range of Washington politicians. Becca Balint, widely seen as the more progressive candidate, says we “can’t afford to nibble at the edges” of the issue.
Approved by Burlington residents in 2014, the charter changes have languished in the Legislature, which, along with the governor, must sign off on them before they are enacted.
The Burlington City Council on Monday night voted to ratify a three-year contract with the city’s police union. This is the first contract agreement since the council cut the force by 30% two years ago.
"This morning’s murder and attempted murder of two young women was a terrible act of violence — among the very worst the city’s seen in the last decade,” Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger said. “Our thoughts right now are very much with the surviving victim.”
“There’s a general sense that the decisions we make as a city impact all of our residents equally regardless of whether you’re a United States citizen or not,” said Ben Traverse, a Democratic city councilor and member of the charter change committee.
The bus, repurposed as a mobile dwelling, drew such curiosity that Jake’s ONE Market employees referred inquisitive customers to a white board behind the checkout, which read: “Sorry, we can’t move the bus! It is broken down. PLEASE don’t ask about it.”