Oakledge Park set to open an all accessible playground

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – Burlington is constructing a brand new possibility for folks of all skills and ages to play at Oakledge Park.

it’s the realm’s first universally accessible area of its sort.

“When you concentrate on playgrounds it’s not simply the youngsters that wish to play it’s the dad and mom that wish to play with their youngsters” mentioned Nathan Besio, of Vermont Heart for Impartial Dwelling Peer Advocate Coordinator.

Nathan Besio is an advocate on the Vermont Heart for Impartial dwelling, he additionally makes use of a motorized wheelchair as a bilateral amputee.

He’s waited years to have

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Burlington serial automobile theft suspect arrested

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – Police on Thursday arrested a Burlington man who faces a slew of expenses after authorities say he repeatedly stole vehicles and violated courtroom circumstances over the previous month.

Burlington Police say it began February 24 when Jeffrey Leduc, 36, hopped into an idling automobile whereas the sufferer walked their little one into a faculty. They are saying Leduc then eluded police, ultimately crashing right into a parked automobile and making an attempt to flee from officers on foot. He was arrested and launched on circumstances.

On March 12, officers noticed one other stolen automobile that they

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Vt. Supreme Courtroom upholds Montpelier noncitizen voting

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) – The Vermont Supreme Courtroom says noncitizens in Montpelier can vote in native elections.

The state’s highest court docket issued a call Friday, upholding a decide’s choice to dismiss a lawsuit that claimed the capital metropolis’s 2018 constitution change that allowed noncitizens to vote in native elections was unconstitutional.

The court docket dominated that the constitution change doesn’t violate the Vermont structure, as a result of whereas it does limit voting in statewide contests to U.S. residents, it doesn’t deal with native elections.

The Vermont Legislature gave the inexperienced mild to 2 constitution adjustments in Montpelier and

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