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CUSI negotiates new lease


The Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations has negotiated lower rent after state officials asked the nonprofit to start paying $50,000 a year for its basement level office on Cherry Street, a sharp increase from the $1,000 they paid annually between 1999 and 2016. Eight detectives from police departments across the county, including Detective Cpl. Donald…

CUSI seeks lower rent after sharp increase


Vickie Rathgeb emptied a container of colorful clay on a table, sitting in a kid-sized wooden chair no more than a foot above the floor. “Play-doh is an intricate part of working with little people,” said Rathgeb, director of the Children’s Advocacy Center in downtown Burlington. From Rathgeb’s viewpoint, the small space shared by the…