DPS Commissioner David O'Brien says his department’s report, due out Thursday, does not point to criminal wrongdoing. Instead, he says it points to “wanton foolishness” by city officials who allowed Burlington Telecom to rack up $50 million in debt, $17 million of it improperly borrowed from city taxpayers.
Meanwhile, a lawyer for Burlington Telecom told the Public Service Board on Wednesday the city hopes to walk a fiber-optic tightrope in the coming months, keeping a finance company at bay and finding new equipment before its current system is repossessed.
'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The “Silver Tsunami” created by aging Baby Boomers is hitting America. Let’s explore how we adjust to it, enjoy it and defy negative expectations about age.
A carefully guided tour through the confusing world of modern bookselling and publishing.
Reflections on raising families in a holistic way -- with a focus on nutrition and alternative health.
Benghazi: The anatomy of a scandal
Vietnam Memorial adds four names
Cinco de Mayo on the Mall