By LAUREN MILIDEO Hinesburg residents mingled with police and fire department members and other first responders Saturday at the annual Hinesburg Public Safety Day. Burgers and hot dogs sizzled on the grill for lunch provided for community members. Activities and demonstrations all had a safety theme.
Hinesburg Police Chief Frank Koss cools off in the dunk tank Saturday at Hinesburg Public Safety Day festivities. More photos on page 8.
Above: Members of the 501st Legion and Rebel Legion (in Star Wars stormtrooper costumes) stand out in the crowd at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Sunday at Shelburne Museum. More 1,800 people participated in the event, raising $265,378 toward a goal of $305,000. The walk is the nonprofit’s largest public awareness event to raise funds… Read More »
Women’s March Vermont has organized a political activism festival this Sunday, from noon to 8 p.m., in Burlington’s Old North End. “Let Equality Bloom 2018: Power to the Polls” will feature speakers including Democratic nominee for Vermont governor Christine Hallquist and state Rep. Kiah Morris, D-Bennington, who recently ended her re-election campaign citing racial harassment.… Read More »
Author visit Tonight at 7:30 p.m., author Jack Mayer visits for a discussion of his latest book, “Before the Court of Heaven,” a work of historical fiction based on a true story about Weimar Germany and the rise of the Third Reich. The story explores how ordinary Germans became complicit in extraordinary crimes. Burlington Songwriters… Read More »
It’s almost that time of year again when East Charlotte is overrun by tractors. The East Charlotte Tractor Parade is set for Sunday, Oct. 14 starting at 1 p.m., rain or shine, according to organizers. The center of activity is the corner of Spear Street and Hinesburg Road with activities on the green starting at… Read More »
Sign up for a library card September is National Library Card Sign-up Month and there’s still time to sign up to enter a drawing for a new e-reader. Current library patrons that recruit a new cardholder will also be entered in the raffle. Sign up at the library with proof of a Hinesburg or St.… Read More »
By JOHN MCCLAUGHRY Here are 16 incisive questions that citizens might want to pose to candidates for governor, lieutenant governor and the Legislature as Election Day 2018 approaches: 1. School Spending Control: Do you believe the state should take control of all K-12 public education, reorganize school districts, mandate higher pupil-to-staff ratios, and enforce rules… Read More »
To the Editor: Please join hundreds of us as we walk in unified solidarity in the Out of the Darkness walk to erase the stigma around suicide and mental illness and as we help those in need on Saturday, Sept. 29 at Oakledge Park-Upper Shelter (Flynn Avenue) in Burlington at 9 a.m. You can find… Read More »
This weekend will be a busy one in Bristol with the 20th annual Harvest Festival Saturday and the Better L8 Than Never Car Show on Sunday. Saturday’s events start at 10 a.m. on the town green. The festival is co-hosted by the Addison County Chamber of Commerce and the Bristol Recreation Department. More than 75 crafters and… Read More »