CCS student wins first place in Hildene Essay Competition

CCS student wins first place in Hildene Essay Competition

Charlotte’s Bay Foley-Cox took first place and a $1,000 monetary award in the 2015 Hildene Essay Competition at a celebratory luncheon following a tour of The Lincoln Family Home on Sunday, May 17. Foley-Cox’s essay was selected from a record 236 entries from Vermont eighth graders in 26 schools. In the words of Hildene President […]

Hinesburg observes Memorial Day Community Prayer Service May 25

Hinesburg observes Memorial Day  Community Prayer Service May 25

The entire community is invited to attend a Memorial Day Community Ecumenical Prayer Service sponsored by the churches of Hinesburg on Monday, May 25 at 9am. The observance will be held at the Veterans’ Monuments on the village green on Route 116 next to Good Times Café. The pastors of the community churches will lead […]

Honk if you love big trucks

Honk if you love big trucks

The Hinesburg Nursery School pulled out all the stops at this year’s Big Truck Day and Children’s Festival on Saturday, May 16. Above, a young attendee gets serious on one of the many vehicles at Saturday’s event.  

Charlotte Library

Second Annual 6×6 Reading Challenge: The Reading Agency of England & Wales started the “Six Book Reading Challenge” as part of its larger mission to “give everyone an equal chance in life by helping people become confident and enthusiastic readers.” In good library tradition, we are borrowing this idea for the Charlotte community. Together with […]

Charlotte Selectboard moves through packed agenda

The Charlotte Selectboard began its regular meeting on May 11 with a Public Hearing for a Vermont Community Development Program Grant used to construct the Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity project on Albert’s Way. Habitat for Humanity and Vermont Community Development Program representative David Mullin praised the town for its participation in the grant program. […]

Hinesburg Selectboard discusses stormwater, runoff regulations

By Rachel Fifield In light of tighter stormwater regulation statewide, the Town of Hinesburg and the Planning Commission have researched and put forth improved stormwater and runoff regulations. These new regulations would apply to new development that requires a DRB hearing or a Zoning Permit. These new standards follow the new state laws on the […]

Mike Lieser: bringing craft beer to Hinesburg

Mike Lieser: bringing craft beer to Hinesburg

By Phyl Newbeck When Garin Frost founded Frost Beer Works in Hinesburg early this year, he knew where to look for a Chief Brewer. The University of California, Davis has a master brewing program and a job posting network and that’s where he found Mike Lieser. Lieser visited over a weekend in February and joined […]

SCHIPs celebrates 10 years

SCHIPs celebrates 10 years

Shelburne Charlotte Hinesburg Interfaith Project (SCHIP) celebrated the end of a decade at Trinity Episcopal Church on Tuesday, May 19. Above from left, current SCHIP board member Ali Gately, founding board members Marilyn Neagley, Susan Davis, and Colleen Haag pose for a photo with former board members Tricia Coyle and Louise Piche. The founding board […]

Hinesburg water conservation request

The Hinesburg Water Department is experiencing an acute water supply shortage due to a suspected large loss (leak) that has been evading determined detection efforts for several weeks (though the department is closing in on the problem currently). This loss, coupled with increased spring time water demand, has overtaxed the water supply and is putting […]

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