Charlotte Central School PTO is back with a new board

Charlotte Central School PTO is back with a new board

By Chea Waters Evans My youngest child is starting kindergarten this fall, so instead of enjoying my newly-free days exercising and working on my script for The Real Housewives of Chittenden County, I have volunteered once again to be on the board of the Charlotte Central School Parent Teacher Organization. I’m excited to be co-president […]

Arrest made in connection with string of burglaries

Arrest made in connection with string of burglaries

Hinesburg Police arrested Anthony Seagroves, 23, of Hinesburg on Aug. 21. He is the primary suspect in a string of burglaries that have been occurring in town since July. Seagroves lives on Wile Street in the Sunset Mobile Home Park, which is in close proximity to the burglaries. He was taken into custody when a […]

Bridging gaps and building futures when alcohol and poverty link

By Jan Demers, Executive Director, CVOEO Harold was in his eighties when I met him back in the early 1980s. My husband was getting his master’s degree in Boston and I was taking care of our young family and working evenings at a local nursing home. Harold was wheelchair and bed bound. He wasn’t much […]

Board to approve local land transfer

By Gail Callahan The Hinesburg Board of Development Review is one step closer to approving a land transfer request by a local resident to his adjoining neighbor’s property. Ben Hunt is seeking from the board approval to transfer 8 acres of his 116-acre property to Hinesburg residents Timothy and Kristi Brown. The board asked during […]

Set building with Roger Howland

Set building with Roger Howland

By Phyl Newbeck Two years after the Shelburne Players theater group was formed in 2002, Roger and Betsy Howland saw a need, and found a solution for the budding company. The empty-nesters began the hobby of set building, after all they built their own house. “It’s been 35 years and it’s almost done,” Roger Howland […]

Paid Family and Medical Leave forums announced

Vermont Commission on Women and Main Street Alliance of Vermont will host a series of free community forums across the state this fall focusing on long-term paid family and medical leave. These forums examine the possibility of developing and implementing a state-run Temporary Disability and Caregiver Insurance (TDCI) Program in our state as a funding mechanism […]

Composting and Bears: Adjusting to Vermont’s Universal Recycling Law

Composting and Bears: Adjusting to Vermont’s Universal Recycling Law

Bears in Vermont are already thinking about winter, and are currently in search of easy calories to fatten up. Residential trash bins, bird feeders, pet food, and beehives can become bear attractants if not properly secured. Composting in bear country may also be an issue, and many residents wonder how to compost without enticing curious […]

Breakfast with the Vander Wey’s to learn about farm life

Breakfast with the Vander Wey’s to learn about farm life

More than 100 folks had breakfast on the Vander Wey’s farm to learn about agriculture Aug. 22. The Nea-Tocht Farm is a family farm, owned and operated by Raymond and Linda Vander Wey, their five children and their grandchildren. The farm is home to 500 cows on 800 acres of land. The lead organizing partner […]

9th Annual Laura’s March to End Sexual Violence 5K Walk/Run

The Laura Kate Winterbottom Memorial Fund will hold its 9th annual Laura’s March to End Sexual Violence 5k Walk/Run at Oakledge Park in Burlington on Saturday, Sept. 12. To date the LKW Fund has donated nearly $130,000 to over forty different Chittenden County and­­­ Vermont-based organizations. This year’s March will raise money for the Pride […]

Mark your calendars to support fire and rescue

Mark your calendars to support fire and rescue

Hinesburg Firemen’s Association has announced they will be hosting the second annual Hinesburg Public Safety Fun Day from 10:30am to 3pm at the Hinesburg Fire Department on Route 116 in Hinesburg on Sept. 12. Educational and fun activities are planned for the public, including an opportunity to dunk Police Chief Frank Koss in the water […]

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