Hands to Honduras Tela volunteer meeting Dec. 3

Hands to Honduras Tela volunteer meeting Dec. 3

On Dec. 3 Hands to Honduras Tela – called H2HT – holds its second volunteer meeting ahead of the February 2018 service trip to Honduras. The meeting, at 5 p.m. at the Shelburne Town Offices, second floor, is for new and returning volunteers. Next year will be the organization’s 14th year conducting the trips and… Read More »

Still time to contribute recipes to cookbook project

The deadline for submissions to the upcoming Hinesburg Firemen’s Association Family Recipe Book fundraiser project has been extended to December 1. Organizers are hoping for 500 recipes. Hinesburg families are asked to share their favorite family recipes, especially those handed down over time from parents, grandparents and great-grandparents. Recipes will be compiled and published into… Read More »

Chittenden State’s Attorney visits Shelburne Nov. 27

The Shelburne Democratic Committee hosts Chittenden County State’s Attorney Sarah George Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. at a free public forum at the town offices. George was deputy state’s attorney for six years until Gov. Phil Scott promoted her last January to fill the post vacated by T.J. Donovan, who was elected to be Vermont’s… Read More »

“Be a Santa to a Senior” gift program cheers seniors

The holidays can be a difficult time for seniors who are unable to spend them with friends or loved ones. In fact, isolated seniors are at greater risk for loneliness, anxiety, and depression. The local Home Instead Senior Care office serving Chittenden, Lamoille, Franklin, Addison, and Grand Isle counties invites the community to take part… Read More »

Wreath Stroll benefits Alzheimer’s Association

The Arbors holiday Wreath Stroll returns this year from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 30 with proceeds supporting the Alheimer’s Association and AgeWell’s Meals on Wheels. Wreaths uniquely decorated by 35 area businesses and individuals will be on display and sold at a silent auction. The event will also feature music by Champlain Valley Union… Read More »

Dinner supports local conservation work

The Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District hosts its annual conservation event Dec. 6 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Richmond Congregational Church. The evening will feature live music by Luke Rackers, door prizes, raffles, food, and a presentation on salmon restoration in the Lake Champlain watershed. Dinner is traditional chicken pie with an apple… Read More »

SCHIP’s fall grants total $4,500 to local nonprofits

The Shelburne, Charlotte, Hinesburg Interfaith Project – also known as SCHIP – has announced its fall 2017 grant awards, which totaled $4,500. The grants were awarded to several nonprofits in the member towns that met the criteria of serving the people in the communities in a variety of ways. The recipients were: Hinesburg Community Resource… Read More »

U.S. Rt. 7 Reconstruction Update

Project Location: U.S. 7 from the Ferrisburgh/Charlotte town line north for three miles north to the Ferry Road Intersection. This project is nearing completion well ahead of schedule. There is no scheduled work planned from today through Sunday. Light work will resume Monday, Nov. 27. Information: Francine Perkins, Project Outreach Coordinator, FRP Enterprises, LLC at 802-479-6994

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