Repair Work Underway at Charlotte Central School

By Chea Waters Evans Students are gone for the summer, but there is still a lot of work going on at Charlotte Central School. Over the last few weeks, construction began on several projects that are expected to be complete before school begins Aug. 26. The bond to finance these construction projects was approved at […]

Lantman’s 4th Annual Bounty of Vermont Day

Lantman’s 4th Annual Bounty of Vermont Day will be held from 11am to 4pm on July 25 at Lantman’s Market in Hinesburg. Vermont entrepreneurs will be celebrated. This event brings together community, Vermont producers, and entrepreneurs who provide the finest goods Vermont has on offer. Bounty of Vermont Day allows small Vermont companies to shine […]

For your protection: State tests mosquitoes for disease-causing viruses

For your protection: State tests mosquitoes for disease-causing viruses

Vermont has its fair share of flying insects, and mosquitoes seem to thrive here in the summer months. Mosquito surveillance, which includes the weekly collection and testing of specific types of mosquitoes, has begun across the state. During the past few summers, mosquitoes carrying Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile virus (WNV) have been […]

Chainsaw Safety Courses at the Charlotte Park and Wildlife Refuge

The Charlotte Park and Wildlife Refuge Oversight Committee is offering Game of Logging chainsaw safety training at the Charlotte Park and Wildlife Refuge this fall. Levels 1, 2 and 3 courses will be taught by instructors from Northeast Woodland Training of Chester, Vermont. Game of Logging training provides instruction on the latest and safest techniques […]

Camp Hoopla puts on a show in Charlotte

Camp Hoopla puts on a show in Charlotte

By Wendy Bratt Two playful people in Charlotte share the belief that music is the universal language, while laughter is the shortest distance between two people. When they get together, there is always music and laughter and anything can (and will) happen. Andy Smith, long time music teacher at Charlotte Central School, and Woody Keppel, […]

College Counseling Corner

By Sarah Soule  It’s summer. What should rising seniors be doing to prepare for the fall and the onset of the college application season? Now is the time that students should be considering the approaching process of applying to college with sincere earnest. On Aug. 1, the Common Application, www.commonapp.org, will go live and members […]

CVU alumnus Bunting to be next school principal

CVU alumnus Bunting to be next school principal

By Gail Callahan Adam Bunting’s next step in his educational career is returning to his high school alma mater, Champlain Valley Union High School in Hinesburg. Bunting has already walked the halls there as a student, teacher, and house director, but now he will be the next school principal. After spending three years as principal […]

Hinesburg’s Midnight Riders place at State Horse Show

Hinesburg’s Midnight Riders place at State Horse Show

By Beth Friesen Nine of Hinesburg’s Midnight Riders horse 4-H members represented their club last week at the Vermont State 4-H Horse Show at Addison County Field Days in New Haven. The club won over 60 ribbons, multiple champion and reserve champion awards and placed 3rd in the state for overall points; the highest rank […]

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