Big trucks delight both big and little kids

Big trucks delight both big and little kids

Tractors and excavators were popular with dads and kids alike at Hinesburg Nursery School’s Big Truck Day on May 14. Big Truck Day offered firefighters of the future a chance to sit in the firetrucks and touch all the buttons and knobs. The last noisy hour of the day allowed children to honk the horns.

Queen Charlotte: namesake of the town of Charlotte

Queen Charlotte: namesake of the town of Charlotte

Part 3 By Marvin Fishman Upon learning of the American colonists’ 1776 Declaration of Independence, King George III commented, “Knavery seems to be so much the striking feature of its inhabitants that it may not in the end be an evil that they will become aliens to this kingdom.” The war dragged on until 1783, […]

Stop speeding to CVU: a message from Hinesburg Community Police

By Chief Frank Koss As part of the Governor’s Highway Safety Program, Hinesburg Police obtained through a grant a speed-monitoring device that helps us determine the speed on the roads when we are not around. This device records the date, time and speed of the vehicles on monitored roads. Our volunteer takes this information and […]

Sirotkin running for reelection

Dear Fellow Chittenden County Resident, I am pleased to announce I will be running for re-election to the Vermont Senate in the upcoming election. Serving as a Chittenden County Senator continues to be a true honor. After my many  years of advocacy for progressive and populist causes, I trust I  was able to successfully continue […]

SCHIP accepting grant applications

Since SCHIP began making grants in 2004, they have awarded more than $575,000 to projects in the Shelburne, Charlotte, and Hinesburg, continuing their mission to raise funds to improve the lives of our neighbors and strengthen our communities. Grants have ranged from a few hundred dollars to several thousand. Grants may not exceed $3,000. Applicants must be […]

Shelburne Farmers Market adding 3Squares VT program

3Squares VT is a program that helps Vermonters stretch their food budgets to put three square meals a day on their tables. This year at Shelburne Farmers Market, families who qualify for 3Squares will be able to use their EBT debit card to receive tokens to spend at the market for fruits and vegetables, meat, […]

Champlain College students graduate

Congratulations to the following students, who graduated from Champlain College’s Class of 2016 on Saturday, May 14. The rain held off and sunny skies shone over the ceremony under a tent at the Edmunds School in Burlington. 562 associate and bachelor degrees were awarded to one of the largest graduating class in the College’s history. […]

Ice Cream Social May 24 for retiring Hinesburg teachers

You are invited to join a celebration of Hinesburg Community School retiring teachers Sally Feussner, Cheryl Eichen, Diane Barber, Carol Hinsdale, and Audrey Walsh. An Ice Cream Social will be held on on Tuesday, May 24 from 4:00-5:30pm at the Hinesburg Community School to say good bye to the five teachers that are retiring this […]

Stock markets and election years

by Antoine Williams Super Bowl winners, the length of hemlines, and Sports Illustrated covers – all of these have been used to develop theories about the direction in which stock markets may be headed. Presidential elections and terms have also inspired a significant number of theories. Rational and not-so-rational decision making Historically, economists believed people’s […]

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