Charlotte Fire and Rescue Log

Nov. 24: 12:59 a.m. Charlotte Rescue assisted Vergennes Rescue at a medical call on South Maple Street in Vergennes and took a patient to the hospital. Nov. 26 6:59 a.m. A caller reported fire alarm activated on Spear Street. Fire and Rescue were dispatched and determined it to be a false alarm. 10:13 a.m. Charlotte… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

Dec. 2 9:58 p.m. An officer responded to North Road at the Triple L Mobile Home Park for a reported family fight between a woman, her daughter and the daughter’s boyfriend. The boyfriend fled into the woods before the officer’s arrival because there was a warrant for his arrest. Several other officers responded from neighboring… Read More »

Cultural leaders plan programming for inclusion and respect

Editor’s note: In response to an increase in hate crimes reported in Vermont, more than 80 cultural organizations in the state have signed a statement promoting inclusion, respect, and change in their communities. This is their statement. Last month, the FBI reported that hate crimes in Vermont increased for the second year in a row,… Read More »

Looking ahead to 2019

To our readers: The new year is upon us. We’d like to look ahead to 2019 and hear from you. What are you looking forward to? What are your hopes? Your fears? Your plans? Would you take a few minutes to share them? We’ll print your submissions in the Jan. 3 edition. We’d love to… Read More »

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Approaches to Grief: Sympathy, Empathy, Compassion Dec. 18, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. This time of year, reminders of who and what is missing are especially poignant. This discussion will focus on practical coping and healing techniques. Francesca Arnoldy, program director of UVM’s End-of-Life Doula Professional Certificate Program and author of the newly released emotional… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Charlotte, Hinesburg libraries share grant for public health programs The Charlotte Library and Hinesburg’s Carpenter-Carse Library will share a $12,000 grant from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine-New England Region for the promotion of public health resources and programs. The libraries collaborated on the grant application which will result in a series of programs… Read More »

$650 rebate available for efficient wood stoves

Vermonters thinking of purchasing a new cord-wood or pellet-burning stoves have a new incentive to opt for a high-efficiency model. Efficiency Vermont is partnering with participating stove dealers around the state to apply a $650 discount at purchase for select stove models. To qualify for the rebate the stoves must be professionally installed. The discount… Read More »

Community Bank matches donations for winter home-heating assistance

For the second consecutive year, Community Bank N.A. is partnering with the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity support the organization’s WARMTH program, helping low-income Vermont families with winter heating. The bank will match donations through Dec. 31 up to a total of $17,500. All funds raised will be distributed for use by Vermont’s five… Read More »

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