Let’s move on from past education politics

By DANIEL M. FRENCH In the final weeks of the election cycle, supporters of the Vermont State College System and early education proponents made their pitch for additional funding in a challenging fiscal environment. Their ideas are constructive, their tone civil and they’re making a good faith effort to add to the policy conversation. My… Read More »

Hinesburg Recreation News

For all Hinesburg Recreation programs, find more information and registration online at hinesburgrec.com. Literature and the Arts Join Susan Lepple for a creative approach to exploring children’s literature. Use fine art, movement, assemblage, drama, and music, to explore children’s literature that is silly, thought-provoking, creative and caring. Students may create sculptures, perform puppet shows, move and draw to musical… Read More »

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

After-school snacks The library has teamed up with Hinesburg Community Resource Center to offer snacks for everyone after school on Tuesdays. Students may drop by the library after early release from school for a healthy snack and to read, do homework, or pick out library materials to borrow. Storytime Every Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30-10 a.m.… Read More »

Local artists paint vests for benefit auction

Local artists paint vests for benefit auction

Local artists and fly fishers Tim Neiley of Charlotte and Lynda McIntyre of Shelburne have created two unique hand-painted Orvis fishing vests to be auctioned in the upcoming national Casting for Recovery/Bidding for Good online auction running today through Nov. 18. Both Neiley and McIntyre are accomplished painters, passionate fishers, and have had personal and… Read More »

Rep. Yantachka honored for his work on renewable energy

STAFF REPORT State Rep. Mike Yantachka of Charlotte recently was honored by Renewable Energy Vermont at its 18th annual conference and exposition. The clean-energy advocacy group announced awards to acknowledge contributions of individuals and organizations toward addressing climate change and promoting renewable energy. Yantachka, a Democrat, was named Renewable Energy Legislative Champion for his work to… Read More »



100 years since World War I guns fell silent Sunday Nov. 11 marks the 100th anniversary of the 1918 armistice that ended World War I, the “War to End All War.” Several events in the region commemorate this occasion. ESSEX JUNCTION At 6 p.m. Sunday at the First Congregational Church of Essex Junction, the St.… Read More »