Hinesburg holds CPR classes

The Hinesburg Fire Department will host a day of CPR classes Saturday, Apr. 6. Four two-hour training sessions will be held throughout the day. Space is limited to 10 students per training session. These classes supplement the Compression Only CPR Day held earlier this year in February. The department reports the training is the American… Read More »

Poetry reading and book launch

Poetry reading and book launch

Local poets, Marian Willmott and Laura Budofsky Wisniewski of Hinesburg and Michelle Demers of Williston, will each read from their own, recently published book of poetry Sunday, March 31, 4 p.m. at the Carpenter-Carse Library, 69 Ballards Corner. The event kicks off the start of National Poetry Month which takes place each April. All three… Read More »

Taxes done for free

If your household income is less than $54,000 annually, then you probably qualify to have your taxes done for free through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program at Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO). Check the CVOEO Website at www.cvoeo.org to confirm eligibility, and to learn what to bring to your tax appointment.… Read More »

Vendor space at HFA’s Market and Craft Fair

Join the Hinesburg Firemen’s Association Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., for their spring Farmer’s Market/Craft Fair. Vendors may purchase a space inside the fire house or outside on the lawn next to the station. All vendors must register by May 1. A 10×10 outside space, where vendors provide their own table and… Read More »

Community, former employees react as Pizza Putt prepares to close

By MARIA VALIENTE Correspondent With the closing date for the South Burlington arcade and entertainment center Pizza Putt quickly approaching, the local community is coming out in spades to give the family hangout a proper sendoff. The entertainment center and restaurant has been packed since the March 4 announcement, with nostalgic adults, families and children… Read More »

A Show of HANDS: Artwork auction benefits older adults

A Show of HANDS: Artwork auction benefits older adults

The seventh annual “A Show of HANDS” features 100 decorated wooden hands adorning the walls at Penny Cluse Café during the month of March. A silent auction of the hands takes place Thursday, Mar. 28, 6 to 8 p.m. The event benefits HANDS, a local nonprofit that provides food for older adults. The HANDS artwork… Read More »

Pie for breakfast? Absolutely!

Pie for breakfast? Absolutely!

A sunny Saturday morning and the promise of all the pie you could eat for $5 per person proved to be the perfect recipe to attract a big crowd of happy families on Saturday. People from all over the Shelburne-Hinesburg-Charlotte area came to Shelburne Vineyard for the first annual Charlotte Shelburne Hinesburg Rotary Pie for… Read More »

Kudos for CVU

Kudos to CVU, Candy Padula and the students involved in “The Laramie Project.” I commend you on your courage for putting this marginalized community front and center. I also congratulate you for the amazing skill and talent that was displayed in performing such an intense and emotionally jarring production. CVU has taken a big step… Read More »


In the Talking Tolerance article that appeared in the March 14 issue, the workshops offered by Patricia Fontaine were co-sponsored by the Pierson Library. Also, the featured quote in the story should have been attributed to Patricia Fontaine. The Citizen regrets the errors.