News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Hands and Needles Mondays, 10 a.m.- noon Join handcrafting enthusiasts for a morning of creativity and conversation. Bring whatever project you are working on – quilting, knitting, embroidery, etc. Free and open to the public. Youngster story time Tuesdays, 9:30-10 a.m. Join us every week for story time. Children ages 0-5 years old and their… Read More »

Lyric Theatre’s ‘The Addams Family’

Lyric Theatre’s ‘The Addams Family’

On Thursday, Nov. 7, Lyric Theatre Company kicks off its 46th season with “The Addams Family,” a fresh and original musical about an unconventional family with a penchant for all things macabre. Taking the stage in this spirited production are Noelle Nilo as Wednesday Addams, Fiona McCormick in the dual roles of Cousin It and… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

Oct. 6 8:50 a.m. Suspicious circumstances were reported near Ballards Corner Road. 5:15 p.m. A noise complaint involving ATVs was reported near Wile Street. Oct. 7 6:50 a.m. An officer responded to the intersection of Route 116 and CVU Road for a two-vehicle crash. No injuries. 9:03 a.m. An officer assisted with a medical call… Read More »

Blushing Betty

Blushing Betty

A juvenile alpaca takes a snack break at Hinesburg’s Silver Street Alpaca Farm owned by Heather and David Lynch.

Decks: Winterizing tips for a longer life

Homeowners often take steps to winterize the interior of their homes in the weeks before winter’s arrival, but such efforts should extend to the outside of a home as well. Decks make for great gathering places when the weather permits. Decks are where many people spend their free time and eat their meals come spring… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Library expansion update The library driveway is permanently closed. Patrons may access the library via the library porch door, either from the north entrance (sidewalk under construction) or across the Town Green. The book drop box will be located in front of Town Hall.  Please stop there to return all materials when library is closed… Read More »

Cleaning up your leaves with ease

Cleaning up your leaves with ease

Autumn is marked by colorful foliage and plummeting temperatures. Once those leaves reach peak color, they fall from the branches and collect on lawns, necessitating cleanup projects. For homeowners with big yards, such a project can be tiring and time-consuming. However, there are ways to make leaf cleanup easier. One of the easiest ways to… Read More »

Save your garden for winter

Save your garden for winter

It’s happened again. Leaves are getting crispy; flowers are going to seed, and the air is beginning to cool. As hard frosts become a reality, it is almost time to start thinking about cutting back our perennials and putting our gardens to bed. I’d like to propose that we think about this time of year… Read More »

Call for Rotary Halloween Parade floats

A key part of the annual Charlotte Shelburne Hinesburg Rotary Halloween Parade is the colorful, humorous, imaginative and creative bevy of floats that roll along the parade route in Shelburne village. The floats are the product of clubs, neighborhoods, associations, companies, businesses or anyone who would like to participate. They are carried on big trucks,… Read More »