Leaders: Born or raised?

By JAN DEMERS She sang for the USO in Vietnam going places Bob Hope wouldn’t go. She entertained at the Purple Onion in San Francisco following in the footsteps of the Smothers Brothers and Phyllis Diller. She was kicked out of Brigham Young University for refusing to stop the work on the Equal Rights Amendment.… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Story Time Tuesdays Baby Time at 9 a.m. Join us at the Charlotte Library to share and enjoy songs and stories for babies and their caregivers. Preschool Story Time at 10:30 a.m. Drop-in sessions with stories, crafts, songs and fun.  For ages 3 to 5. “Walking Each Other Home” book discussion Mondays, March 11, 18,… Read More »

Life lessons learned at camp

Life lessons learned at camp

Life lessons. These are moments where the lightbulb goes off over child’s head. They understand the concept of two plus two. They see something they can’t un-see or learn something they’ll never forget. Over the last 150-plus years, camp has provided opportunities for children and adults to discover or further develop many life lessons. Here… Read More »

Listen Up Project to tell teens’ stories

Award-winning filmmaker Bess O’Brien of Kingdom County Productions recently launched a two-year project that will culminate in an original musical inspired, written, and performed by Vermont teens. The teen-led Listen Up Project will engage young Vermonters in telling their stories and driving the conversation about the issues they face. “Over the next two years, the Listen… Read More »

Thank you, Hinesburg

I am deeply humbled and honored to have been elected to the Hinesburg Selectboard. I can assure all Hinesburg residents I will be fair, open-minded, and attentive to all voices on issues that face us. I met many people during this campaign and regardless of whether supporting me or Keith, the one takeaway everyone agreed… Read More »

Viewpoint: Aging with Grace

By BILL SCHUBART Astonishing what we learn from others when we listen. I was talking with a friend only a few years younger who offered a suggestion that in my self-absorption had never occurred to me. At our advancing age, she said, it’s important for us all to make way for new leaders and thinkers.… Read More »

Junior League of Champlain Valley opens headquarters

Junior League of Champlain Valley opens headquarters

The Junior League of Champlain Valley (JLCV) held a ribbon cutting ceremony March 7 at their headquarters on Williston Road in South Burlington. The event officially established Chittenden County’s first Diaper Bank. Partnering with the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf (CEFS) and town food shelf programs in Hinesburg, Milton, Richmond, and Williston, JLCV reports the Diaper… Read More »

Second Shelburne pedestrian hit by car

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter The second car versus pedestrian accident on Shelburne Road in just over two weeks occurred Sunday night. At 7:35 p.m., Shelburne police, fire and rescue responded to a report of a man hit by a car going southbound on Shelburne Road near Harbor Place. Police said Joseph Ask, 50, of… Read More »

The worst decision is no decision

The worst decision is no decision

Decisions can be scary. Without certainly knowing an outcome, people make choices every day. Some work out, and others provide unforeseen results. Both contribute to developing a healthy process for making decisions. By doing, people learn how it feels to make decisions and how they overcome internal and external factors that impede or help the… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

March 3 7:52 am. An officer responded to an address in the village for a reported residential burglary. The investigation is ongoing. 10:09 am. An officer responded to Charlotte Road for a reported vandalism to several signs for the upcoming election. 10:48 am. An officer responded to Starksboro at the request of the Vermont State… Read More »