CVU athletes play at all-state level

LAUREN READ Correspondent Girls Lacrosse The Vermont Lacrosse Coaches Association released its annual all-state high school girls lacrosse team, honoring the top players in the state. Champlain Valley Union High School’s (CVU) Tedi Simons was named to the first team on defense to represent the Redhawks. Mia Brumsted, Sophia Cresta, Maggie Gannon, Petra Kapsalis and… Read More »

In Musing: Her name is Diana

CAROLE VASTA FOLLEY “In-laws.” Ever notice how terribly close the word is to “outlaw?” Merriam Webster says it was first used in 1894, the same year as “bread-mold” and “hangover.” But alas, the denigration of in-laws seems to center around mothers. Whether Henny Youngman one-liners like, “Just got back from a pleasure trip; I took… Read More »

Susan McClure graduates from Snelling Leadership Institute

Susan McClure graduates from Snelling Leadership Institute

The Snelling Center for Government has announced that Susan McClure of Hinesburg has graduated from the Vermont Leadership Institute. The commencement ceremony for the class of 2019 was held June 1 at Basin Harbor in Vergennes. McClure is currently the executive director at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum in Vergennes. As a participant in the Vermont… Read More »

Volunteer Connection News

SUE ALENICK United Way Volunteer United Way of Northwest Vermont’s mobile-friendly Volunteer Connection connects you to hundreds of local volunteer needs. Search by age, date, county, interests or causes that are important to you. Stay connected to community needs. Go to www.unitedwaynwvt.galaxydigital.com. Dragon boats Dragon Heart Vermont is preparing for the Dragon Boat Festival to… Read More »

The road taken: Police chief Anthony Cambridge

The road taken: Police chief Anthony Cambridge

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer The idea of becoming a police officer occurred to Anthony Cambridge one day in 2005. This week, 14 years later, he will be sworn in as Hinesburg’s new chief of police on Independence Day. Cambridge’s journey to his new role has come with some fated twists and turns, which he recently… Read More »

Help is Here: Mental illness cuts across all cultural divides, communities

TUIPATE MUBIAY Talking about mental health is often regarded as a difficult conversation, whether it’s while we’re gathered around the family dinner table or visiting with our friends, colleagues or community members. Our society often views mental health illness as threatening and uncomfortable. As a direct consequence of our attitudes, people who experience mental health… Read More »

A nationwide initiative addressing lung cancer

A nationwide initiative addressing lung cancer

A team representing the Vermont Lung Center at the University of Vermont College of Medicine celebrates at the American Lung Association’s fifth annual Lung Force Walk this June. The event raised over $50,000 and honored local heroes, survivors, advocates and families. From left, Sarah Caffrey of Shelburne, Kathleen Dwinell of Burlington, Heidi Pecott-Grimm of Charlotte,… Read More »

Kinney Drugs to stop selling e-cigarettes and vaping products

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. – Kinney Drugs stores in Vermont and New York will no longer sell electronic cigarettes and vaping products, the chain announced June 28. In a press release, senior director of marketing and advertising Judith R. Cowden stated that the change is part of the company’s “ongoing effort to promote responsible access to tobacco… Read More »

Charlotte Shelburne Hinesburg Rotary awards scholarships

Charlotte Shelburne Hinesburg Rotary awards scholarships

ROSALYN GRAHAM Correspondent At a June 5 meeting, members of Charlotte Shelburne Hinesburg Rotary met and applauded the four area students whose academic excellence and record of community good works earned them scholarships that will help them pur-sue the next stage in their education. Emma Bissonette of Hinesburg will be attending the University of Rhode… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

June 13 3:40 p.m. Officers took a report of suspicious activity on Old Route 116. 8:20 p.m. An officer responded to Richmond Road for the report of a dog left in the cab of a parked truck. Upon arrival the dog had been removed. 8:40 p.m. An officer took a report of suspicious activity at… Read More »