In Musing: In the dirt – Dreams of gardening

CAROLE VASTA FOLLEY Once upon a time, I wanted to be a gardener. Tending rows of vegetables bursting off the vine and basking over beds of hydrangea, these were the stuff of dreams back when I thought chlamydia was a plant. I envisioned growing all my own vegetables, spending sunny days in the backyard, plotting… Read More »

Charlotte Senior Center News

The role of the financial caregiver Sept. 11, 1 p.m. This workshop, with Lou Maguire of People’s United Bank, will help participants understand the role of a financial caregiver, how to establish criteria for choosing one and how to recognize the potential risks. Finding the right person and granting the appropriate authority can be a… Read More »

Father-daughter debut at the Champlain Valley Fair

Father-daughter debut at the Champlain Valley Fair

SUNNY NAGPAUL Community News Service  Charlotte musicians Rick and Nina Cusick performed unique spins on classics, including A-ha’s 1984 hit “Take on Me” as well as original compositions over the weekend at the Champlain Valley Fair. Rick Cusick, a first-time performer at the fair, said his daughter Nina joining him for the performance was a… Read More »

Charlotte Covered Bridge 5K/10K and half marathon

Charlotte Covered Bridge 5K/10K and half marathon

It is time for one of Race Vermont’s most popular events, the Charlotte Covered Bridge 5K/10K and Half Marathon, Saturday, Sept. 7, 8 a.m., at 407 Beach Road in Shelburne. The race begins and ends at Shelburne Beach on Lake Champlain. Along the course, participants pass Shelburne Orchard and run along a picturesque dirt road… Read More »

Hinesburg Public Safety Fun Day

Join the fire and police departments on Saturday, Sept 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in and around the stations for their annual Public Safety Fun Day.  The fire and police stations will be open to the public for visits, tours and activities.  Learn Compression-Only CPR, check out the emergency apparatus, dunk a firefighter or… Read More »

Hinesburg Recreation News

All Hinesburg Recreation fall programs and events are available for registration and viewing at After school junior golf program with Coach Taraskiewicz Junior golfers are the future of our game and PGA Professional Ryan Taraskiewicz has worked with hundreds of children teaching them the importance of life skills through the use of golf as… Read More »

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Live music with the SongFarmers of Hinesburg Thursday, Sept. 5, 6 p.m. Play an acoustic instrument or just love to sing along to old time, blues, country and folk music? Come join the Song Farmers during their monthly jam session and participate in this wonderful live music offering. It is lots of fun to just… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

Aug. 27 10:17 a.m.  Officers responded to Lantman’s Market for a 911 hang up. 5:54 p.m. An officer responded to Shelburne Falls Road for an animal complaint involving loose dogs in the roadway. 6:50 p.m. Suspicious individuals were reported on Mechanicsville Road. 8:38 p.m. An officer responded to Shelburne Falls Road for the report of a… Read More »