Charlotte Selectboard gears up for December meetings

By Robin Reid The Charlotte Selectboard started its regular Monday, Dec. 1 meeting at 5pm with all members present. The early start time was set for a work session on the Wage Classification Program. Since April, the Selectboard has held at least 40 publicly warned work sessions on the subject. Grids have been developed to… Read More »

CVU Board grapples with athletic fields, grading system

By Gail Callahan The Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School athletic field project is moving toward the front burner once again as a committee discussed options during the high school board’s meeting Tuesday Nov. 18. CVU Board member Jeanne Jensen, who represents Williston on the panel, reported a committee’s findings about proposed work on the… Read More »

Hinesburg school board starts budget process

By Gail Callahan The Hinesburg Community School (HCS) Board kicked off the new budget season on Nov. 24 with a public forum, listening to administrators’ needs for the continued success of students and staff. That wish list includes hiring a new team teachers. The board, HCS administrators, and Chittenden South Supervisory Union (CSSU) officials didn’t… Read More »

CVU holds Toys for Kids Drive

On behalf of the United States Marine Corps League and the Donald Cook Detachment (608), Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School is proud to serve as a “Red Barrel” drop-off location for the Toys for Kids Annual Toy Drive. Toys are being collected now through Friday, Dec. 19. As described on its website, “Toys for… Read More »

CVU School Board News

Congratulations to the following students for their recent acceptance in CVU’s Lucien Lambert Chapter of the National Honor Society. Charlotte: Natalie Franklin, Aryn Hall, Andrew Oliver, Kara Pflaster, Savannah Townsend. Hinesburg: Evelyn Needham, Jarrett Slote. School Contract Negotiations: modeling civic, collaborative and creative interactions in CSSU In October, the CSSU School Boards (Charlotte, Hinesburg, Shelburne,… Read More »

Iroquois Soccer Club offers more for less

Iroquois Soccer Club offers more for less

by Zoe Dawson, Iroquois Soccer Club President Elect The Iroquois Soccer Club (ISC) kicked off the spring 2105 soccer season with a well-attended planning meeting in Hinesburg Town Hall on Thursday, Nov. 13. The outgoing leadership welcomed a new group of parents, volunteers, and soccer enthusiasts eager to get their “hands and feet muddy” with… Read More »

St. Mike’s hosts youth all-sports field day to benefit Make-A-Wish

The Saint Michael’s College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is set to hold a fundraiser on Sunday, Dec. 7 in the Ross Sports Center and Tarrant Recreation Center, utilizing an all-sports field day to continue its work with the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The event, geared toward boys and girls between kindergarten and eighth grade, costs $15 to… Read More »

Did you know…

Did you know…

CVU grad Summer Spillane, a cross country runner at Middlebury College, was named All American for her 35th place finish at the NCAA National Championship on Saturday, Nov. 22 at Wilmington College in Mason, Ohio. Hinesburg weightlifter Tom Hart placed first in both age, 70-74, and 181 lb. class in the strict curl and bench… Read More »

Lyric Theatre announces audition schedule for spring production, actors, drummers, dogs needed for “Legally Blonde The Musical”

Lyric Theatre Company will bring the Broadway hit “Legally Blonde: The Musical” to life on the Flynn MainStage April 9-12, 2015, for the first time ever. Based on the MGM motion picture of the same name, this fun, upbeat musical comedy about self-discovery is just like the movie, but with singing and dancing to help tell the story. Community members who… Read More »

Hinesburg musician performs at Jericho library Sunday

Hinesburg musician performs at Jericho library Sunday

Rebecca Padula of Hinesburg will return to the Deborah Rawson Memorial Library on Sunday Dec. 7 at 2pm for an encore performance. A musical powerhouse who combines the best of jazz, blues, folk, and bluegrass, with a bit of rock thrown in for good measure, Padula uses her rich, expressive vocal style combined with accompaniment… Read More »