Hunter Education Instructor Training Course July 18-19

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is offering a New Instructor Training Course for people interested in volunteering to teach Hunter Education, Trapping Education, or Bowhunter Education courses in Vermont. The course will take place starting at 7pm on Friday, July 18, and will go through the afternoon of Saturday, July 19.  It will be… Read More »


Providence College, Providence, R.I. The following area residents have been named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester Lillian Cartularo of Hinesburg and a member of the class of 2017 Chennah Sharpe of Charlotte and a member of the class of 2017 Taylor Thibault of Charlotte and a member of the class of… Read More »

Grace M. Plante – Hinesburg

It is with the deepest sadness that we share the loss of our most beloved wife, mother and grandmother. Grace M. Plante, 72, passed away on Thursday, June 12, 2014, at home surrounded by her loving family. For a full obituary please visit

CVU born band Dionysia goes national

CVU born band Dionysia goes national

by Sadie Williams It’s not often that a high school band sticks together post-graduation, especially when its members attend colleges in three different states. However that’s just what happened for four incredibly talented boys from Champlain Valley Union (CVU).   What began as a series of extended jam sessions between drummer Alex Meyers of Shelburne and… Read More »

Hinesburg duo retires from police department

Hinesburg duo retires from police department

Police officers Chris Morrell and Buck, partners for 10 years, were recognized for their years of service to the Shelburne Police Department at a Selectboard meeting on Tuesday, June 24. “Chris, you are a man of integrity and honesty and Buck is a very good police dog,” praised Selectboard Chair Gary von Stange to those… Read More »

SCHIP’s treasures granted to local non-profits

Shelburne Charlotte Hinesburg Interfaith Projects (SCHIP) recently announced its latest awards in the amount of $23,600 in community grants. To date over $490,000 has been distributed to nonprofits organizations serving residents in the towns of Shelburne, Charlotte, and Hinesburg since 2004. The funds are generated by the sale of gently used clothing, art, jewelry, home… Read More »

Charlotte’s Ed Stone announces candidacy

Ed Stone will run in the November 2014 election as a Republican for the seat of Vermont State House of Representatives District 0-4. “My commitment to Charlotte/Hinesburg and my experience on the Charlotte Selectboard make me uniquely qualified for this position,” candidate Stone said. “Charlotte and Hinesburg deserve an effective and independent leader in the… Read More »

Hinesburg’s DRB debates projects

By Gail Callahan During last week’s Development Review Board (DRB) meeting in Hinesburg, the panel discussed a handful of applications and the potential impact on the town’s infrastructure and school system. Six members of the Board started the evening with a site visit to the Enos subdivision. The property, at the south end of Enos… Read More »