Carpenter Carse offers adult program on India

Carpenter Carse offers adult program on India

The Carpenter Carse Library will host an inspiring program on India on Thursday, Feb. 19 at 7pm presented by Hinesburg resident Allison Cleary and student members of Mobilization of Volunteer Efforts (MOVE) at St Michael’s College (SMC). Cleary, a Media Studies, Journalism and Digital Arts instructor, is also the coordinator of International Service at SMC.… Read More »

Library News

Library News

Maintaining the privacy of library patrons is not only an ethical choice, it’s also a legal one. According to the “The Law of Public Libraries,” a joint publication of the Office of the Secretary Of State and the Vermont Department of Libraries, “[t]he state law adopted in 2008 makes a library patron’s registration records and… Read More »

Jim Donovan: transportation planning for the active set

Jim Donovan: transportation planning for the active set

By Phyl Newbeck Jim Donovan of Charlotte was working for the Vermont branch of a national transportation consulting firm when they decided to close their smaller offices. Rather than find another employer, Donovan took the opportunity to open Broadreach Planning and Design in May of 2008. His company focuses on improving conditions for “active transportation:”… Read More »

Senior Center hosts screening of “The Resilient Ones” Jan. 28

Senior Center hosts screening of “The Resilient Ones” Jan. 28

“The Resilient Ones,” a feature-length documentary that explores the complex social transition necessary to navigate climate change will be shown at the Charlotte Senior Center on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 7pm hosted by Transition Town Charlotte. In August 2011 Tropical Storm Irene ripped through the Adirondack Mountains of Northern New York destroying lives and infrastructures… Read More »

Hinesburg Nursery School hosts Waffle Breakfast, Silent Auction Feb. 7

Hinesburg Nursery School hosts Waffle Breakfast, Silent Auction Feb. 7

Mark Saturday, Feb. 7 on your calendar so you won’t miss the Hinesburg Nursery School’s 17th Annual Waffle Breakfast and Silent Auction from 8am-11am in the Hinesburg Community School cafeteria. Community members are encouraged to enjoy a hearty breakfast of waffles complete with Vermont maple syrup, strawberries, and whipped cream, served with sides of bacon,… Read More »

Charlotte Selectboard approves budget, discusses Town Meeting Warning

By Robin Reid The Charlotte Selectboard convened at 5pm for a budget discussion before approving it at the regular 7pm meeting on Monday, Jan. 19. The budget work session focused on several clarifications. Regarding Charlotte Volunteer Fire Rescue Services (CVFRS), Chair Morrison expressed favor of a “hybrid” solution. The 9 percent increase in operating costs… Read More »

Charlotte and Hinesburg dog and cat owners

Charlotte In Charlotte state law and town ordinances require residents to register their dogs, four months of age or older, by April 1. A dog’s first rabies vaccination is good for one year then good for three years thereafter. Licenses are available as of Jan. 1. To register your pet bring in the animal’s latest… Read More »

The word in the House: Setting the stage for environmental action

The word in the House: Setting the stage for environmental action

By Rep. Mike Yantachka Many observers were disappointed when Governor Shumlin’s inaugural speech barely mentioned the three issues that were foremost in Vermonters’ minds in 2014: property taxes, education spending and health care. Instead, his inaugural speech focused primarily on the environment. He began by laying out his “agenda for progress” emphasizing the positive accomplishments… Read More »

CCRPC seeks planning project ideas

The public is invited to offer suggestions to the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) for regional transportation and land use planning projects in Chittenden County. The CCRPC is currently preparing next year’s work program and the public is invited to participate. Comments will be accepted until Jan. 23 via email (bdavis@ccrpcvt.org) or by phone… Read More »