News from Charlotte Library

LEGO machines Sept. 13 to Oct. 4 at 3:15 p.m. Gears, pulleys, levers, motors and more. Kids can build amazing machines and learn how to make them work even better. 4th grade and up. Space is limited. Registration required. Library Board of Trustees Meets tonight, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m. at the library. Mystery book… Read More »

Honduras volunteers plan for 2019

Hands to Honduras Tela, a local  humanitarian service group, is planning trips for February 2019. Volunteers can participate in one or both weeks: February 9-16 and February 16-23.  Next year’s projects include painting the postpartum mother-baby wing at Tela Hospital; constructing a classroom and a kitchen at schools on a palm plantation; providing a health… Read More »


Champlain Valley Union High School recently shared its honor roll from spring semester 2018. Here are the Charlotte and Hinesburg students who attained High Honors and A/B Honors last spring. High Honors Katherine E. Ashe, Maryn K. Askew, Gabriel R. Atkins, Ashton T. Barbeau, Evan G. Beal, William W. Berkowitz, Henry C. Bijur, Samantha K.… Read More »

League of Vermont Writers holds fall program

The League of Vermont Writers’ fall workshop, “Other Paths to Publication: Independent Presses and Self-Publishing,” is Oct. 6 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Shelburne. The event is from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Three speakers are scheduled: • Sonja Hakala, author of 11 books both traditionally and independently published, discussing… Read More »

Christine Johnson: Vermont can turn the tide on opioids

By CHRISTINE JOHNSON When I tell people about the Chittenden County Opioid Alliance’s broad mission to reduce the impact of opioids on our communities, there is a predictable response: “Gosh, that sounds overwhelming.” It’s repeated often that Vermont and the country are in the grips of an opioid epidemic. And while that is indeed the… Read More »

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Tuesday after-school snacks The library has teamed up with Hinesburg Community Resource Center to offer snacks for everyone after school on Tuesdays starting Sept. 4. Students may drop by the library after early release from school for a healthy snack while they read, do homework, or pick out new materials to take home. Get library… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

Sept. 2 11:29 a.m. An officer assisted Vermont State Police in Starksboro with an individual who was in violation of his conditions of release. State police made the arrest. 1:30 p.m. An officer responded to Birchwood Drive to assist a resident with a vehicle with the keys locked inside. 1:35 p.m. An officer assisted Newport… Read More »

Local artist jazzes up ArtsRiot

Local artist jazzes up ArtsRiot

The doorway to ArtsRiot in Burlington got a facelift recently with some custom artwork by Shelburne resident Erin Bundock. A 2016 Champlain Valley Union  graduate, Bundock works at ArtsRiot and goes to the University of Vermont. She will have original works on exhibit at this week’s South End Art Hop and at the VCAM and… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

September is Library Card Sign-up Month. If you don’t have a library card, you should get one. Libraries offer fun and informative resources to help you pursue your passions and succeed in school. A library card in Charlotte gives you access to checking out books, DVDs and other items such as garden tools and bird-watching… Read More »

Turner has a strong record of service

To the Editor: During my time in the House of Representatives, I’ve had the pleasure of working with some great colleagues. Perhaps highest among them is Rep. Don Turner. But Don isn’t just a lawmaker. He’s also House minority leader, a 30-plus-year member of the Milton Fire and Rescue departments (including more than a decade… Read More »