Slow Money Vermont plans kick off Sept. 16

Slow Money Vermont plans kick off Sept. 16

Slow Money founder Woody Tasch will speak at the company’s launch event on Sept. 16 from 5:30-7:30pm at Vermont College of Fine Arts in the Chapel at College Hall in Montpelier. The event promises to connect entrepreneurs, investors, and service providers and share vision for 21st Century Main Street investing to support a viable and… Read More »

Class acts begin in Charlotte and Hinesburg

Charlotte and Hinesburg students, kindergarten through eighth grade, started school Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Above from top right clockwise: Hinesburg Community School (HCS) students Alex and Allyson pose with their dad for a commemorative photo. Kindergarten friends at the Charlotte Central School (CCS) line up behind their teacher before the school day begins. HCS students… Read More »

Charlotte journalist publishes political thriller

By Sheri Duff Longtime Vermont journalist, Nick Monsarrat of Charlotte recently published a dystopian novel, “united states,” set in New York City in the year 2038. The book, described as a political thriller, was inspired by Monsarrat’s inability to pay a bill online. “I was trying to pay an overdue bill and I became trapped… Read More »

Dancing cheek-to-cheek goes Latin Benefit for H2H-Tela Sept. 5

By Sheri Duff Start with Hands to Honduras-Tela’s (H2H-Tela) tireless chair Linda Gilbert and her husband, Al. Add a Dominican-born Alejandro Torrens, leader of the 10-piece Latin band Alejandro & Grupo Sabor. Mix well with H2H-Tela’s experienced event planners Dave Jonah, Lois Knapp, Renee Davitt, and Margo Plank, and the finishing touches on the Latin… Read More »

Charlotte Library

Labor Day: The Library will be closed on Sept. 1 for Labor Day. Wednesday Night Knitters.  Join us every other Wednesday evening at 5:30pm to compare notes, knits, and share good company.  Our next meeting is on Sept 3. Maker Club – Halloween Horrors: Get creative and help prepare the library for Halloween with Arduino,… Read More »

Young adults need reminder to get vaccinated

Think you outgrew the need for vaccines when you graduated from high school? Not so. Every year, thousands of young adults in the U.S. suffer serious health problems, are hospitalized, and even die from diseases that could have been prevented by vaccines. To highlight the importance of immunizations throughout life, and to help remind young… Read More »

Selectboard listens to pleas for preservation of old police building from Hinesburg citizenry

by Margery Sharp At the Aug. 21 Selectboard meeting, Chair Jon Trefry thanked Renae Marshall for her service as interim town administrator during the search for a new administrator. Selectboard Member Phil Pouech added, “Renae gave 110 per cent and her work was ‘outstanding.’ Station preservation Resident Roger Kohn opened discussion on preservation of the… Read More »

Karen Newman: overcoming obstacles, winning medals

By Phyl Newbeck Karen Newman finished first in her age group in a sprint triathlon this summer. Her time was better than many of the competitors ten, fifteen and even twenty years her junior. As a result she will be competing in the National Senior Games next year in Minnesota. Athletic success is nothing new… Read More »

Troopers remind motorists to drive with care as Labor Day weekend approaches

Making every effort to prevent crashes, injuries, and fatalities on Vermont’s roadways, while addressing poor driving behavior, the Vermont State Police are beginning their high visibility enforcement campaign, focused on impaired and aggressive driving. The Labor Day Mobilization & Operation CARE holiday period runs now through Sept. 1. So far this year 26 people have… Read More »

Low voter turnout in Primary Election

Low voter turnout in Primary Election

Polling booths in Charlotte and Hinesburg were not bustling with activity during the Primary Election Tuesday, Aug. 26. In fact, Charlotte Town Clerk Mary Mead reported that only 9 percent of registered voters in town made it to the polls. At left, Charlotte Selectboard member Matthew Krasnow campaigns for Democratic candidate for Sheriff, Ed Cafferty… Read More »