Bark for Life returns Aaug. 1

Bark for Life returns Aaug. 1

The American Cancer Society will host Bark For Life, an event that brings dog owners and their pets together in the fight against cancer, Friday, Aug. 1 and it’s not too late to get involved. This non-competitive 1.5 mile walkathon will raise vital funds for the American Cancer Society while celebrating the special bond between… Read More »

Green up your pets

Green up your pets

By M. Kathleen Shaw, DVM Vermont Veterinary Medical Association Now is a good time to consider some Earth friendly practices to help the environment when it comes to our furry companions. Plastic is everywhere, and only 27 percent of plastic is recycled. Landfills can only hold so much and even then it takes 450 years… Read More »

Pet nail cutting basics explained

Just like human fingernails, a dog and cat nails grow all the time, so regular manicures should be part of every pet owner’s routine. In fact, the Pet Food Warehouse website suggests that trimmed claws are also less likely to snag fabric and inadvertently scratch people. Nail trimming is much easier if your pet has… Read More »

Twin State games on tap for Saturday

Twin State games on tap for Saturday

Graduated Vermont and New Hampshire’s top high school soccer players meet for the 40th Annual Lions Soccer Cup Saturday at Castleton State College on Saturday, July 19. The Vermont girls, including Champlain Valley Union (CVU) standouts Haliana Burhans and Mackenzie Kingston, kick off the doubleheader at 4pm. The Vermont boys, featuring CVU’s Joseph Castano and… Read More »

Mother Nature alters July 4 celebration in Hinesburg

For the first time in Hinesburg’s Fourth of July history, the Hilly Hobble Race was cancelled because of severe weather conditions. “At 6pm on July 3 we had everything set for the race and registration was taking place at the Community School,” explained Hinesburg Rec Coordinator Jen McCuin. “First, David Eddy canceled the 10K scheduled to begin at 6:30pm. After… Read More »

Hinesburg welcomes new town administrator

Hinesburg welcomes new town administrator

By Sheri Duff The search for a town administrator for Hinesburg is over. Bright and early Sunday morning, current Assistant Town Manager of Essex, Trevor Lashua, officially accepted the Town of Hinesburg’s offer of employment. “There are so many things to be excited about,” said Lashua. “I welcome the opportunity to serve Hinesburg. I look… Read More »

Celebrate July 4 in Hinesburg

Celebrate July 4 in Hinesburg

The Independence Day celebration in Hinesburg that began today with the Hilly Hobble Foot Race continues tomorrow with the annual book sale by the Friends of the Carpenter Carse Library. The sale, which will be at Town Hall, will commence at 9am and break for the parade at 11am, after which it will be open… Read More »