Hinesburg residents reminded about water main flushing

The water mains throughout the Hinesburg water system will be flushed between 8:30am and 4:30pm on Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 24 and Nov. 25. Residents can expect discolored water, so use care with laundry and run water until it clears after 4:30pm. Discolored water does not pose a health risk. Please direct questions about the… Read More »

Letters to the Editor

Support Let’s Grow Kids I am writing in support of the Let’s Grow Kids campaign which aims to raise public awareness of the importance of quality early childhood experiences for all Vermont kids. In my work, I see how important it is for families to be connected through social and educational opportunities. Families who feel… Read More »

DoubleTree offers free holiday lodging for families: Family members visiting infirm relatives qualify

The DoubleTree by Hilton Burlington is offering free lodging to relatives of patients staying in area hospitals and nursing homes during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. Persons traveling more than 50 miles to visit hospitalized family members may receive complimentary overnight accommodations Nov. 25, 26, 27, and 28 and Dec. 23, 24, 25, and 26 at… Read More »

Selectboard takes in budget requests

By Robin Reid The Thursday, Nov. 13 Charlotte Selectboard meeting began with a complaint read by Kristen DeStiger on behalf of herself and several other Lake Road residents who seek zoning enforcement in regards to business activities of Fortin’s Lawn Care. The Selectboard took the letter under advisement. Vermont State Police’s Matt Daley and Benjamin… Read More »

Do the Turkey Trot in Hinesburg Nov. 30

Louise Roomet, a Hinesburg resident, loved to walk a popular 4.25-mile loop and share the beauty of the Lewis Creek landscape with her neighbors, friends, and dogs. Roomet’s enjoyment of this special part of Hinesburg led to her initial organization of the Hinesburg Land Trust fundraiser, the Turkey Lane Trot. The Trot, established in 1997… Read More »

Nursery school students plan toy drive for Ronald McDonald House: Drop off in Hinesburg through Dec. 12

The students at the Shelburne Nursery School are collecting toys to support the Ronald McDonald House (RMcDH) of Burlington. The RMcDH provides children and their families who live too far away from the hospital to commute a place to stay while receiving medical treatment at Fletcher Allen Health. Please support the toy drive. Any donation… Read More »

Shearer Chevrolet sponsors bully prevention at CCS

Burlington-based nonprofit Puppets in Education (PiE) received a second year of funding from Shearer Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac to support a full day of Bully Prevention programs at Charlotte Central School (CCS) in Charlotte on Tuesday, Nov. 11. The programs presented complimented the anti-bullying curriculum at CCS. Students learned important tips and tools on how… Read More »

UVM offers new master’s program in Leadership for Sustainability

The UVM Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Sciences is offering a new distance learning master’s program designed for emerging leaders who are committed to deepening their capacity to catalyze change and collaborate effectively across different fields and sectors. This professional M.S. concentration in Leadership for Sustainability offers a blend of residential and online learning… Read More »

Financial Fitness: Tighter monetary policy ahead

If the mismatch between economic news and market performance felt familiar this Fall, it’s probably because we experienced almost the same thing during 2013 as pundits and analysts tried to discern when the Federal Reserve would begin to end quantitative easing. For months, bad economic news proved to be good news for stock markets. This… Read More »