Hinesburg DRB green lights projects, shows caution with others

By Gail Callahan The Green Street, LLC project appeared before the DRB, seeking subdivision revision and final plat review. The proposed building, located off Charlotte Road, is a 12.3-acre subdivision. After Board and community feedback, developers re-tooled the plan. According to plans submitted to town officials, one lot would contain 23 single-family units. Four single-family… Read More »

Annual rabies bait drop begins 

Eighteen of the 31 animals that have tested positive for rabies so far this year have been in Chittenden County, the state’s most populated region. The 18th Annual Rabies Bait Drop will take place (weather permitting) Aug. 11-18 targeting eight Vermont counties, including all of Chittenden County, to help stop the spread of the potentially… Read More »

Letters to the Editor

We support Ed Cafferty for Sheriff Ed is our brother-in-law, friend, and next door neighbor (married to Susan Krasnow), but we support his bid to become Chittenden County Sheriff for many, more important reasons. Well qualified, he will be proactive in modernizing the office, hiring women Deputies (currently none), effectively advocate for more community drug… Read More »

Rules for sharing the road

In an effort to shed light on the conversation regarding bike and vehicle transportation, here are two lists detailing pertinent information for each respective party. We hope this information is useful in your travels. For drivers: Cyclists have the legal right to ride on the road. Leave at least four feet of passing space. Cyclists… Read More »

Covert operations on Mount Philo

Vermont Coverts: Woodlands for Wildlife is a nonprofit dedicated to educating landowners and citizens as to how to “maintain and enhance diverse wildlife habitats and healthy ecosystems.”  On Saturday, Aug. 16 Vermont Coverts guides Kate Lampton and Larry Hamilton will be leading a guided walk of Mt. Philo.  Along the one-hour walk participants will learn… Read More »

CVU grad earns Knowles Science Teaching Foundation Fellowship

Carly Brown, a June 2014 graduate of Champlain College’s Teacher Apprenticeship Program (TAP), has received the 2014 Knowles Science Teaching Foundation Teaching Fellowship. She was selected from a pool of more than 180 applicants, and is one of 32 exceptionally talented, early career science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics (STEM) teachers to be awarded a fellowship.… Read More »

Local educator selected as a facilitator for NEA GPS Network

Kelly Bouteiller, a teacher at Charlotte Central School, was recently selected as a facilitator for the National Education Association (NEA) Great Public Schools (GPS) Network.  The GPS Network is an online community where teachers, parents, education support professionals, and other community stakeholders can share ideas and resources aimed at improving student success. Currently, the Network… Read More »

Local runners complete season at state track meet

From left: Hinesburg residents Jacob Ashe, Ashton Barbeau, Quinten Barbeau, Patrick Bilodeau, Henry Frost, Cole Glover, Miles Glover, Ali Drew, Julia Grant, Ava McDonald, and Jasmine Nails participated in the Champlain Valley Track & Field program at the Vermont State Meet in St. Johnsbury Saturday, July 26. Thanks to outstanding coaches Nora Kaszubowski and Tova… Read More »

Hinesburg launches youth Ultimate Frisbee

The Hinesburg Recreation Dept. will offer Ultimate Frisbee to 5-8 graders for the first time this fall. Hinesburg is proud to be among the first towns in Vermont to be formally offering Ultimate at the middle school level. This fast-paced field sport was developed in 1968 by a group of New Jersey high school students.… Read More »