Obituaries

Wendelin Ann “Wendy” Patterson – Hinesburg Wendelin Ann “Wendy” Patterson, 70, of Hinesburg, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, following a five year battle with cancer. Wendy was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., on May 1, 1944, to Robert Francis “Bob” Patterson and Mary Barbara “Babs” Morgan. She leaves her siblings, Bob, Joan, and… Read More »

Hinesburg’s Festival celebrates fall

Hinesburg’s Festival celebrates fall

What do the following activities have in common: listening to talented local musicians, watching a mesmerizing puppet show, dining on locally sourced food, viewing a gallery full of the work of local artists, filling a market bag with locally made items, and learning about Hinesburg’s history? If you haven’t guessed by now, they are just… Read More »

Politicos unite

Politicos unite

Sally Soule, former State Senator and Vermont House of Representative from Shelburne and Charlotte, Chittenden District 5-1 House Representative Kate Webb, and Charlotte Hinesburg Chittenden District 4-1 House Representative Michael Yantachka pose for a photo after the ceremonial ribbon cutting at Harrington Village on Wednesday, Sept. 10 in Shelburne.

An apple a day

An apple a day

The Charlotte Congregational Church Pie Ministry is back in business: baking and selling homemade apple pies every Wednesday and Friday from 4-6pm until Oct. 31 to benefit the numerous ministries and mission projects of the church. And the project has expanded. “An addition to the Pie Ministry started this year,” offered organizer Martha Perkins. “It’s… Read More »

Harvest Festival celebrates Vermont’s farms, forests, future

Harvest Festival celebrates Vermont’s farms, forests, future

Shelburne Farms will host its annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, Sept. 20.  The day-long family-friendly event honors Vermont’s farm and forestry traditions through connection with food, agriculture, and community. Over 7,000 people are expected to attend to enjoy Vermont foods, farm-based education and other educational exhibits, craft demonstrations, and performing arts. The event will take… Read More »

Charlotte Selectboard meetings pile up

By Robin Reid Previous reporting noted that the Selectboard had one meeting scheduled in the interval between Aug. 14 and the regular meeting of Sept. 15, however, seven meetings held on Aug. 14, 18, 19, 21, 22, 28, and Sept. 4 and 11. Business conducted at these meetings related to the VELCO reimbursement, GMP line… Read More »