Draft horses hitch up for field day

Draft horses hitch up for field day

Howard Alden of Jericho, left, takes the Lutters family of Hinesburg for a ride in a cart drawn by his mini horse team during Green Mountain Draft Horse Field Day at Shelburne Farms Saturday, July 26. Photo by Rosalyn Graham

Hinesburg athlete qualifies for 2015 World Games

Hinesburg athlete qualifies for 2015 World Games

A year from now, 7,000 Special Olympics athletes from 177 countries will parade into Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for the Opening Ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015. This ceremony will kick-off a nine-day celebration of courage, determination, and joy, as well as the largest sports and humanitarian event in 2015 and… Read More »

Towns gear up for election season

The Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 26. The polls will be open in the Charlotte Central School multipurpose room and in Hinesburg’s Town Hall from 7am to 7pm. The last day to register to vote in this election, if you are not already on the Charlotte or Hinesburg voter checklist, is Wednesday,… Read More »

Green Thumb Camp grows on Charlotte youth

After a self-proclaimed “awesome” week of summer camp in June, the Green Thumbs Gardening Camp taught by Tai Dinnan and Stacy Carter is gearing up for another weeklong camp Aug. 4-8 from 9am-3pm at the Charlotte Central School gardens and grounds. Incoming kindergarteners through fifth grade students will enjoy the opportunity to play and work… Read More »

Community input needed on Hinesburg Economic Development Plan

Hinesburg’s Economic Development Commission is seeking input from Hinesburg residents regarding key economic goals for Hinesburg. The Hinesburg Economic Development Commission was created in 2013 to facilitate the development of an Economic Development Plan that will become part of the Hinesburg Town Plan.  After a thoughtful facilitated drafting process, The Commission has compiled a list of… Read More »

CSWD’s Rover returns to Charlotte Aug. 2

The Chittenden Solid Waste District’s (CSWD) household hazardous waste collection “Rover” is making a stop at Charlotte Central School (408 Hinesburg Rd.) on Saturday, Aug. 2 from 9am-1pm. The Rover makes a stop in each town in Chittenden County once a year and accepts household hazardous leftovers such as paints and stains, automotive fluids, hobby… Read More »

Sean Avram: taking body painting to new heights

Sean Avram: taking body painting to new heights

By Phyl Newbeck On Aug. 6, a new series called “Skin Wars” will appear on the cable station GSN. The hour-long, eight-episode series showcases a competition between body painters from across the country. Sean Avram of Hinesburg has been selected as one of the ten artists on the elimination-style show. Avram traces his interest in… Read More »

Letters to the Editor

Ed Cafferty for Chittenden County Sheriff I would like to take this opportunity to endorse Ed Cafferty for the position of Chittenden County Sheriff. I have known Ed for many years. He is an honest and straightforward person, a respected member of the Vermont State Police and an adjunct professor of Criminal Justice at Community College… Read More »