Hinesburg concert series hits high note

By Morgan Magoon, WRP Intern Dozens of community members spread blankets and chairs on the lawn behind the Hinesburg Community School to enjoy musical entertainment by Shellhouse, part of the Hinesburg concert series, sponsored by Hart & Mead and Hinesburg Rec Department, on the night of July 30. Shellhouse band members Bob Teer, Andrea Teer,… Read More »

Vanessa Crowley: mowing up a storm in Charlotte

By Phyl Newbeck When Vanessa Crowley decides to do something she goes all out. The serial entrepreneur is one of the two faces behind Mow, Mow, Mow, a landscaping firm based in Charlotte. Crowley and her partner Dale Knowles started the company in 2007 and incorporated the business three years later. Mow, Mow, Mow has… Read More »

Community Emergency Response Training available

The Vermont Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security is holding training for the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).  CERT members are trained to be prepared to take care of themselves and others during an emergency and assist local emergency response agencies. Vermont residents age 18 or older or youth accompanied by a parent or… Read More »

Letter to the Editor

Community support for Vermont Parks Forever Fund appreciated Thank you, thank you, to those who attended the Vermont Parks Forever Foundation’s first celebration at Mt. Philo on July 27. Having the first scholarship of its kind named in Will’s honor is heartening to his family and we are very grateful to the State of Vermont, Rangers… Read More »

Supporting the Rokeby is as easy as pie

Having a great day is easy as pie at Rokeby Museum’s annual Pie & Ice Cream Social on Sunday, Aug. 17 from 1 to 4pm. Their corps of pie-baking volunteers has been perfecting the art of pie making for more than 25 years. Peach, apple, and berry pies of every kind – it’s a selection… Read More »

Locals encouraged to attend Living Proof simulcast in Hinesburg Tickets for Sept. 13 available now

Christian Resources is slated to simulcast well-known Bible teacher and best-selling author Beth Moore live from Fort Wayne, Ind., on Sept. 13 at the Community Alliance Church in Hinesburg which is serving as a host location for the Chittenden County area. Moore has authored dozens of published Bible studies, books, and devotionals specifically for women… Read More »

Partnership offers beer and food tasting event at Mt. Philo Aug. 10 Vermont State Parks, Switchback Brewery, Dakin Farms collaborate

Vermont State Parks has teamed up with Burlington’s Switchback Brewing Company to hold the first ever Switchback Sunday event at historic Mt. Philo State Park. The event will take place rain or shine on Sunday, Aug.10 from noon to 4pm at the picnic shelter on Mt. Philo summit. Mt. Philo is the oldest state park… Read More »

Peregrine falcon nesting cliffs reopened for hikers

Vermont Fish & Wildlife has reopened the cliffs closed to hiking and access earlier this spring to protect nesting peregrine falcons. Peregrine falcons were added to the Endangered Species List in 1970, one year after it was created as a part of the 1969 Endangered Species Conservation Act.  Although the peregrine falcon was delisted in… Read More »

Vermont Ag Secretary kicks off Farmers’ Market Week

Vermont’s Secretary of Agriculture, Chuck Ross, joined Rutland County legislators at the Rutland Downtown Farmers’ Market to kick-off National Farmer’s Market Week on Saturday, Aug. 2. The market is one of 80 farmers’ markets across the state. Per capita, Vermont has more farmers’ markets than any other state in the nation. According to Ross, Vermont’s… Read More »