News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Holiday closing The library will be closed Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 for the New Year’s holiday. Family Fun afternoon Dec. 28 from 2:30 to 5 p.m., visit the library for wintery crafts, delicious snacks, and a showing of a popular film about two sisters and a silly snowman. All ages.  Children must be accompanied… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Holiday closing The library will be closed Dec. 31 through Jan. 2 for the New Year’s holiday and an in-service day. LEGO Drop-in On Friday, Dec. 28 at 10:30 a.m., youngsters can drop by the library from some LEGO fun. For all ages. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Wintertime reminders Snow… Read More »

New fund supports Rice Memorial High School music programs

New fund supports Rice Memorial High School music programs

At last week’s Advent Concert, officials at Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington announced the creation of an endowed fund to support school music programs. Principal Lisa Lorenz informed attendees at the holiday performance that as a commitment to the arts, a new fund will be established at the Vermont Catholic Community Foundation to… Read More »


Wayne Maceyka is not a member of Responsible Growth Hinesburg. He was quoted in a story on Dec. 6 about a recent meeting that he attended regarding the future of Lot 15 in Commerce Park in Hinesburg.

Develop Lot 1 ahead of Lot 15

To the Editor: Recently in The Citizen there was an article about the meeting Responsible Growth Hinesburg held at Carpenter Carse about Lot 15. In it, the author states, “The citizen group wants to persuade town officials that a majority of townspeople want a space in the village for gatherings and recreation.” Wayne Maceyka, a… Read More »

Support for Hannaford supermarket

To the Editor: I would like to add my voice in support of Dawn Francis’ recent post to the Front Porch Forum opposing the idea of future public facilities for Lot 15. I believe everything Dawn wrote. As a 25-plus year resident of Hinesburg, I want to see Hannaford build on Lot 15. Although I… Read More »

Working with applicant could mean public use and grocery store

To the Editor: As Hinesburg contemplates acquiring Lot 15 in Commerce Park by eminent domain for public facilities, as well as whether the commercial development potential should be restricted by the Official Map, I recommend that we: • Prioritize our limited resources • Enable the highest and best use on Lot 15 • Accept Hannaford’s proposal for… Read More »

Family remembers Norman Marcotte

By the Marcotte Family More than 67 years ago, Norman Marcotte of Charlotte married Rita Poirier of Winooski on August 25, 1951. Together they shared decades of laughter, love and devotion as they both became inspirations to many. Their marriage was built on love, trust and solidarity. Family and friends were heartbroken when Rita passed… Read More »


Justin Bissonette is a senior at Champlain Valley Union High School on the wrestling team. Last week’s CVU Winter Sports Preview incorrectly said he had graduated. He’s won two competitions in his class so far this season.

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