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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
By JAN DEMERS What happens when you are 1 percent over the eligibility limit? You need help and help is so close but the edge of the cliff is crumbling underneath you. She came to our office 10 years ago and needed help paying for fuel. Year after year, the cold of winter brought her… Read More »
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.