School board wants input on budget

STAFF REPORT The Champlain Valley School District is inviting voters to its budget forum, which is set to kick off this year’s budget process. Voters will be asked about what they value most in the school district and what their priorities are. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Oct. 30 at Champlain Valley… Read More »

Target store hiring 100 seasonal employees

The new Target store in South Burlington is hiring approximately 100 seasonal employees ahead of the busy holiday season. The store opened Oct. 17 and is holding job fairs at its South Burlington location on Oct. 25 and 26. During the job fairs, store management will hold pre-scheduled interviews with applicants and discuss available positions.… Read More »

Children’s Literacy Foundation grant applications open

Organizations serving low-income and at-risk children ages 12 and under are invited to apply for the Children’s Literacy Foundation’s At-Risk Children Grant for Spring 2019. The application deadline is Dec. 12. The grant provides a fun storytelling session with one of the 64 authors and storytellers who CLiF works with in Vermont and New Hampshire.… Read More »

Hinesburg Artist Series hosts fall concert Nov. 4

The Hinesburg Artist Series begins its performance season with its first concert on Sunday, Nov. 4, at 4:30 p.m. in the auditorium of Champlain Valley Union High School. The concert will feature both the Hinesburg Community Band and South County Chorus under the direction of Rufus Patrick. The band will perform “Cantus Jubilante,” “Ulterior Overture,”… Read More »

Chicken Pie Supper season is here

Chicken Pie Supper season is here

The United Church of Hinesburg’s annual chicken pie supper fundraiser is Saturday. On the menu: chicken and biscuits, mashed potatoes, squash, coleslaw, cranberry sauce and homemade pie. Seatings at 5 and 6:30 p.m. Cost: $12 adults; $6 ages 5-12; under 5 free. Reservations: 482-3352; leave name, phone number, number in your party, seating time preference.… Read More »

Shelburne News, The Citizen, The Other Paper combine offices

The offices of the Shelburne News, The Citizen and The Other Paper of South Burlington are being combined. “It makes sense for our teams to get together,” said Greg Popa, publisher of the three newspapers. “Our staff gains flexibility and the ability to bounce ideas off one another, and we’re able to consolidate computer systems… Read More »

Game wardens urge timely reporting of poaching activity

Vermont state game wardens are appealing to the public to help curb poaching activities this fall. They ask anyone who witnesses or believes they have knowledge of poaching to contact them quickly. “If you hear a shot in the night, see lights in a field, or have any information about a poaching incident, please contact… Read More »

Watershed work: Wrapping up the water quality stewardship field season

By KRISTA HOFFSIS Among the great blue herons and lily pads in the Town Farm Bay and LaPlatte River wetlands, volunteers spent June and July removing invasive European frogbit plants from Shelburne’s LaPlatte River, the lower McCabe’s Brook and Charlotte’s 50-acre wetland complex at Town Farm Bay. Lewis Creek Association’s Water Quality Stewardship Program invasive… Read More »

Governor appoints two Hinesburg residents to state boards

Gov. Phil Scott appointed 33 people to various state boards and commissions in September, including two local residents. Kristin Haas of Hinesburg was named to the Animal Cruelty Investigations Advisory Board. Chittenden Superior Court Judge Robert Mello, also of Hinesburg, was appointed to the Governor’s Community Violence Prevention Task Force. Boards and commissions give Vermonters… Read More »

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