Managing wildlife by the numbers in New Hampshire

Managing wildlife by the numbers in New Hampshire

By BRETT AMY THELEN Forty years ago, amid the surge of legislation that accompanied the rise of the modern environmental movement, New Hampshire passed its first Endangered Species Conservation Act. The goal was to protect wildlife facing extinction in the Granite State. There was just one problem: they had no list of exactly which species… Read More »

Growing citrus in containers

Growing citrus in containers

When the long wait for spring gets you down, would the scent of lemon blossoms lift your mood? Well, you don’t need to hop a plane to Florida. You can grow citrus right in your home, no matter where you live. The trick is choosing a dwarf variety suitable for growing in a container. Meyer… Read More »

Charlotte Resident part of research project

WORCESTER, MA – Chester Barber of Charlotte, a member of the class of 2020 majoring in mechanical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), was a member of a student team that recently completed an intense, hands-on research through the WPI project center in New Zealand. The project was titled “Improving Flood Warning Systems in Lower… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

March 17 1:12 p.m. An officer responded to Mallard Pond Road for a report of a suspicious circumstance. A power cord to a motion light had been cut. March 18 1:11 p.m. An officer responded to Obrien Meadows for a residential burglary alarm. No problems were found. 1:49 p.m. An officer responded to Beecher Hill… Read More »

Blackrock seeks to solidify water agreement with town: Pouech re-elected selectboard chair, town officers appointed

JOEY WALDINGER Correspondent As a Vermont construction company seeks approval to begin construction of a Hinesburg development, questions remain over how the project will source its water. The selectboard Monday night heard from Ben Avery, vice president of development at Blackrock Construction LLC. The company has built a well on the property that will increase… Read More »

Charlotte & Hinesburg Maple Open House Weekend 2019

Charlotte & Hinesburg Maple Open House Weekend 2019

The Vermont Maple Syrup Makers Association sponsored Maple Open House Weekend, March 23-24. At Sherman Hollow Farm, Pat Reed took visitors on a tour through the woods to see the tapped trees and the tubing that carries the sap back to collection barrels. The sap goes through a reverse osmosis process to remove water, is… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

Mar 10 4:12 a.m. An officer was called out for a dead deer on Richmond Road. Vermont Fish and Wildlife was contacted and a local resident was called to salvage the meat. 12:32 p.m. An officer responded to St. George to assist Hinesburg First Response with a medical call. 8:38 p.m. An officer removed a… Read More »

Area churches go green with Vermont Interfaith

Area churches go green with Vermont Interfaith

By MARIA VALIENTE Correspondent When people think about fighting climate change and saving the environment, religious groups may not immediately come to mind, but Vermont Interfaith Power and Light is doing just that. The group recently awarded matching grants for energy efficiency projects through the Katy Gerke Memorial Program to three local churches, St. John… Read More »

Multi-generational love story

Multi-generational love story

“On Golden Pond,” the stage version of the Oscar-winning film starring Henry Fonda and Katherine Hepburn, opens March 21 at the Town Hall Theater in Middlebury. A production of Poor Lost Circus Performers, the play features local actors Craig Bailey of Shelburne and Benjamin Fox of Charlotte and tells the story of Ethel and Norman… Read More »

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