Inspection report indicates spill while drilling

Inspection report indicates spill while drilling

By Gail Callahan An inspector’s report to the Town of Hinesburg revealed last week that an “inadvertent return” or spill of drilling mud occurred last week in town near the site where Vermont Gas Systems is installing its pipeline, per a press release issued from local citizens opposed to the project. Under the agreement between… Read More »

Eastman is new Planning Commission member

Dick Eastman easily won appointment to the Charlotte Planning Commission last week, filling a vacancy left after Puspa Luitel’s recent resignation. Eastman’s term expires April 30, 2018. Before a brief question-and-answer session with Eastman started, Selectboard member Matt Krasnow stepped away from the table, citing a family obligation involving the Planning Commission. Krasnow sat in… Read More »

Geprags Park supporters stage rally outside of Vt. Gas

Geprags Park supporters stage rally outside of Vt. Gas

About three dozen protesters opposed to the construction of the Addison Natural Gas Pipeline demonstrated outside Vermont Gas headquarters in South Burlington last Thursday. People at the rally held signs and banners protesting the pipeline project. They are seeking a halt on construction on the project and asked that the park be protected. They walked… Read More »

Eastman subdivision granted six-month extension by DRB

John and Julie Eastman’s subdivision project won a six-month extension from the Hinesburg Development Review Board during the board’s Feb. 7 meeting. The project is an 11.2-acre, two-lot subdivision located on Sherman Hollow Road in the Rural Residential 2 Zoning District. Board member Greg Waples said the board’s motion for approving the request should state… Read More »

Charlotte seeks recreation director

The search for a new Charlotte Recreation Coordinator is gathering steam. Town Administrator Dean Bloch said the town has received “several” applications for the position and isn’t currently accepting any more resumes. Town officials posted the employment ad on the town website as well as in a local media publication. The town is using a… Read More »

Selectboard holds discussion with Marks on possible conflict of interest

The Hinesburg Selectboard held a discussion with Conservation Commission member Bill Marks last week regarding concerns some board members had regarding a potential conflict of interest. On Jan. 30, the board asked Marks to discuss a possible conflict of interest that might exist due to his membership on the Conservation Commission while he maintains intervenor… Read More »

Town Meeting takes shape in Charlotte

March Town Meeting in Charlotte is heading in a new direction this year. Because of the adoption of the town charter last year, residents won’t vote from the floor, but will use Australian ballot on April 11 to pass or reject the proposed town budget. An article that proposes adding $40,000, to be raised by… Read More »

March Town Meeting takes shape in Hinesburg

Hinesburg voters will consider an array of items during March Town Meeting at the Champlain Valley Union High School auditorium. Residents will vote from the floor the evening before Town Meeting, on March 6, at 7pm at CVU. Items up for vote cover municipal budget articles, including police, fire department, library, and general government spending… Read More »

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