Charlotte School Board, administration discuss looping

The Charlotte Central School Board and administrators discussed the pros and cons of looping last Tuesday. Looping is the practice in education that sees teachers remain with the same group of students for more than one academic year. The discussion took place during Principal Barbara-Anne Komons-Montroll’s rundown of her Principal’s Report. Komons-Montroll turned over the… Read More »

CVU board discusses school district consolidation

As the school year wraps up, the Champlain Valley Union School Board discussed the upcoming transition to the Champlain Valley School District. The discussion took place during the May 16 regular school board meeting where CVU Board members provided input to Charlotte CVSD Board member Mark McDermott, who attended the hearing. He noted he welcomed… Read More »

Hinesburg School Board gets PiE update

The Hinesburg Community School Board got an update about the Partnership in Education during the May 16 meeting. Board member Bill Baker is the panel’s representative to PiE, but he told fellow board members he didn’t attend April 20 meeting due to a scheduling conflict with another meeting. Board member Stacy Riley, who formerly represented… Read More »

NRG Systems sold to St. Louis company

NRG Systems sold to St. Louis company

Hinesburg’s Renewable NRG Systems was sold to a St. Louis company last week. NRG Content Marketing Specialist Brittany Good declined to disclose the purchase price, and said that the company, founded in 1982, with annual sales of about $45 million, is remaining in town. “We’re staying right where we are, and the employees are staying… Read More »

Development Review Board mentions Hannaford Supreme Court appeal

The Hannaford appeal to the Vermont Supreme Court was briefly mentioned during a town Development Review Board meeting earlier this month. The quick discussion took place May 2. The supermarket giant is appealing to the state’s highest court whether the proposal follows local zoning regulations and Act 250, the state’s land-use law. The Environmental Court… Read More »

CVU places second in Treasury Cup Challenge

Five Champlain Valley Union High School students put their knowledge of personal finance and economics to the test in last month’s Treasury Cup Challenge. The students’ preparation paid off because the team, coached by CVU educators Tamie-Jo Dickinson and Colleen Wedge, scored a second-place finish in the competition. Mount Mansfield students took home the top… Read More »

Hinesburg Selectboard makes appointments to Conservation Commission

It is an unexpected turn of events for the Hinesburg Conservation Commission to have a steady stream of applicants for the panel, following a period when it was difficult to attract volunteers to serve on local town boards and committees. “It’s an interesting dilemma for the Conservation Commission,” said Selectboard Chairman Phil Pouech. “It’s a… Read More »

Hinesburg Selectboard names Munson to regional board

The Hinesburg Selectboard kicked off a meeting last month by appointing a former volunteer to a regional board. Karla Munson stepped in front of the board as the evening’s first appointment during the April 17 meeting. A former Hinesburg representative to the former Chittenden County Transportation Authority, Munson sought to return as an alternate representative… Read More »

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