Cake auction helps UVM Children’s Hospital

Cake auction helps UVM Children’s Hospital

Friday night was a good night for dessert connoisseurs in Hinesburg. The sixth annual UVM Children’s Hospital Cake Auction took place at St. Jude. The auction benefits the Big Change Round Up, supporting the hospital through an annual campaign, said event organizer Jamie Cudney. The cake auction was started by scout mom Eileen Ashe at… Read More »

Hinesburg students win first in math contest

Students at Hinesburg Community School recently took first place in the CSSU MathCounts team contest, where they competed against students from Williston, Charlotte, and Shelburne. HCS student Miro Gohacki took second place, while Hinesburg’s Cassie MacMahon placed third, in the individual competition. Gohacki joined Will Cornish, Tyler Wuthrich, and Eva Frazier to form the winning… Read More »

Hinesburg firefighters to train in local house

Hinesburg firefighters to train in local house

For weeks now, firefighters from the Hinesburg Fire Department have been going out to the same house on Route 116. Firefighters donn their protective equipment and go into the house, encountering smoke, furniture, and other challenges one might expect during an active house fire – minus the flames. The firefighters are learning how to fight… Read More »

Funds needed to preserve a Shelburne farm

Funds needed to preserve a Shelburne farm

The Barr Farm on Pond Road in Shelburne was a dairy farm for 70 years, and for 45 of them, Wayne Barr worked on it. “I don’t want to see it become a development with houses on it,” Barr said. Now, the Vermont Land Trust, Vermont Housing Conservation Board, the Shelburne Natural Resources Commission, and… Read More »

Charlotte sixth-graders raise fish to release

Charlotte sixth-graders raise fish to release

The sixth grade at Charlotte Central School is learning about brook trout these days. But for 10 students, the unit has taken on greater significance as they’ve undertaken a project to raise and release 100 of the fish into Lewis Creek. Principal Stephanie Sumner brought the project to the sixth grade, said teachers Natasha Grey… Read More »

Hinesburg group receives grants

Hinesburg group receives grants

Responsible Growth Hinesburg, a local organization dedicated per its website, to preserving “the unique qualities of Hinesburg, Vermont; a rural town anchored by a vibrant traditional village center,” has recently been awarded two grants. The Grassroots Fund awarded RGH a $2,500 grant, to be used for legal expenses as the group works to preserve a… Read More »

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