CVU educators awarded fellowship

Two educators at Champlain Valley Union High School have jointly received a three-year, $75,000 fellowship from The Rowland Foundation. Visual art teacher Abbie Bowker and librarian Peter Langella plan to use the fellowship in phases to introduce a new program wherein students may pursue projects of personal interest throughout the school year. Bowker noted that… Read More »

Selectboard meeting includes discussion of emergency services

Selectboard meeting includes discussion of emergency services

Hinesburg’s Monday night Selectboard meeting included a discussion of emergency services in town. Hinesburg Fire Department Chief Al Barber presented information regarding the system by which emergency calls are answered and services dispatched. The town has a total of 21 EMS providers, including emergency medical responders, emergency medical technicians, and advanced emergency medical technicians. When… Read More »

Hinesburg Selectboard meeting includes discussion of need for recreation fields

Monday night’s Hinesburg Selectboard meeting included a continuation of the discussion regarding how to use the funds from Vermont Gas Systems Inc. paid for drilling in Geprags Park. The Feb. 20 Selectboard meeting had included a motion by Selectboard member Tom Ayer, later tabled for discussion at Town Meeting, to use $190,000 of the $250,000… Read More »

Lake Iroquois milfoil cleanup planned

Lake Iroquois milfoil cleanup planned

Eurasian milfoil created a smelly mess for visitors and homeowners last summer at Lake Iroquois. This year, the Lake Iroquois Association has a plan to deal with the invasive aquatic plant, which has already taken over a significant portion of the lake. The Lake Iroquois Association has formulated a five-year milfoil removal plan, including treatment… Read More »

Hinesburg Selectboard discusses using pipeline funds for rec fields

The Feb. 20 Hinesburg Selectboard included a motion by Selectboard member Tom Ayer to use $190,000 of a $250,000 payment from Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. toward completing the Bissonette Recreation Fields. The idea was met with some approval and many concerns from audience members and fellow Selectpersons. Selectboard member Phil Pouech noted his support of… Read More »

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 »