Walking toward a cure

Walking toward a cure

Above: Members of the 501st Legion and Rebel Legion (in Star Wars stormtrooper costumes) stand out in the crowd at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Sunday at Shelburne Museum. More 1,800 people participated in the event, raising $265,378 toward a goal of $305,000. The walk is the nonprofit’s largest public awareness event to raise funds… Read More »

Women’s March hosts festival in Burlington

Women’s March Vermont has organized a political activism festival this Sunday, from noon to 8 p.m., in Burlington’s Old North End. “Let Equality Bloom 2018: Power to the Polls” will feature speakers including Democratic nominee for Vermont governor Christine Hallquist and state Rep. Kiah Morris, D-Bennington, who recently ended her re-election campaign citing racial harassment.… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Author visit Tonight at 7:30 p.m., author Jack Mayer visits for a discussion of his latest book, “Before the Court of Heaven,” a work of historical fiction based on a true story about Weimar Germany and the rise of the Third Reich. The story explores how ordinary Germans became complicit in extraordinary crimes. Burlington Songwriters… Read More »

Tractor parade prepares to roll Oct. 14

It’s almost that time of year again when East Charlotte is overrun by tractors. The East Charlotte Tractor Parade is set for Sunday, Oct. 14 starting at 1 p.m., rain or shine, according to organizers. The center of activity is the corner of Spear Street and Hinesburg Road with activities on the green starting at… Read More »

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Sign up for a library card September is National Library Card Sign-up Month and there’s still time to sign up to enter a drawing for a new e-reader. Current library patrons that recruit a new cardholder will also be entered in the raffle. Sign up at the library with proof of a Hinesburg or St.… Read More »

Bristol Harvest Festival, car show this weekend

Bristol Harvest Festival, car show this weekend

This weekend will be a busy one in Bristol with the 20th annual Harvest Festival Saturday and the Better L8 Than Never Car Show on Sunday. Saturday’s events start at 10 a.m. on the town green. The festival is co-hosted by the Addison County Chamber of Commerce and the Bristol Recreation Department. More than 75 crafters and… Read More »

Hinesburg, Charlotte crews combine safety and fun at weekend events

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI Fire, rescue and police departments in Hinesburg and Charlotte are busy preparing for upcoming public safety community events this weekend and next where local residents can meet first responders, check out equipment, get some safety tips and enjoy refreshments. The free events are especially kid-friendly too. This weekend is Hinesburg’s Public Safety… Read More »

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