School-community dinner celebrates the harvest

School-community dinner celebrates the harvest

More than 180 parents, students, faculty, and community members gathered recently to break bread at the Hinesburg Community School Partners in Education (called “PiE”) Harvest Dinner. A community-building event first and fundraiser second, the annual project illustrates the partnership of Champlain Valley Union High School (via their Jr. Iron Chef Team), students (who helped make… Read More »

Hinesburg man charged with second DUI

Early Tuesday morning, South Burlington Police stopped and charged a Hinesburg man with driving under the influence second offense, and driving with a suspended license. According to a press release, at 2:45 a.m. police stopped Wendell Russell, 36, of Hinesburg, who was driving a vehicle involved in an incident from the previous day. Police said… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

Nov. 5 at 8:55 p.m. Police assisted Hinesburg Emergency Services with a medical call on Hayden Hill Road. Nov. 5 at 1:11 p.m. Police took a report of an erratic driver on Silver Street. Nov. 5 at 5:49 p.m. Police received a report of a vehicle operating erratically on Richmond Road. Officers looked in the… Read More »

Vermont Zen Center event raises $11,000 for hunger relief

A recent Hunger Banquet fundraiser at the Vermont Zen Center netted $11,000 for Oxfam America, the Chittenden Emergency Food Bank, and local emergency food shelves. With 93 attendees, the event was an interactive opportunity for people to see firsthand the effects of poverty and hunger throughout the world, including in Vermont, organizers said. As an… Read More »

Lost ring: Trick or accidental treat?

South Burlington Police are looking for the public’s help to locate a lost diamond wedding ring that may have landed in a trick-or-treater’s bag on Halloween in the Butler Farm neighborhood near Vermont 116. In a press release this weekend, police said a woman who lives in the neighborhood reported the ring lost last week.… Read More »

Holiday Bazaar continues tradition of kicking off the season

Holiday Bazaar continues tradition of kicking off the season

The United Church of Hinesburg holds its annual Holiday Bazaar Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Osborne Parish Hall on Route 116. More than 60 years running, this event gets better every year. Shop the “grandmother’s attic,” the jewelry corner, and the arts and crafts center. Outside in the parking lot, a local vendor will… Read More »

Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf Turkey Round-up

The Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf is asking the community to help provide 3,500 turkeys to distribute this Thanksgiving to food insecure families in Chittenden County. Donors can drop off turkeys and donations through the weekend at 228 N. Winooski Avenue. In addition to turkeys, the food shelf would also accept turkey breasts and roasts to… Read More »

Charlotte Fire and Rescue Log

On Nov. 4 at 1:50 p.m. Charlotte Fire, Rescue, Shelburne Fire and Ferrisburgh Fire were dispatched to a Chimney Fire on Spear Street. It was extinguished and no one was hurt. On Nov. 5 at 12:06 p.m. Charlotte Rescue assisted Shelburne Rescue at a medical call on Southview Drive in Shelburne. The patient refused transport… Read More »

U.S. Rt. 7 Reconstruction Update

Project Location: U.S. 7 from the Ferrisburgh/Charlotte town line north for three miles north to the Ferry Road intersection. This project is nearing completion well ahead of schedule. Crews are working to complete all scheduled work for the project this month. Work this week will include: • General clean-up work throughout the project all week. •… Read More »

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