Warming up with your fireplace safely this fall

Warming up with your fireplace safely this fall

A warm fire can make even the coldest winter day more enjoyable. Fireplaces may not get much use in spring or summer, but come late fall and throughout the winter, the fireplace can be a great place for families to gather. Before fireplace season hits full swing, homeowners might want to brush up on a… Read More »

Bikes, sewing machines for international projects

Bikes, sewing machines for international projects

Paul Demers and Joanne Heidkamp, in partnership with a group of former Peace Corps volunteers, are marking their 21st year of collecting bikes and sewing machines for international self-help projects. Their initiative, Pedals for Progress, will be accepting donations of bikes and sewing machines at the Shaw’s supermarket parking lot, 570 Shelburne Road in South… Read More »

Plan and plant this fall for three months of spring color

Plan and plant this fall for three months of spring color

MELINDA MYERS It’s time to think spring and get busy planning and planting for months of colorful blooms. The key to getting a continuous parade of spring flowers is to plant bulbs that bloom at different times. Include some early, mid and late spring bloomers. You’ll enjoy the burst of color and sustained beauty that… Read More »

Hinesburg Recreation News

Hinesburg Recreation youth basketball The youth basketball program is for grades K-6 and held in the Hinesburg Community School gymnasium. K-2 coed focus on skills and play in-house, age-appropriate “scrimmages” at stations. Grades 3-6 have one mid-week practice and play home and away games within the greater Burlington area through Champlain Valley Recreation Association Jan.… Read More »

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Youngster story times Tuesdays, 9:30-10 a.m. Join us every week for story time. Children ages 0-5-years-old and their caregivers come together for books, songs, rhymes and games. Followed by a snack and free play in the library. All are welcome. Youngster music and movement Thursdays, 9:30-10 a.m. Get ready to move. Friends of Families hosts.… Read More »

Charlotte Democrats will caucus for reorganizing

Charlotte voters who support the Democratic Party are invited to attend the reorganization meeting of the Charlotte Democratic Committee to be held as required by law every two years.  This meeting will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 6:30 p.m. at the Charlotte Town Office. The purpose of this meeting is to elect a… Read More »

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Youngster story times Tuesdays, 9:30-10 a.m. Join us every week for story time. Children ages 0-5 years-old and their caregivers come together for books, songs, rhymes and games. Followed by a snack and free play in the library. All are welcome. Youngster music  and movement Thursdays, 9:30-10 a.m. Get ready to move. Friends of Families… Read More »

Third annual Celebrating Sacred Waters, Sept. 7

Third annual Celebrating Sacred Waters, Sept. 7

In recognition of the value of Vermont’s waters, the Clean Water Network hosts the third annual Celebrating Sacred Waters at Shelburne Bay Park Saturday, Sept. 7, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This event is an opportunity to connect and share with others in appreciation of Lake Champlain and the waters that feed her. Participants can… Read More »

Charlotte Senior Center News

The role of the financial caregiver Sept. 11, 1 p.m. This workshop, with Lou Maguire of People’s United Bank, will help participants understand the role of a financial caregiver, how to establish criteria for choosing one and how to recognize the potential risks. Finding the right person and granting the appropriate authority can be a… Read More »

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