News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Good Forestry Practices and the Management of the Hinesburg Town Forest: Tuesday, Aug. 21, at 7 p.m. Ethan Tapper, the Chittenden County Forester, visits to discuss the Hinesburg Town Forest, the current Forest Management Plan, and the upcoming scheduled management activities. Tapper will also discuss forestry practices in our area, timber harvesting, and the challenges… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

Aug. 1 12:16 p.m. An officer responded to Charlotte Road to assist with four horses in the road. 3:01 p.m. A resident came in to report a multiple vehicle crash that occurred on Shelburne Falls Road. There were no injuries. Aug. 2 11:21 a.m. An officer responded to Vermont Route 116 for a report of… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

July 29 12 p.m. An officer was dispatched to a report of a loud disturbance coming from a vehicle parked on Richmond Road near Jourdan Street. The vehicle was gone before police arrived. 1:06 p.m. A couple came in to discuss problems with a neighbor at a residence off of Silver Street. 5:15 p.m. Officers… Read More »

Rover visits Hinesburg to collect hazardous waste

The Chittenden Solid Waste District’s mobile collection unit for household hazardous waste – known as “the Rover” – visits Hinesburg this Saturday, Aug.11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Rover will set up at Hinesburg Community School. The Rover provides free drop-off of household hazardous leftovers such as paints and stains, automotive fluids, batteries,… Read More »

Registration is open for Annette’s Preschool

Registration is open at Annette’s Preschool for a few remaining preschool spaces for fall. Openings are available for mornings and full days beginning in September. The Hinesburg preschool is a 5-STAR, Eco-Healthy certified early education program serving families with children from birth to age 8 for more than 35 years. School owner and director Andrea… Read More »

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Tuesday Storytime Weekly 9:30-10 a.m. ongoing. Caregivers and children up to age 5 are invited for songs, stories, rhymes and games followed by snack and open play time. The Vermont Loon Conservation Project On Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 6:30 p.m. the Lake Iroquois Association and Carpenter-Carse Library host a speaker from the Vermont Loon Conservation… Read More »

Hinesburg sets tax rate for fiscal year 2019

STAFF REPORT The Hinesburg Selectboard has set the tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year 2019. The municipal tax rate will increase from $0.4941 in fiscal year 2018 to $0.5090 for every $100 of property value, which is just over a 3 percent increase. A house worth $200,000 will have a municipal tax bill of… Read More »

Hinesburg woman cited for DUI, hits South Burlington Police cruiser

STAFF REPORT South Burlington police say an intoxicated Hinesburg driver crashed into a median traffic sign and later backed into a police cruiser when she was pulled over on Dorset Street last Monday afternoon. The incident resulted in two charges for Marlene Hart, 59, of Hinesburg. South Burlington Police Chief Trevor Whipple and Detective Sean… Read More »