Still doing the heavy lifting

Still doing the heavy lifting

Hinesburg’s Tom Hart (left) and his trophy, awarded for setting a new competitive weightlifting world record in the strict curl, with Paul Bossi (right), president of 100% Raw Powerlifting. Hart, age 75, set his second world weightlifting record this summer competing in the 75-79 year age group and 198 lb. weight class. The former Champlain… Read More »

Community Notes

Shelburne Farms Harvest Festival celebrates fall Saturday Shelburne Farms celebrates Vermont farm and food traditions all day Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Explore a tent full of children’s activities, entertainers performing on multiple stages, and artisans sharing their skills and crafts. Visit with farm animals and take a horse-drawn hayride. Many local organizations… Read More »

Community briefs

Shelburne Craft School starting its fall classes Registration is underway for fall classes at the Shelburne Craft School. After-school youth programs for kids age 10 and older include working with clay, wood, metal, stained glass, and more. The school also has many adult classes, including multiple levels of clay instruction and classes in painting, drawing,… Read More »

Hinesburg Playgroups

Wednesday Playgroup is for children ages birth to five with a caregiver: 10-11:30 a.m. at the Hinesburg Town Hall. A healthy snack, crafts and sensory activities, circle time with stories and songs and coffee and tea for caregivers are provided. There are plenty of toys for imaginative play and movement and lots of space to… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

Aug. 7: An officer responded to a report of a family dispute in Triple L Mobile Home Park but it was decided law enforcement was not needed. Aug. 30: Officers responded to Tyler Bridge Road for a reported family fight between a man and woman.  Upon arrival, the man had left the residence and it… Read More »

Local police help search for impaired drivers

Local police help search  for impaired drivers

Police covering Shelburne, Charlotte and Hinesburg say they plan to have officers looking for impaired, distracted and speeding drivers as Vermonters head into the long Labor Day weekend. Shelburne Deputy Police Chief Aaron Noble said drivers impaired from alcohol and drug use are a primary concern. “We are going to be out there.  We will… Read More »

Meetings in Town

Charlotte Town Meetings Planning Commission Meeting First Thursday of the month, 7-9 p.m., and third Thursday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. Hinesburg Meetings Affordable Housing Committee: 1st Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. Agency Request Review Committee: meets as needed. Contact committee for next meeting. Conservation Commission: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month… Read More »


Hinesburg Playgroups return in September Hinesburg Friends of Families restarts its playgroups next week after taking a summer break. The program offers resources and learning opportunities throughout the year such as field trips, early literacy activities, introductions to music and yoga, infant massage, etc. Wednesday Playgroup is for children ages birth to five with a caregiver: 10-11:30… Read More »