Lake Iroquois Association announces new officers and board members for 2017-18

The Lake Iroquois Association recently elected new board members and officers at its annual meeting last month. New officers for 2017-2018 are Chris Conant, president; Roger Crouse, vice president; Jamie Carroll, secretary; Dick Phillips, treasurer. After three years as president, Pat Suozzi will step into a director role. In addition, Shannon Kelly, Ernie Rossi and David… Read More »

Town meetings

Charlotte Meetings Planning Commission Meeting First Thursday of the month, 7-9 p.m., and third Thursday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. Conservation Committee Meeting Tuesday, Aug. 22, 7-9 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:… Read More »

Local playgroups

The Charlotte Summer Playgroup meets each Monday, 9:30-11am. Meet at the Charlotte Central School playground.  Contact: Colleen at bbfcharlotteplaygroup@gmail.com. Drop-in play at Wiggle Room in Hinesburg, Monday through Friday, 9am-1pm. Weekend open play hours will be announced on the website, on Facebook, and on the events calendar at www.findandgoseek.com. For ages birth to 5, $8… Read More »

Town meetings

Charlotte Meetings Planning Commission First Thursday of the month, 7-9 p.m., and third Thursday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. Conservation Committee Tuesday, Aug. 22, 7-9 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… Read More »

Former police station gets energy-wise makeover

Former police station gets energy-wise makeover

By Mark Kobzik Hinesburg’s one-time police station is undergoing serious reconstruction this summer. The building was bought last fall by Energy Futures Group. It’s being transformed — new solar roof, complete restoration of the interior, and an extension on the back — to provide offices for EFG and other companies and to pull the 19th-century… Read More »

Hinesburg police blotter

As submitted by the Hinesburg Community Police Citizen Dispute – On Tuesday, July 18, officers responded to the village area for a reported dispute between two women.  It involved the mother of the other woman’s boyfriend and was a verbal altercation regarding the man moving out.  No further law enforcement action was necessary. Family Dispute… Read More »

UVM researchers studying Lake Iroquois

UVM researchers studying Lake Iroquois

Algae blooms, fueled by excess nutrients in the environment, have become a frequent summer occurrence in local lakes, potentially creating unsafe conditions for swimmers and other water users. At Lake Iroquois, a team of researchers from the University of Vermont is studying how one of these nutrients – phosphorus  – gets into the lake, and… Read More »