Court ruling favors pipeline

By Mike Polhamus A drastic increase in the cost of building a 41-mile Vermont Gas Systems natural gas pipeline — from an initial estimate of $87 million to the actual cost of $165 million — did not amount to a “substantial change” in the project permit, the Vermont Supreme Court decided recently. The decision last… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Hinesburg Recreation Spring/Summer programming and registration is available at Little Strikers Soccer with Global Premier Soccer For children 3-5 years old, based on the idea that children naturally want to run around with a ball.  Coach Iain Manson and staff will lead this preschool soccer experience that includes age-appropriate games. Children learn basic soccer… Read More »

Carpenter-Carse Library News

New library website at See what’s happening, search the catalog, log-in to your library account, download books, learn a new language, make a donation, and more. Find a Pocket Poem Celebrate National Poetry Month in April. Pocket Poems are hidden throughout the library. If you check out a book containing one of these literary… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

April 16 5:10 a.m. An officer responded to Vermont Route 116 in Starksboro to check for a runaway juvenile. The person was not found. 12:07 p.m. An officer checked on a residential burglar alarm on Firefly Lane. No problems found. 1:44 p.m. An officer assisted Hinesburg First Response with a medical call. 3:10 p.m. An… Read More »

4-H students test their horse knowledge

4-H students test their horse knowledge

These 12- and 13-year-olds are all smiles after placing in the top 10 in their division at the State 4-H Horse Hippology Contest, April 7 in Danville. The event quizzes the youngsters on their equestrian knowledge. Hinseburg’s Chloe Stidsen is in the middle of the front row. Also pictured: Front left to right: Anna-Lise Cooledge, Westford; Emeillia… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

April 8 3:15 p.m. An officer responded to Route 116 for a reported one-vehicle crash. No injuries. 3:44 p.m. An officer responded to a home burglary alarm on Baldwin Road. It was accidental. 9:48 p.m. An officer responded to Silver Street to assist Vermont State Police at a motor vehicle stop. April 9 2:56 p.m.… Read More »

Water Matters tonight in Hinesburg

The Lewis Creek Association hosts its fifth forum in the Water Matters series tonight from 7 to 9 p.m. at Hinesburg Town Hall. Tonight’s topic: “The Cost of Clean Water and Who Pays When Rivers and Streams Become Impaired?” This discussion will focus on how prevention is less costly than remediation and how towns and… Read More »