CCV set to honor local veterans

On Monday, Nov. 10, veterans will share their stories from World War II to present-day combat at the Community College of Vermont’s Winooski center from 7-9pm in room 108. During the week of Veterans’ Day, staff from CCV’s Winooski center will also continue their annual Yellow Ribbon project, when faculty, staff, and students are encouraged… Read More »

Obituaries

Larry E. Telford (Aug. 18, 1941 – Oct. 27, 2014) – Hinesburg Larry E. Telford framed his life around family – his wife, daughters, sons-in-law and grandchildren – and leaves a legacy reflected in their lives. Larry pursued every task he undertook with dedication and passion. Larry graduated from the University of Michigan with a… Read More »

Charlotte midterm election results, gubernatorial race too close to call

Charlotte midterm election results, gubernatorial race too close to call

Charlotte 05445 With Charlotte boasting a 48 percent voter turnout, State Rep. Michael Yantachka was re-elected to district 4-1 representing Charlotte-Hinesburg, defeating Republican candidate Ed Stone 901 votes to 571 votes. Other outcomes Representative to Congress Peter Welch (1,682) will continue to hold his current position. Major state level race results in Charlotte mirrored the… Read More »

Rep. Peter Welch sends letter to FairPoint CEO Paul Suno

1,700 FairPoint workers in Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire went on strike two weeks ago, and they’re still at it. They hit the picket line after a contract was imposed by the company that froze pension plans, eliminates retiree health care benefits, and requires workers to contribute to their health care costs. FairPoint has hired… Read More »

Colin Powell visits Norwich University on Veterans Day

Colin Powell visits Norwich University on Veterans Day

Former U.S. Secretary of State and retired four-star U.S. Army general Colin L. Powell will observe Veterans Day at Norwich University and deliver the fall 2014 Todd Lecture Series talk on campus at 7pm in Shapiro Field House. Both Tuesday, Nov. 11 events are free and open to the public. Distinguished by his public service… Read More »

Carpenter Carse Library News

Carpenter Carse Library  News

Carpenter Carse Library hosts Hinesburg author Nov. 11 Gov. Moses Robinson (1741-1813) was one of Vermont’s early political leaders. In honor of this important figure in Vermont’s history, Superior Court Judge Robert A. Mello recently published a full length biography entitiled “Moses Robinson and the Founding of Vermont.” To learn more about Robinson, attend Mello’s… Read More »

Do local businesses cash in from green transportation?

Do local businesses cash in from green transportation?

Learn how economic development, consumer spending, and travel behavior are impacted by new walking and biking infrastructure at a presentation by Dr. Kelly Clifton on Nov. 4 from 4-5:30pm in the Sugar Maple Ballroom at the Davis Center in Burlington. Clifton will present recent research conducted in Portland, Ore. that connects policies and decisions concerning… Read More »

Letters to the Editor

In support of Sirotkin Michael Sirotkin is running for re-election to the Vermont State Senate. Michael is the husband of the late Sally Fox and accepted the appointment to her seat after her untimely death last year. Michael is committed to helping Vermonters. As a lawyer and a lobbyist, he spent much of his career… Read More »