New bridges constructed on Russell Family Trail

New bridges constructed on Russell Family Trail

By Lenore Budd, Hinesburg Trails Committee After several years of planning and fundraising, the Russell Farm has two new trail bridges spanning an eroded bank and gully on the south end of its perimeter trail.  Members of the Trails Committee, supervised by trail-building professionals from Sinuosity, LLC, spent a beautiful October day dismantling the old,… Read More »

Town firefighters practice drills to enhance safety

Town firefighters practice drills to enhance safety

Charlotte and Shelburne volunteer fire departments practiced escape, rescue drag, and Mayday drills, all to enhance operational safety in service to our communities, on Thursday, Oct. 23 in Shelburne. Above, a blindfolded firefighter practices finding a way out of a burning structure. Volunteer fire fighter Lee Krohn says “It was quite an experience. You have… Read More »

Get out the Vote with Shumlin and Sanders well attended

Get out the Vote with Shumlin and Sanders well attended

Above, State Representatives Michael Yantachka (D) and Bill Lippert (D) speak with Bernie Sanders at the Get out the Vote event on Sunday, Oct. 26 hosted by Sanders and Gov. Peter Shumlin. The event held at Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School boasted a large crowd, many of whom took part in the free brunch… Read More »

Sanders and Shumlin work to increase voter turnout

 Sen. Bernie Sanders and Gov. Peter Shumlin will be hosting four Get Out the Vote events this weekend across Vermont in an effort to mobilize voter turnout for the November 4, 2014 election. One of those events happens to be at Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School in Hinesburg on Sunday, Oct. 26. There will… Read More »

Hinesburg’s Halloween Party: a spook-tacular event

Hinesburg’s Halloween Party: a spook-tacular event

Preparations for the 24th annual Hinesburg Halloween Party on Friday, Oct. 31 from 6 to 8pm at the Hinesburg Fire Station are well in hand.  Longtime firefighter, Tom Boivin, who has helped organize the event since its inception, encourages the entire community to enjoy the traditional All Hallows’ Eve celebration. Organized by the Hinesburg Community… Read More »

Lions Farmers’ Market moves indoors

The Hinesburg Lions Farmers’ Market kicks off its indoor season this Saturday, Oct. 25 from 9am to 1pm at the Town Hall.  Stop by to enjoy a plethora of offerings including veggies, pies, wools, granola, and prepared foods.  Buy a little bling for your special someone from a local jeweler, choose from a selection of… Read More »

Hinesburg Parks and Rec

Hinesburg Parks and Rec

Sign up for Youth Basketball: Program is for grades K-6 and held in Hinesburg Community School (HCS) gym. Grades 1-2 will focus on drills and play in-house games. Grades 3-6 will have one mid-week practice and play home and away games within the greater Burlington area through Champlain Valley Recreation Association from Jan. 10-Feb. 14.… Read More »