Hinesburg Economic Development Plan requests public input:Fill out online survey by Aug. 15

Hinesburg’s Economic Development Commission is seeking input from residents regarding key economic goals for Hinesburg through an online survey. Created in 2013, The Hinesburg Economic Development Commission was designed to facilitate the development of an Economic Development Plan that will become part of the Hinesburg Town Plan. After a thoughtful facilitated drafting process, the Commission… Read More »

Bounty of Vermont Day arrives in Hinesburg Aug. 23

Lantman’s Market in Hinesburg will celebrate Vermont entrepreneurs for the third consecutive year on Saturday, Aug. 23 from 11am to 4pm. This popular event brings the community and the Vermont entrepreneurs, who provide the finest goods the state has on offer, together under one tent. Some of the entrepreneurs offering samples will be Laughing Moon… Read More »

Prep for the Primaries Aug. 26

Primary Election: The Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 26. The polls will be open in the Charlotte Central School multipurpose room and in Hinesburg’s Town Hall from 7am to 7pm. The last day to register to vote in this election, if you are not already on the Charlotte or Hinesburg voter checklist,… Read More »

Hinesburg DRB green lights projects, shows caution with others

By Gail Callahan The Green Street, LLC project appeared before the DRB, seeking subdivision revision and final plat review. The proposed building, located off Charlotte Road, is a 12.3-acre subdivision. After Board and community feedback, developers re-tooled the plan. According to plans submitted to town officials, one lot would contain 23 single-family units. Four single-family… Read More »

Annual rabies bait drop begins 

Eighteen of the 31 animals that have tested positive for rabies so far this year have been in Chittenden County, the state’s most populated region. The 18th Annual Rabies Bait Drop will take place (weather permitting) Aug. 11-18 targeting eight Vermont counties, including all of Chittenden County, to help stop the spread of the potentially… Read More »

Letters to the Editor

We support Ed Cafferty for Sheriff Ed is our brother-in-law, friend, and next door neighbor (married to Susan Krasnow), but we support his bid to become Chittenden County Sheriff for many, more important reasons. Well qualified, he will be proactive in modernizing the office, hiring women Deputies (currently none), effectively advocate for more community drug… Read More »

Rules for sharing the road

In an effort to shed light on the conversation regarding bike and vehicle transportation, here are two lists detailing pertinent information for each respective party. We hope this information is useful in your travels. For drivers: Cyclists have the legal right to ride on the road. Leave at least four feet of passing space. Cyclists… Read More »

Covert operations on Mount Philo

Vermont Coverts: Woodlands for Wildlife is a nonprofit dedicated to educating landowners and citizens as to how to “maintain and enhance diverse wildlife habitats and healthy ecosystems.”  On Saturday, Aug. 16 Vermont Coverts guides Kate Lampton and Larry Hamilton will be leading a guided walk of Mt. Philo.  Along the one-hour walk participants will learn… Read More »

Charlotte Library

Monday, Aug. 11 at 10am: Mystery Book Group.  Our tour through the “Golden Age of Mysteries” continues. We are meeting on the library porch (weather permitting) to discuss Josephine Tey’s first detective novel, “The Man in the Queue.” Throughout the summer: Wednesday Night Knitters.  Join us every other Wednesday evening at 5:30 pm, next on… Read More »