“Conversations with Kay” features Hinesburg Senator

“Conversations with Kay” features Hinesburg Senator

In September Vermont Community Access Media’s (VCAM) popular producer and talk show host Kay Ryder focuses on Chittenden County State Senator Diane Snelling. Ryder, who has been hosting “Conversations with Kay” for more than 18 years, interviewed the Hinesburg resident and her 30-minute conversation with the senator will be broadcast on VCAM Channel 15 Monday… Read More »

Charlotte library hosts community energy event Sept. 25

Community members are urged to hear a presentation about cold climate heat pumps.  Heat pumps move heat, rather than generate it, and in doing so can save money on heating and cooling bills and reduce dependence on fossil fuels. Resident Bill Kallock of the Charlotte Energy Committee will share a homeowner’s perspective of living with… Read More »

Keeping up a Rotary tradition

Keeping up a Rotary tradition

By Rosalyn Graham When Evan Webster spoke at Charlotte Shelburne Rotary Club in late August, he was continuing a tradition that began in the earliest years of the Rotary organization. His talk explained the science and complexity of screen printing, the process he uses for creating t-shirts and many other printed specialty items at his… Read More »

Charlotte Library

Labor Day: The Library will be closed on Sept. 1 for Labor Day. Wednesday Night Knitters.  Join us every other Wednesday evening at 5:30pm to compare notes, knits, and share good company.  Our next meeting is on Sept 3. Maker Club – Halloween Horrors: Get creative and help prepare the library for Halloween with Arduino,… Read More »

Young adults need reminder to get vaccinated

Think you outgrew the need for vaccines when you graduated from high school? Not so. Every year, thousands of young adults in the U.S. suffer serious health problems, are hospitalized, and even die from diseases that could have been prevented by vaccines. To highlight the importance of immunizations throughout life, and to help remind young… Read More »

Selectboard listens to pleas for preservation of old police building from Hinesburg citizenry

by Margery Sharp At the Aug. 21 Selectboard meeting, Chair Jon Trefry thanked Renae Marshall for her service as interim town administrator during the search for a new administrator. Selectboard Member Phil Pouech added, “Renae gave 110 per cent and her work was ‘outstanding.’ Station preservation Resident Roger Kohn opened discussion on preservation of the… Read More »

Karen Newman: overcoming obstacles, winning medals

By Phyl Newbeck Karen Newman finished first in her age group in a sprint triathlon this summer. Her time was better than many of the competitors ten, fifteen and even twenty years her junior. As a result she will be competing in the National Senior Games next year in Minnesota. Athletic success is nothing new… Read More »

Low voter turnout in Primary Election

Low voter turnout in Primary Election

Polling booths in Charlotte and Hinesburg were not bustling with activity during the Primary Election Tuesday, Aug. 26. In fact, Charlotte Town Clerk Mary Mead reported that only 9 percent of registered voters in town made it to the polls. At left, Charlotte Selectboard member Matthew Krasnow campaigns for Democratic candidate for Sheriff, Ed Cafferty… Read More »

DCDDLFPD

Everyone seems to talk in abbreviations these days, so here is the Dreaded Charlotte Delinquent Dog List For Public Display (DCDLFPD). If you find your name on this list, it’s time to fess up and register $10 for neutered/spayed animals or $16 for intact males and females. If your name is on the list in… Read More »

A Lion’s share of entertainment

A Lion’s share of entertainment

The weather may be changing, and the kids may be back in school, but that won’t stop the Lions Farmers Market in Hinesburg from staying open until the last Thursday of September. And they’re celebrating the end of summer in style, with live entertainment scheduled for every market day. Stop by the Farmers Market every… Read More »