Hinesburg water supply Bond Vote explained

Public Hearings Oct. 20 and Nov. 3 7 pm Town Hall Voting Nov. 4 7 am-7 pm Town Hall Currently two wells supply water for the town water system’s 721 residential customers, 61 commercial businesses, Hinesburg Community School, Champlain Valley Union High School, Fire Department, Police Department, and other town buildings and provide fire protection… Read More »

Prep for the Nov. 4 General Election

The last day to register to vote for the General Election is Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 5pm. Residents do not have to be absent from town to request an absentee ballot. The Town Clerk’s office encourages anyone who has a busy schedule to ask for an early ballot, as the 7am to 7pm polling hours… Read More »

Celebrating Lucinda Hinsdale

Celebrating Lucinda Hinsdale

This article is an abridged version of Elizabeth J. Harris’s essay “How Hinesburg led the way from ‘Slop and Suds’ to Co-operative Factories,” celebrating her great great grandmother Lucinda Hinsdale, a writer and activist born in Hinesburg. Some of the materials are taken from Harris’s forthcoming biography of Hinsdale. Lucinda Hinsdale was a woman ahead… Read More »

Friendship Lodge #24 hosts Open House on Saturday

At 1453 Church Hill Road in Charlotte stands a two story white, wood-frame where the Friendship Lodge #24 meets. One of 50 chapters in Vermont, this 47-member local chapter conducts regular meetings 10 times a year on the second Tuesday of the month at 8pm. The Chapters’ stated purpose is philanthropy, and its members work… Read More »

Hinesburg Farmer’s Market continues Oct. 18

Hinesburg Farmer’s Market continues Oct. 18

The Hinesburg Lions Farmers Market may have completed their outdoor season but community members can still enjoy the Market indoors. The Hinesburg Farmer’s Market continues inside the Hinesburg Town Hall next Saturday, Oct. 18 from 9am to 2pm.  The Market offers great vegetables, pasture raised chicken, fantastic breads, honey, jam, pickles, books, bags, birdhouses, cupcakes,… Read More »

Milestones

Births Deirdre (Perkins) and Kendrick Bissonette of Hinesburg had a daughter, Piper Raye Bissonette, on Sept. 3, 2014 at Fletcher Allen Health Care. Ann and Michael Savioli of Hinesburg had a daughter, Madeline Leigh Savioli, on Aug. 26. 2014 at Fletcher Allen Health Care. Zoe and Tom Williams of Charlotte had a son, Arlo Thomas… Read More »

The new Moran Plant thrives on local teamwork

The new Moran Plant thrives on local teamwork

By Robin Reid A hometown pair of friends did a lot of dreaming together during their youth and one of their biggest dreams is becoming a reality. UVM Class of 2014 graduates Erick Crockenberg and Tad Cooke befriended each other in second grade at the Charlotte Central School. Irrevocable bonds were built in their childhood… Read More »

Fall is in the air

Fall is in the air

Thanks to the stellar weather, numerous community members dropped by Town Hall to enjoy the annual Fall Festival last Saturday, Sept. 27 in Hinesburg. The fun included kid activities, an outdoor market place, food vendors, a local art show, and a Hinesburg Historical Society Display. Above, three young girls enjoy some musical entertainment.

Hinesburg’s Fire Chief nominated for Emergency Manager of the Year

Hinesburg’s Fire Chief nominated for Emergency Manager of the Year

Fire Chief Al Barber of Hinesburg was recently nominated as the Northeast States Emergency consortium 2014 Vermont Emergency Manager of the Year. Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director Joe Flynn issued these comments in a congratulatory letter dated Sept. 15, “It is a tribute to Al’s efforts in the field of emergency management and dedication… Read More »

Hinesburg Selectboard focuses on short agenda

By Sheri Duff After a meet and greet with new Town Administrator Trevor Lashua, the Hinesburg Selectboard began its regular meeting on Monday, Sept. 22 with an addition to the agenda item concerning Comp Time for Hinesburg’s Director of the Department of Roads and Facilities Rocky Martin. After the addition, bids for the sale of… Read More »