Towns gear up for election season

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, is Wednesday,… Read More »

Green Thumb Camp grows on Charlotte youth

After a self-proclaimed “awesome” week of summer camp in June, the Green Thumbs Gardening Camp taught by Tai Dinnan and Stacy Carter is gearing up for another weeklong camp Aug. 4-8 from 9am-3pm at the Charlotte Central School gardens and grounds. Incoming kindergarteners through fifth grade students will enjoy the opportunity to play and work… Read More »

Community input needed on Hinesburg Economic Development Plan

Hinesburg’s Economic Development Commission is seeking input from Hinesburg residents regarding key economic goals for Hinesburg. The Hinesburg Economic Development Commission was created in 2013 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 has compiled a list of… Read More »

CSWD’s Rover returns to Charlotte Aug. 2

The Chittenden Solid Waste District’s (CSWD) household hazardous waste collection “Rover” is making a stop at Charlotte Central School (408 Hinesburg Rd.) on Saturday, Aug. 2 from 9am-1pm. The Rover makes a stop in each town in Chittenden County once a year and accepts household hazardous leftovers such as paints and stains, automotive fluids, hobby… Read More »

Sean Avram: taking body painting to new heights

Sean Avram: taking body painting to new heights

By Phyl Newbeck On Aug. 6, a new series called “Skin Wars” will appear on the cable station GSN. The hour-long, eight-episode series showcases a competition between body painters from across the country. Sean Avram of Hinesburg has been selected as one of the ten artists on the elimination-style show. Avram traces his interest in… Read More »

Letters to the Editor

Ed Cafferty for Chittenden County Sheriff I would like to take this opportunity to endorse Ed Cafferty for the position of Chittenden County Sheriff. I have known Ed for many years. He is an honest and straightforward person, a respected member of the Vermont State Police and an adjunct professor of Criminal Justice at Community College… Read More »

Hinesburg library offers “Wonder” book discussion

Hinesburg library offers “Wonder” book discussion

The community is invited to a multi-age book discussion of the bestselling book “Wonder” on Tuesday, Aug. 3 at 6:30pm at the Carpenter Carse Library in Hinesburg. This inspiring story of Auggie Pullman, a fifth-grader with a congenital birth defect, deals with his experiences navigating middle school. The Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award Winner for 2013… Read More »

Democratic Committee holds Justice of the Peace Caucus

The Charlotte Democratic Committee will hold the Caucus for Justice of the Peace on Tuesday, July 29 at 7pm in the Charlotte Town Hall. The purpose of the meeting is to elect 12 Charlotte democrats to stand for election as a Justice of the Peace on the 2014 General Election Ballot. For more information contact Edward… Read More »