CVU born band Dionysia goes national

CVU born band Dionysia goes national

by Sadie Williams It’s not often that a high school band sticks together post-graduation, especially when its members attend colleges in three different states. However that’s just what happened for four incredibly talented boys from Champlain Valley Union (CVU).   What began as a series of extended jam sessions between drummer Alex Meyers of Shelburne and… Read More »

Hinesburg duo retires from police department

Hinesburg duo retires from police department

Police officers Chris Morrell and Buck, partners for 10 years, were recognized for their years of service to the Shelburne Police Department at a Selectboard meeting on Tuesday, June 24. “Chris, you are a man of integrity and honesty and Buck is a very good police dog,” praised Selectboard Chair Gary von Stange to those… Read More »

SCHIP’s treasures granted to local non-profits

Shelburne Charlotte Hinesburg Interfaith Projects (SCHIP) recently announced its latest awards in the amount of $23,600 in community grants. To date over $490,000 has been distributed to nonprofits organizations serving residents in the towns of Shelburne, Charlotte, and Hinesburg since 2004. The funds are generated by the sale of gently used clothing, art, jewelry, home… Read More »

Charlotte’s Ed Stone announces candidacy

Ed Stone will run in the November 2014 election as a Republican for the seat of Vermont State House of Representatives District 0-4. “My commitment to Charlotte/Hinesburg and my experience on the Charlotte Selectboard make me uniquely qualified for this position,” candidate Stone said. “Charlotte and Hinesburg deserve an effective and independent leader in the… Read More »

Hinesburg’s DRB debates projects

By Gail Callahan During last week’s Development Review Board (DRB) meeting in Hinesburg, the panel discussed a handful of applications and the potential impact on the town’s infrastructure and school system. Six members of the Board started the evening with a site visit to the Enos subdivision. The property, at the south end of Enos… Read More »

Hinesburg DRB examines three projects’ impact on town

By Gail Callahan At its regular meeting on Tuesday, June 3, the Hinesburg Development Review Board (DRB) discussed large housing projects that will change the face of the town. Among the Trees, LLC The property, located on 213 Wood Run, is seeking a conditional use/camp conversion and expansion of a non-complying structure. The Board agreed… Read More »

Natacha Liuzzi: keeping her childhood passions alive

Natacha Liuzzi: keeping her childhood passions alive

By Phyl Newbeck Natacha Liuzzi was always a voracious reader, and long after she had grown up she kept the books she loved from her childhood. That love was the impetus for a fulfilling career surrounded by those books and others. Liuzzi started working as a pre-school teacher but eventually became a children’s librarian in… Read More »

Public Safety Log

Friday, May 30 Criminal Driving License Suspended: an officer made an enforcement stop on a vehicle. The 22- year-old male driver from Starksboro was determined to be driving with a criminally suspended operator’s license. The driver was arrested, taken to the station for processing and cited into court. Saturday, May 31 Driving While Intoxicated: an… Read More »