State police set up prescription collection boxes

STAFF REPORT Vermont State Police barracks have begun installing collection boxes for people to drop off unused and unwanted prescription medication. New collection boxes are already in place at State Police barracks in Derby, New Haven, Royalton, St. Albans, Westminster and Williston. Boxes soon will be added to offices in Middlesex and St. Johnsbury. Department… Read More »

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

New library hours 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and Saturday. After-school snacks on Tuesdays The library has teamed up with Hinesburg Community Resource Center to offer snacks for everyone after school on Tuesdays starting Sept. 4. Students may drop by the library after early release from… Read More »

A trip down Memory Lane

A trip down Memory Lane

More than 65 former students from Shelburne schools during the 40s, 50s, and 60s shared stories and memories of their school days at the 2018 Shelburne reunion held Saturday at Shelburne’s Trinity Episcopal Church.

Shelburne Farms’ cheddar wins

Shelburne Farms’ cheddar wins

By MADELINE HUGHES Maddy Born swaps her shoes for Crocs, puts on an apron and hairnet, scrubs her hands and then turns on some Beyonce tunes before she begins “cheddaring” Shelburne Farm’s award-winning cheese. The farm’s youngest cheddar won first prize for this year’s American Cheese Society’s Cheddar – Aged Up to 12 Months –… Read More »

Toss unused meds in new envelopes

The Vermont Department of Health is offering free prescription medication mail-back envelopes as a safe, simple and secure way to dispose of unwanted and unused medications. Up to eight ounces of unused, expired or unwanted medications, either in their original containers or in a sealed bag, can be put in each pre-addressed, 8- by 11-inch… Read More »

Learn composting basics with UVM master gardeners

Registration is open for a Vermont master composter course offered this fall by the University of Vermont Extension Master Gardener office. Register by Sept. 12 for this course which runs Sept. 13 to Nov. 9. The course will cover composting basics including site and container selection, the biology of composting, recipes for making compost and… Read More »

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Good Forestry Practices and the Management of the Hinesburg Town Forest: Tuesday, Aug. 21, at 7 p.m. Ethan Tapper, the Chittenden County Forester, visits to discuss the Hinesburg Town Forest, the current Forest Management Plan, and the upcoming scheduled management activities. Tapper will also discuss forestry practices in our area, timber harvesting, and the challenges… Read More »

Art classes, fluoride treatments, and friendship with Honduran kids

Art classes, fluoride treatments, and friendship with Honduran kids

Editor’s note: For 14 years, volunteers with Hands to Honduras Tela have traveled to Tela, Honduras, for service projects that have included constructing health centers, school classrooms and latrines; providing health brigades; leading educational and training seminars; delivering school, medical and athletic supplies, and more. The 2018 team had 46 volunteers, many from Shelburne and… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Summer of Numbers: Can doing math in the summer be fun? Yes!  The “Summer of Numbers” provides a daily math problem. Pick up a constellation chart and star stickers to track your progress. All ages. Popcorn and a movie: Tuesday, Aug. 21, at 10:30 a.m. Cool off on Tuesdays in August with a movie favorite.… Read More »

Kudos

Avery Kidd of Charlotte was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn., with a grade point average of at least 3.5.       Madison Randall of Charlotte was named to the dean’s list at Ithaca College this spring. Robyn Leary of Charlotte graduated magna cum laude… Read More »