YWCA Vermont Camp Hochelaga turns 100

This summer, YWCA Vermont Camp Hochelaga marks its 100th anniversary with a centennial celebration June 15 friends, alumni and supporters. The event will include daytime activities including camp tours and a barbeque lunch, as well as a ticketed evening banquet with a speaker and historic camp traditions. Since 1919, thousands of girls have spent time… Read More »

PiE announces grant recipients for Hinesburg Community School projects

Each year, Hinesburg Community School’s Partners in Education – called PiE – awards grants for projects within the school community. These grants allow school staff funding for student enrichment projects, A committee of volunteers works with the school co-principals to review grant applications and make the awards each year. The most recent grants totaled $3,733 and… Read More »

VSECU offers emergency loans for federal employees

VSECU, a credit union for everyone who lives or works in Vermont, is offering assistance for members affected by the partial government shutdown. The Member Emergency Loan is a low-rate loan of up to $1,500, intended to help replace lost wages of furloughed federal employees, including military personnel. VSECU staff will be working to quickly… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Tuesday Storytimes Jan. 15 storytimes are: • Baby Time: 9-10 a.m. Songs and stories for babies and their caregivers.• Preschool Storytime: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Drop in for stories for children ages 3-5. Snacks, crafts and stories.• Kindergarten/1st Grade Story -time: 2:15-3:15 p.m.Jan. 15 storytimes are: • Baby Time: 9-10 a.m. Songs and stories for babies and… Read More »

Hinesburg Recreation

After-School Spanish with Corali Bisbee in HinesburgHinesburg resident Corali Bisbee introduces her native Spanish to elementary students. With songs and games, students will be exposed to conversational Spanish in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. For kids ages 6-9. Meets Mondays, Jan. 28 to March 11 (no class Jan. 21) or Fridays, Jan. 25 to March 8;… Read More »

Winter shortcut

Winter shortcut

The ferry Grand Isle crosses Lake Champlain on a recent afternoon bound for Essex, N.Y., from Charlotte. Ferries are on their winter schedule departing Charlotte on the hour through March 24.

Hinesburg Resource Center celebrates building donation

The Hinesburg Community Resource Center invites the community to a celebration and open house Jan. 9 from 6-7:30 p.m. at 51 Ballards Corner Road. There will be soups, bread, desserts and celebration of community. The guest of honor will be Jan Blomstrann of Wind NRG Partners, LLC. The center is grateful to Blomstrann for housing… Read More »

Blood and platelet donors needed through the holidays

Emergencies don’t take a holiday. The American Red Cross urgently needs blood and platelet donors to make appointments now to give through the holiday season and winter months. A seasonal decline in donations occurs from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day when donors get busy with family gatherings and travel. Winter weather can cause blood drive… Read More »


Alissa A. Stone of Charlotte was recently inducted into the St. Lawrence University chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, the national mathematics honorary society. A graduate of Champlain Valley Union High School, Stone is a member of the Class of 2019 and is majoring in chemistry. St. Lawrence is in Canton, N.Y. Jack Thibault of Charlotte… Read More »

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