Deadline for interfaith grants is Oct. 31

The fall deadline for Shelburne Charlotte Hinesburg Interfaith Program (SCHIP) grant applications is Wednesday, Oct. 31. Since SCHIP began making grants, many nonprofits have used their funds to support missions to improve the lives of neighbors and strengthen local communities. Grants range from a few hundred to several thousand dollars. Requests can’t exceed $3,000. Applicants… Read More »

Cub Scout Pack 607 welcomes girls, chucks pumpkins

Cub Scout Pack 607 welcomes girls, chucks pumpkins

By ELIZABETH CARNEY The Cub Scout year is off to a strong start in Shelburne-Charlotte. So far, we have welcomed 12 new scouts, including three girls. That’s right — after 108 years, Boy Scouts of America is welcoming girls officially into the fold. While we’ve always encouraged families to participate in our events, now girls… Read More »

Mentoring programs recruit adult volunteers

At the end of last school year, students in the Connecting Youth Mentor Program at Hinesburg Community School were asked what they considered the best part of having a mentor. “I love having someone to hang out with, someone to talk to,” said one teen who had been in the program four years. A seventh… Read More »

Food, fun at Hinesburg ‘Churchtoberfest’ and chicken pie supper

Celebrate “Churchtoberfest” Sunday, Oct. 21 and the United Church of Hinesburg’s annual chicken pie supper fundraiser on Oct. 27. On the 21st, the German band Inseldudler joins the 10 a.m. worship service. Fellowship time will feature bratwurst, pretzels and root beer immediately following. Inseldudler hails from the Burlington and has played polkas and waltzes for… Read More »

Craft sale, pancake breakfast, annual tractor parade this weekend

Craft sale, pancake breakfast, annual tractor parade this weekend

This weekend will be busy with community events including East Charlotte’s annual Tractor Parade and fundraisers supporting volunteer fire departments in both Hinesburg and Shelburne. • On Saturday, the Hinesburg Firemen’s Association’s second Fall Farmer’s Market and Craft Sale sets up at the Hinesburg fire station. Vendors selling food, crafts and more will be on… Read More »

Parkland survivors come to Burlington

Staff Report On Friday, Oct. 19 three student writers from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida will visit Vermont on a tour for their new book, “Glimmer Of Hope: How Tragedy Sparked a Movement.” Phoenix Books is sponsoring the question-and-answer session with three of the March for Our Lives founders, Emma Gonzalez, Alex… Read More »

Hinesburg Recreation News

Registration is open for the following upcoming programs for kids and adults. Horseback riding • After-School Horseback Riding: Lessons and with Kim Johansen at Livery Stables for beginner to early intermediate riders in grades K-8. Kim and staff will instruct children on basic horse care, tacking, feeding, watering, and all that happens in the horse… Read More »

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Democracy presentation “How Best to Save Our Representative Democracy” with Rick Hubbard continues with part two Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to noon. Retired Vermont attorney Rick Hubbard, a former economic consultant and recent author of “The Democracy Amendments” runs this interactive presentation. Audience members will have devices to provide feedback. Hubbard will pose questions… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Upcoming programs • Film tonight at 7 p.m. “Rooted: Cultivating Community in the Vermont Grange” A snapshot filmed by Ned Castle of the Vermont Folklife Center. Co-sponsored by the Charlotte Library and the Charlotte Grange #398, depicted in the film. • Mystery Book Group reads “A Mind to Murder” Meets Oct. 15 at 10 a.m.… Read More »

‘Vermont Wild’ author to talk critters and TV in Shelburne

By CHEA WATERS EVANS The adventures of Vermont game wardens might soon come to the small screen. Charlotte author Megan Price’s “Vermont Wild: Adventures of Fish and Game Wardens” book series is being shopped to national television channels by Hollywood producer and Middlebury native Geoffrey Sharp.  To celebrate, the Flying Pig Bookstore is hosting Price… Read More »

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