Farewell, Lt. Fortin

Farewell, Lt. Fortin

The staff at the Shelburne town offices took time last week for a farewell lunch to toast Shelburne Police Lt. Allen Fortin who wrapped up his nearly 30-year career with the department last week. Sgt. Josh Flore presented Fortin with a gift from the department: a shadow box containing the emblems the law enforcement agencies… Read More »

CVU students present ‘Little Mermaid’

CVU students present ‘Little Mermaid’

By Madeline Hughes For the past two summers rising juniors, seniors and Champlain Valley Union theater alumni volunteer to induct incoming freshmen and sophomores to CVU’s theater department. This year, students are bringing audiences under the sea to experience “The Little Mermaid.” The summer theater program is “to welcome people into the performing arts family,… Read More »

Charlotte sets tax rate for 2019

STAFF REPORT The Charlotte Selectboard has set the tax rate for fiscal year 2019. The municipal tax rate is set at $0.1986 per $100 of assessed property value. The education tax rate for Charlotte is $1.4866 for every $100 of assessed value. A residential property valued at $300,000 would have a $4,459.80 tax bill. The… 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: Tuesdays, Aug. 14, 21 at 10:30 a.m. Cool off on Tuesdays in August with a movie… Read More »

Trinity Episcopal Church to raise awareness of racism

Shelburne’s Trinity Episcopal Church, through its Outreach Committee, is looking to address and overcome racism in our communities.  Organizers say that although racism may seem like a distant problem to many Vermonters, it does exist in Vermont and it can be very divisive. The church will focus on three upcoming activities: • A family movie… Read More »

Rover visits Hinesburg to collect hazardous waste

The Chittenden Solid Waste District’s mobile collection unit for household hazardous waste – known as “the Rover” – visits Hinesburg this Saturday, Aug.11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Rover will set up at Hinesburg Community School. The Rover provides free drop-off of household hazardous leftovers such as paints and stains, automotive fluids, batteries,… Read More »

Registration is open for Annette’s Preschool

Registration is open at Annette’s Preschool for a few remaining preschool spaces for fall. Openings are available for mornings and full days beginning in September. The Hinesburg preschool is a 5-STAR, Eco-Healthy certified early education program serving families with children from birth to age 8 for more than 35 years. School owner and director Andrea… Read More »

Shelburne High School reunion invites all alumni

Graduates of the former Shelburne High School will take a trip down memory lane Saturday night at a combined class reunion at Trinity Episcopal Church Hall in Shelburne. Everyone who attended Shelburne Central and Shelburne High School through 1964 is invited from 5-8:30 p.m. Organizers encourage classmates to bring photos, newspaper clips, souvenirs to display… Read More »

‘Stuff-the-Truck’ helps Habitat for Humanity

On Saturday, Aug. 18, Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity ReStore will have a truck at the Charlotte Congregational Church to collect gently used household items. Organizers are seeking household items such as furniture, area rugs, lamps, small appliances, tools, etc. They specifically ask to not bring mattresses, baby gear and large CRT televisions. Bring donations… Read More »

VA hosts music festival, cookout for vets Aug. 18

The White River Junction Veterans Administration Medical Center and the Vet Center will host a “Welcome Home” music festival and cookout to honor local soldiers, combat veterans and their families Saturday, Aug. 11, at the White River Junction VA Medical Center on Veterans Drive. This event is open for the public’s enjoyment of a meal… Read More »

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