Vermont voters make history, pick incumbents

Vermont voters make history, pick incumbents

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI Vermont made political history Tuesday by choosing Christine Hallquist as the Democratic nominee for governor. She now looks to unseat Republican Gov. Phil Scott in November. Hallquist, a Hyde Park resident and former CEO of Vermont Electric Cooperative, is the first transgender candidate in the nation to win a major party nomination… Read More »

UVM nurses cut ties with credit union

By MIKE FAHER VTDigger.ORG Frustrated by the lack of a new contract, University of Vermont Medical Center’s unionized nurses are trying a different tactic – applying financial pressure. The union announced last week that its parent organization, AFT Vermont, is divesting its funds from New England Federal Credit Union because two hospital trustees also are… Read More »

Trail closer to linking Philo to lake

Trail closer to linking Philo to lake

By MADELINE HUGHES It was about 20 years ago in Charlotte when the idea of creating a trail to link places across town caught people’s imaginations. Situated along Lake Champlain with Mt. Philo to the east and rolling farmland in between, Charlotte has some of Chittenden County’s most picturesque views and not surprisingly is a… Read More »

Lookout for Lonny – call if you see him

Lookout for Lonny – call if you see him

By EILEEN O’GRADY A 60-pound neutered brown shepherd mix named Lonny ran away from his foster home in Burlington on July 18 and his foster parents are asking people in the Shelburne, Charlotte and Hinesburg area to be on the lookout for their dog. Signs with his photo have popped up in recent days to… Read More »

Hinesburg sets tax rate for fiscal year 2019

STAFF REPORT The Hinesburg Selectboard has set the tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year 2019. The municipal tax rate will increase from $0.4941 in fiscal year 2018 to $0.5090 for every $100 of property value, which is just over a 3 percent increase. A house worth $200,000 will have a municipal tax bill of… Read More »

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