2019 Hinesburg Candidate Questionnaire

JEFF FRENCH | 2 Year Term Education: B.A. in History, University of San Francisco, MBA from Stevens Institute of Technology Occupation: Technical Program Manager at C2-Competitive Computing Other Civic posts held: Two years on Village Steering Committee, one year as Chair, Four years on Planning Commission 1. How are you uniquely qualified for a position… Read More »

HeART Show 2019 exhibit shows love to Outright

HeART Show 2019 exhibit shows love to Outright

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Valentine’s Day may have been last week, but the celebration continues at Rustic Roots café in Shelburne where 94 unique heart-shaped of works of art deck the walls in a fundraising exhibition that runs through March. Colorful, whimsical and poignant, HeART Show 2019’s collection is up for auction with proceeds going… Read More »

Home, home on the Grange: Candidates Night returns to venerable Charlotte Grange

Home, home on the Grange: Candidates Night returns to venerable Charlotte Grange

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter Politics return to the Charlotte Grange on Tuesday when the organization hosts Charlotte Candidates Night. The creation of the grange organization in America can be traced back to just after the Civil War. President Andrew Johnson sent Oliver Kelley, a clerk to the Federal Commissioner of Agriculture, to travel around… Read More »

Talking tolerance: CVU confronts racist graffiti

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter Champlain Valley Union High School officials were alerted last Wednesday afternoon to graffiti at the school with racial undertones. A swastika was found written on a library desk Wednesday afternoon. About 10 days prior, the N-word was drawn on a bathroom wall. Because of the incidents,  the school hosted a… Read More »

Time is ticking on Lot 15

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter The Hinesburg Selectboard has until Feb. 14 to decide whether to acquire Lot 15. That process – called eminent domain – is where government may buy private property for public use.  The timeline is based on an October development review board decision regarding the Hannaford Brother’s Co. proposed development, which the review board said did not comply with the town map.   In 2010,… Read More »

Ideas abound in village planning discussions

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter A discussion by the Charlotte Planning Commission about changing the plan for East Charlotte Village is ongoing. The commission with take up the issue again at a meeting on Feb. 12 at 6 p.m. in the Charlotte Town Hall. At the Jan. 29 planning commission meeting, Vice Chair Charlie Pughe… Read More »