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 »

Hinesburg woman cited for DUI, hits South Burlington Police cruiser

STAFF REPORT South Burlington police say an intoxicated Hinesburg driver crashed into a median traffic sign and later backed into a police cruiser when she was pulled over on Dorset Street last Monday afternoon. The incident resulted in two charges for Marlene Hart, 59, of Hinesburg. South Burlington Police Chief Trevor Whipple and Detective Sean… Read More »

Old Lantern, neighbors settle longtime dispute

For years the owners of the Old Lantern Inn and Barn in Charlotte have been at odds with neighbors unhappy about noise from the popular party venue. The issues have spanned local regulatory hearings and decisions and spilled into civil court cases involving the business, its neighbors and town officials. Recently, however, Old Lantern owners… Read More »