Remembering the fallen

Remembering the fallen

At Hinesburg’s Memorial Day Community Ecumenical Prayer Service on the village green, from left on stage, Rev. Jared Hamilton of United Church of Hinesburg and Chris Meyer representing St. Jude Catholic Church listen as Marie Eddy reads the Scripture Micah 4:1.

Charlotte Selectboard receives three bids for library addition

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Bids were opened for the Charlotte Library addition before a special selectboard meeting on May 20. Charlotte Selectboard members Fritz Tegatz and Louise McCarren opened the three bids, which were then shared with the public: Breadloaf Corporation:  $1.6 million; ReArch Company:  $889,000; and Naylor & Breen Builders with Vermont Integrated Architecture… Read More »

Cohousing communities: Where the heart is

Cohousing communities: Where the heart is

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer When Julia Cavanagh moved to Champlain Valley Cohousing, one of two cohousing communities in Charlotte, she was amazed at how quickly her 5-year-old daughter learned to ride a bike. Her daughter saw the children riding bikes and she was ready to go with them. There were a lot of children with… Read More »

Lefty pitching rules both CVU ball teams

Lefty pitching rules both CVU ball teams

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer While left-handed baseball pitchers are rare, left-handed softball pitchers are even more unique. But even more scarce is a school with a lefty starting pitcher in both softball and baseball. Meet Riley Canty and Ian Parent of Champlain Valley Union High School. Left-handed Canty has started every game for the Redhawks… Read More »

Board chooses new police chief: Name of prospect withheld pending contract talks

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer The Hinesburg Selectboard has chosen the town’s next police chief to replace retiring Frank Koss, but that person won’t be named until the board has negotiated a contract. “We’ve gone through a long process, a very good process led by a committee. Then the selectboard got involved, and we’re ready to… Read More »

Nardozzi in the house: Popular Vermont gardening expert shares his knowledge at Charlotte Grange Hall

Nardozzi in the house: Popular Vermont gardening expert shares his knowledge at Charlotte Grange Hall

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff writer Charlie Nardozzi is as wise, witty and enthralling in person as he sounds on the radio. And his knowledge of gardening is … fertile. Around 35 people packed the downstairs meeting room at the Charlotte Grange on May 15 to reap the gardening tips and horticultural humor that Nardozzi sows. Nardozzi… Read More »