Hinesburg 4-H collects money for COTS

Hinesburg 4-H collects money for COTS

by club reporter Hannah Cleveland Hinesburg 4-H Club members collected money for the Committee on Temporary Shelter (COTS) on a cold morning, Saturday, Dec. 20 on Church Street. The spirit was merry as shoppers passed by on their errands, dropping a dollar or two in the collection jar. Helping out on this event were (L-R)… Read More »

Quadra to perform at benefit for Hinesburg rec fields, Friday, Jan. 9, 6:30pm at the Old Lantern in Charlotte

Quadra to perform at benefit for Hinesburg rec fields, Friday, Jan. 9, 6:30pm at the Old Lantern in Charlotte

By Sheri Duff Now that the Hinesburg Review Board has officially approved the applications to construct the Bissonette Recreation Field complex off Shelburne Falls Road, fundraising organizer Tom Ayer feels it’s time for celebration. Fortunately there is already one planned. Quadra will return for a repeat performance at the Old Lantern in Charlotte to benefit… Read More »

Santa to the rescue

Santa to the rescue

The Charlotte Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department welcomed Santa to town on Sunday, Dec. 14. Jolly St. Nick rolled up in a fire truck escorted by his rambunctious elves. Before he could head inside, one of the elves pointed out a flaming trash can. Thank goodness there was a fire extinguisher at the ready. Santa… Read More »

Gov. Peter Shumlin, Vermont Emergency Officials Update on Winter Storm and Power Outages

Gov. Peter Shumlin, Vermont Emergency Officials Update on Winter Storm and Power Outages

The following press release was sent by Susan Allen late this morning. Gov. Peter Shumlin, state emergency officials and representatives from the utility companies urged Vermonters to use caution in the wake of the latest winter storm, which has left tens of thousands of Vermonters without power across the state. While utility crews are working… Read More »

Charlotte Library hosts screening of “Disruption”

Charlotte Library hosts screening of “Disruption”

The documentary “Disruption,” which highlights the consequences of ignoring climate change, will be shown on Monday, Dec. 15 at 7pm at the Charlotte Library. According to 350.org, the word “disruption” itself refers to both “the dangerous environmental tipping points after which the entire climate system could spiral out of control, as well as the need… Read More »

Santa Claus is comin’ to town Dec. 14

Santa Claus is comin’ to town Dec. 14

Local families should come out to meet jolly Old Saint Nick and his hard-working elves at the Charlotte Fire Department on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 14 from 1-3pm. The guest of honor will arrive by fire truck and young attendees will have an opportunity to sit on Santa’s lap and everyone can enjoy some holiday treats… Read More »

115th annual Christmas Bird Count, Dec. 14-Jan. 5

115th annual Christmas Bird Count, Dec. 14-Jan. 5

The following press release was received from Tom Rogers of the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department this morning. This holiday season marks the 115th annual Christmas Bird Count, a favorite tradition among Vermont’s birding community. Birders in Vermont are encouraged to participate in the count, which begins on Dec. 14 and runs through Jan. 5.… Read More »

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