Hinesburg police seek information

Hinesburg police seek information

Hinesburg Police responded to a reported vandalism at Champlain Valley Union High School and NRG Systems last week. Damage at both locations is estimated to be about ten thousand dollars. Three vehicles at NRG were shot with BB guns damaging windows and the body of one vehicle. CVU had about 20 windows damaged by BBs… Read More »

New water rules on local shores

New water rules on local shores

By Lettie Stratton Towns are preparing for new clean water rules. Gov. Peter Shumlin signed into action, through a two-part signing in Burlington and St. Albans in June, the Vermont Clean Water Act to address polluted storm water runoff and clean water in Vermont. The hefty bill aims to assist towns in doing their part… Read More »

CVU principal leaving post for supervisory union position

CVU principal leaving post for supervisory union position

By Mal Boright In the world of television, they might call it, “Moving On Up.” For Jeff Evans, leaving the Champlain Valley Union High principal’s office is another step along a career in education that began when he became boys varsity basketball coach in 1991. Evans is starting his new position with the Chittenden South… Read More »

Our Towns, Our Water: Water runoff disagreement between the Mack Farm and the town of Charlotte has many angles, but no easy answers

Our Towns, Our Water: Water runoff disagreement between the Mack Farm and the town of Charlotte has many angles, but no easy answers

Photo by Matt Keller This article has been corrected to reflect the fact that the letter to the Selectboard from Linda Hamilton was not co-authored by her husband, tree warden Larry Hamilton, and Sue Smith, Mark Dillenbeck, Marty Illick, Jessie Bradley, and Dr. Roel Boumans were not co-signers. They were copied on the letter. Also, when… Read More »

Hinesburg’s zoning administrator retires

Hinesburg’s zoning administrator retires

Photos and story by Lynn Monty Hinesburg Town Clerk Missy Ross tamped down loose dirt around a Red Oak with her bare feet as colleagues shoveled soil onto the newly released roots of the special tree. Director of Planning and Zoning Alex Weinhagen said it was the state tree of New Jersey, and could grow… Read More »

Community grieves loss of Kenneth Najarian

Community grieves loss of Kenneth Najarian

In a community already reeling from the death of bicycling enthusiast Richard Tom on April 26th of this year, the death of respected UVM Medical Center Radiologist Kenneth Najarian, of Charlotte, struck another tragic blow last week. The mood was somber in town Thursday afternoon as people went about their daily routines in the wake… Read More »

Hats off to CVU class of 2015

Hats off to CVU class of 2015

by Rachel Dunphy Spectators were still shuffling about and settling down on the Patrick Gymnasium bleachers when CVU’s 51st graduating class burst in, with the pomp of the “Triumphal March” to bring them along. CVU principal Jeff Evans approached the podium to ask the seniors to rise for the National Anthem after they settled into… Read More »

Hinesburg’s middle school grads shoot for the sky

Hinesburg’s middle school grads shoot for the sky

Photos and story by Lynn Monty Pomp and circumstance came to a close, played on the piano by Niel Maurer, as co-principal Jeffrey O’Hara welcomed a packed gymnasium at Hinesburg Community School last week. Black, white and silver streamers hung low from the ceiling as 56 eighth graders filed in, dressed in their best attire,… Read More »

Laughter, tears, and a sense of community for CCS grads

Laughter, tears, and a sense of community for CCS grads

By Chea Waters Evans Families and friends gathered at Charlotte Central School to say good-bye to another graduating class of eighth graders. “The Beach” was an appropriate theme for the warm, sunny evening – the gym was transformed into a tropical paradise, with pink flamingos on the wall, palm trees hanging from the ceiling, and… Read More »

Chicago Cubs draft CVU grad Rayne Supple

Chicago Cubs draft CVU grad Rayne Supple

When it Rayne’s it pours. After pitching the Redhawks to the championship game 3-0 victory over South Burlington last Wednesday night, Champlain Valley Union senior and Shelburne resident Rayne Supple was alerted that he was drafted by the Major League Baseball’s Chicago Cubs in the 38th round; the 1,133 pick to be exact. “I received… Read More »

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