Group asks state to expand investigation of Vermont Gas pipeline construction

By XANDER LANDEN VTDIGGER.ORG Opponents of a 41-mile Vermont Gas pipeline that runs between Middlebury and Colchester – and through Hinesburg – are asking state regulators to expand their investigation into the line’s construction. In a motion filed with the Public Utility Commission last week, James Dumont, an attorney representing residents in Monkton and Hinesburg,… Read More »

School resource officer contract closer to hire

By MADELINE HUGHES The Champlain Valley Union School District’s plans to hire its first school resource officer moved along Tuesday when the Shelburne Selectboard reviewed details of the contract that will put a Shelburne police officer in that role. The contract needs review by the town attorney before the police department will hire the individual.… Read More »

Charlotte, Hinesburg voter turnout hits highs

Charlotte, Hinesburg voter turnout hits highs

By MADELINE HUGHES Vermont voters turned out in droves for the Nov. 7 midterm election and local turnout not only followed that trend, it exceeded it significantly in Charlotte. A whopping 73 percent of registered voters cast ballots in Charlotte. Hinesburg also beat the statewide trend with just over 58 percent of those on the… Read More »

Rep. Lippert wins Hinesburg seat: Incumbent easily defeats challenger

By MADELINE HUGHES With turnout reaching nearly 60 percent in Hinesburg, longtime incumbent state Rep. William Lippert handily won his 12th election to the Vermont House, edging out Republican challenger Sarah Toscano by more than an 2-1 margin. According to election results from Town Clerk Melissa Ross, Hinesburg saw 59 percent of registered voters turn… Read More »

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