Slippery ride home Friday

Slippery ride home Friday

Friday afternoon snow squalls kept local emergency crews busy responding to accidents on slippery roads. Shelburne Police, Fire and Rescue crews were at the scene of several including a single-vehicle crash just after 4:30 p.m. on Thomas Road that left a Nissan Xterra in the middle of the road on its roof. The driver, 57-year-old Philip Lassalle,… Read More »

New co-principal picked for Hinesburg Community School

New co-principal picked for Hinesburg Community School

The Champlain Valley School District announced this week that Hinesburg Community School will welcome a new co-principal at the end of the school year. John Pontius will begin leadership duties in July. The new hire took place after Jeffrey O’Hara decided he would step down after this school year to pursue other educational interests. Currently… Read More »

Charlotte town meeting Tuesday and April 3

For the second year, Charlotte will turn Town Meeting Day into a two-part exercise, with a daytime meeting and all-day balloting on Tuesday and a second day of voting in April. Tuesday’s town meeting begins at 9 a.m. at Charlotte Central School. Tuesday’s ballot will have a list of town offices to fill, none of… Read More »

Hinesburg considers big budget increase

Hinesburg voters will gather Monday evening for town meeting to decide the next year’s town spending plan in a series of votes by department with a grand total of $3.85 million, up almost 13 percent in a year. On Tuesday, Town Meeting Day, voters will cast ballots to fill town offices although none of the… Read More »

Meet the Candidates is a night of familiar faces

Meet the Candidates is a night of familiar faces

There are no contested races on the ballot for Town Meeting Day voting this year, but Meet the Candidates night at the Charlotte Senior Center still drew a crowd of over 20 citizens. Candidates introduced themselves and answered questions on an evening that was big on praise for jobs well-done and thoughtful consideration of what… Read More »

Students: Send us your letters

A week ago, our country once again watched a horrific tragedy play out in a school — students murdered in a place they expect to be safe. In the days since the deaths of 17 students and teachers in Parkland, Fla., teenagers who dodged bullets have taken center stage in the public debate about guns.… Read More »

Charlotte, Shelburne plan candidate forums Feb. 20

Although there are few contests on the March Town Meeting Day ballots in Charlotte and Shelburne, both communities will host candidate forums Feb. 20 for voters. • In Charlotte, the Grange is organizing a Candidate’s Night forum at 7 p.m. at the Charlotte Senior Center. • In Shelburne, the three main political party committees –… Read More »

School board explains proposed 2018-19 budget, ballot items

Town Meeting 2018 by CVSD Board of Directors At this time of year, the days are a little bit longer and Vermonters all over the state turn their thoughts to Town Meeting Day. Over the last three months, the board of the Champlain Valley School District, along with district administration and local volunteer Budget Buddies,… Read More »

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