Do the Monster Bash Oct. 24

Do the Monster Bash Oct. 24

The fifth annual Monster Bash, the signature fundraiser for the Mahana Magic Foundation, is on Oct. 24 at Charlotte’s Old Lantern. “This fantastic evening of costumes and dancing has grown to be one of the more popular events of the year,” says Cliff Deetjen, Chair of the foundation. All money raised goes directly to helping… Read More »

The new Moran Plant thrives on local teamwork

The new Moran Plant thrives on local teamwork

By Robin Reid A hometown pair of friends did a lot of dreaming together during their youth and one of their biggest dreams is becoming a reality. UVM Class of 2014 graduates Erick Crockenberg and Tad Cooke befriended each other in second grade at the Charlotte Central School. Irrevocable bonds were built in their childhood… Read More »

Fall is in the air

Fall is in the air

Thanks to the stellar weather, numerous community members dropped by Town Hall to enjoy the annual Fall Festival last Saturday, Sept. 27 in Hinesburg. The fun included kid activities, an outdoor market place, food vendors, a local art show, and a Hinesburg Historical Society Display. Above, three young girls enjoy some musical entertainment.

Hinesburg’s Fire Chief nominated for Emergency Manager of the Year

Hinesburg’s Fire Chief nominated for Emergency Manager of the Year

Fire Chief Al Barber of Hinesburg was recently nominated as the Northeast States Emergency consortium 2014 Vermont Emergency Manager of the Year. Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director Joe Flynn issued these comments in a congratulatory letter dated Sept. 15, “It is a tribute to Al’s efforts in the field of emergency management and dedication… Read More »

Hinesburg teens commit to D-I lacrosse programs

Hinesburg teens commit to D-I lacrosse programs

Friends since grade school, Elliott Mitchell and Hoyt McCuin both of Hinesburg, began playing lacrosse together in the third grade. Over the years the boys became three-sport athletes, adding soccer and ice hockey to their repertoire. Regardless of their varied interests, over the last six summers the boys have focused on lacrosse and have logged… Read More »

CSSU Boards OK agreement

By Gail Callahan Boards that make up the Chittenden South Supervisory Union (CSSU) approved a Collective Bargaining agreement, settling issues ranging from teachers’ salaries to professional contributions for health insurance. The agreement was approved during last week’s CSSU School Boards’ meeting. With the exception of Charlotte, all Boards in CSSU unanimously approved the proposal. Charlotte’s… Read More »

UVM’s Steven Cramer launches latest book

UVM’s Steven Cramer launches latest book

Steven Cramer, above, an English professor at the University of Vermont, launched his third book of poetry, “From the Hip, A Concise History of Hip-Hop (in sonnets),” at the Karma Bird House last Thursday evening, Sept. 18 in Burlington. Cramer introduces the world of the Beastie Boys, and others, to the more traditional form of… Read More »

Local honored with 2014 Art Gibb Award

Local honored with 2014 Art Gibb Award

Andrea Morgante of Hinesburg holds an engraved Danforth Pewter lantern representing her receipt of the Art Gibb Award for Individual Leadership from the Vermont Natural Resources Council. Morgante was recognized at VNRC’s 2014 annual meeting on Thursday, Sept. 18 at the Old Lantern in Charlotte by VNRC’s Executive Director Brian Shupe, at left, who announced,… Read More »

Hinesburg’s Festival celebrates fall

Hinesburg’s Festival celebrates fall

What do the following activities have in common: listening to talented local musicians, watching a mesmerizing puppet show, dining on locally sourced food, viewing a gallery full of the work of local artists, filling a market bag with locally made items, and learning about Hinesburg’s history? If you haven’t guessed by now, they are just… Read More »

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