Hinesburg athlete qualifies for 2015 World Games

Hinesburg athlete qualifies for 2015 World Games

A year from now, 7,000 Special Olympics athletes from 177 countries will parade into Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for the Opening Ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015. This ceremony will kick-off a nine-day celebration of courage, determination, and joy, as well as the largest sports and humanitarian event in 2015 and… Read More »

Fund established in memory of Charlotte’s Will Hagedorn

The Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, and Vermont Parks Forever, a private foundation in support of Vermont State Parks, will announce the establishment of the Will Cameron Hagedorn Mount Philo Forever Fund at a public ceremony at 2pm on Sunday, July 27 at Mt. Philo State Park in Charlotte. The fund is created in… Read More »

Hinesburg Farmers Market hosts successful Children’s Day

Hinesburg Farmers Market hosts successful Children’s Day

By Morgan Magoon, Wind Ridge Publishing intern The Hinesburg Lions Farmers Market offered its first ever “Children’s Day” last Thursday with plenty of young people in attendance to celebrate. Special activities at the Market included a Face Painting Emporium, children vendors, a puppet show, musical entertainment by the Vermont Suzuki Violins, and a bike-powered smoothie… Read More »

Hinesburg library offers “Wonder” book discussion

Hinesburg library offers “Wonder” book discussion

The community is invited to a multi-age book discussion of the bestselling book “Wonder” on Tuesday, Aug. 3 at 6:30pm at the Carpenter Carse Library in Hinesburg. This inspiring story of Auggie Pullman, a fifth-grader with a congenital birth defect, deals with his experiences navigating middle school. The Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award Winner for 2013… Read More »

Vermont man charged for feeding bears

Vermont man charged for feeding bears

Jeffrey Messier, 54, of Black Falls Road was charged with feeding bears after Game Warden Sgt. Carl Wedin received a report of a bear being killed in self-defense at a neighboring residence on June 22.  Sgt. Wedin responded and recovered the bear.  Its stomach contained a large number of sunflower seeds. The investigating warden went… Read More »

Walk for Wishes: A family affair

Walk for Wishes: A family affair

By Sadie Williams The annual Walk for Wishes will be held on Sunday, Sept. 14 at the Shelburne Museum. The donations made to the Walk for Wishes support the wish-giving program that is at the center of Make-A-Wish Vermont. This is the eleventh walk, and with the museum as the new venue, it’s sure to… Read More »

Hinesburg farm celebrates raw milk

Hinesburg farm celebrates raw milk

Rural Vermont and Family Cow Farmstand will partner up to host a Raw Milk Ice Cream Social & Open Barn at the farm, located at 2386 Shelburne Falls Road in Hinesburg, on Thursday, July 17 from 6:30-8:30pm. This free, family-friendly event is the first in a series of Rural Vermont events that will celebrate raw… Read More »

Mother Nature alters July 4 celebration in Hinesburg

For the first time in Hinesburg’s Fourth of July history, the Hilly Hobble Race was cancelled because of severe weather conditions. “At 6pm on July 3 we had everything set for the race and registration was taking place at the Community School,” explained Hinesburg Rec Coordinator Jen McCuin. “First, David Eddy canceled the 10K scheduled to begin at 6:30pm. After… Read More »