Politicos unite

Politicos unite

Sally Soule, former State Senator and Vermont House of Representative from Shelburne and Charlotte, Chittenden District 5-1 House Representative Kate Webb, and Charlotte Hinesburg Chittenden District 4-1 House Representative Michael Yantachka pose for a photo after the ceremonial ribbon cutting at Harrington Village on Wednesday, Sept. 10 in Shelburne.

Hinesburg’s Andrea Morgante receives Art Gibb Award

Hinesburg’s Andrea Morgante receives Art Gibb Award

The Vermont Natural Resources Council (VNRC) will host its 2014 Annual Meeting on Thursday, Sept.18 from 5:30-7pm at the Old Lantern in Charlotte. During the meeting, VNRC will present this year’s Art Gibb Award for Individual Leadership to Andrea Morgante of Hinesburg for her significant conservation efforts. Art Gibb, who passed in 2005 at the age of 97, served… Read More »

CCS welcomes two new teachers

CCS welcomes two new teachers

By Chea Waters Evans The mornings are crisp, the school busses are rumbling down the roads once again, and this year, Charlotte Central School (CCS) welcomes two new teachers. Both of them are fired up, enthusiastic, and more importantly, ready and excited to take on the challenge of a new school, a new year, and… Read More »

Hinesburg firemen serve up a Safety Fun Day

Hinesburg firemen serve up a Safety Fun Day

By Robin Reid Join the Hinesburg Firemen’s Association on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 10am to 4pm for the Hinesburg Public Safety Family Fun Day. Typically, the Hinesburg Fire Department hosts an annual chicken bar-b-cue during the Fourth of July festivities but this year they decided to do an all-out open house with a focus on… Read More »

Locals Turn the Towns Teal for second year

Locals Turn the Towns Teal for second year

By Sheri Duff It’s the latest quandary: why are teal ribbons on display? They can be seen wrapped around lamp posts, mailboxes, and railings, but only a close inspection will yield an explanation as to their nature.  The vanilla colored text reads “Turn the Towns Teal”, and “An awareness campaign for ovarian breast cancer.”  The… Read More »

Class acts begin in Charlotte and Hinesburg

Charlotte and Hinesburg students, kindergarten through eighth grade, started school Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Above from top right clockwise: Hinesburg Community School (HCS) students Alex and Allyson pose with their dad for a commemorative photo. Kindergarten friends at the Charlotte Central School (CCS) line up behind their teacher before the school day begins. HCS students… Read More »

Charlotte journalist publishes political thriller

By Sheri Duff Longtime Vermont journalist, Nick Monsarrat of Charlotte recently published a dystopian novel, “united states,” set in New York City in the year 2038. The book, described as a political thriller, was inspired by Monsarrat’s inability to pay a bill online. “I was trying to pay an overdue bill and I became trapped… Read More »

Hinesburg resident receives Building Block Award

Hinesburg resident receives Building Block Award

United Way of Chittenden County will honor 49 extraordinary community volunteers with this year’s Building Block Awards. Together, these volunteers represent 195 years of service and contribute more than 7,340 hours each year as volunteers in our community. United Way’s Building Block Award recognizes the collective power of volunteers in building a strong community in… Read More »