Hinesburg’s Bond Vote clarified

Currently two wells supply water for the town water system’s 721 residential customers, 61 commercial businesses, Hinesburg Community School, Champlain Valley Union High School, the Fire Department, the Police Department, and other town buildings. They also provide fire protection via fire hydrants throughout the village area. Water produced by these two wells is very hard… Read More »

Tractorrific parade hauls in crowds

Tractorrific parade hauls in crowds

The stellar weather, dozens and dozens of tractors, musical entertainment, cotton candy, balloons, games, animals, and Hunger Crop Walkers enticed hundreds to attend the 14th annual Tractor Parade in East Charlotte on Sunday, Oct. 12. Photos by Craig Thomas

Tractors: Bringing people together for 14 years

Tractors: Bringing people together for 14 years

By Chea Waters Evans You can hear the East Charlotte Tractor Parade coming before you see it, and anticipating its arrival is a big part of the fun. Spectators crane their necks to see up the hill, hold children on their shoulders for a prime view, and listen for the rumble of engines as dozens… Read More »

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 »

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