David vs. Goliath: Charlotte family battles railway giants over stockpiled freight cars

David vs. Goliath: Charlotte family battles railway giants over stockpiled freight cars

By Lettie Stratton Jackson and Lydia Clemmons have lived on the same Charlotte property at 2158 Greenbush Road since 1961. They’ve farmed the land and improved the property, which boasts historic buildings from the 1700s. The Clemmons’ property is situated on either side of railway tracks, formerly used for the short-lived Champlain Flyer commuter train… Read More »

Hinesburg Farmers Market opens next Thursday

Hinesburg Farmers Market opens next Thursday

The Hinesburg Lions Farmers Market will celebrate 12 years when it opens for the season Thursday, June 11. The Market will run every Thursday afternoon from 3 to 6:30pm through Sept. 3 at the United Church of Hinesburg on Main Street. The annual summer event brings visitors and neighbors together to enjoy the fruits and… Read More »

Champ Run returns to CCS June 7

Champ Run returns to CCS June 7

The entire community is invited to kick off summer at the Charlotte Central School’s 13th annual Champ Run on Sunday, June 7. Runners and non-runners alike will enjoy this fun event that includes children and adult activities in addition to the 1-mile Fun Run and 5K or 10K chip-timed road race coordinated by the CCS… Read More »

Graduation Challenge after 20 years: the times have changed, but the spirit remains the same

Graduation Challenge after 20 years: the times have changed, but the spirit remains the same

By Chea Waters Evans Spring in Vermont brings many things: flowing sap, daffodils, baby lambs, and the sheer panic of a CVU senior finishing a Graduation Challenge project. On Friday, May 22, 316 students completed their Grad Challenges with presentations at CVU. After two decades, the projects and students have evolved, but the challenges and… Read More »

Honk if you love big trucks

Honk if you love big trucks

The Hinesburg Nursery School pulled out all the stops at this year’s Big Truck Day and Children’s Festival on Saturday, May 16. Above, a young attendee gets serious on one of the many vehicles at Saturday’s event.  

Cyrus Schenck wins LaunchVT with Renoun Ski Company; CVU graduate takes home $30,000 in cash

Cyrus Schenck wins LaunchVT with Renoun Ski Company; CVU graduate takes home $30,000 in cash

Renoun Ski Company, founded by CVU graduate Cyrus Schenck, took home $30,000 in cash and $45,000 in-kind services from this year’s LaunchVT competition held on Thursday, May 7 at Main Street Landing in Burlington. Schenck has developed a new kind of ski that utilizes non-Newtonian fluid for a responsive on-snow experience. When interviewed for an… Read More »

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