Time is ticking on Lot 15

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter The Hinesburg Selectboard has until Feb. 14 to decide whether to acquire Lot 15. That process – called eminent domain – is where government may buy private property for public use.  The timeline is based on an October development review board decision regarding the Hannaford Brother’s Co. proposed development, which the review board said did not comply with the town map.   In 2010,… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

Jan 27 11:06 p.m. An officer received a report of a suspicious Instagram page related to Champlain Valley Union High School. The information was passed onto the principal. Jan 28 5:45 p.m. An officer responded to Beecher Hill Road near Vermont Route 116 for a single vehicle crash with no injuries. Jan 29 9:59 a.m.… Read More »

Katie’s CPR day

Katie’s CPR day

Over 100 people learned how to perform CPR at the Hinesburg Fire Station Saturday. The event was held because CPR saved Katie Charbonneau’s life after a cardiac arrest in October. Her husband, fire Captain Lucas Charbonneau, was there to give her CPR at the scene before first responders got to their house. His quick thinking… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

Jan. 20 7:38 a.m. An officer responded to Silver Street for a vehicle that went off the road and the driver was unable to get out. The Hinesburg Fire Department helped free the driver, who was not injured. 11:28 p.m. An officer responded to Shelburne Falls Road for a two-vehicle crash with no injuries. 1:58… Read More »

Up in their grill

Up in their grill

Just after Hinesburgh Public House closed Sunday night, a motorist slid through the intersection of Vermont Route 116 and Mechanicsville Road, coming to a stop after crashing into the pub’s handicapped-access ramp. The driver, 34-year-old Travis Jewell of Richmond, was not seriously injured. Police said Jewell was headed westbound on Mechanicsville Road at the time.… Read More »

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Hands and Needles Mondays from 10 a.m. to noon, join handcrafting enthusiasts for a morning of creativity and conversation.  Bring whatever project you are working on – quilting, knitting, embroidery, etc.  Free and open to the public. LEGO club Thursdays Jan. 31 and  Feb. 7: Winter LEGO Club for kids aged 5-10 meets from 3… Read More »

Hinesburg Selectboard juggles costs, upkeep

By MADELINE HUGHES The Hinesburg Selectboard met Monday night for its third meeting this month to discuss the budget and capital improvement plan. Board members hashed out the details line by line, fine tuning the budget for approval at the next meeting Jan. 28. “The board is trying to prioritize taking care of what we… Read More »

Care, preservation in Hinesburg Town Forest

Care, preservation in Hinesburg Town Forest

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN In a cold that mere mittens could not keep out, 15 people gathered in the snowy woods of the Hinesburg Town Forest on Saturday to hear about the management plan for the 837- acre wood. Chittenden County Forester Ethan Tapper was joined by Harris Roen, who wrote the Town Forest’s current management… Read More »