Hinesburg Police Log

May 6 7:02 a.m. An officer was dispatched to Silver Street for a report of horses loose on the road. The owners had the horses back in the pasture by the time the officer arrived. 10:23 a.m. An officer was dispatched to Rogers Way for an animal complaint. 10:29 a.m. An officer responded to North… Read More »

Charlotte, Hinesburg volunteers keep Green Up traditions alive

Charlotte, Hinesburg volunteers keep Green Up traditions alive

On Saturday Vermonters fanned out across the state with heavy-duty bright green trash bags, cleaning up trash along roadsides and sprucing up their communities. In Hinesburg, volunteers said they saw patterns to the trash litterbugs tend to toss. Coffee cups, beer cans and Gatorade bottles were the most picked-up items in Hinesburg. Volunteers talked about… Read More »

Carpenter-Carse Library News

New website The library’s website has been updated at carpentercarse.org. Learn more about what’s happening at the library and its resources. Search the catalog; log in to your library account to download books; learn a new language with our Mango app. All library events are on our online calendar. Maybe you’ll even feel moved to… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Hinesburg Recreation spring and summer programming and registration is available online at hinesburgrec.com. Update: Dog Obedience with Jim Warden The start date for this six-week class was rescheduled for tonight. Experienced dog trainer Jim Warden leads this class designed to provide enjoyment and interaction for both human and pet. Jim makes it look easy, even… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

April 29 6:23 a.m. A woman contacted police and reported that she was assaulted in a business parking lot in the village the previous day. Police are investigating. 12:25 p.m. An officer responded to a business parking lot in the village for a vehicle lockout. 5:40 p.m. An officer responded to Vermont Route 116 and… Read More »

Hinesburg Rec News

Hinesburg Recreation Spring/Summer programming and registration is available at hinesburgrec.com. Starts today: Little Strikers Soccer with Global Premier Soccer For children 3-5 years old, based on the idea that children naturally want to run around with a ball.  Coach Iain Manson and staff will lead this preschool soccer experience that includes age-appropriate games. Children learn basic… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

April 23 1:52 a.m. An officer responded to a business burglar alarm south of the village. Nothing was found. 9:09 a.m. Dispatch received a report of a vehicle driving erratically northbound on Silver Street. The vehicle was stopped and nothing was found to be wrong with the operator. 11:10 a.m. An officer responded to the… Read More »

Stormwater discussion proves ‘Water Matters’

Stormwater discussion proves ‘Water Matters’

It’s better to plan ahead to avoid problems rather than solve them later, right? That’s what residents from Hinesburg and surrounding towns discussed recently at another Water Matters event. This particular session – the fifth in a series of public forums – focused on preventative measures to ensure that Hinesburg doesn’t experience what other neighboring communities,… Read More »

Green Up Charlotte and Hinesburg on Saturday

Green Up Charlotte and Hinesburg on Saturday

NOTE: This post has been updated with Charlotte and Hinesburg Green Up information.  Vermont’s 48th annual Green Up Day is Saturday, May 5, and organizers across the state are preparing to distribute the trademark green bags and sign up volunteers. The day’s efforts are focused on picking up trash along roadsides, in neighborhoods, around parks,… Read More »

Court ruling favors pipeline

By Mike Polhamus VTDigger.org A drastic increase in the cost of building a 41-mile Vermont Gas Systems natural gas pipeline — from an initial estimate of $87 million to the actual cost of $165 million — did not amount to a “substantial change” in the project permit, the Vermont Supreme Court decided recently. The decision last… Read More »