Communities need high-quality childcare — Jenn Baudreau

When communities invest in high-quality, affordable childcare, everyone benefits. Children benefit because they receive the nurturing and care that’s so vitally important for their brain development and growth. Parents benefit because they’re able to continue investing in their careers and providing financial support for their families. Childcare workers benefit because they’re paid a living wage.… Read More »

Selectboard appoints Townshend to Town Forest Committee

Hinesburg Selectboard Aaron Townshend sat in the front row in the Hinesburg Town Hall Meeting Room, eager to explain why he’s volunteering for the Town Forest Committee. “Good people are currently serving on the committee,” said Townshend. “I think Hinesburg is pretty fortunate to have a chunk of open space…I thought I’d help out.” Following… Read More »

Charlotte and Hinesburg meetings

Charlotte Meetings Selectboard March 9, 5pm Charlotte Land Trust March 13, 8am Selectboard March 13 Zoning Board of Adjustment March 14, 7pm Trails Committee March 14 Planning Commission March 16 Selectboard Public Hearing for Amendment to Land Use Regulations March 20, 7pm Selectboard March 27 Conservation Commission March 28, 7pm Hinesburg Meetings Affordable Housing Committee:… Read More »

Hinesburg passes bond for new town highway garage

Hinesburg passes bond for new town highway garage

By a vote of 773 to 528, Hinesburg voters approved a $3,100,000 bond earmarked for construction of a new Town Highway Garage during Town Meeting daylong polling. Hinesburg voters also chose Merrily Lovell, ousting Selectboard incumbent Michael Bissonette for a three-year term. Lovell received 729 votes, while Bissonette earned 634 ballots. The other Selectboard race… Read More »

Hinesburg Selectboard discusses using pipeline funds for rec fields

The Feb. 20 Hinesburg Selectboard included a motion by Selectboard member Tom Ayer to use $190,000 of a $250,000 payment from Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. toward completing the Bissonette Recreation Fields. The idea was met with some approval and many concerns from audience members and fellow Selectpersons. Selectboard member Phil Pouech noted his support of… Read More »

Vote Veronica Estey for Hinesburg Selectboard — Diane Barber

Veronica Estey has called Hinesburg her home for the last 34 years. She and her husband David, thinking about the future of our community, developed the Fire House Plaza and established a large-scale hardware store serving our community. During Veronica’s time living in Hinesburg, she has been involved with many organizations and committees, including The… Read More »

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