Police seek help on theft, drug case

The Hinesburg Police Department is investigating theft,  embezzlement, and the sale of illegal drugs at the Hinesburg General Store. As a result of information obtained during this and a separate credit card fraud investigation,  the owners have decided to close the store, police said. Police are seeking information pertaining to illegal activity at this business.… Read More »

Big catch

Big catch

Cayden Poquette of Hinesburg caught the largest trout at last year’s Chittenden County Fish & Game Club’s free Fathers Day fishing derby in Jonesville, 1397 Wes White Hill Rd. This derby, considered one of Vermont’s oldest known fishing derbies, is for kids 14 and under and will be held June 18 from 8 to 11am.… Read More »


Castleton University, Castleton, VT Kyla Leary, Hinesburg, was selected to present at the annual Castleton Scholars Celebration: A Showcase of Original Student Work. The following students were recently named to the Castleton University dean’s list for the spring semester of the 2016-17 academic year. Michael French, Hinesburg. Samantha Garey, Hinesburg. Bronwen Hopwood, Hinesburg. Madison Tieso,… Read More »

Local playgroups

The Charlotte Playgroup meets each Monday, 9:30-11am, in the multipurpose room at the Charlotte Central School. No playgroup when school is not in session. Contact: Colleen at bbfcharlotteplaygroup@gmail.com. Drop-in play at Wiggle Room in Hinesburg, Monday through Friday, 9am-1pm. Weekend open play hours will be announced on the website, on Facebook, and on the events… Read More »

Hinesburg hires zoning administrator

The Hinesburg Selectboard hired Suzanne Mantegna as the town’s new zoning administrator during the May 15 regular meeting. Mantegna of South Burlington will work 20 hours in Hinesburg and the same amount in Richmond. Mantegna, who has a background in historic preservation, is set to start a three-year term June 1. She will earn $18.50… Read More »

Town meetings

Charlotte Meetings June 1: Planning Commission, 7pm June 5: West Village Wastewater Committee, 5:30pm June 6: Energy Committee, 7pm June 12: Selectboard, 7 pm June 13: Trails Commission, 7pm June 14: Zoning Board of Adjustment, 7pm June 15: Planning Commission, 7pm June 22: Trails Scoping meeting, 7pm June 26: Selectboard, 7pm June 27: Conservation Commission,… Read More »

Hinesburg Fire Dept. trains at burning house

Hinesburg Fire Dept. trains at burning house

Several months of preparation and training culminated Sunday as the Hinesburg Fire Department burned down a house outside the village. Signs stood along the roadway, volunteers took turns directing traffic, and smoke billowed across Route 116 as firefighters practiced their skills in a real fire. Both fire and EMS trainings have been underway at the… Read More »

Big Truck Day draws a crowd

Big Truck Day draws a crowd

Saturday was the 19th annual Big Truck Day at Hinesburg Community School. Hosted by Hinesburg Nursery School, the event drew crowds of kids to the fields behind the school, where they found an array of vehicles just waiting to be climbed on and explored. Kids, many with faces painted, tugged parents from tractor to truck,… Read More »

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