News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Youngster Music & Movement Friends of Families hosts the Youngsters Music and Movement program at the library on Thursdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. For kids up to age 5 and their caregivers. Songs, movement, games, followed by a snack. Free. Saturday Storytime This Saturday: 10-10:30 a.m. Children 5 and under are invited with their caregivers for… Read More »

Hinesburg candidates file petitions

Town Meeting Day is March 5, less than two months away, and as selectboards around Vermont are finalizing budgets, local candidates are circulating their petitions to run for local offices. Eleven offices are on the ballot in Hinesburg, including two seats on the Hinesburg Selectboard. Aaron Kimball, the board’s vice chair, said he plans to… Read More »

Vermont Gas ordered to show whether engineer signed off

By ELIZABETH GRIBKOFF VTDIGGER.ORG Vermont Gas, owner of the 41-mile natural gas pipeline between Colchester and Middlebury, has to show the state’s utility regulator whether a professional engineer signed off on construction plans. The Vermont Public Utility Commission issued an order last Thursday upholding a request by opponents from Hinesburg and Monkton to further expand… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

Dec. 3010:35 a.m. An officer responded to Wile Street for a reported family fight. Upon arrival, all was quiet and one of the parties had left the residence. Nothing indicated anything other than a verbal argument.3:06 p.m. A citizen came to the office to report a possible vehicle crash in the Champlain Valley Union High… Read More »

Barn fire

Barn fire

More than 35 firefighters from four departments battled a barn fire on Tom Cabot’s property at 2100 Harbor Road in Shelburne on Tuesday. No people or animals were harmed, however the building was a total loss.

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Holiday closing The library will be closed Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 for the New Year’s holiday. Family Fun afternoon Dec. 28 from 2:30 to 5 p.m., visit the library for wintery crafts, delicious snacks, and a showing of a popular film about two sisters and a silly snowman. All ages.  Children must be accompanied… Read More »

Foam Brewers expands retail sales to Hinesburg

By MADELINE HUGHES Foam Brewers will soon start selling kegs and cans from its Hinesburg warehouse on Friday afternoons. On Dec. 18, the Development Review Board unanimously approved the company’s November application for an accessory use at its cheese plant facility. The company is already permitted for brewing beer, which is considered light manufacturing. The… Read More »

A call close to home: Hinesburg Fire Department honored for lifesaving

A call close to home: Hinesburg Fire Department honored for lifesaving

By MADELINE HUGHES Members of the Hinesburg Fire Department received the Vermont EMS Star of Life Award last week for their efforts in the early morning hours on Halloween that saved one of their own family members. The award is presented to emergency medical service professionals who perform “life-saving actions above and beyond the call… Read More »