Let’s talk turkey about your pets and Thanksgiving

by M. Kathleen Shaw, DVM Vermont Veterinary Medical Association The last thing any pet owner wants to do on Thanksgiving is rush their pet to the animal emergency room.  The sad truth is that many pets are injured or poisoned around Thanksgiving.  How can you make sure your holiday doesn’t end in disaster? During the… Read More »

Ark Veterinary Hospital launches food drive for the four-legged, need for pet food goes up in down economy

Ark Veterinary Hospital in Shelburne is once again organizing a pet food drive for the month of December. As in the past, Ark makes it easy for people to donate food to help local pet owners in need this holiday season by asking people in the community to purchase $5, $10, or $20 bags of cat or dog food in their office to be… Read More »

Library News

Library News

November is National Picture Book Month. If you haven’t delved into the picture book genre lately, we encourage you to take look. The warmth, humor, ingenuity and overall sense of fun can lift your spirits on the darkest day. Since November is also known as the darkest month of the year here in the Green… Read More »

Something for everyone at Church & Main

Something for everyone at Church & Main

By Sadie Williams When Church & Main opened its doors in October of 2010, owner Ned Church knew he was bringing something different to Burlington’s restaurant scene. Positioned on the corner of Church and Main Streets, the restaurant offers delicious food, expertly prepared drinks, and live entertainment to casual shoppers, movie and theater goers, and… Read More »

Library News

Library News

According to recent studies, “deep reading, the kind of immersive experience from an intriguing, compelling or captivating book, can physically change your brain. As we let go of the emotional and mental chatter found in the real world, we enjoy deep reading that allows us to feel what the characters in a story feel. And… Read More »

Scott Milne issues his plan for cleaning up Lake Champlain

Scott Milne delivered his plan on the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 29 for addressing pollution in Lake Champlain, calling the lake “…a piece of our heritage … suffering before our eyes.” Milne’s plan includes reconfiguring Vermont’s Housing and Conservation Board’s budget to allocate more than $7 million per year to the Lake’s cleanup (the portion… Read More »

Charlotte Library News

From Bat Appreciation Month to National Popcorn Popping Month to National Roller Skating Month, October has it all!  Two highlighted at the Charlotte Library this month are National Reading Group Month and Anti-Bullying Month.  The Charlotte Library Book Group was founded along with the opening of the Charlotte Library in 1998.  Devoted readers have met… Read More »

Town Meetings

Meetings in Charlotte   Tuesday, Nov. 4 General Election, 7am-7pm, Charlotte Central School Thursday, Nov. 6 Planning Commission Meeting, 7pm, Town Hall Meetings in Hinesburg Monday, Nov. 3 Selectboard Meeting, 7pm, Town Hall Tuesday, Nov. 4 General Election, 7am-7pm, Town Hall Development Review Board Meeting, 7:30pm, Town Hall

DRB approves plans for Blanck, Green Street, Hinesburg Center

By Gail Callahan Decisions about large-scale projects in Hinesburg occupied much of the Development Review Board (DRB) meeting last Tuesday. Blanck: Staff provided the board with a draft decision. Much of the discussion centered on lighting, as existing lights are non-complying. According to information from the Hinesburg Planning and Zoning office, the proposed replacements would… Read More »

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