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 »

Charlotte Selectboard cruises through long agenda

By Robin Reid The Oct. 20 Charlotte Selectboard meeting was moderated by Charles Russell due to Chair Morrison’s sore throat. Appointments The Selectboard appointed Champlain Valley Union junior Laurel Jaunich to a one-year term on the Energy Committee. She has been actively involved in the Environmental Committee at CVU since freshman year. Derk Berquist was… Read More »

Library News

Upcoming at the Library For Kids: Lunch Bunch Storytime, Tuesdays at 12:15pm. Pack your lunch and join us to discover the world of stories through books, songs, play and dessert!  For children ages 3 to 5 who are comfortable in a storytime setting. Explore Time, Tuesdays, 3:15 to 4:15 pm. Explore the world around us… Read More »

Master Gardener course scholarship available

The University of Vermont’s (UVM) Extension Master Gardener Program provides the information and tools necessary to “promote successful, safe, and environmentally prudent home horticulture practices through education and community activities,” according the program’s website. Applications for scholarships to attend the next UVM Extension Master Gardener class in 2015 are being accepted now through Dec. 1.… Read More »

Explore the gardens of Paris from the comfort of Vermont

Shelburne resident Charlotte Albers will take the Burlington Garden Club on a visual journey of the “Gardens of Paris” on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 1:15pm at Faith United Methodist Church in South Burlington. After a brief meeting, Albers will take attendees on a pictorial tour of Luxembourg Gardens, Place Royale, and the Tuileries, among other… Read More »

Think yellow for spring cheer

Think yellow for spring cheer

By Charlotte Albers As frost approaches many of us are busy readying our gardens for winter: pulling out annual flowers and vegetables, cutting back perennials, or dividing them and replanting while the soil is still workable. While the growing season is coming to a close, it’s the perfect time to think about adding bulbs for… Read More »

Hinesburg DRB tackles multiple development projects Oct. 7

By Gail Callahan The Hinesburg Selectboard appointed Andrea Bayer as the new, full-time, acting member of the Development Review Board (DRB) with John Lyman and Kevin Cheney as alternates. Catamount/Malone: Developer Larry Williams presented a revised application for the former Saputo Cheese Plant on Vermont 116. The new application includes an additional request for a… Read More »

Long Trail Canine to the Rescue

Long Trail Canine to the Rescue

By Sadie Williams Long Trail Canine Rescue has flown under the radar for some time. Founded in January 2011 by Lisa LaFlam of Wilder, the organization relies of a network of volunteers to transport rescued shelter dogs to Vermont and rehabilitate them by providing safe foster homes until they are adopted. Originally serving only the… Read More »

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