Aging in Place – Mistaken fear

Aging in Place – Mistaken fear

We all make mistakes. Some are as simple as showing up at a friends for dinner on the wrong day, forgetting an important birthday, or missing a plane while sitting, watching it board and depart. All kinds of mistakes are made by people at all ages, but as you get older, mistakes seem to carry… Read More »

Want to be a high performer? It all starts with a daily practice.

Want to be a high performer? It all starts with a daily practice.

So what’d you do this morning? It’s a very important question. If you’ve listened to Tim Ferriss’s podcast before, you know that he’s all about interviewing accomplished individuals and deconstructing their high performance so others can adopt practices that will boost their own power and potential. Ferriss asks this question at the start of almost… Read More »

Mystics with mortgages – Trust issues

Mystics with mortgages – Trust issues

By Elizabeth Flynn Campbell One morning this past October, I was sitting on my porch, drinking a cup of tea before leaving for work. In all kinds of weather, this tea on the porch ritual is one that I’ve come to cherish because of the peace it tends to bestow on the rest of my… Read More »

Gladys Whitaker

Gladys Whitaker

Gladys (Dickie) Whitaker died peacefully at the Converse Home in Burlington on Nov. 19, 2016 at the age of 97. Dickie was born on June 16, 1919 in Kearney, N.J. After finishing nursing school for her R.N., she married Warren (Mike) Whitaker and they moved to Sharon, Mass. where Mike was raised and where they… Read More »

Hinesburg Selectboard votes to continue paid administrative leave to officer

Following an executive, or private session, the Hinesburg Selectboard voted unanimously Nov. 7 to extend paid, administrative leave to a Hinesburg police officer facing a federal lawsuit. Officer Cameron Coltharp was placed on paid, administrative leave this summer after Community Police Chief Frank Koss became concerned about media coverage of an alleged excessive force complaint.… Read More »

Planning Commission holds public hearing on Town Plan

Nearly two dozen residents came to Hinesburg’s Town Hall to give feedback on the proposed local Town Plan. The Nov. 9 meeting kicked off as town Director of Planning and Zoning Alex Weinhagen gave a brief history of the Town Plan. Calling it a “visionary” document, he noted it provides a road map, outlining the… Read More »

Keep Moving . . . Managing concussions

Keep Moving . . . Managing concussions

By Mike Woods The NFL season is well underway and multiple players (including some on my fantasy team!) are sidelined with head injuries. It seems timely to review some strategies for managing concussion. What is it? The CDC defines a concussion as “a type of traumatic brain injury… caused by a bump, blow, or jolt… Read More »

Aging in Place by Scott Funk

Aging in Place  by Scott Funk

Naps The Golden Age of Naps is behind us. The great nappers of the past are gone. There will never be another President who can nap like Calvin Coolidge (apologies to Ronald Reagan). There will never be another man so great he saved Western Civilization, yet managed to get his naps. I’m speaking here, of… Read More »

Hinesburg Community School Principal’s Report

October 2016 Grades K-2 Kindergarten has been studying fall. This week we have worked on apples, tasting different types, making applesauce, and tasting other apple things. Yummy!! Kindergarten has also implemented “All Kindergarten Morning Meeting” every Friday. Each class takes a turn to lead a morning meeting for all three kindergarten teams. The components include:… Read More »

Natural Mattress opens its new store on Shelburne Road

Natural Mattress opens its new store on Shelburne Road

Those looking for a good night’s sleep can find a new place to shop on Shelburne Road. Michael Hassenberg has opened Natural Mattress, expanding on the organic resources he has been offering at his other venture, The Green Life, in downtown Burlington. Hassenberg is proud to offer mattresses that are free of chemicals. They are… Read More »

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