Police charge Charlotte man with DUI

Vermont State Police charged a Charlotte man with DUI after a traffic stop on U.S. Route 7 in Ferrisburgh early Sunday. According to police, troopers stopped a vehicle driven by Grant Manning, 41, just after midnight Sunday. After conducting field sobriety tests, police took Manning to the New Haven barracks where he was charged with… Read More »

Hinesburg’s Lot 15 debate should spark bigger discussion:‘Vibrant small-town culture,’ unique identity is what brings families to town

By NATHAN FRY The Vermont Folklife Center this week launched its podcast, “VT Untapped,” combining archival material and content from the center’s ongoing ethnographic research to tell unique stories about Vermonters from all walks of life. The podcast is available for download on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, and VFC’s website. Listen to the first… Read More »

He shoots, he scores!

He shoots, he scores!

No. 5 Ethan Harvey goes up for a shot Monday night when CVU boys blasted past South Burlington with a 70-47 win. Harvey scored a career record 27 points in the game. Winter high school sports are in full swing.

Drivers urged to watch for birds of prey along highways

Drivers urged to watch for birds of prey along highways

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is urging drivers to be alert for birds of prey that are seeking food along the highway this time of year due to snow-covered ground. Many species of hawks and owls are hit by motor vehicles on highways when they swoop down to catch small rodents crossing the open… Read More »

Damon Ferrante: All music, all the time

Damon Ferrante: All music, all the time

By PHYL NEWBECK Damon Ferrante describes his musical background as Jekyll and Hyde. At the age of 6, he began studying classical piano. Years later, an uncle who was a mechanic brought over an amplifier and a guitar that was in two pieces. “I took screws and duct tape, strung it up, tried to get… Read More »

Free Ice Fishing Day Jan. 26

Free Ice Fishing Day Jan. 26

Vermont’s sixth annual Free Ice Fishing Day is Jan. 26 when people are invited to try ice fishing on any waterbody statewide without buying a fishing license. That day the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department hosts a free Ice Fishing Festival at Knight Point State Park in North Hero from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.… Read More »

A night out for Bissonette Recreation Area

To the Editor: Tickets are now on sale for the sixth annual fundraiser for the multi-purpose fields in Hinesburg. This local party takes place on Friday, Jan. 4, at the Old Lantern in Charlotte. You can purchase your tickets online by going to hinesburgrec.com, at the Rec office at the Hinesburg Town Hall, from Kristy at… Read More »