Laurel Fulton Waters’ new works grace walls of Shelburne Vineyard

Laurel Fulton Waters’ new works grace walls of Shelburne Vineyard

Shelburne Vineyard’s Fall Gallery welcomes Shelburne artist, Laurel Fulton Waters, with an exhibit entitled “New Works.” The show will be on display now through November. Waters will be at the vineyard on Sunday, Sept 14 from 2-4pm to discuss her artwork and the new direction she is pursuing in producing larger pieces, two of which… Read More »

Redhawks Recap

Redhawks Recap

by Sheri Duff Redhawks start season 3-0 The Champlain Valley Union girls soccer team shut out Mount Abe 2-0 with help from Redhawk Sierra Morton who scored and made an assist during the game on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at home. Maddie Turnau made one save to secure the win. Two days later, CVU posted a… Read More »

Therrien wins Northern Modified Challenge Series

Therrien wins Northern Modified Challenge Series

Bobby Therrien gave the northeastern stock car racing world a bit of a surprise on Sunday afternoon by winning the 50-lap Northern Modified Challenge Series event at Airborne Park Speedway. Typically a top performer in full-fender Late Models on the American-Canadian Tour, Therrien held off the field to win in his first open-wheel start of the… Read More »

Milestones

Births Catherine (Wareham) and William “Bill” Moller of Hinesburg had a baby girl, Danica Josephine, on Aug. 20, 2014 at Fletcher Allen Health Care. Deaths Albert Lloyd Williams – Burlington Albert Lloyd Williams, of Burlington, died Sept. 5, 2014. Known to many as “Bub,” Albert was born and grew up in Charlotte, the middle child… Read More »

Letters to the Editor

Debate over Charlotte town budget I write in response to former Selectboard Chair (and continuing board member) Russell’s letter in the August 14 edition of the Charlotte News responding to my July 29, letter in The Citizen. In my letter, I presented data showing that the town budget under Chair Russell’s leadership had almost doubled (increasing… Read More »

State Board releases statement on misuse of standardized tests

The State Board of Education unanimously approved a statement concerning the proper and improper uses of standardized testing after a four-month review and study, the Board announced on August 26. “While there are many sound uses for standardized tests, the federal requirements have resulted in over-testing and a narrowing of our educational focus,” said State… Read More »

College Counselling Corner: Preparing for college visits

College Counselling Corner: Preparing for college visits

Now that the academic year has begun and area students are back into their respective routines, it is time to focus on college visits in the area. It is fortunate that the New England Association for College Admission Counseling (NEACAC) is hosting a college fair at St. Michael’s College’s Tarrant Center on Wednesday, Sept. 10… Read More »

HCS welcomes new staff as academic year begins

By Gail Callahan As the new school year dawns at Hinesburg Community School (HCS) students, parents, and faculty are welcoming a few new faces. The Pre-K through 8-grade community school has two new faculty/staff members. According to information supplied by the Chittenden South Supervisory Union office, the new staffers recently inked contracts to work in… Read More »

Hinesburg native chosen as Youth Ambassador for National Child Awareness Month

Hinesburg native chosen as Youth Ambassador for National Child Awareness Month

Youth Service America and Festival of Children Foundation selected Emily Coffin, age 17, as the National Child Awareness Month Youth Ambassador. As one of 51 Youth Ambassadors selected from a nationwide pool, Coffin will receive funding and training to lead an initiative to establish a network between adolescent girls to counteract female peer aggression and… Read More »