The word in the House…

Reduce, reuse, recycle bags by Rep. Mike Yantachka The last time I went grocery shopping I tried to observe how many shoppers brought their own reusable bags to the checkout counter and how many used the disposable bags provided by the store. Very few shoppers that I observed actually brought their own reusable bags. Many… Read More »

Zuckerman sits down for post-election Q and A

Zuckerman sits down for post-election Q and A

Fresh from his narrow victory over Republican challenger Randy Brock, Lieutenant Governor-Elect David Zuckerman answered questions on the election. He discusses his plans once he assumes office in Jan. and how the campaign affected both him and his family. GC: Congratulations on your victory, Lieutenant Governor-Elect Zuckerman. What is at the top of your agenda?… Read More »

Voter information for Charlotte and Hinesburg

Absentee/early ballots available You do not have to be absent from town to request an absentee ballot. The absentee/early ballots are available through Monday, Nov. 7 at 4pm. They need to be returned by the close of polls on Nov. 8 in order to be counted. You may call or e-mail the town clerk’s office… Read More »

Get out and vote: Primary Election Day is on August 9

Get out and vote: Primary Election Day is on August 9

By Eileen O’Grady Primary Election Day is coming up on Tuesday, August 9, which means that it is time to narrow down the candidates for some of Vermont’s top positions. On the ballot this year are candidates for U.S. Senator, U.S. House of Representatives, governor, lieutenant governor, state senator, state representative, state treasurer, secretary of… Read More »

Report from Montpelier

By Tim Ashe I want to report on a few areas where ideas originating from constituent calls and e-mails passed into law in 2016. I’ve been contacted by many young Vermonters with a similar story. They graduate college, land a job, sow their oats, realize they want to plant roots and buy a home, then… Read More »

Meet the Democratic State Senate candidates June 9

The Shelburne, Charlotte and South Burlington Democratic Committees are sponsoring a Meet and Greet for Chittenden County Democratic State Candidates in South Burlington on June 9.  The event will be held at the South Burlington City Hall, 575 Dorset Street, from 7pm to 9pm.  Candidates will make brief statements and then take questions from the… Read More »

Act 46 Vote

Charlotte polls are open at the Charlotte Central School Multi-Purpose Room from 7am-7pm on June 7. Hinesburg residents can vote at the Hinesburg Town Hall from 7am-7pm on June 7.