Hazardous Hinesburg house to be cleaned up

Hazardous Hinesburg house to be cleaned up

After nearly three years of trying to deal with health hazards at a home on Gilman Road, the Hinesburg town government has obtained an injunction from the Vermont Superior Court, authorizing the town to get the place cleaned up. As The Citizen reported last October, neighbors say the property at 477 Gilman Road is overrun… Read More »

Getting fresh voices to the table

Getting fresh voices to the table

Some dairy farmers, an artist, a social worker and an apple farmer gathered around a table to write some laws. That’s not the beginning of a joke; rather, it’s an average day in the Vermont Statehouse, House Speaker Mitzi Johnson, D-South Hero, recalls from her days on the House Agriculture Committee. Something seemed off when… Read More »

4-H students test their horse knowledge

4-H students test their horse knowledge

These 12- and 13-year-olds are all smiles after placing in the top 10 in their division at the State 4-H Horse Hippology Contest, April 7 in Danville. The event quizzes the youngsters on their equestrian knowledge. Hinseburg’s Chloe Stidsen is in the middle of the front row. Also pictured: Front left to right: Anna-Lise Cooledge, Westford; Emeillia… Read More »

6th grader competes at the USASA Snowboard Nationals

6th grader competes at the USASA Snowboard Nationals

Kate Boehmcke, a 6th grader at the Shelburne Community School, competed at the USASA Snowboard Nationals at Copper, Colo. during the week of April 2. She was invited to compete in the Menehune girls division, for athletes 10-11 years old, in slopestyle and boardercross. She placed 26 out of 35 in both events. Kate trains… Read More »

Calendar

Calendar

SHELBURNE Sun Style Tai Chi Basic: Monday/Wednesday, 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday/Thursday, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sun 73: Monday/Wednesday, 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. Sponsored by Age Well. Free, donations welcome. Shelburne Town Hall, 5376 Shelburne Road. Chris Curtis, curwit@gmail.com; Lee Sheridan-Orr, waliboonic@hotmail.com. CHARLOTTE Fitness At Any Age April 24, and Tuesdays. 9:15 to 10 a.m.… Read More »

Author goes to school

Author goes to school

Author Christian Burch, of Jackson, Wyo. has written several books for youngsters including “The Manny Files” series about a man nanny. He visited Charlotte Central School this week where he read to fifth graders from one of his books and enjoyed juice and cookies. Burch is uncle to many nieces and nephews including CCS students… Read More »

Opening night

Opening night

Isabelle Sharp, left, and Ann Greenan Nauman, right, rehearse ahead of tonight’s opening of the Shelburne Players latest production “The Dixie Swim Club.” Showtime is 7:30 p.m. on the Shelburne Town Center stage. The comedy by Jones Hope Wooten tells the stories of four annual reunions spanning 33 years in the lives of five Southern… Read More »

April forecast: Spring sports with a side of snow

April forecast: Spring sports with a side of snow

GIRLS LACROSSE The Champlain Valley Union girls lacrosse team opened the season with a 10-7 win over host South Burlington on Tuesday night, outscoring their opponent 6-3 in the second half to earn the victory. Cate Noel led the attack for the Redhawks (1-0) with four goals, while Lydia Maitland tallied twice. Bella Rieley scored… Read More »

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