Hinesburg Fire Dept. trains at burning house

Hinesburg Fire Dept. trains at burning house

Several months of preparation and training culminated Sunday as the Hinesburg Fire Department burned down a house outside the village. Signs stood along the roadway, volunteers took turns directing traffic, and smoke billowed across Route 116 as firefighters practiced their skills in a real fire. Both fire and EMS trainings have been underway at the… Read More »

Big Truck Day draws a crowd

Big Truck Day draws a crowd

Saturday was the 19th annual Big Truck Day at Hinesburg Community School. Hosted by Hinesburg Nursery School, the event drew crowds of kids to the fields behind the school, where they found an array of vehicles just waiting to be climbed on and explored. Kids, many with faces painted, tugged parents from tractor to truck,… Read More »

Water main breaks in Hinesburg

Water main breaks in Hinesburg

Water service was interrupted in Hinesburg on Tuesday for much of the day. Service was lost in the morning, and the Town announced on Facebook that a broken valve and “major water system leak” at the intersection of Mechanicsville Road and Commerce Street were to blame. The outage continued until service was restored on Tuesday… Read More »

NRG Systems sold to St. Louis company

NRG Systems sold to St. Louis company

Hinesburg’s Renewable NRG Systems was sold to a St. Louis company last week. NRG Content Marketing Specialist Brittany Good declined to disclose the purchase price, and said that the company, founded in 1982, with annual sales of about $45 million, is remaining in town. “We’re staying right where we are, and the employees are staying… Read More »

Charlotte students take center stage

Charlotte students take center stage

Charlotte Central School middle school students performed “The Music Man” this weekend. This troop of salesmen, along with the rest of the cast, sang their hearts out. From left to right: Moira Buxton, Carolina Sicotte, Phebe Hardy, Stella Martenis, Courtney McDermott, Oscar Williams, and Veronica Valliere. <i>Photo by Zoe Williams</i>

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