Hinesburg’s Public House continues First Tuesday dinners

Hinesburg’s Public House continues First Tuesday dinners

By Will Patten, owner Hinesburgh Public House Community suppers are the best way to achieve our mission at Hinesburgh Public House. On the first Tuesday of every month, Public House partners with a local non-profit organization to raise money for, and awareness of, a particular issue or cause. The menu usually features locally grown food,… Read More »

David vs. Goliath: Charlotte family battles railway giants over stockpiled freight cars

David vs. Goliath: Charlotte family battles railway giants over stockpiled freight cars

By Lettie Stratton Jackson and Lydia Clemmons have lived on the same Charlotte property at 2158 Greenbush Road since 1961. They’ve farmed the land and improved the property, which boasts historic buildings from the 1700s. The Clemmons’ property is situated on either side of railway tracks, formerly used for the short-lived Champlain Flyer commuter train… Read More »

Hinesburg Farmers Market opens next Thursday

Hinesburg Farmers Market opens next Thursday

The Hinesburg Lions Farmers Market will celebrate 12 years when it opens for the season Thursday, June 11. The Market will run every Thursday afternoon from 3 to 6:30pm through Sept. 3 at the United Church of Hinesburg on Main Street. The annual summer event brings visitors and neighbors together to enjoy the fruits and… Read More »

Champ Run returns to CCS June 7

Champ Run returns to CCS June 7

The entire community is invited to kick off summer at the Charlotte Central School’s 13th annual Champ Run on Sunday, June 7. Runners and non-runners alike will enjoy this fun event that includes children and adult activities in addition to the 1-mile Fun Run and 5K or 10K chip-timed road race coordinated by the CCS… Read More »

Piscatorial presence

Piscatorial presence

Grab a cup of tea or coffee, sit in your chair for two minutes, and read this short story of a prize salmon. It’s guaranteed to transport you from in front of your computer to the middle of the lake in two minutes. By Bradley Carleton, Executive Director of Sacred Hunter A well-known outdoor writer… Read More »

Vermont Stage’s 4th annual “Bake Off” features local talent

Vermont Stage’s 4th annual “Bake Off” features local talent

Vermont Stage will produce “The Dining Room” by A.R. Gurney as its 4th annual “Bake Off” beginning June 16 at FlynnSpace. Conceived by Cristina Alicea in 2011, the “Bake Off” has quickly become a beloved, annual tradition. At the close of each season, Vermont Stage takes one play, breaks it into three parts, adds three… Read More »

CVU standout named Gatorade Vermont Baseball Player of the Year

CVU standout named Gatorade Vermont Baseball Player of the Year

In its 30th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, recognized Rayne Supple of Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School as its 2014-15 Gatorade Vermont Baseball Player of the Year. Supple is the first Gatorade Vermont Baseball Player of the Year from… Read More »

Graduation Challenge after 20 years: the times have changed, but the spirit remains the same

Graduation Challenge after 20 years: the times have changed, but the spirit remains the same

By Chea Waters Evans Spring in Vermont brings many things: flowing sap, daffodils, baby lambs, and the sheer panic of a CVU senior finishing a Graduation Challenge project. On Friday, May 22, 316 students completed their Grad Challenges with presentations at CVU. After two decades, the projects and students have evolved, but the challenges and… Read More »

Hinesburg Prayer Service honors Veterans

Hinesburg Prayer Service honors Veterans

By Sheri Duff Even though a few raindrops greeted community members at Hinesburg’s Memorial Day tribute on Monday morning, May 25, it did not dampen the spirits of those in attendance. As in past years, the annual ceremony organized by resident Peggy Cioffi, began with the presentation of the colors by Hinesburg Boy Scout Troop… Read More »