Kelley’s Field senior housing renovations to be complete in November

Kelley’s Field senior housing renovations to be complete in November

Kelley’s Field was constructed 36 years ago as a 24-unit affordable housing community in the center of Hinesburg. When the Alliance property went up for sale, Housing Vermont and Cathedral Square partnered to purchase it and make needed capital improvements. Those improvements were celebrated on Sept. 17. Housing Vermont’s Kenn Sassorossi said in the world… Read More »

Hinesburg’s 10th Annual Fall Festival is Saturday

Hinesburg’s 10th Annual Fall Festival is Saturday

Another exciting day is in store for visitors to Hinesburg’s 2015 Fall Festival, with traditional attractions and new features. The grounds around Town Hall will bustle with a farmers’ market featuring delicious food, baked goods and produce, locally made crafts, kids’ activities, puppet show and musical entertainment. All activities are free and open to the… Read More »

Teal ribbons for ovarian cancer awareness decorate town

Teal ribbons for ovarian cancer awareness decorate town

Large teal ribbons hug utility poles at the center of town. Melody Danaher of Hinesburg said the towns of Shelburne, Hinesburg, Charlotte, Richmond, Bristol and Williston are decorated with about 400 bows total. What started in Hinesburg and Charlotte in 2013 as an awareness campaign for ovarian cancer in honor of a dear friend, has… Read More »

Back to School Night at Charlotte Central School

Back to School Night at Charlotte Central School

By Chea Waters Evans Traditionally, every fall, parents head to Charlotte Central School to sit on tiny chairs and listen attentively while their children’s teachers explain what happens in the classroom. This year, though, school principal Barbara Anne Komons-Montroll and Curriculum Lead Stephanie Sumner, along with the PTO, decided to leave those tiny chairs to… Read More »

More issues arise with VTrans’ big rail plans

More issues arise with VTrans’ big rail plans

By Heather McKim The town of Shelburne weighed in on the 2015 Vermont State Rail Plan draft with a letter approved at the Sept. 8 Selectboard meeting. The document came just in time for the Sept. 15 deadline for comments from the public on the draft plan, which is getting its first update since 2006.… Read More »

New family-friendly hair salon opens in Hinesburg

New family-friendly hair salon opens in Hinesburg

A new family-friendly hair salon opened in Hinesburg in August. The salon is co-owned by Scott Shumway and Laura Bowditch, both of Hinesburg. Cuts, hair color services, facial waxing, hair styling, and other services are offered. Hinesburg Hair Studio has three styling chairs, hair wash stations, and a dedicated facial waxing corner. The space is… Read More »