King Street Center kids ride at Merrymac Farm

King Street Center kids ride at Merrymac Farm

EMMETT GARTNER Community News Service  As the sun set on a picture-perfect crisp autumn Saturday, horses neighed and excitement filled the air at Merrymac Farm in Charlotte ahead of a special open house.  Friends and family members of kids who attend Burlington’s King Street Center arrived to see firsthand what their youngsters have been up… Read More »

Hinesburg trash and recycling drop-off set to return

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Nearly two years after Hinesburg’s trash and recycling drop-off center closed to make way for town garage construction, a new facility is set to be built soon with an opening planned by year’s end. At its meeting last week, the Chittenden Solid Waste District Board of Commissioners voted to hire Stewart Construction… Read More »

Hinesburg festival celebrates fall’s glory

Hinesburg festival celebrates fall’s glory

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer It was full-tilt boogie at the Fall Festival in Hinesburg on Saturday, Sept. 28. More than 200 people celebrated the season with a day full of crafts, seasonal edibles, historical displays, baked goods, live music, and pumpkins (of course). There was also a huge pot hanging over an open fire where… Read More »

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Youngster story times Tuesdays, 9:30-10 a.m. Join us every week for story time. Children ages 0-5 years old and their caregivers come together for books, songs, rhymes and games. Followed by a snack and free play in the library. All are welcome. Youngster music and movement Thursdays, 9:30-10 a.m. Get ready to move. Friends of… Read More »

Hinesburg Town Forest Committee hosts public walk to showcase LaPlatte restoration projects

The Hinesburg Town Forest Committee and Chittenden County Forester Ethan Tapper will host a public walk Saturday, Sept. 28, at the LaPlatte Headwaters Town Forest. It is a 301-acre conserved municipal forest owned by the Town of Hinesburg since 2007. The purpose of this walk is to seek input on the upcoming management plan for… Read More »

Hinesburg Girl Scouts hold kick-off party

Hinesburg Girl Scouts are holding a kick-off party Friday, Sept. 27, 6:30 p.m., at the Hinesburg Community School cafeteria. All are welcome to attend. The event features ice cream, girl-led activities and information about the many Girl Scout programs and volunteer opportunities. The troop is looking for leaders, in particular someone to help lead the… Read More »

Planning commission aims to keep Hinesburg like Hinesburg

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Eleven potential village design standards took up most of the discussion at the Hinesburg Planning Commission’s Sept. 11 meeting. There are 11 areas where the commission is considering if and how they would like to amend the town’s village-area design standards: Setbacks Permeability (the ability to see into commercial buildings through… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

Sept. 8 1 a.m. A car was reported stolen from a residence on Birchwood Drive. The vehicle was later involved in a crash in Burlington and the operator has been cited for multiple offenses. 11:12 a.m. A citizen requested police assistance on North Road retrieving property. 12:12 p.m. Loose dogs were reported on Shelburne Falls… Read More »

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