Foam Brewers expands retail sales to Hinesburg

By MADELINE HUGHES Foam Brewers will soon start selling kegs and cans from its Hinesburg warehouse on Friday afternoons. On Dec. 18, the Development Review Board unanimously approved the company’s November application for an accessory use at its cheese plant facility. The company is already permitted for brewing beer, which is considered light manufacturing. The… Read More »

A call close to home: Hinesburg Fire Department honored for lifesaving

A call close to home: Hinesburg Fire Department honored for lifesaving

By MADELINE HUGHES Members of the Hinesburg Fire Department received the Vermont EMS Star of Life Award last week for their efforts in the early morning hours on Halloween that saved one of their own family members. The award is presented to emergency medical service professionals who perform “life-saving actions above and beyond the call… Read More »

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Approaches to Grief: Sympathy, Empathy, Compassion Dec. 18, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. This time of year, reminders of who and what is missing are especially poignant. This discussion will focus on practical coping and healing techniques. Francesca Arnoldy, program director of UVM’s End-of-Life Doula Professional Certificate Program and author of the newly released emotional… Read More »

Petitions available for local offices on Town Meeting Day ballots

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI With the 2018 general election just barely in the rear-view mirror, petitions are now available for candidates interested in running for local office in the March Town Meeting Day elections. Candidates can get blank petitions at their town clerk’s office. Candidates also fill out a consent form to indicate how they would… Read More »

Award-winning teacher

Award-winning teacher

Hinesburg Community School kindergarten teacher Miranda Johnson has won the Sanford Teacher Award for Vermont. The national award is given to one K-12 teacher in each state. Johnson grew up in Williston, attended Champlain Valley Union High School and received her undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of New Hampshire. Now in her 14th… Read More »

Hinesburg Recreation News

For details and to register for programs, visit Contact the Recreation Department at or 482-2281 ext. 230. Tickets on sale Lantman’s Market presents the Annual Quadra Concert, along with special guests, The Growlers, at the Old Lantern in Charlotte on Friday, Jan. 4. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 now, $20… Read More »

Everything fits in new Hinesburg town garage

Everything fits in new Hinesburg town garage

By MADELINE HUGHES The sun shone down on the new six-bay town garage on Saturday morning. The parking lot was full as dozens of Hinesburg residents gathered to celebrate the garage’s grand opening. Inside, children and parents milled around looking at the gleaming highway equipment, and friends and neighbors chatted about the accomplishment. “We’d like… Read More »

Rep. Lippert wins Hinesburg seat: Incumbent easily defeats challenger

By MADELINE HUGHES With turnout reaching nearly 60 percent in Hinesburg, longtime incumbent state Rep. William Lippert handily won his 12th election to the Vermont House, edging out Republican challenger Sarah Toscano by more than an 2-1 margin. According to election results from Town Clerk Melissa Ross, Hinesburg saw 59 percent of registered voters turn… Read More »


Board member Cathy Keim of Williston was misquoted in last week’s “Ramifications of marijuana legalization and CVU student use” story. In the school board meeting on Feb. 16, Keim said legalizing pot “will not be” a boon for Vermont’s economy. We published the opposite.

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