Michelle Holland: Helping others find their personal sense of style

Michelle Holland: Helping others find their personal sense of style

Michelle Holland’s career trajectory has been atypical. Trained as a mechanical engineer, she went from quality control at Toyota to interior design for customers across the country. Today, she is the owner of Michelle Holland Interiors as well as Patina, an antiques and home furnishings store in Shelburne. Holland’s parents were set designers and she… Read More »

The Hummingbird by Stephen P. Kiernan

The Hummingbird by Stephen P. Kiernan

Review by Deborah Straw When you hate to put a book down to go on a day trip, when you don’t like leaving the characters behind, you know you’re into a good read. Such was my experience with the novel, The Hummingbird by Stephen P. Kiernan. As I left for the day without book in… Read More »

Christmas-stealing Grinch on the loose

Christmas-stealing Grinch on the loose

Citizen staff report A special holiday greeting to the burglars who stole property from a home on Charlotte Road was released via Facebook by Hinesburg Chief of Police Frank Koss on Dec. 23. Besides ransacking bedrooms for jewelry, taking wrapped presents from beneath the Christmas tree, the burglars may have been captured on video surveillance… Read More »

Collision involving tanker and a Kia Sedona on VT Route 7

Collision involving tanker and a Kia Sedona on VT Route 7

The Charlotte Fire Department was called to a motor vehicle collision involving a tractor trailer tanker truck and a Kia Sedona at Vermont Route 7 and State Park Road in Charlotte on Dec. 1. The collision occurred when the tractor trailer was traveling north bound on Route 7 as it approached the intersection of State… Read More »

Rev-Up the Holidays with 5 Return-Proof Gifts

Rev-Up the Holidays with 5 Return-Proof Gifts

If the thought of holiday gift shopping makes you want to bail on celebrating at all, it’s time to rethink your approach. Even though your gift list seems like a challenge, make it your mission to earn the title of Ultimate Gift Giver this season. Fuel your holiday spirit and rebel from the standard gifts… Read More »

Learn how to create evergreen arrangements for the holidays

Learn how to create evergreen arrangements for the holidays

The winter holiday season brings friends and family to the table, and while the focus for many hosts is what to serve, the table setting and floral arrangements can set the tone and add elegance or classical simplicity. Two upcoming workshops at the University of Vermont’s Horticulture, Education, and Research Center in South Burlington offer… Read More »

Lawsuits, budgets, sidewalks and neighborhood concerns

This week’s Selectboard meeting opened with a brief executive session as the board discussed the Brett Grabowski/Milot Real Estate lawsuit. Shortly afterwards, they reopened to hear a citizen petition about maintenance on Baldwin Road. Baldwin Road resident Jean Miner and her son Nathan Miner represented the 42 signing neighbors on the road who expressed extensive… Read More »

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