Hinesburg taps the brakes on ordinances

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer The Hinesburg Selectboard is tightening up a few local ordinances that should mean more money going to town coffers. The changes will also make it safer getting to and from Champlain Valley Union High School (CVU). At the Sept. 4 meeting, the selectboard decided to wait two weeks to confirm an… Read More »

‘That’s how it works in a small town’: Selectboard decides against eminent domain

‘That’s how it works in a small town’: Selectboard decides against eminent domain

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter In a standing-room-only meeting Monday night, the Hinesburg Selectboard voted against pursuing eminent domain on Lot 15, the space in town where Hannaford Brothers Co. wants to build the town’s largest grocery store. Tensions were high in the main meeting room of the Town Hall Monday night while the selectboard… Read More »

Energy conversation begins: Hinesburg Selectboard schedules Lot 15 public comment; plans Town Meeting Day energy discussion

By MADELINE HUGHES As the Selectboard wrapped up the Town Meeting Day warning for voters, board members debated whether an energy resolution drafted by the town’s Energy Committee should be put to voters on March 5. The resolution asks the town to halt the expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure and transition to renewable energy. Board… Read More »