Climate change on the ballot locally, statewide

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter Although lower in population, Charlotte and Hinesburg were a big part of a movement to get climate change resolutions passed in all Vermont towns on Town Meeting Day. Both towns passed the resolutions, so together they represented more than 12 percent of the 16 towns that approved measures urging the… Read More »

Thank you, Hinesburg

I am deeply humbled and honored to have been elected to the Hinesburg Selectboard. I can assure all Hinesburg residents I will be fair, open-minded, and attentive to all voices on issues that face us. I met many people during this campaign and regardless of whether supporting me or Keith, the one takeaway everyone agreed… Read More »

Hinesburg says “Aye” to town budget

Hinesburg says “Aye” to town budget

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter Over 100 Hinesburg voters came out to Champlain Valley Union High School Monday night to vote on the annual town budget. Residents voted from the floor and approved the majority of the items but were wary of a $50,000 ballot item proposed help fix the Vermont Route 116 and Charlotte… Read More »

Charlotte OKs town spending from the floor

Charlotte OKs town spending from the floor

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter For a second year, the town of Charlotte defeated by voice vote a Town Meeting Day amendment from town clerk and treasurer Mary Mead to decrease the Charlotte Selectboard’s proposed budget. During the Town Meeting Day portion of the election proceedings, Mead proposed cutting $157,500 from the $3,264,779 proposed budget.… Read More »

Voters approve CVSD $78.9 million budget

Voters approve CVSD $78.9 million budget

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter Voters approved all three articles concerning the Champlain Valley School District budget by relatively large margins on Town Meeting Day. However, voter turnout was low, with less than 21 percent of the more than 23,000 registered voters in the district casting ballots. Voters approved Article VII, the $78.9 million budget… Read More »

Plans move ahead for health center, library

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter The odds that the Charlotte Family Health Center will be moving to new offices across from the Charlotte Town Hall are getting better. Dr. Andrea (Andy) Regan, head of the health center, and Ben Mason, owner of the 37.7-acre property at 527 Ferry Road, from which an acre would be… Read More »