Planning Commission reviews Village Overlay District Design Guidelines

At its meeting on May 12, the Planning Commission listened to a presentation by consultant Brandy Saxton, whose services were underwritten by a grant obtained by the Historic Preservation and Design Review Commission to update the guidelines first formulated in the early 1990s. The new guidelines provide clear standards, with many illustrations, to define both […]

Selectboard takes on wide selection of town issues at meeting

The proposed Food Truck Ordinance, an amended Peddlers Ordinance, a contract for stormwater services with South Burlington, and a presentation on a three-year Munroe Brook stormwater study were just a few of the items before the Selectboard at its May 10 meeting. Members spent more than three hours addressing a wide range of items. Board […]

News from the Pierson Library

Last chance this month for Tech Tutoring: A few one-on-one appointments are available for Friday, May 20 during library working hours if you would like to have one of our library staff assist you in navigating a new–or old–electronic device. Call 985-5124 to schedule a specific time slot. Knitting 4 Peace: Knitting 4 Peace brings […]

Stop speeding to CVU: a message from Hinesburg Community Police

By Chief Frank Koss As part of the Governor’s Highway Safety Program, Hinesburg Police obtained through a grant a speed-monitoring device that helps us determine the speed on the roads when we are not around. This device records the date, time and speed of the vehicles on monitored roads. Our volunteer takes this information and […]

Democratic lieutenant governor forum taking place at town offices

The Shelburne, Charlotte and South Burlington Democratic Committees are co-sponsoring a Lieutenant Governor Forum on Monday, May 23.  The event will be held at the Shelburne town offices, on the second floor, from 7-9pm. Democratic lieutenant governor candidates Kesha Ram and David Zuckerman will each give a brief speech, which will be followed by a […]

Roses available for Memorial Day

Arabesque will be offering roses for Memorial Day to families who would like to honor their loved ones who died in service or were veterans, through the Memorial Day Flowers Foundation. Owner Tracy Stolese has ordered 250 roses that will be given away on a first-come, firstserve basis, one per customer, on Saturday, May 28 […]

SCHIP accepting grant applications

Since SCHIP began making grants in 2004, they have awarded more than $575,000 to projects in the Shelburne, Charlotte, and Hinesburg, continuing their mission to raise funds to improve the lives of our neighbors and strengthen our communities. Grants have ranged from a few hundred dollars to several thousand. Grants may not exceed $3,000. Applicants must be […]


Fall Soccer Registration Deadline is June 2! This program is open to kids entering grades 1-8 this fall. Boys and Girls Divisions will be divided into teams by grades 1 & 2, 3 & 4, and 5 & 6. Registration fee is $30. It will increase to $55 as of June 3 through August 5 then $80 from […]

Ashley Campbell: using the arts in a multitude of ways

Ashley Campbell: using the arts in a multitude of ways

Ashley Campbell never planned on a career as a restaurant manager, but that’s the job she finds herself in, and she has no regrets. Campbell has a multi-faceted role at Rustic Roots in Shelburne: interviewing, hiring and managing the staff, handling reservations, dealing with special events, tracking inventory, ordering beverages, and working as a hostess […]