When I contacted Matt Sayre to tell me his story about creating Shrubbly, one of the first things he recalled was standing in a field in Hinesburg taking soil samples with an agriculture extension agent.
More than three months since Hannaford Supermarkets abruptly terminated its application to build a store in Hinesburg, the reason why the supermarket chain made that decision is still unclear as is the future of the site that remains undeveloped.
Although Vermont PreK-12 schools are closed for the remainder of the school year, students across the state have shifted to learning at home as part of the effort to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Hinesburg residents will gather on Monday, March 2, starting at 7 p.m. in the Champlain Valley Union High School auditorium for town meeting where they will consider nearly $4.3 million in town spending items for the coming fiscal year.
For Vermonters fortunate enough to have been in warm homes last Thursday, the evening most likely passed by uneventfully, save for some slight annoyance at the cold rain thrashing against their windows.
While people try to balance getting in some outside activity while following public health guidelines to keep apart in order to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, parks and even the bike path begin to experience overcrowding.