April 23, 2021 Champlain Valley School District (CVSD) announced this month the hiring of Dr. Liliana Rodriguez for Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) as part of a broader effort to drive institutional change. The new role was created after CVSD Superintendent Elaine Pinckney conducted an equity literacy audit of district schools….
Author: Maddy Holden
Todd Odit is Ready for Hinesburg
April 14, 2021 Todd Odit is excited to get started as the first manager of the town of Hinesburg. Odit officially begins on April 22. Prior to this role, he was administrator of the town of Jericho. The town manager position is new to Hinesburg, which has only had town administrators in the…
In a Second Permitting Request to Treat Milfoil, Lake Iroquois Received Permission to Use Herbicide
April 1, 2021 On February 8, 2021, the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) approved a permit to use the chemical herbicide ProcellaCOR to treat invasive milfoil in Lake Iroquois. The Lake Iroquois Association (LIA) and the Lake Iroquois Recreation District (LIRD) jointly filed an Aquatic Nuisance Control Permit Application with the Vermont…
CVU Hosts Vaccine Day for Educators and Staff
On Wednesday, March 17, Champlain Valley Union High School (CVU) hosted a vaccination clinic to distribute the 1000 doses they were allocated.
With Police Budget Increase, Hinesburg Adds Mental Health Services
Hinesburg was one of only seven Vermont towns included in a recent UVM survey of nearly 100 towns that saw their police budget increase by more than 10 percent at this year’s Town Meeting Day.
Town Administrator or Town Manager: A Question Not So Black and White
Hinesburg residents will consider several consequential ballot items on Town Meeting Day on March 2, including changing the role of town administrator to town manager.
For LIA President Chris Conant, Protecting Lake Iroquois is Personal
Chris Conant has been a member of the Lake Iroquois Association (LIA) since 2016, but his history with the lake goes back much further.