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Publication date: April 5 Columns/features deadline: March 27 Letters due: March 31 Ads deadline: March 31 Publication date: April 19 Columns/features deadline: April 10 Letters due: April 14 Ads deadline:...
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Woman’s face lacerated after ice chunk flies off tractor trailer

Celeste Brasseur, 35, of Charlotte, suffered significant lacerations to her face after a projectile ice shard smashed her windshield, subsequently sending her off the road, as she traveled northbound on...
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Planning to rewrite Land Use Regulations over Old Lantern squabble

John Hammer | Contributing Editor The public hearing scheduled before the Selectboard on March 20 to receive public comments on a proposed amendment to the Town’s Land Use Regulations (LUR)...
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LETTERS: From Ethiopia on the Town Link Trail

Letter submitted by Lydia Clemmons, Charlotte Greetings from Ethiopia. I headed out here on Town Meeting Day for my usual quarterly work visit. The weekend after I arrived, 65 people,...
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Mary Greene Lighthall remembered

Submitted by Kathleen McKinley Harris, Charlotte Some words about Mary Greene Lighthall—or what I might have said at her memorial reception last Sunday: I met her at the first meeting...
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Thoughts on that big March snow

Matt Sutkoski | Contributor I hope you’re not too sore from all that snow shoveling after one of the most intense snowstorms in Vermont, New York and Quebec history. Snow continued...
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Local farm family to compile oral histories

The University of Vermont and the University of Wisconsin partner with the Clemmons Family Farm Submitted by Lydia Clemmons The University of Vermont and the University of Wisconsin are partnering with...
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Vermont Agency of Agriculture recommends vigilance among poultry owners

Kristin Haas, DVM | State Veterinarian The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of a highly pathogenic H7 avian...
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Report from the Legislature: The Doyle Poll 2017

By Rep. Mike Yantachka The Doyle Poll, created and still conducted by former Senator Bill Doyle, has been a tradition of Town Meetings in Vermont for decades. Only 109 Charlotte...
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New Selectboard gets organized

John Hammer | Contributing Editor March 9 meeting: Following on the heels of this year’s Town Meeting, the Selectboard held its organizational meeting. Frank Tenney was welcomed as he took...
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Help wanted!  

The News is looking for writers, photographers and delivery drivers to join the community of Charlotters—more than 130 of us last year—that every two weeks throughout the year produces the...
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Articles of choice – Town Meeting

Edd Merritt | Contributing Editor As usual, the Charlotte Selectboard presented articles to the Town Meeting audience that showed the board had looked into them thoroughly and had a clear...
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Charlotte Library News: March 22

Wednesdays, March 22–April 10, 11:15 a.m. Vermont Reads Book Group at CCS. Join middle schoolers to read Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson. Supported by the Vermont Humanities Council. Thursdays,...
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Naturalist Sue Morse to speak on climate change

Submitted by Lindsay Longe The Charlotte Land Trust will host a public talk by Sue Morse at 7 p.m. at the Charlotte Senior Center on March 29. Morse is a...
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