At the site visit prior to the Selectboard meeting on Aug. 28, Mt. Philo Hops neighbor Peter Demick expresses concerns about the new holding pond excavated near his land. Photo by Lynn Monty
Julian Post, Peter Briggs,
Siblings Kyle and Emily Lang of Mountain’s Edge Farm in Hinesburg compete in the Draft Horse Show at the Champlain Valley Fair on Aug. 27. Photo by Lynn Monty
Locals head up horse show at Champlain Valley
In this 60th year of production of The Charlotte News we will feature editorials from editors past. This edition features Melissa O’Brien who served in 2008.
Melissa O'Brien | Former Charlotte News Editor
What a wonderful
Photo by Deb Preston
Edd Merritt | Contributing Editor
to Ceal Moran whose “Genealogy Day Get-Together” was featured in the August 27 Burlington Free Press under “the history space.” Ceal began genealogy get-togethers two years ago to honor
Amish removed the silos at the old Sheehan Farm by hand in August. Photo by Trina Bianchi
Where there were three, now there are none. The silos at Baptist Corners in East Charlotte have been removed.
Cathy Wells and her boys at Unity Farm. Courtesy photo
Editor’s note: In an effort to support local farmers the Charlotte Grange has volunteered to feature a new farm story each month in The Charlotte News. Here
Anyone driving on Greenbush Road past Barber Cemetery (West Burial Ground) on Sunday morning, Aug. 27, probably noticed some activity. A sign announced that the Vermont Old Cemetery Association was at work again. VOCA, a nonprofit devoted to the restoration
The Charlotte Nature Trail. Photo by Sarah Soule
The Charlotte Town Link Trail has been in the news frequently over the past several months. Although this trail has been in the works for about 20 years, now
Morgan Magoon | News Intern
Monuments and memorials are a big part of representing history in America. A great number of these honor soldiers who served in various wars. Charlotte remembers the soldiers who served from our town with two monuments
Heading downwind during the 2017 Diamond Island Regatta on Aug. 19. Photo by Buzz Kuhns
The fifth annual Diamond Island Regatta, on Saturday, Aug.19, matched last year’s record turnout, drawing 30 competitors for a day of sailboat
Photo by Deb Preston
Last week the library trustees invited Selectboard members to the library to meet and share ideas on addressing the space situation at the library.
Formed earlier this summer, a committee made up of three
Camaraderie and laughter filled the sidelines. Myers said it’s a big family of draft-horse lovers.
Rose-Ann Lombard of Charlotte has been a show superintendent for the draft-horse events at the fair...
Edd Merritt | Contributing Editor Congratulations: to Ceal Moran whose “Genealogy Day Get-Together” was featured in the August 27 Burlington Free Press under “the history space.” Ceal began genealogy get-togethers...
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