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Events in and around Charlotte, VT for January, 2018....
We often hear about climate change and its implications, but what does it actually mean for Lake Champlain and the communities around it? Lake Champlain has already seen drastic increases in...
Let’s call this the armchair edition of Out-Doors. Despite frigid temperatures and biting winds, I have managed to cross-country ski nearly every day. But an hour or two of exercise...
Volunteer Vermont will hold a potluck reunion on Dec 27, from 3 to 7 p.m., in the vestry of the Charlotte Congregational Church. In addition to sharing memories of Summerton...
Last year the girls started working on a 12 patch program called “A Year in the Life of Juliette Gordon Low.” Juliette was the founder of the Girl Scouts when...
As Jeff turned off the pavement onto a narrow dirt road, the late afternoon sun shone into his eyes. It had been three weeks since she had collapsed on the...
Storage - The part in your computer that holds all your storage/all your files is either a hard disk drive (HDD) or a solid state drive (SSD). HDDs are also...
Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) has honored two dozen Vermont House legislators, including Michael Yantachka, as “Climate Champions’” for their efforts to grow the economy and create green jobs...
 As a solar community organizer, I spend a lot of time talking to people about renewable energy. The question I get most frequently is, “Why is there so much wind...
Community Bank N.A. presents the 2017 Special Olympics Vermont Holiday Games December 10 at St. Michael’s College and Spare Times Lanes in Colchester. Nearly 500 athletes and Unified partners will compete in...
The Shelburne Charlotte Garden Club will hold its annual holiday potluck brunch on Tuesday, December 12, at the Shelburne Methodist Church. At 10 a.m....
On December 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Black Box Theater in the Main Street Landing, award-winning comedic storytellers Sue Schmidt and Kevin Gallagher will be joined by special guest...
Sundays, Dec. 3 through 24, at 10 a.m. Worship services and lighting the Advent wreath - Messiah Sing, Dec. 3, 4 to 5 p.m. Musicians from the Vermont Symphony Orchestra and...
The harvesting of trees is disruptive. Anyone who tells you otherwise is glossing over how thoroughly a disturbance like logging can affect a forest, its growth and fertility. In my...
Take a walk on the wild side of Burlington! Rock Point is the largest parcel of undeveloped land in the city. Miles of trails, breathtaking views and natural wonders await....
The Charlotte Congregational Church has a new senior pastor, Rev. Kevin Goldenbogen. ...
The holiday season is upon us! How will we ever survive the family gatherings, parties, large meals and the ever-dreaded shopping? Relax. There are a few things you can...
SCHIP (Shelburne, Charlotte, Hinesburg Interfaith Project) has announced its Fall 2017 grant awards. A total of $4,500 was awarded to the following nonprofit organizations: Hinesburg Community Resource Center, Lake Champlain...
The Flying Pig Bookstore will welcome legendary author Katherine Paterson to celebrate the launch of her newest book for young people, My Brigadista Year, a historical novel set in Cuba...
Families at the playground. Walking paths. Houses and apartments clustered together. Farming all around. These are some of the elements that impressed me on a recent early evening walk...