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Lynn Monty | Editor in chief Pancake breakfasts with real maple syrup at the River’s Edge Campground on Otter Creek and daily tours to Lake Champlain have the North American...
When Thompson’s Point became a magnet for the summer cottages of the leading businessmen of the area, thanks in no small part to a major dock facility, they would commute...
Property owners on Long Point in North Ferrisburgh decided to form a “Weed Committee” to study the problem. After many months of research into causes and weed-control methods, and after...
Many of the top sailors and fastest boats on Lake Champlain will be taking part August 19 in the 2017 Diamond Island Regatta, hosted by the Royal Savage Yacht Club...
The first-ever Champlain Valley Union High School summer musical, The Lion King, will be performed Aug. 11–13. Carl Recchia is the choral director at CVU and musical director for this...
Chris Falk shares a photo essay about rust and farms...
Here in Vermont, a few species of jumping spiders are common. ...
Heather Morse has a few helpful tips about buying a home. ...
Elizabeth Bassett takes us on a journey outside of doors! ...
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 is part three of the...
Jessica Sanford of Adam’s Berry Farm said she’s enjoyed having people at the farm for yoga and berry picking. “Working with Yoga Roots to offer yoga on the farm connects...
He just spent five years as captain of the Whistling Man Schooner Co. on Burlington’s waterfront where he offered sailing tours on his classic sloop, Friend Ship. Now he’s embarked...
Because VCLT Property and Casualty Intermunicipal Fund, the town’s insurance company, has twice denied the town’s request to cover these expenses, the cost will have to come from town money,...
After some urging from Charlotte’s resident historian, Dan Cole, and about nine hours of research on Ancestry.com I found that famous singer Madonna and I share the same set of...
That re-decking project was necessary, Recreation Director Nicole Conley explained at the meeting, because boards were splintering and rotting. She laid out the options for replacement: cedar board decking and...
The cruises are a favorite element of the Charlotte Senior Center’s summer program, and Captain Martin revels in the chance to sail up and down the lake regaling his cruisers...
Charlotte’s first families were remarkably homogeneous culturally and almost exclusively Protestant in their outlook, from our 1762 charter through the 1820s. Political repression by the English and famines in Ireland...
My husband first discovered the farm when he came for a job interview with the University of Vermont. He found the farm one day while walking from Shelburne to explore...
Hike the trails of Charlotte, Vermont...