Posts filed under: Living

Flying Pig celebration of Vermonter Jason Chin’s new book

Staff report Author and artist Jason Chin will read from his new book, Grand Canyon, and sign copies at 11 a.m. at the Flying Pig Bookstore on Feb. 25. Chin,...

The Circus of Life with Carnevale

Staff report Carnevale Vergennes started in 2014 as a way to raise operational funds for the Vergennes Opera House and the Vergennes Partnership (the economic development organization for the Little...

Fixer-upper tips and tricks

Heather Morse and Karen Sherman | Contributors As a realtor, I encounter more and more buyers wanting to flip or renovate houses, and I’d like to thank Home and Garden...

Community Events: Feb. 22

  Open house: The Charlotte Volunteer Fire Service will host an open house from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Feb. 23 at the station to answer questions about replacing...

Archaeology on our shores

Submitted by the Shelburne Historical Society The Shelburne Historical Society will offer a presentation on the Shelburne Steamboat Graveyard at 11 a.m. at Shelburne Town Hall on Feb. 11. This...

Charlotte Garden Club presents Gardens of the Hudson Valley

Staff report The Charlotte Garden Club will sponsor a slide talk by garden designer Charlotte Albers at 10 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Shelburne on Feb. 14. The...

Thompson’s Point assessments drop

John Hammer | Contributing Editor The Charlotte Selectboard met three times in late January to fine-tune the town budget and official warning for Town Meeting. Selectman Krasnow made a strong...

Transition Charlotte presents film on climate change

Staff report Transition Charlotte is hosting a free screening of Josh Fox’s newest film, How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change, at...

Conservation Currents: Charlotte’s special trees

Meg Berlin | Conservation Commission Member Following a legacy can be a challenge. Last year Charlotte lost two of its largest and most special trees—the slippery elm on Thompson’s Point...

ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS: Meeting John O’Brien

Susan Crockenberg | Contributor Always on the lookout for exceptional local food in an effort to support the Vermont economy and reduce transportation-associated carbon, Linda Hamilton introduced me to John...

Alzheimer’s Association launches Vermont Leadership Board

Community volunteers provide strategic leadership for Alzheimer’s care, support and research Staff report The Alzheimer’s Association announces the launch of a brand new Leadership Board for the Vermont Chapter. Board...

COMMUNITY EVENTS: Feb. 8

Piano Lessons: Afterschool piano lessons are held after school on Thursdays at Charlotte Central School for students in grades 2 or higher. Lessons will be taught by Julie Holmes. For...

A Maasai cultural event popped up at the Barn House

Staff report A Maasai cultural pop-up event took place in the Barn House at the Clemmons Family Farm on Jan. 22. Special guest Daniel ole Iree presented. He is an...

BCA features Charlotte photographer

Staff report Folks gathered on Jan. 6 to view portraits of the Visiting Nurse Association Family Room community photographed by Charlotter Steve Mann. The BCA event took place at City...

4th Annual Local Legends Concert at CVU

Staff report The 4th annual Local Legends Concert will be held at 7 p.m. at Champlain Valley Union High School on Jan. 27. The Will Patton Quartet, Patti Casey and...

Out-Doors: Natural beauty in improbable places

Elizabeth Bassett | Contributor Palm Springs is best known for movie stars, golf courses, fancy resorts and shopping. In quantity! Yet a few weeks back this nature nerd found a...

Quietly Making Noise: Distraction techniques at their best

Jorden Blucher | Contributor Do you ever feel like a failure as a parent? I do. More often than I would care to admit to myself or to others. I...

COMMUNITY EVENTS: Jan. 26

Piano Lessons: Afterschool piano lessons are held after school on Thursdays at Charlotte Central School for students in grades 2 or higher. Lessons are taught by Julie Holmes and start...

Support for our troops

Isabell Sacklow had to say goodbye to her father just before the holidays this year. U.S. Air Guard Technical Sergeant Nathan Sacklow of Charlotte said he misses his family but...