Posts filed under: Living

  Lynn Monty | Editor in chief Strawberry season is in full swing and Adam’s Berry Farm is finally buzzing. Its first harvest is underway about two weeks later than...
Again this year the Friends of the Charlotte Library book sale will be on a Sunday— July 9—from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. You’ll find our usual tent on the...
Elizabeth Bassett | Contributor Eagles have landed in the Champlain Valley. Eggs have hatched and fuzzy young eaglets populate local nests. With patience and a good pair of binoculars it’s...
Jorden Blucher | Contributor I am screaming in the back seat of the family station wagon, a tan behemoth of a car with a gear shift that looks like it...
  Heather Morse | Contributor As summer approaches many home buyers find themselves searching for that perfect home or cabin on the lake. From cool dips on hot days to...
Beth Phillips | Contributor Editor’s note: This column features a different guest writer each month who writes about comical musings, quirky happenings and other essential elements of getting through this...
Sale: A Homeward Bound pet supply yard sale will be held on Saturday, June 3, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 236 Boardman Street, Middlebury. Everything for pets! Leashes,...
Keith Morrill | Staff Writer The seven properties of Lane’s Lane stand apart from the nearly 200 camps hemming the shoreline of Thompson’s Point. Though they’re readily accessible above ground,...
Dan Cole | Contributor Memorial Day began as Decoration Day in the months and years following the Civil War. There were few hearths and hearthstones spared from suffering and sacrifice,...
Edd Merritt | Contributing Editor Sympathy: is extended to family and friends of Phyllis Aube who passed away May 4 at the age of 75. Her surviving family includes her...
Linda Hamilton | Contributor At the May 4 statewide Arbor Day conference, with the theme “Make Vermont a Shade Better,” the Vermont Urban and Community Forestry Program inaugurated a new...
Linda Hamilton | Contributor For more than 25 years, Charlie Proutt of Horsford Nursery has donated and, with the help of the students, has planted trees at Charlotte Central School...
Susan Ohanian | Contributor A display at the Charlotte Public Library invites parents and others who care about young children’s literacy development to take a look at the new assault...
Elizabeth Bassett | Contributor In Charlotte mud season is a distant memory. Outdoor thoughts stray to hiking, biking, kayaking and wildflower walks. Trees are in leaf and lilacs bursting. What’s...
Jorden Blucher | Contributor We have let Noah out of the giant play pen we once called a living room, which consists of his toys and a couple of chairs....
Reunion: Champlain Valley Union High School Class of 1972 will host a reunion from 3 to 8 p.m. at Cedar Knoll Country Club in Hinesburg on Saturday, July 15. Light...
Lynn Monty | Editor in Chief Gray skies persisted but rain held off long enough on Earth Day to allow for a major effort in giving back to Mother Nature....
Hannah Manley | Director of Development at Homeward Bound Sammy is a strong, active hound who lives up to the breed characteristics– and then some! He likes to chase, run...
Race: Lewis Creek Covered Bridges 5K/10K & Half Marathon at 8 a.m. on May 13 in Charlotte. The 5K & 10K is $30 and the half marathon is $45 if...
Carol Alfred | Contributor With April’s Earth Day and May’s Green-Up Day fast approaching, I find myself more and more puzzled by a phenomenon I witness every time I leave...