Posts filed under: Living

Mary Greene Lighthall remembered

Submitted by Kathleen McKinley Harris, Charlotte Some words about Mary Greene Lighthall—or what I might have said at her memorial reception last Sunday: I met her at the first meeting...

Local farm family to compile oral histories

The University of Vermont and the University of Wisconsin partner with the Clemmons Family Farm Submitted by Lydia Clemmons The University of Vermont and the University of Wisconsin are partnering with...

Naturalist Sue Morse to speak on climate change

Submitted by Lindsay Longe The Charlotte Land Trust will host a public talk by Sue Morse at 7 p.m. at the Charlotte Senior Center on March 29. Morse is a...

Everything you ever wanted to know about heat pumps and more

Bill Kallock of Integral Analytics was interviewed by Catherine Hughes—both are members of the Charlotte Energy Committee. The interview has been lightly edited for length and clarity. Catherine Hughes: How...

Cush the pup helps Passion for Paws

Macushla, or Cush, the golden retriever shop dog at A Little Something in Shelburne, celebrated his 10th birthday with a fundraiser to benefit Passion 4 Paws, a dog rescue group...

Milk & Honey Quilters’ Guild offers raffle quilt

Submitted by former Charlotter Lisa Patton Once again the Milk & Honey Quilters’ Guild is preparing for a quilt show, and the first item on the agenda was to make...

Community Events: March 22

Principal Q&A: There will be a Q&A session with the Charlotte Central School principals at 2:30 p.m. at the CCS Library on March 22. Come join other parents for a...

Stone Walls of New England

Roel Boumans | Contributor This time of the year I tend to walk around my place a lot collecting maple sap. I often pass by a curious remnant of a...

Good golly Miss Molly: Catching up with Molly King

Molly King works to preserve Charlotte family history Lynn Monty | Editor in Chief Why would a woman who lives in Colchester spend most of her days in Charlotte? Enquiring...

Save the date for The Red Balloon Reunion

Submitted by Barbara Lawrence Hello Old Friends! You are invited to a Red Balloon Reunion. Please save the date! When: 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 5 Where: Red Balloon at...

Lewis Creek Update: Water matters event planned

Marty Illick and Jean Kiedaisch | Contributors This spring the Chittenden Regional Planning Commission, Lewis Creek Association and Responsible Growth Hinesburg are teaming up to raise awareness of water issues...

Notice of five-year lease bidding on Thompson’s Point

The Town of Charlotte is providing a notice of availability of a five-year lease (for the mowing seasons of 2017—2021) to mow and bale approximately 50.4 acres on Thompson’s Point,...

Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports race team competes

Amy Snow Lothrop | Contributor During the last two years the Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports program at Bolton Valley Resort has supported kids of all ages and Vermont veterans...

Out-Doors: Yellowstone in winter

Elizabeth Bassett | Contributor What makes America great? Our national parks! More than 400 properties, or “units,” dot every state, Washington, D.C. and several territories. My candidate for most spectacular...

Quietly making noise: Slow down and build a fort

Jorden Blucher | Contributor This month I was going to write about the lack of civility and manners in our society and how we as parents need to step up...

Community Events: March 8

Birthday party: A Charlotte Library 20th birthday celebration will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at the library on March 19. Cake, party games and prizes for all ages....

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...