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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Focus those intentions for 2017

Kathleen Fleming | Contributor Happy New Year! Time for a fresh start, a clean slate. And don’t we all need one after this last tumultuous year? This is when many...

This old house, Charlotte-style

Historic Charlotte home undergoes massive restoration Lynn Monty | Editor in chief While most of us view extreme home renovations only via cable television, Charlotters are experiencing first-hand the resuscitation...

Seriously funny 

When Charlotter Woody Keppel takes the stage in Burlington during this weekend’s Festival of Fools, he will be wearing many hats. As co-founder and artistic director of the event, which...

Sketches from history

Rifling through the newspapers in The Charlotte News archives, one might be surprised by what headed the newspaper for years. Instead of a front page strewn with headlines and photographs,...

Mike Cook surprised with Community Citizenship award at Grange

On May 16, Mike Cook was celebrated with a Community Citizenship Award for over 40 years of service as a volunteer firefighter. Presented annually by the Charlotte Grange, the award...

In lieu of flowers

A community’s generosity honors the memory of Andrew Thayer, the Charlotte native who passed away unexpectedly on March 21 in Delray Beach, Florida. A fund started by friends and family...

From big city to small town: Evan Webster Ink

“Everything you do gets you to where you are, so I can’t complain. I’d do it all again,” muses Evan Webster, owner of Evan Webster Ink, a creative screen-printing company...

How much jackjumping would a woodchuck jump?

With a combined time of 53.91, Mark Stirewalt of Waterbury Center took gold for the second year in a row. Craig Bunten of Charlotte was a hair’s breadth behind him...

A taste for art

The Little Garden Market’s chef/owner Rick Benson is making waves in the art world. Art Collector World magazine, published by San Diego’s Dolphin and Hawk Gallery, extolled his work in...

Oh, the places you’ll go

Happy (belated) birthday, Dr. Seuss! In light of this whimsical author’s birthday on Mar. 2, CCS will present “Seussical” on Apr. 7, 8, and 9. ...

Put your money where your heart is

Vermont’s small businesses are poised for big wins thanks to a new partnership between the Charlotte-based company Milk Money and VSECU, a Vermont credit union. ...

Life lessons in CCS band class

Educator Andy Smith helps students make music and memories...

Ewe are so beautiful

I have the pleasure of working with two heritage breeds—Border Leicesters and Lincoln Longwools. Together, they make up Echo Ridge Flock....

Sowing the seeds

Just before the holidays began, members of the Charlotte Congregational Church received an email from Associate Pastor Reverend Susan Cooke Kittredge announcing that the Church’s Cabinet voted to call the...