Posts filed under: People and places

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...
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...
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....
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...
Dreamwork session held in Charlotte opens new dialog Lynn Monty | Editor in Chief Rita Murphy of Charlotte was curious enough about her own nighttime dreams that she invited others...
March was a big victory month for the Toensing family of Charlotte. Addie Toensing won the HITS (Horse Shows in the Sun) Ocala Equitation Championship, and her younger sister, Lily,...
Lynn Monty | Editor in Chief It’s the one-man show and old-school maple sugaring operation run by native Charlotter Pat Leclaire since 2012 that had folks stopping in for a...
Sallie Mack | Homeopathic physician and Lyme disease specialist Lyme disease is caused by a particular bacteria, called a spirochete (spir-o-keet). These are some of the most ancient bacteria on...
Ethan Tapper | Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation For those of you who don’t know me already, my name is Ethan Tapper, and I am the Chittenden County...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...