Posts filed under: Municipal

Mary Mead | Town Clerk/Treasurer With the passing of the Town Charter in 2016, Charlotte now votes the town budget and “budget related articles” by Australian ballot, but that is...
Margaret Woodruff | Library Director April is National Poetry Month and we hope you’ll join us on Thursday, April 27, for “Poem in Your Pocket Day.” Imagine if we all...
Mary Recchia | Contributor Getting Ready for an Active Summer? Ginger Lambert will help you achieve that goal on Tuesday mornings from 9:15–10. Using timed intervals and a series of...
Editor’s note: It was Susan Ohanian’s advisory motion to impeach Donald Trump that prompted the Selectboard’s letter to Rep. Peter Welch last month. The basis for the motion was Article...
Keith Morrill | Staff writer Charlotte citizens put their new charter to the test this week with their first town budget vote by Australian ballot. The April 11 vote decided...
Mother and daughter Anne LaBombard Jones and Elizabeth Jones escaped a house fire unharmed after their four month old golden retriever alerted them to a conflagration in the mud room....
Charlotte residents voted by Australian ballot on the $3,046,847 town budget and on a $40,000 allocation for trails on April 11. These two articles were discussed on the floor at...
Nicole Conley | Recreation Director Summer job posting Charlotte beach attendant: a part-time seasonal position beginning Memorial Day weekend. Responsibilities include maintenance of beach area and facilities near the beach...
Laurie Thompson | Co-Chair Trails Committee Thank you all for the healthy debate through Front Porch Forum, at our Trails public meetings in November and February, and with friends and...
Submitted by Margaret Woodruff April showers bring May flowers…and great programs at the Charlotte Library! For more details about all of our activities, visit our website, charlottepubliclibrary.org, or call us...
Margaret Woodruff | Charlotte Library No doubt you’ve heard about the threats to funding for the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Of equal...
John Hammer | Contributing Editor The Selectboard meeting of March 27 was relatively short and sweet. It began with the decision to engage the firm of Murphy, Sullivan and Kronk...
Mary A. Mead | Clerk/Treasurer Hopefully, everyone is aware that we still have another vote coming up on Tuesday, April 11. We will be voting that day by Australian ballot...
Edd Merritt | Contributing Editor Although Charlotte is relatively small in population, its area is relatively vast and much of its landscape still rolling and open. The roads to many...
Mary Recchia | Contributor On Wednesday morning April 12, from 9–11:30, Ruth Whitaker will show you how to make Microwave Potholders in two sizes. The design of these potholders allows...
Six vehicles were involved in a crash on Route 7 with two of them colliding head on just before noon in Charlotte on March 31. Multiple people were injured and...
John Hammer | Contributing Editor The public hearing scheduled before the Selectboard on March 20 to receive public comments on a proposed amendment to the Town’s Land Use Regulations (LUR)...
Letter submitted by Lydia Clemmons, Charlotte Greetings from Ethiopia. I headed out here on Town Meeting Day for my usual quarterly work visit. The weekend after I arrived, 65 people,...
John Hammer | Contributing Editor March 9 meeting: Following on the heels of this year’s Town Meeting, the Selectboard held its organizational meeting. Frank Tenney was welcomed as he took...
Edd Merritt | Contributing Editor As usual, the Charlotte Selectboard presented articles to the Town Meeting audience that showed the board had looked into them thoroughly and had a clear...