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Lynn Monty | Editor in chief We had the pleasure of visiting with Dave Trevithick’s Natural Resources class where we learned all about caring for goats, that we have 8,000...
  Keith Morrill | Staff writer A Vermont company’s plan to build solar panels in Charlotte was dealt a serious setback after a recent proposed decision recommended that the Vermont...
  Lynn Monty | Editor in Chief Last week in the Tree Tribe story on page 7 we neglected to give Meg Berlin credit for her stunning images of that...
  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...
Lynn Monty | Editor in Chief The U.S. Route 7 reconstruction and roadway widening between the Charlotte and Ferrisburgh town line and East Thompson’s Point Road that started in 2016...
Rowan Beck | Staff writer  Every year it seems Charlotte Central School says goodbye to teachers. This year is no different, with four retiring. A huge hole will be left...
Sarah Wolverton | News Intern Periwinkle-blue glasses frame eyes that are only a shade lighter than they are. These eyes belong to Alice Trageser, retiring art teacher at Charlotte Central...
  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...
Trina Bianchi | Contributor Editor’s note: In an effort to support local farmers the Charlotte Grange has volunteered to feature a new farm story each month in The Charlotte News....
Keith Morrill | Staff Writer The recent legal battles and evictions of leaseholders on Malletts Bay in Colchester have some Charlotte citizens asking if similar events could unfold in their...
Lynn Monty | Editor in Chief A Charlotte home built by Ken Ruddy of Fiddlehead Construction for Tai Dinnan and Evan Webster has won 2016’s “Vermont’s Greenest Residential Building” award...
Lynn Monty | Editor in Chief Speed limit enforcement in town has been an ongoing contentious issue, and Vermont State Police addressed the matter at a recent Selectboard meeting. Vermont...
Lynn Monty | Editor in Chief Music of all genres makes my soul sing, but I tend to get up and move with harder riffs—and not away either. I get...
One of Larry Hamilton’s enduring contributions to the Charlotte community was his Big Tree Roster, a list of the champion trees of each species in Charlotte, whether on private or...
Chris Falk | Contributor A dozen volunteers, members of Vermont Old Cemetery Association (VOCA), attended a graveyard restoration project on Saturday, May 20, at the West Burying Ground on Greenbush...
Diana McCargo | Philo Ridge Farm Spring in Vermont means many things, including muddy boots, late snowfalls, budding apple blossoms and the first plantings for farmers and gardeners around the...
The Chittenden South Education Association and the Champlain Valley School District Board of School Directors just announce a tentative agreement on a new contract for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school...
Chittenden South Supervisory Union Chief Operation Officer Bob Mason said 23 students were involved in a single school bus accident on Route 116, north of Hinesburg, at about 3:30 in...
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,...
Lynn Monty | Editor in chief It was a conflagration like no other for the Metropoulos-Moulton family last weekend. Even though this blaze was planned, it was still breathtaking, Catherine...