Posts filed under: Town

Edd Merritt | Contributing Editor Congratulations: to Tom and Lori Delia, Charlotters, who for 24 years have owned and operated Trattoria Delia Restaurant as well as its neighboring wine bar...
It’s time to grab those green bags and pitch in! Every year, for 47 years, neighbors join forces to create a litter-free community. In fact, Vermont was the first state...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Kerrie Pughe | Contributor Thank you Thank you for the support this month from Lynn and Greg Cluff, Friendship Lodge #24 Masons, Susan and Hans Ohanian, Valerie and William Graham,...
Heather Morse | Contributor Charlotte has a very active real estate market with a diverse number of homes for buyers to choose from. Homes that are priced correctly from the...
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...
Edd Merritt | Contributing Editor Congratulations: to Alison Bechdel of Bolton who was named the next Vermont “cartoonist laureate” by the Center for Cartoon Studies. A resolution recognizing her for...
Clark Hinsdale, Charlotte Among my most treasured keepsakes are my letters from Shirley Marshall. Like any good survivor of the Great Depression, she used every bit of space on the...
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...
Edd Merritt | Contributing Editor Congratulations: to CCS students who celebrated Mardi Gras/Carnival as part of their French and Spanish programs by parading through the school in their masks, speaking...
Staff report In 1762, the Township of Charlotta, in the then Province of New Hampshire, was founded. Thus the Town of Charlotte, in the State of Vermont, celebrated its 250th...
Submitted by Margaret Woodruff Mondays, March 6–April 10, 11:15 a.m.: Vermont Reads Book Group at CCS. Join middle schoolers to read Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson. Supported by the...
Edd Merritt | Contributing Editor Congratulations: to Lulu Loucheim whose essay titled “Dear Baby” appeared in the Young Writers section of the February 24 Burlington Free Press. Lulu responded to...
Town Meeting Floor Votes: Article 2 passed by a voice vote. Article 3 passed by a voice vote. Article 4 failed by paper ballot (45 yes, 128 no). Article 5...
Kerrie Pughe | Contributor Thank you! A belated yet big thank you to the Flying Pig Bookstore for the donation of beautiful, age- appropriate books to each child on our...