Posts filed under: Town

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...

AROUND TOWN: March 22

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...

“The Charlotte 250 – that’s how the story goes”

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...

Library News: March 8

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...

AROUND TOWN: March 8

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...

Charlotte Town Meeting Day results

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...

Food Shelf News: Feb. 22

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...

AROUND TOWN: Feb. 22

Edd Merritt | Contributing Editor Congratulations: to Rick Benson and his Little Garden Market who sold over 50 Valentine’s Day dinners to loving customers. Rick said he was so busy...

Charlotte Garden Club presents Gardens of the Hudson Valley

Staff report The Charlotte Garden Club will sponsor a slide talk by garden designer Charlotte Albers at 10 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Shelburne on Feb. 14. The...

AROUND TOWN: Feb. 8

Edd Merritt | Contributing Editor Congratulations: to our former assistant editor and layout organizer, Geeda Searfoorce, who is back on stage at the Off Center for Dramatic Arts. Geeda is...

Selectboard approves new pay grades for town positions

Lynn Monty | Editor in Chief The Charlotte Selectboard approved new factor scores for the town administrator and town clerk/treasurer positions on Jan. 17. When combined with step increases and...

Annual celebration of Charlotte’s town volunteers

Staff Report Clark Hinsdale presented at the annual celebration of Charlotte’s volunteers at the Charlotte Senior Center last week. Special thanks went out to all of the many volunteers who...

Rehabilitation of the historic Seguin Covered Bridge celebrated

Blow & Cote, the Morrisville heavy construction company that builds bridges, finished the rehabilitation of the historic Seguin Covered Bridge in December. The Charlotte Conservation Commission organized the Jan. 22...

Food Shelf News: Jan. 25

Kerrie Pughe | Contributor Thank you! Thank you to all who participated in the creation and distribution of the holiday baskets. Overflowing baskets of food and presents were distributed a...

Rotary supports local Scouts and Cubs

Submitted by the Charlotte Shelburne Rotary Club For many years the Charlotte Shelburne Rotary Club has supported the programs of Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts in our towns. At its...

Lewis Creek Association finalizing focus study

Krista Hoffsis, program coordinator | Lewis Creek Association Lewis Creek Association is currently finalizing plans and funding to do a focus study on water quality in Thorp Brook and Kimball...

AROUND TOWN: Jan. 25

Edd Merritt | Contributing Editor Congratulations: to the Charlotte Central School second graders who have maintained the 55 gallon water tank in the school lobby planted with Brook Trout eggs....

AROUND TOWN: Jan. 11, 2017

Edd Merritt | Contributing Editor Congratulations: to Julia and Andrew Beerworth of Charlotte whose son, Levi, was born October 28, 2016. to Peninnah and Braxton Robbason of Charlotte whose son,...

AROUND TOWN, Dec. 14

Edd Merritt | Contributing Editor Congratulations: to Peninnah and Braxton Robbason of Charlotte whose son, Aldous, was born October 3rd. to Monica Lubic, Michelle Filardi and Shannon Spellman, students at...

Food Shelf News: Nov. 30

Kerrie Pughe | Contributor Volunteers needed for holiday baskets Please join us Friday, December 16, at 8 a.m. at the Charlotte Congregational Church to assemble the holiday baskets. Everyone is...