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The 17th Annual East Charlotte Tractor Parade was held on Oct. 8. Food vendors, a petting zoo and more were set up. More than 100 tractors rolled passed Spears Corner...
Congratulations: to Charlotte resident and Middlebury physician Dr. Jeanne Andersson-Swayze who, as a member of Heart to Heart International’s Disaster Response Team, went to both Florida in September and Puerto...
During a month wrought with hurricanes, wildfires and shocking announcements from the EPA, a group of Champlain Valley residents have been meeting to try to make sense of our changing...
If you are anything like me you have some things around your home that are no longer functional but you can’t bear to part with them. Perhaps you have a...
Some key challenges facing many rural American communities today are strengthening and diversifying the economy and attracting the next generations to live in these communities. To address these challenges, small...
The Charlotte-Shelburne-Hinesburg Rotary Club will host its very popular Halloween Parade once again on Sunday, Oct 29, at 2 p.m. in Shelburne. It is the only parade of its kind...
Thank you to everyone who participated in Seed Library activities this year. If you grew out heritage seeds from the Library this season and are planning to save them…… great!...
The Selectboard is looking for interested citizens to fill vacancies. Click on the story to see what positions are available....
About 150 people attended a benefit concert at The Old Lantern on Oct. 6 to benefit victims of Hurricane Irma on St. John and St. Thomas islands. Josh Panda, one...
Audubon Vermont teacher/naturalist Gwen Causer said it’s been spectacular weather for all sorts of edible mushrooms. “The rain we had in early September is paying off now,” she said. ...
Please join us in preparing Thanksgiving baskets for approximately 30 Charlotte families. We’ll meet in the Charlotte Congregational Church vestry on Friday, Nov. 17, from 8 until about 10 a.m....
Jane Williamson of Rokeby Museum contacted our historical society about items she had received pertaining to the Dean family of East Charlotte that she felt were more appropriate to our...
  Edd Merritt | Contributing Editor Commentary: “We’d Rather Teach.” So there was this picture that ran in the September 19 issue of the Free Press showing a person standing...
Charlotte Grange #398 is holding their annual Fall Rummage Sale to raise funds needed to cover the replacement cost of an oil tank for their furnace. The ultimate goal is...
The proposed project would bring a 5,200-square-foot Maplefields with gas and diesel pumps, parking for cars and trucks, a restaurant, and outdoor space for a farmer’s market. At the outset...
Edd Merritt | Contributing Editor What is in Nordic Farms’ Future? As most of you know, the iconic landmark Nordic Farm on Route 7 in Charlotte lost its dairy owner...
Gail Callahan | Correspondent The Vermont State Police commander of the Williston barracks said Charlotte has a very low call volume in comparison to the other nearby towns. Lt. Garry...
Submitted by Francine Perkins, VTRANS Project Outreach Coordinator The construction happening at U.S. 7 from the Ferrisburgh/Charlotte town line north for three miles to the Ferry Road intersection is scheduled...
Charlotte Food Shelf News Kerrie Pughe | Contributor September is the month where people all over America stand together with Feeding America and the nationwide network of food banks to...
Rudolphe “Skip” Vallee, CEO and owner of R.L. Vallee, is optimistic that the project will be able to meet town sensibilities. “We believe that we've designed the project—and are going...