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Edd’s Sports Report: Feb. 8

Edd Merritt | Contributing Editor Basketball rankings bounce around Top state ranking was an easy choice for the past four years when the CVU women never lost a basketball game....

Friends of Kingsland Bay forms in response to submarine cable

Emily Greenberg | Contributor Local sailors, kayakers, swimmers and even concerned boaters from as far as South Hero Island gathered at the Vergennes Congregational Church on Wednesday, Nov. 2, to...

Lewis Creek Association Annual Party a success

Krista Hoffsis | LCA Program Coordinator This year’s annual Lewis Creek Association party proved to be a successful and informative event! Over 50 people were in attendance, representing community members...

Volunteer Day at the Charlotte Park and Wildlife Refuge on Oct. 22

Jenny Cole | Contributor Shrubs planted by a group of volunteers near Holmes Brook on a cold April day in 2011 are doing well, but a little bit of managing...

The “Vermont Elm” Tree Hugging Ceremony and Disassembly

Tai Dinnan | Contributor Vermont Tree Goods (VTG) of Bristol will be disassembling this historically significant tree on Nov. 1, milling it in its unique sawmill, kiln drying it and...

Conservation to help young farmer acquire first farm

Katherine Lampton | Contributor The valley running along Guinea Road, with its excellent agricultural soils and sweeping views, is a fitting symbol in many ways of Charlotte’s best rural features....

Death Announcement: Lawrence S. Hamilton

Hamilton Lawrence S. Hamilton died calmly at the VNA Respite House on Oct. 6, after a very brief illness. He was 91. He is survived by his wife of 36...

11th Annual Peter Coleman Photo Competition

The Charlotte News is proud to present the work of amateur photographers of all ages in its 11th Annual Peter Coleman Photo Contest, held in honor of the renowned Charlotte...

Thirsty work

Did you know that monarch butterflies are the only butterfly known to make a two-way migration? They are like birds in this respect. Their life cycle starts in Mexico and...

All farms great and small

The Charlotte News, in advance of our month-long summer hiatus, has put together this supplement to offer a glance at the hard-working folks who make our community what it is....

170 native and edible trees planted along the LaPlatte River

This spring, the Vermont River Conservancy planted 170 trees and shrubs at the Albert’s Way neighborhood on the LaPlatte River and Mud Hollow Brook in Charlotte. ...

A Patagonian adventure

I make bold to take this opportunity to pen a short piece because a recent trip to mythic Patagonia was the dream of a lifetime—one in which I crossed off...

How green is your garden?

Although New Jersey has the license plate, Vermont can now claim the title of Gardening State. Analysis by LawnStarter of Google trends from January 2011 to December 2015 found that...

Invasive species tips

Gardeners and landscapers are already taking advantage of the mild weather to prepare their land for the upcoming planting season. But spring is also a great time to take control...

A rare interview with Drumpf Tower developer

With Drumpf Towers in Charlotte under discussion at a special Planning and Zoning Commission meeting today, we at The Charlotte News took some time to investigate the plans. In a...

Quietly making noise: Caleb’s story

In the fall of 2014, Caleb, a bright blond-headed boy with inquisitive eyes and a great curiosity for learning, started kindergarten. He loved his teacher, made friends easily and was...

Health Matters: Drinking Water – Lessons from Flint

The horrific story out of Flint, Michigan, this fall of families and children exposed to high levels of lead is a remarkable indictment of Michigan politicians, health providers and public...

Dear Courage

Dear Courage, My 12-year-old daughter is studying government in school and has been following the presidential campaign, along with becoming more informed about how our town works. ...

Oh, the places you’ll go

Happy (belated) birthday, Dr. Seuss! In light of this whimsical author’s birthday on Mar. 2, CCS will present “Seussical” on Apr. 7, 8, and 9. ...