All posts by: Scooter MacMillan, Editor

The name doesn’t say it all. But it says a lot about the new chief of the Charlotte Fire and Rescue Department — Justin Bliss....
Mike Dunbar has entered into a lease arrangement that has revealed the warm and fuzzy side of Robert Mack, Charlotte farmer and former selectboard member....
After more than two centuries the weathered white building at the corner of Spear Street and Hinesburg Road in East Charlotte will finally become a tavern. ...
Gay Regan was 13 when she first visited Thompson’s Point in 1955, and she never outgrew her summer home....
Long road trips typically include noticing the various college stickers on the back of car windows. This can be a conversation starter: Where is that school?...
The late June morning has yet to begin to show striations of dark purple over the mountains to the east....
The Shelburne, Charlotte, Hinesburg Interfaith Project, commonly known as SCHIP, has announced its spring 2022 grant awards....
Volunteers continue cooking and serving the weekly Monday lunches beginning at 11:30 a.m. Note: The Charlotte Senior Center is closed Monday, July 4....
With apologies to George Gershwin, we note that although it is summertime, living isn’t always easy....
The group discussed how the trails are for recreation but also for transportation....
With spring and summer cleaning underway, the Department of Environmental Conservation wants to remind and encourage Vermonters to follow a few guidelines for on-premise or backyard open burning. ...
Once upon a time, human behavior obeyed an equivalent of Newton’s third law — for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction....
The lazy days of summer have arrived, and in Vermont it feels like there is always this balance between spending as much time outside while also looking for ways to...
Supreme Court decision sets women’s rights back 50 years To the Editor: The anti-abortion majority Supreme Court’s Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health decision overturning Roe v. Wade today sets women’s...
It’s hard to believe I have read all the books now stacked on the table before me since the last time I reported to you, but it’s true....
Please note the Charlotte Library will be closed July 2, 4 and 5 for the Independence Day holiday....
We Are What We Eat: A Slow Food Manifesto is the title of the 2021 book by local food advocate and restauranteur Alice Waters....
Dr. Mark Levine of Shelburne was acknowledged for his work...
A big part of my job has become dealing with non-native invasive plants (also called “invasive exotic plants” or “invasives”) in the woods. While many of the plant species found...