Posts filed under: Around Town

The spring deadline for SCHIP (Shelburne, Charlotte, Hinesburg Interfaith Projects) grant applications has been extended to Friday, May 15, due to the impact of the COVID-19 virus on our communities....
In response to a request from The Charlotte News for information about the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, Senator Sanders’s office provided the following material....
Two Charlotters participating in Young Writers Project had their poetry published recently in the Burlington Free Press....
Like many in business, trusted news organizations are being hit hard by this pandemic. If you can, please consider subscribing to your local paper or contributing to a Vermont news...
The Vermont State Police, Vermont Attorney General’s Office and the Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence join with other law-enforcement agencies and advocacy organizations to acknowledge the unique and...
In the past few days, our office has received a number of questions and concerns regarding the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). At a time when misinformation, false links, and misleading headlines/half-truths spread rapidly, as...
Town Meeting Results 2020...
For almost four hours, with the Selectboard on stage in the Charlotte Central School multi-purpose room and moderator Charles Russell at the helm, a year’s worth of goals and governance...
Congratulations to Ava Rohrbaugh and Annika Gruber whose poems appeared in the Burlington Free Press “Young Writers Project” of February 21. Ava responded to the challenge to write about “gratitude.” She...
Oliver “Ollie” the camel, a well known and well loved double-humped landmark who grinned at passers-by from his home on Route 7 in Ferrisburgh, died last week. A message on...
Town Meeting is right around the corner. I have received several phone calls from people who are interested in reserving one of the tables in the hall to display their...
There are 13 total races on the ballot this year, and voters have only one contested race to consider. There are 7 positions for which not a single person turned...
It’s in the single digits on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and it’s pretty quiet around Charlotte. The occasional car or brave cross-country skier is around, but for the most...
Charlotte Crossings, the new multi-use building in Charlotte, is open for business, but there are more obstacles in 2020 for the leaders on this project....
The Zoning Board of Adjustment met the evening of December 11 to discuss proposed additions to the homes of Jane and Gary Alsofrom and Sue and Nick Carter.  ...
Congratulations to Britta Johnson and her husband and former editor of The Charlotte News, Alex Bunten, on the birth of their daughter, Edith Wilder Bunten, their first child. Edie was...
The Town of Charlotte has a long history supporting agriculture and attracting residents who value a working landscape. Throughout our state, farms provide numerous services in their communities: fresh food,...
The fifth Charlotte Repair Cafe is happening Saturday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Charlotte Congregational Church, 403 Church Hill Rd in Charlotte. The Repair Café is part...
Lewis Creek is one of Vermont’s most ecologically diverse streams. With increasing habitat degradation due to river encroachment by development and roads, land-use change and more extreme weather events, the...
Eleven trees along State Park Road in Charlotte stand in the way of the projected route of the Town Link Trail, a key project of the Charlotte Trails Committee. Last Thursday,...