Posts filed under: Community Voices

The town is considering a DRB to replace the ZBA and Planning Commission. Three former ZBA chairs say that’s not a good idea....
In support of a DRB - Land uses in Charlotte are regulated by two citizen boards. Both are appointed by the Selectboard....
Well, I’m on my gun pitch again; this time after reading an article in the October 2021 Atlantic magazine. Titled “Dispatches,” author David Frum argues that, “Responsible gun ownership is...
Letter to the editor: Some things sit with you. You cannot shake them because they are just not right. Well, this is one of them for me. ...
Prep school is misleading town, long-time resident claims Letter to the Editor: My name is Sara Shays and I am writing to you in regard to the Vermont Commons School...
New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd took former president Barack Obama to task for lavish parties at his new house in the posh section of Martha’s Vineyard, the island off...
The old retired ferryboat Champlain is now tied up at the south side of the Charlotte ferry landing, its engine yanked out and weeds growing along its gunnels....
-Commentary- We were sitting on our front lawn with some friends, sipping cool liquids, when a motor cyclist came blasting up Hinesburg Road from Spear Street, exhaust plugs wide open,...
War? Is it really the best way to settle political disagreements between groups of people—showing others that they are wrong about how best to govern themselves by killing them? ...
Letters from Charlotte community members....
As authorized ministers in the United Church of Christ we were alarmed and saddened to learn of the Vermont Human Rights Commission’s recent determination...
Letters supporting The Charlotte Health Center...
Mud season in our town of Charlotte is a thing of the past! As Road Commissioner Jr Lewis explained, substantial upgrades have been completed over the years to improve the...
Now that the dust has settled, the yard signs are gone, and Charlotters have exercised their democratic right and responsibility, it’s an appropriate time to take a step back and...
What makes The Charlotte News special and what, over the years, has given it ballast when there are waves?...
Thank you from the Chair of the CVSD School Board’s and a Charlloter's thanks to voters. ...
A couple of books got me thinking about how we depend upon and how we share a relationship with nature. One was Philip Caputo’s The Longest Road, a story of...
All Vermont public school students are supposed to be taught personal finance, but I would bet that many parents would have a hard time finding a young person who has...
This is my last issue of The Charlotte News. and I’m grateful for all the support and kind words I’ve received for the past two years from everyone who loved...