Posts filed under: People and Places

If you’re visiting Town Hall these days you’re likely to see a new face smiling at you. Sayuri Koerner was recently hired as assistant town clerk. “I was looking to...
When it comes to children, Cynthia Bradley is all in. She has been a Girl Scout troop leader three times in 15 years, starting when her daughter was in first...
Sarah Ramsdell Beal enjoys working beside her mother Sharon Beal as partners and co-owners of The Common Deer store in Burlington. “It’s not always sunshine and roses,” she said, “but...
For the friends and family who loved Dana Bolton, his passing from brain cancer this spring has left a void. For music lovers and musicians, a dearth of live music...
Two Charlotte kids placed in the University of Vermont Extension 4-H Edible Art Contest this summer....
Quarantine is not as fun as I thought it would be. When this whole thing started, I was actually somewhat excited. It sounded like a great excuse to sleep in,...
Larry Lewack has moved to the head of the table. This June, he was hired to be Charlotte’s Town Planner with the role of facilitating the work of the Charlotte...
In a normal year, Jack Pilla would be traveling to compete in Ultra running races like the 100-mile Bighorn Trail Run in Wyoming, which should have taken place in June....
Wylie Garcia is spending a lot more time at home in Charlotte these days.With the onset of COVID-19, she gave up her Burlington studio and is now making art from...
This week’s question is an important one in a farm town: What’s your favorite animal?...
COVID-19 has put a few speed bumps in Nikolai Pughe’s life, but the 18-year-old doesn’t let it get him down. The Vermont Land Trust just recognized him as one of...
It was a very hot day, one of our “heat wave” days, so sane people would have deferred visiting a bakery. Wrong. Greeted by some milk goats that made it...
On Friday evening, June 26, the leadership of the Charlotte Shelburne Hinesburg Rotary was passed to the hands of new President Christopher Davis of Charlotte. He is succeeding Keith Walsh...
Every Mothers’ Day weekend for the last 12 years, Britney Sue Aube has been a fixture at Baptist Corners, selling hanging baskets from a wagon for her namesake business: BritSue’s...
A Pennsylvania native with a degree from Hampshire College in writing and environmental studies, Diana McCargo first moved to Vermont when she was hired by the state to work as...
May 25th, 2020 was a Memorial Day. Millions of Americans look back on this day on the quintessence of protecting the global order or the continental homeland by the United...
Years ago, my friend Gabe and I started a well-thought-out and carefully planned subterfuge campaign to undermine his wife, Sara. She is one of the dearest people in the world...
When he was interviewed by the Selectboard regarding his interest in being the town’s representative to the Chittenden Solid Waste District, Ken Spencer joked that he wanted the appointment because...
Jenna Mazur, dressed in green to represent the Green Mountains of Vermont, was recently crowned Mrs. Charlotte. She will compete in the state pageant for the title of Mrs. Vermont...