Posts filed under: People and Places

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...
Beloved former Charlotte Central School principal Monica Smith, who spent the last 19 years of her career as an educator at CCS before she retired, passed away last week. Her...
I am a consultant in the food, beverage, and hospitality industry. As a lifelong chef, restaurateur, and food professional, I’ve been fielding many questions about how to support my beloved...
First thing every morning when I sit down at my kitchen counter, I take a look at my to-do list. It’s a blend of easy, medium and hard jobs. Yesterday,...
It’s in the news every day: If hospitals run short on ventilators, health professionals will have to decide which COVID-19 patients get them, essentially deciding who gets a chance to...
ShakeyGround Farm on Converse Bay Road near the Charlotte Ferry is not shaky in any way. Started by David Beckwith, it is now run Megan Bookless and Becca Burke. Becca...
From childhood, square dances with my family and ballet lessons taught me to appreciate involvement in dance. As an adult, Middlebury College dances and Waltz Nights with my husband only...
To meet Steve Schubart at the Grasscattle Company is to see our future and celebrate out past. A man with a mission and huge energy, an unstoppable combination....
Rick and I visited China during the first three weeks of January this year. Our purpose was to visit our daughter and her husband, who teach at Nanjing International School,...
February 11, Tuesday, starting at 7 p.m., come to the Charlotte Grange and “Meet the Candidates!” Hosted by The Charlotte News and the Charlotte Library. Meet and ask questions of...