Posts filed under: People and Places

In our July 11 and 28, 2018 issues, The Charlotte News experimented with publishing two long-form installments of what eventually became a book-length memoir by Norm Riggs about how, in...
Steve Schubart grew up in Vermont, but in 2011, he traveled to California to pursue a degree in economics. While there, he decided to work on a ranch to get...
In the Oct. 18 issue of the New York Times newspaper, the editorial board members contributed opinion pieces directed at “How to End Our National Crisis.” Jesse Wegman who, while...
Katie Fraser started her teaching career as a long-term substitute at the Allen Brook School in Williston. “I fell in love with the district,” she said. A lack of classroom...
Church Street’s Red Onion Café will relocate to Charlotte after 30 years of servicing downtown Burlington. In a press release last Thursday, owner Mickey West cited financial troubles brought on...
It all started with a light fixture. Kip Mesirow was living in Berkeley, California and building houses when he got a job working at Chez Panisse for the legendary chef...
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...