Posts filed under: People and Places

When Meg Berlin and her then-husband visited a friend who lived in Charlotte almost 25 years ago, they fell in love with the area and decided to buy some land...
Selectboard member and Spear’s Corner Store owner Carrie Spear signed off for the last time as a public official last week. After serving two three-year terms on the board, she...
Jonathan Hart doesn’t take as many photos as he used to. That’s because he’s changed his vantage point from photographer to publisher. The proprietor of Amazing Vermont Photography has added...
Lewis Mudge is the newest member of the Charlotte Selectboard and he took a minute to let us know what he’s into, what he hopes for, and what he wants...
Christine Cowart was living in New Jersey and skiing at Pico almost every weekend when she started seeing skiers with orange bibs. The bibs were worn by blind skiers and...
Towards the end of last year, I spent a couple of evenings sifting through records of the Charlotte Grange, pulling together photographs to map out how the Grange Hall has...
Many of us are at an age when our revered sports figures leave us to enter the great big tunnel. On Jan. 22, #44 left life for a different field...
Scott Jaunich readily admits he’s not what most people would expect from a member of the Audubon Vermont Board of Directors. “I’ve seen more birds from the bead of a...
Make kindness second nature for a happy, healthy family member and community member. Practice. Practice. Practice. That is how we master the skill....
In 1989, Debbie Lamden’s life was turned upside down. Her son, Ari, was born after just 24 weeks of pregnancy, weighing only a pound and a half. A stained-glass artist...
The well known and much-loved Red Onion Café opened with a rush on Wednesday morning that was still going at lunch time....
“I grew up in a family that appreciated food,” Matt Jennings said. “My mother is a great cook and my father is a landscape architect who had a prolific vegetable...
Schoolteachers, your mom, your spouse, your garbage man—even if you never want to leave the house again, these people still all need gifts....
Elaine L. Place, 83, loving wife, mother and grandmother, died peacefully at home on Nov. 20, 2020, surrounded by her family after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease....
There’s no hustle and bustle. There’s no cheek-kissing or champagne-glass-clinking or holiday parties that involve squeezing yourself into a dress that you could have sworn fit just fine a month...
With all that has been going on in the world lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the light in the gloom. The silver lining is a more common way...
As a teenager, Philip Fass liked to make short films, enjoying both the technical and creative parts of the process. Fearing he would be unable to earn a living behind...
It was my first year as a resident of New York City over Thanksgiving. I lived off Union Square, around the corner from Max’s Kansas City where Lou Reed and...
In pondering the topic of Thanksgiving and gratitude, I find my mind wandering not to what on earth this Thanksgiving will bring, but back to past Thanksgivings—specifically, to Thanksgivings of...
The Recreation Commission and Charlotte Recreation held a beach sculpture challenge this fall....