Posts filed under: People and Places

A visit to the Charlotte Berry Farm will only make you feel happy and warm despite the cold. Located on Route 7 across from Higbee Road, it is now open...
The promise of adventure was there from the start: I had to sign a waiver. Lieutenant Matt Daley, head of the New Haven barracks of the Vermont State Police and...
Vermont is full of entrepreneurs. According to Jeff Barett of the business magazine Inc.com, “It’s a state with fewer people than Oklahoma City, yet it has a 40-year track record...
Slovenian Bee Building sounds like the name of a cool band or a drink for sale at Starbucks. What it is, though, is a method of beekeeping that has been...
To meet Cathy Wells at Unity Farm on Higbee Road is to enter the world of a true dynamo. Ordinary multitaskers would be put to shame....
Rosemary Zezulinski cleaned up at this year’s Champlain Valley Fair, bringin home 30 ribbons. You might think that perfect vegetables come from a perfect garden or that prize-winning tomatoes are...
Left to right: Kaylynn Sullivan TwoTrees and Mikahely Rakuto Rozafy. Photo by Chol DhoorHaving connected at the VT African Diaspora Artists’ Summit at the Clemmons Farm earlier this summer, Kaylynn...
The Charlotte Recreation Commission hosted a community gelato party on August 22 to celebrate the opening of the new playground at the Charlotte Beach. The gelato and the service cart...
Fat Cow Farm is just one part of Trono Enterprises run by the Trono sons Zach, Lucas and Derick. Zach runs the farm, Lucas operates the oil business, and Derek...
The young guys who play open gym basketball at Charlotte Central School call their twice-weekly ball games by the affectionate name of “Old Man.” The older men who play in...
You’ve got your goggles on, you’re slicked up with sunscreen, your water shoes are firmly in place, you’re about to jump in the lake—and there it is: foamy pea soup,...
Acclaimed classical Violist Ashleigh Gordon will be an artist-in-residence at the Clemmons Family Farm in August. Gordon will offer two family-friendly classical musical events showcasing Black history. ...
Daniel Morgan, the new town Zoning Administrator, comes to Charlotte with a fresh perspective, a cheeky attitude toward his local newspaper and a passion for philosophy and Vermont winters....
It’s a bird… It’s a plane. No, it’s Britsue’s Greenhouse/Tenney’s Snack Bar. A fantastic treasure in “East” Charlotte. You see the signs beginning on Route 7 and Ferry Road…so follow...
There will be no more last-minute panic for Charlotters who get all the way home and realize they don’t have any vodka in the house—or is that just me? The...
Charlotte native John Moses was interviewed by “Here and Now” host Jeremy Hobson on the June 26 edition of the show’s DJ Sessions. “Here and Now” is produced by WBUR...
Interfaith minister Reverend Don Chatfield is joining All Souls Interfaith Gathering in Shelburne, Vermont, on July 15 to serve as lead pastor. All Souls is an inclusive spiritual center founded...
The friendly signs advertising sandwiches for the ferry and pulled BBQ pork are coming down. The Little Garden Market on Ferry Road, one of Charlotte’s few retail outlets, has been...
There’s a whole pile of good going on at the Charlotte Congregational Church this weekend—Playing for Good will sharing its talents with the town while helping others. ...
High on the Capitoline Hill above the Forum in Rome, Matthew Zahn and Angela Sako exchanged wedding vows on May 26, 2019.  The Sacrament of Holy Matrimony was celebrated by Fr....