Posts filed under: People and Places

Resiliency happens when people work as a community—talking, listening, encouraging, supporting and respecting one another and doing whatever each can to make our community safer....
On the one hand, curbside collection for take-out, extra packing for health and safety, and compulsion to drink away pandemic sorrow could have meant the gullies along Spear Street would...
Jen Novak first started thinking about opening a home design and décor store last February, but when the pandemic hit, she put her plans on hold. With things looking up,...
Do we see our planet as a living being unto itself with its own arteries and veins that, instead of carrying blood, are waterways that feed parts of our earth’s...
This morning my husband and I were remembering winter, how we waited and worried for something to change, to improve during the long months of Covid isolation....
Lewis Creek Association has established a fund to honor Marty Illick and Terry Dinnan....
A majority of Charlotte residents say they would use a community center if built, but there is still a long road ahead before the town can break ground....
What could we possibly love more in a small town than a family business that’s carrying on to its next generation? Not much, I’d say, and this is precisely what...
Last year was marked by wonderful teamwork between the board of The Charlotte News and The Friends of The Charlotte News....
Forest fires, flooding and extreme weather—all are exacerbated by rising global temperatures, experts say. But increasingly to some, Vermont is an ideal place to escape....
It is often said that the three most important success factors in retailing are location, location and location. This is even more true for restaurants. So, when the Red Onion’s...
Opening Day at the Cookie Love creemee window had a different feeling this year, because the good cheer about the opening was dimmed somewhat by the uncertainty of the news...
“Help, my computer’s not working” is a cry often heard as we’re all confined to our homes by Covid restrictions. “Who can I call to get it running again soon?”...
One of Charlotte’s hidden gems is Morningside Cemetery. The cemetery is tucked into a secluded hillside off Morningside Drive a short distance from Spear Street....
Take a ride down Mt. Philo Road, past the park entrance and the Mt. Philo Inn, up over the ridge, savoring the spectacular views in all directions, and down into...
When Rick Vincent was hired as an accountant by what was then known as the University Health Center, he wasn’t thinking much about the future....
Spring is coming. For me that means the start of baseball season. It’s a game that goes back to my own youth, and it carried on over the years in...
Among those vaccinated was Charlotter Erick Crockenberg, who is working in Bhutan with U.S.-based company Mountain Hazlenuts, the largest private employer in the country....
Letters covering town conflict of interests and The Charlotte News....