Posts filed under: People and Places

Jeanne and Rene Kaczka-Valliere said they have signed the petition opposing the proposed Charlotte Health Center and will appeal the project in environmental court should Evergreen Family Health fail to...
Dr. Lydia Clemmons, director of the Clemmons’ Family Farm, suffered illegal racial and gender discrimination at the hands of Vermont State police, according to a 5-0 vote by the Vermont...
Will Raap’s purchase of Charlotte’s Nordic Farm is about to become a reality, and the local entrepreneur is eager to take the reins....
Mud season in our town of Charlotte is a thing of the past! As Road Commissioner Jr Lewis explained, substantial upgrades have been completed over the years to improve the...
Bill Regan is a firm believer in community. He and his wife, Nina, moved to Charlotte in the summer of 2019 and almost immediately, while looking for ways to get...
He’s nearly six feet tall, 400 pounds and covered in soft wool. He’s got big, dark eyes the color of a deep Andean mountain lake. And he spits when he’s...
The Charlotte Energy Committee (CEC) is excited to announce its new website. The new site breaks down a vast amount of information into easy sections, using photos and charts for...
If you yearn for more outdoor art (after visiting Lemon Fair and Cold Hollow Sculpture Parks), venture down the road to Shelburne Museum or consider a road trip to Saint-Gaudens...
When Deborah Kehoe left Vermont to study graphic design and painting at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, teaching wasn’t one of her career goals....
Sadie Devoid makes good use of the dictionary she received this spring through the Grange’s program called Words for Thirds....
Last fall, Laurie Thompson from the Charlotte Trails Committee contacted me about doing a mural in the underpass beneath Route 7 in the section of the Town Link Trail between Mt....
Do you feel that Charlotte is a welcoming community? Do you feel that we have the diversity you would like to see in our town? Do you think we have...
  Here’s a marketing problem for you: How do you build a successful independent automobile repair business if you are a blind man …. named Edsel? If you are Edsel...
As our late Vermont congressman Jim Jeffords used to declare before he discovered things that surprised him, “Jeezum crow! Imagine that!” Well, “Jeezum crow! Imagine that I have been out...
Charmingly diverse collection brings rich history to life. It’s a heavy, round black iron ball, about the size of an orange. The ball sits silent and unmoving on the glass...
As we have recently discovered with the debate in Washington, “infrastructure” is one of those words that means a million different things to a million different people....
The Vermont Public Places Awards program, designed to shine a spotlight on public places and spaces, recently recognized 11 noteworthy projects....
Zoning Administrator Wendy Pelletier had only just settled into her new role when she faced what she called her biggest job challenge so far: side effects from her second COVID-19...
After enduring what they described as months of negative press coverage and unfounded allegations of misconduct, Zoning Board of Adjustment members Matt Zucker and Jonathan Fisher resigned last month, and...
This year the Charlotte Land Trust Board lost two valuable members who both died unexpectedly. David Watts had been a board member for over seven years and passed away suddenly...