The Shelburne Charlotte Garden Club will meet at 11 a.m. at the Shelburne Vineyard at 6308 Shelburne Road in Shelburne on Tuesday, Sept. 12. All are welcome to join in on a tour. Following the tour, anyone who wishes may stay for an optional wine tasting at $8 per person. For more information please call Ann Mead at 985-2657.
The Charlotte Town Link Trail has been in the news frequently over the past several months. Although this trail has been in the works for about 20 years, now that it is becoming a reality many townspeople are more interested in the trail and have more questions about it. In an effort to answer as many questions as we can, the Trails Committee is starting this column, Trails Talk, in The Charlotte News.
Last Friday afternoon Burlington mayor Miro Weinberger announced at a news conference at City Hall Park that the city and New Moran Inc, the nonprofit headed by former Charlotters Erick Crockenberg and Tad Cooke and their partner Charlie Tipper, had failed to agree on the terms and conditions for going forward with the redevelopment of the Moran Plant on the Burlington waterfront. Weinberger indicated that the city was now exploring options for razing the building, a former coal-fired electricity generating plant that was decommissioned in 1986.
Elizabeth Bassett takes us on a tour out doors in Vermont.
As a sophomore at Champlain Valley Union High School Natalie Meyer made a bold move. She started a club with a mission close to her heart: a peer-led Refugee Outreach Club. The R.O.C., as it is known, now spans five high schools and Middlebury College. To date there are about 60 members alone at CVU, one of their biggest clubs.
Also coming up is the Better L8 than Never Car Show presented by the Addison County Chamber of Commerce and the Snake Mountain Cruisers on Sept. 24. This will be held at the Bristol Recreation Field in Bristol.
While Open Farm Week ended officially Aug. 20, Philo Ridge Farm looks forward to continually welcoming guests to the farm through school visits, pasture walks and its farm Market.
Bradley Carleton describes his love of duck hunting and the sacred nature of the sport
Pancake breakfasts with real maple syrup at the River’s Edge Campground on Otter Creek and daily tours to Lake…
Heather Morse has a few helpful tips about buying a home.
In an effort to support local farmers the Charlotte Grange has volunteered to feature a new farm story each month in The Charlotte News. Here is part three of the series. Enjoy this story about Stony Lome!
Jessica Sanford of Adam’s Berry Farm said she’s enjoyed having people at the farm for yoga and berry picking. “Working with Yoga Roots to offer yoga on the farm connects people to their food and supports the Charlotte Land Trust and their work,” Sanford said.
Adam’s Berry Farm often collaborates with local businesses. The farm recently provided 700 pounds of strawberries to Zero Gravity Brewery to make a strawberry beer and often works with Fiddlehead, Sanford said.
The cruises are a favorite element of the Charlotte Senior Center’s summer program, and Captain Martin revels in the chance to sail up and down the lake regaling his cruisers with stories and history. He’s been doing it for 16 years and seems to enjoy it as much as his passengers. His former role as owner and towing operator of the Point Bay Marina required him to obtain a Coast Guard 100-ton captain’s license, so he has a wealth of boat experience, which he willingly shares with the large group of cruise members who cluster about him on the flying bridge.
Charlotte’s first families were remarkably homogeneous culturally and almost exclusively Protestant in their outlook, from our 1762 charter through the 1820s. Political repression by the English and famines in Ireland saw migrations of the Irish, many arriving in Quebec City to find political repression of the French-Canadians by the English and famines in Quebec. Many looked south of the border for relief.
Hike the trails of Charlotte, Vermont
Kay wanted us to get a taste of her part of Texas and laid out an ambitious schedule of activities, four days that would include hiking the Violet Crown wildlife trail and biking around, and then kayaking on Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin. We’d visit the University of Texas’s Blanton Museum of Art and ogle cowboy gear at Allens Boots. Kay’s plan included a day in the Texas Hill Country, starting with a walk to Pedernales Falls, followed by a tour of LBJ’s boyhood home and a vineyard wine tasting, and finishing up at LBJ’s “Texas White House.”
This year’s performance lineup includes New York’s Bindlestiff Family Cirkus, Pinky Special and Rob Torres; Canadians John Park, Mike Wood, The Kif-Kif Sisters, and The Matt Velvet & Charlie Show; Strong Woman Mama Lou (Austin, Texas), Brushy One-String (Jamaica), Nigel Blackstorm (England), Kenny Raskin (Newton, Mass.), Mark Hayward (Wisconsin), Snap Boogie (Boston), and The Hokum Bros. (Charlotte).
The ever-diverse Charlotte Senior Center sets out on Lake Champlain celebrating and learning on the shoreline and at the center
Charlotte Central School alumni celebrate decades passed A group of Charlotte Central School graduates hosted a summer picnic to…
We hiked Mt. Philo on June 11 in memory of Chris Desjardin of Colchester. About 35 of his friends…