Posts filed under: People and Places

As tractors thundered up from the Nichols farm Sunday, October 10, spectators along the parade route greeted the machinery with applause and whoops of joy....
The turnout was remarkable on a drizzly day in the low 50s to celebrate the newly installed solar system at the CCS compost shed....
Matt Bonoma’s wife, Maggie, grew up in Vermont and he grew up in Massachusetts. “She wanted to raise our kids here and she worked on me for 15 years,” Bonoma...
On Thursday September 30, the Clemmons Family Farm in Charlotte was the setting for the announcement of a $6 million gift to support diversification of farm ownership in Vermont....
What do you get when you mix a beautiful Vermont summer morning with 1,100 golf balls, a helicopter and the Charlotte-Shelburne-Hinesburg Rotary Club?...
Nicole Junas Ravlin has always had an interest in news and used to wonder why certain topics were covered and others were not. “I wanted to find a way to...
Q: Are the Vermont state courts open?...
Zoning Administrator Wendy Pelletier has put Charlotte’s Crossing eatery Backyard Bistro on notice....
When local physical therapist Kristi Johnson realized that a cyclist participating in the 16th Annual Kelly Brush Ride needed help, she didn’t hesitate to assist. Johnson, who practices at PT...
Growing up in New Jersey, Caroline Patten spent as much time as she could on the water. These days, she is spending more time in the mountains, and the combination...
Widening the focus to neighboring towns, let’s explore the wealth of options in Shelburne and Hinesburg....
There were murmurings and greetings among friends and acquaintances as we gathered on Saturday morning, August 14, in the Breeding Barn at Shelburne Farms for the memorial for Marty Illick...
New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd took former president Barack Obama to task for lavish parties at his new house in the posh section of Martha’s Vineyard, the island off...
It’s hard to summarize Zach Pollakoff’s life because he is involved in so many creative endeavors. Borrowing from an artist he works with named Ross Simonini, Pollakoff refers to himself...
Shelburne Museum teams up with Encore Renewable Energy and Bee The Change to develop two pollinator friendly solar projects...
Settlement Agreement Imminent in Spear, Tenney Dispute and Trouble may be brewing for Vermont Commons project ...
The Hagios family had a successful blackberry season this year...
There are times when Charlotte Zoning Administrator Wendy Pelletier could easily sit at the other side of the table, providing input to a developer on engine specifications, but that’s no...
At first glance, last Saturday’s July 31 activity at the Charlotte Beach appeared understated. The annual town Beach Party was minutes away from starting and anticipation was building....
The Bristol Community Solar Co-op is coming to fruition with a little added benefit to support Clemmons Family Farm....