Posts filed under: Recreation

The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation is seeking public feedback on potential designs to enhance Mt. Philo State Park....
The unofficial, but very creative and determined Charlotte COVID-19 Assistance Team met again last Monday, this time totally focused on what this team could do to make sure our town...
CVU men golfers traveled to Pinehurst, North Carolina, the first week of this month for the National High School Invitational Tournament. Led by Alex Leonard, the Redhawk swingers placed 23rd...
Now that the June-bearing strawberry season has passed, there are things that we can do now to get ready for next year’s crop. If your strawberry patch is two years...
There’s no space right now for more grim news. I will leave it to others to write about cyanobacteria blooms in Charlotte and elsewhere, drought and its sequalae, climate change,...
Traveling to Hartford, the S.D. Ireland summer baseball team, winners of the northern division, faced Lakes Region, the southern conference winners, after each carried winning records for the foreshortened season....
Several Charlotte residents have mentioned to The Charlotte News that they have been noticing barred owls more than usual this year. Bird Project Leader for Vermont Fish and Wildlife Doug...
The Shelburne based Suburbans, a Babe Ruth baseball team of 13- to 15-year-olds, began a shortened summer season on July 1 that will run through August 6....
It’s alarming to watch the numbers of COVID cases increase exponentially in various parts of our country and one can’t help but wonder when all people will understand what needs...
It feels like we wait all year for fresh lettuce, and the window seems to close quickly. How can we maximize lettuce season? While lettuce is easy to grow, factors like...
It has been a year since summer high school baseball has seen the diamond through a traditional American Legion season. This year’s season was cancelled in April due to the...
There’s no shortage of distressing news these days. Let’s take a break from it all for a few paragraphs and savor some positive news....
By Trina Bianchi As I watch the number of coronavirus cases rise dramatically in other parts of our country, I continue to be grateful that in Vermont, Governor Scott and...
Even though Governor Scott and his team continue to move us forward through the COVID-19 piece, slowly, one step at a time, life still remains very uncertain and incredibly stressful...
Champlain Valley Union High School junior Catherine Gilwee earned recognition as Athlete of the Year as reported in the June 20 Burlington Free Press....
It’s not the end of the school year without those waving ribbons! Teachers sent students off for summer with smiles and some excellent dance moves, and parents made signs to...
It looks like we may be socially distancing for a while to come. If the pandemic continues, we will all need to sort out how to stay safe, healthy and...
Vermont American Legion baseball has cancelled its 2020 season for only the fourth time since it began in 1928. The last time was 1945, and it was not held for...
As I look at the calendar and see that we have turned to another month, I realize that we are now into the fourth month of the COVID-19 journey....
Much of the debate over the years on the Town Link Trail in Charlotte has included the constructive give-and-take that is the hallmark of a healthy democratic process....