In 2016, there were an equal number of men and women in leadership positions in the Charlotte Fire and Rescue Department.
Charlotte is buzzing with the possibility of changing its fire and rescue service from a separate nonprofit organization into part of the town government.
A barrage of garage “yes” votes in Tuesday’s election means the town will be building a garage to house snow plows and road equipment, and that road commissioner Junior Lewis will be staying on.
The Charlotte Selectboard held a blissfully short meeting during the afternoon last Wednesday, Aug. 2.
The selectboard is on the precipice of possibly making a big decision that could have a major impact on Charlotte
The Charlotte Recreation Department wants to make trips to the beach a little easier.
Spending by the energy committee — a topic that periodically rears its head at selectboard meetings — reared up and galloped around the conversation at the June 27 meeting.
With a special town meeting approaching on Aug. 9, the Charlotte Selectboard will send out a last-minute pitch to voters on the merits of its proposed town garage.
Since almost immediately after the private garage where road commissioner Junior Lewis housed his road clearing trucks and equipment burned just before Christmas, the Charlotte Selectboard has been working to get a new — town-owned this time — garage built.
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Although Selectboard Chair Jim Faulkner broke three ribs when a large landscaping mower flipped over on him, the accident could have been much worse.
It’s probably incorrect to say that plans for building a town garage are headed back to the drawing board, because plans for the garage really never left the metaphorical drawing board.
A kinder, gentler Charlotte. A closer, more confident, friendlier and a more helpful Charlotte. These are just some of the benefits community members advocating for Community Heart & Soul see coming from that process.
But unlike the ubiquitous signs described in the Five Man Electrical Band’s 1970 international hit “Signs,” the Charlotte Selectboard’s sign discussions on Monday, March 14, were about signs that will not be “blockin’ out the scenery” or “breakin’” anyone’s mind.
Jim Faulkner and Frank Tenney must wear asbestos boots because they agreed to once again step into the metaphorical crucible of fire as leaders of Charlotte’s highest municipal body.
In the late afternoon of Tuesday’s Town Meeting Day voting, outside the Charlotte Town Hall was seeing a good bit of action with leaving and arriving cars having to dosey doe to get in or out of parking spaces.
Another Charlotte board meeting—another conversation about conflict of interest.
The Selectboard considered a proposal to extend broadband access to the majority of the 239 households in Charlotte currently without access, and found a way to move forward, despite complications.
The following people submitted Consent of Candidate forms to Town Clerk, Mary Mead.
An appropriations increase requested by CVFRS for fiscal year 2022 was the hotly debated topic at the Special Selectboard Meeting on January 17 with the final decision to be made by town voters in March.