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The word “last” has a lot of definitions; in our April 23 email newsletter, it appeared in the first sentence of the first article, referencing a previous issue of the...
We’re pleased to announce that Ben Miller and Bailey Grattelo have been elected to the Board of Directors of The Charlotte News, replacing retired members Lane Morrison and Dave Quickel....
For the last print issue of The Charlotte News, a group of Charlotte citizens came together in a virtual brainstorming session to see how they could help all residents of...
It’s in the news every day: If hospitals run short on ventilators, health professionals will have to decide which COVID-19 patients get them, essentially deciding who gets a chance to...
Our journalists are working harder than ever to inform the community about COVID-19 and the resources available to help us all get through these perilous times....
The April 13 Selectboard meeting marked the third meeting held virtually and moved through a full agenda at an effective clip, spending the majority of its time discussing austerity measures...
Meeting in surreal circumstances, the Charlotte Selectboard decided during an emergency meeting on April 2 to postpone a scheduled April 7 vote on the town budget and town trail funding....
As we start the next phase of “Stay Home, Stay Safe,” a group of Charlotte citizens were brought together into a virtual brainstorming session to see how we could best...
At a time when 2,000 U.S. newspapers have either laid off staff—including just in recent days Seven Days and VTDigger—or closed shop altogether, The Charlotte News is also struggling. As...
Champlain Valley School District families received a recorded phone call Monday evening from Director of Operations Jeanne Jensen....
The great thing about a local newspaper in a town like Charlotte is that everyone can contribute; in this weird time of physical disconnection, we’re hoping that The Charlotte News...
Like many in business, trusted news organizations are being hit hard by this pandemic. If you can, please consider subscribing to your local paper or contributing to a Vermont news...
Last week, Dr. Tim Lahey, Charlotte resident and University of Vermont Medical Center epidemiologist and director of the hospital’s ethics program, gave a widely viewed (over 100,000 people) live Facebook...
The coronavirus is now confirmed in Shelburne, and here in Charlotte the Senior Center, the library and the school are closed, possibly for months. And the worst impacts of the...
Following is a letter from the Champlain Valley School District. In addition to the broad communication from the district office, Charlotte Central School Co-Principal Jen Roth said in an email,...
The board of directors was significantly reshaped this year. Rick Detwiler, Patrice Machavern and Louisa Schibli (see below) left the board, and John Quinney, Lane Morrison, Ted LeBlanc, Claudia Marshall,...
The deal for a new restaurant in the almost-completed Charlotte Crossing building fell through in September, but hopes for a sit-down eatery in town are not completely dashed. The commercial...
Charlotte Central School’s resident mythical figure, Pumpkin Man, has been the center of controversy in town lately, as school principals Stephanie Sumner and Jen Roth recently announced that after this...
Jack Fairweather, journalist and board member of The Charlotte News, takes on his toughest assignment yet as the mentor for the News’ Journalism Club, working with cub reporters on hard-hitting...
Two vehicle thefts in Charlotte over the past week have Vermont State Police looking for more information from the public. One car was stolen from a driveway, and another was...