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Not for the first time, the majority of a Selectboard meeting was spent discussing pay for a position in the town clerk’s office. After an at-times contentious discussion, on July...
How much is Charlotte spending on policing? The simple answer: not a lot, but police services are a very small piece of the greater emergency services pie.  ...
The Charlotte COVID-19 Assistance Team met this past Monday and continued our discussion around community resilience, this time focusing specifically on the survey from Community Resilience Organization we discussed at...
The Senior Center building remains closed, but things are happening. Those activities that are held outdoors, namely Kayaking for Women and Birding Expeditions, have started up again....
The Charlotte Planning and Zoning Office staff want to make sure residents know that we are open for business and reviewing and administering municipal permit applications....
The bulk of the July 13 Selectboard meeting was taken up with two issues: one a highway access permit request dispute that just won’t die and the other that has...
Public comment was the theme at the July 16 Planning Commission meeting, where Charlotte residents had plenty to say about proposed changes for Land Use Regulations and about a sketch...
The Charlotte Food Shelf is an all volunteer organization supported by the Charlotte Congregational Church, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church and the Charlotte Community. A big thank you...
The Charlotte Energy Committee and the Charlotte Library, with the support of the town, successfully applied in April 2019 for a $17,000 grant from the State Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Grant...
It is sad to say that the Senior Center building remains closed, but it’s exciting to note that activities held outdoors can take place. The online Zoom courses will continue...
Before burning any brush or yard waste, please remember to call Shelburne Dispatch at 985-8051 (7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.) for a burn permit. ...
The Charlotte Planning Commission will hold a public hearing via Zoom on Thursday, July 16 at 7:00 pm on a proposed repeal to a portion of the Town of Charlotte...
The Selectboard meeting on June 29 confronted decisions addressing changes in hours and pay rates for town employees for fiscal year 2021, reopening the Town Offices, requesting bids for the...
It is now abundantly clear that there will not be a Grand Re-Opening of the Senior Center any time soon. Nor is there a phased re-opening plan....
A June 23 vote to approve the Charlotte town budget, allocate $57,000 of tax money for the Town Link Trail, and to approve the amount of $0 for town donations...
Monday’s Selectboard meeting addressed multiple recent issues around town, including a residential application for a Highway Access Permit on Morningstar Drive, a recreation COVID-19 update, and discussion of an updated...
One of the most widespread of wild plants, all parts of the dandelion are edible: root, leaves and flowers. The leaves are an excellent source of vitamin C and all...
As much as we may wish it to be so, the coronavirus emergency is not over, and it’s sad to say that life is not returning to normal anytime soon....
Ever since Vermont received $1.25 billion in Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) as a result of the federal CARES Act, Governor Scott and the Legislature have been trying to decide how...
The Selectboard tackled topics from picnic tables to open-space tax refunds and everything in between on Monday night....