Posts filed under: Town

Heightened tensions over a proposed leash law amendment by the Thompson’s Point Leaseholders Association have not yet abated and no decision has been reached, though community input is being considered....
The Selectboard Monday night buried an issue that has been on the agenda several times over the summer. After months of conversation and contention, the Morningside Cemetery Association and their...
People are continuing to stay active—either with outdoor activities or with online classes—and there are a lot to choose from. If you are hesitant about going online, please call and...
The Legislature moved closer to final adjournment last week with the passage by the House of the Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) budget. Since all money bills, both taxation and spending, must...
Home gardens are flourishing, and Food Shelf volunteer prima Karen Doris reports that the abundance of fresh vegetables made a recent Wednesday evening Food Shelf distribution look like a farmers...
The Charlotte Planning Commission spent over two and a half hours last Thursday going over the finer points and specific language of proposed amendments to town Land Use Regulations. Marty...
Progression of the Morningside Drive and Morningside Cemetery saga was postponed for the Morningside Cemetery Association and property owners Megan Browning and Will Bown when Selectboard members decided that the...
The Vermont Legislature returned virtually to Montpelier last week to complete the work of developing a budget for the last three quarters of fiscal year 2021. While this is our...
Your Charlotte COVID-19 Assistance Team continues to meet twice a month and has now officially taken on the task of discovering how our residents feel about where our town is...
Along with the fond memories of summer trips on the Nancy Ann, with the captain and his first mate (Al and Nancy Martin), not to be forgotten is the loyal...
Charlotte Crossings is at odds with the Town of Charlotte yet again, as the Route 7 property owners claim they were “unexpectedly” asked to stop hosting food trucks in their...
Rick Bragg’s The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma’s Southern Table is a wonderfully poignant, funny and rollicking food memoir, as well as a loving tribute to his mother....
The Senior Center building remains closed, but activities, art exhibits, presentations and courses are continuing—and expanding. Activities held outdoors, namely Kayaking for Women and Birding Expeditions, have started up again...
With the scent of hand sanitizer pungent in the air and voters politely nodding and maintaining distance in close quarters, voting in Charlotte for the 2020 primaries was certainly out...
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...