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Did a pandemic year mean more or less litter? On the one hand, curbside collection for take-out, extra packing for health and safety, and compulsion to drink away pandemic sorrow could have meant the gullies along Spear Street would have been overflowing with plastic, paper and beer cans. Continue Reading
May! It’s here with its wonder and beauty of colors and fresh aromas, bird song and hope. It also brings chores as one of the busiest months in a gardener’s life. The...
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Lewis Creek Association has established a fund to honor Marty Illick and Terry Dinnan....
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Can you imagine… Being Mortal, Lost in Shangri La, hearing the News of the World about the Destiny of the Republic that includes The Underground Railroad, Guns, Germs, and Steel,...
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As we journey through the COVID vaccination process toward the goal of herd immunity, we know that goal and the percentage of individuals vaccinated are inextricably linked....
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The Vermont high school coaches of hockey and basketball for the 2021 season named a number of Redhawks to both men’s and women’s teams....
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Antique Clocks  … Drones … Native Americans … Poems from the Wilderness … Shelburne Country Store’s history …and a SPIN-A THON?   What on earth is the common link?  If you...
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Five teachers at Charlotte Central School will be retiring next year after an average each of 30 years spent teaching.  All but one teacher had taught exclusively at CCS. As...
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In our altered modern landscape, the idea of an old growth forest is captivating; we picture primal, untouched wilderness, massive trees and forests full of life. But what is “old...
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Green Up Day is right around the corner—of the calendar, that is—and Vermonters will head out to the roadsides to pick up the refuse of winter. Based on my past...
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At its April 15 meeting, the Planning Commission reviewed the Smart Growth standards that the state, regions and towns across Vermont have adopted....
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A majority of Charlotte residents say they would use a community center if built, but there is still a long road ahead before the town can break ground....
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What could we possibly love more in a small town than a family business that’s carrying on to its next generation? Not much, I’d say, and this is precisely what...
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