Charlotte Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services is a private, not-for-profit corporation whose mission is to provide fire and safety protection and emergency medical services to the town of Charlotte.
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.
CVFRS is required by its MOA agreement with the Town of Charlotte to provide basic and paramedic level rescue services, and to do so with reasonable and appropriate expenditures.
A regular Monday morning turned into an extraordinary one this week for Willa and Eric Lampman. Thirty-five weeks and six days into her pregnancy with twins, Willa went into labor at their home in Charlotte and ended up delivering the babies shortly afterward—one while they were still at home.
CVFRS rescue logs for November,2020
Philo Ridge Farm, through the Frontline Foods Vermont program, donated and delivered lunch to the Charlotte Volunteer Fire and…
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Forty firefighters from Charlotte, Hinesburg, Ferrisburgh, Monkton and Shelburne honed their firefighting skills at a spectacular controlled burn of the former Waldorf School on Ferry Road in Charlotte on Saturday, Oct. 5.
The Thursday September 5 Planning Commission agenda featured only two items and four members: a sketch plan review and a discussion about updating the 1997 driveway construction standards. The commission deferred a joint discussion with the Selectboard about Act 143 and the Charlotte Land Use Regulations concerning agricultural businesses to Sept. 19 because two members of the Selectboard were not able to attend the Sept. 5 meeting, though representatives from Philo Ridge Farm did appear for the discussion and provided written input to the board before departing.
Last week’s Selectboard meeting covered some general yearly items, an end-of-year report from the fire department, and touched on…
The Jan. 3 Planning Commission meeting focused primarily on the Mason–Von Trapp sketch plan agenda item, with Chair Peter Joslin opening with an explanation of the intent of the sketch plan discussion: to listen to the ideas put forth by the applicants with a resulting recommendation from the commission. After nearly two hours of discussion from various meeting attendees, the commission scheduled a follow-up site visit and will include the item on a future agenda in February.
On Saturday, Sept. 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Charlotte Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services welcomes the public for a day of fun and education for all ages. Residents of Charlotte and neighboring towns are invited to visit with public safety providers from a variety of organizations, watch live demonstrations that will include CPR, vehicle extrication, fire demonstrations, and much more.
On Friday, Sept. 14, Charlotte Central School 5th through 8th grade students participated in fire safety training with the Charlotte Volunteer Fire and Rescue. Firefighters Jordan Paquette and Fritz Tegatz talked with students on the dangers of fire, shared safety tips when dealing with a fire and demonstrated how to use a fire extinguisher. The students also got some hands-on experience with the fire hose.
Corporate President Tom Cosinuke grew up in Pennsylvania and graduated from Westtown School and Gettysburg College. Tom has been lucky to live in Vermont for the past 35 years. He is married to a seventh-generation native Vermonter Annie Kelton but is nevertheless still a flatlander. Tom joined Charlotte Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services (CVFRS) three years ago.
The Charlotte Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services presented its quarterly report to the Selectboard at the board’s Sept. 25 meeting. CVFRS presented the unaudited 2017 end of year numbers and the potential impact for the fiscal year 2019 budget.
On the afternoon of Aug. 31, 2017, a Swiftwater Rescue component of the Vermont Urban Search and Rescue Task Force 1 was deployed to Texas to assist with Hurricane Harvey.
Sunday, June 4 04:44. Medical call Greenbush Road, Charlotte. 911 caller reported a medical emergency. Charlotte Rescue was dispatched….
Public Safety Log as submitted from the Shelburne Police Department