Posts tagged with: death

A Bristol man was killed in a single vehicle crash on Route 7 in Charlotte early Saturday morning....
On Monday Marty Illick and her husband, Terry Dinnan, drowned while boating near their Lewis Creek home in East Charlotte, a neighborhood...
With all that has been going on in the world lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the light in the gloom. The silver lining is a more common way...
Congratulations to the following Charlotte Central School students who won finalist status in the preliminary round of the National Geographic sponsored GeoBee and advanced to the second round, the School GeoBee...
Charlotte, like any community, has seen its share of rough losses. In a small town like ours, premature death hits us hard, whether we knew the individual or not. These...
to former Charlotte residents Becca von Trapp Muller and her husband, Rye Muller, on the birth of their second son, Oakley Orion Muller, on October 16, 2018....
I really don’t remember when I met him, when I met them. I think it might have been at a party thrown by my neighbors at the time, because they...
There are times in life when it’s not until someone dies that we come to understand how their life impacted ours, even when we didn’t know them while they were...
Barrie Dunsmore died last Sunday—and he’s been my constant companion—rowing with me on the lake as the sun rises, walking around meadows and offering amusing peanut gallery perspectives on the...
to Kristopher and Sarah Larson of Charlotte who recently purchased Otter Creek Awnings of Williston, a locally based company that provides customized solutions to outdoor and shading needs. They make...
   I turn 53 this weekend, the same age at which my mother’s mother died of breast cancer. I have heard of people dreading this kind of thing: arriving at...
I am composing for you my bi-weekly missive from the eastern end of Long Island. My daughter Coco and I traveled out here with my former brother- and sister-in-law, Mark...
In his classic poem, “Mending Wall,” Robert Frost quotes his neighbor who says, “Good fences make good neighbors.” Well, that may have been true for those two, but my neighbor...
Like the dog in John Irving’s Hotel New Hampshire named “Sorrow” who follows his protagonists, I have learned, having had to put several dogs to sleep, “Sorrow” follows us for...
As Jeff turned off the pavement onto a narrow dirt road, the late afternoon sun shone into his eyes. It had been three weeks since she had collapsed on the...
Strains of Beethoven’s “Für Elise” filled the hall, as over 300 people crowded into the sanctuary at All Souls Interfaith Gathering in Shelburne on Nov. 18. Family and friends were...
Dealing with death and burials can be a touchy topic and is often postponed. People feel skittish talking about it....