We live in a generous town.
Back in the summer, Lucie Lehmann reached out to The News with a kind offer to report on Charlotte’s farms. We enthusiastically said “yes” and asked Lucie also to keep an eye on developments at Nordic Farms.
At The Charlotte News, we believe that the most important news stories leave a lasting impact and can also elevate local issues to a regional platform.
As you’ve probably heard, we launched our fall fund drive in early November with a challenge:
You may have watched Storm Lake Times, which screened on Vermont PBS on Monday night.
Dear Reader: We learned a new acronym this year—DRB. Starting in the spring, The Charlotte News published a series…
What do you get when you mix a beautiful Vermont summer morning with 1,100 golf balls, a helicopter and the Charlotte-Shelburne-Hinesburg Rotary Club?
For the friends and family who loved Dana Bolton, his passing from brain cancer this spring has left a void. For music lovers and musicians, a dearth of live music events because of the coronavirus has been one more layer of hardship on an already challenging landscape.
After applying for several grants and now having been super successful in being awarded not one but two grants this year, the Grange is now busy meeting the requirements on the first one so that Slater Construction can begin the work on the beautiful, inside schoolhouse windows on the first floor. We are pleased to be able to work again with a local contractor on this project. You should be seeing activity on this project this summer.
February 11, Tuesday, starting at 7 p.m., come to the Charlotte Grange and “Meet the Candidates!” Hosted by The Charlotte News and the Charlotte Library. Meet and ask questions of all candidates running for a town office. Hear what they have to say on their plans for our town, prior to Town Meeting Day.
On Sunday, May 5, Philo Ridge Farm hosted a family-friendly fundraiser for The Charlotte News. That is, not The Citizen, as Vince Crockenberg, president of the board, made clear.“We are not this paper,” he told the sizable crowd, holding up the latest edition of the for-profit paper, The Citizen.
The May 2 issue of the paper was Melissa O’Brien’s last as the news editor of the paper; she is, however, staying on as a freelance writer until after her daughter, Coco, graduates CCS in mid-June.
The Charlotte News and Philo Ridge Farm invite you to join us in a family-friendly community gathering on Sunday, May 5, from 4 to 7 p.m. with local music, delicious food and farm tours that will offer the inside scoop on the workings of Philo Ridge Farm before it officially begins its new spring season on Monday, May 6.
Community Bank N.A. presents the 2017 Special Olympics Vermont Holiday Games December 10 at St. Michael’s College and Spare Times Lanes in Colchester. Nearly 500 athletes and Unified partners will compete in swimming, floorball, and bowling.
Charlotte Grange #398 is holding their annual Fall Rummage Sale to raise funds needed to cover the replacement cost of an oil tank for their furnace. The ultimate goal is to renovate and refurbish the Grange Hall so that it can become a community resource for the Charlotte Community.