Quietly Making Noise: Bang! Toy Guns and Our Children

My mother, who has always hated guns, never dissuaded us from playing with toy ones. There was, however, a lot of talk about gun safety, and we were routinely quizzed on what we should do if we found a real gun.

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Sowing the seeds

Just before the holidays began, members of the Charlotte Congregational Church received an email from Associate Pastor Reverend Susan Cooke Kittredge announcing that the Church’s Cabinet voted to call the Rev. Dr. Arnold Thomas as interim pastor beginning Jan. 1, 2016.

Selectboard finalizes municipal budget

The proposed Charlotte 2016-17 budget is finally done. After a series of hearings beginning with budget reviews last summer and a marathon of meetings through December and January, the Selectboard approved a final budget in time to meet the deadline of January 25.