On June 1, Annie Fitzgerald, trainer at Country Cedar Farm, will launch her new business, Mountain Moon Farm. Fitzgerald’s new business will operate out of Country Cedar, and will offer an array of services including riding lessons, boarding, horse training and summer camps.
By Representative Mike Yantachka As the final installment of my legislative reports this year, I thought it would be good to highlight some of the important work the Legislature did over the two years of the biennium. Water quality In 2015 legislation was passed that will help prevent agricultural runoff from farms, roads and other impervious…
A new 800-foot boardwalk at Raven Ridge Natural Area, spanning the town lines of Charlotte, Hinesburg and Monkton, will be completed in early June.
Editor: Many thanks to Joanna Cummings for taking the helm of Green Up Day. She is continuing the tradition of John Quinney and Joe Gallagher in making this important event more efficient and effective every year
The Fourth Annual Vermont State Middle School Scholars Bowl Tournament was held at Burlington High School on Saturday, April 30.
Lyme disease, which was first described in Lyme, Connecticut, in 1975, is the most common tick-borne disease in the US. It’s caused by a spirochete (corkscrew- shaped) bacterium called Borrelia burgdorfuri and can involve the skin, joints, heart and nervous system.
Coach Albertson hits the 100 mark in baseball
The sixth inning proved decisive in bringing about Redhawk baseball coach, Tim Albertson’s 100th win, an 8-6 defeat of Burlington.
Like six Little Red Riding Hoods—toting baskets, knives, bags, books and high hopes— we traipsed across the field to a copse of trees surrounding a giant elm stump. May is morel season, a “choice” mushroom in the lingo of aficionados.
April 18. Kurt and Patricia Fischer to Harold and Jill Abilock, 0.57 acre, land only, 2501 Ferry Road, $35,000.
Thank you for the support this past month from Susan and Hans Ohanian, Charles Gluck and Darrilyn Peters, and the Shelburne Supermarket Coffee Bar. We appreciate your generosity!
Sadly, bats are one of the most misunderstood and maligned of our native animals. Many people fear them or have cursed and killed them when they get into homes and barns.
The Charlotte News is very happy to report that Kali Adams, our industrious Outwater intern, won first place in the Senior Individual Website Category at Vermont History Day on April 2.
Congratulations to all the Charlotte students at CVU who made the third quarter honor roll. For your efforts, The Charlotte News presents you with a lofty quote about education to keep you company on that long walk to graduation.
The best way to have a microadventure is to plan one, not just in your mind—you need to write it down on the calendar. This is imperative because if you are anything like our family, if you don’t plan it, then it usually doesn’t happen.
Please note that The Friends of the Charlotte Senior Center Annual Plant Sale will not be held this year due to the anticipated limitations created by our building project. We all look forward to this wonderful community event returning next year!
Since making its first grants in 2004, SCHIP has awarded more than $575,000 to projects that improve the lives of our neighbors and strengthen our communities.
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Book Review: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford By Isabel Cohen | The Central Record This is a powerful story about a Chinese-American boy in Seattle during World War II. Although he wears an “I am Chinese” button night and day, Henry Lee is constantly being mistaken for one of…
CCS athletes moving on Charlotte sports teams have produced successful athletes throughout the years, many of whom have moved on to CVU to present the same skills that they showed during their years at CCS.
Hello hopes, meet dreams – CCS on the horizon
On Thursday, April 14, the PTO met with parents and community members to discuss their hopes and dreams for the future of our school and its students.
The ballot for the school district consolidation vote is Tuesday, June 7. Absentee ballots are available at the clerk’s office and polls are open 7 a.m.–7 p.m. at the CCS Multi-Purpose Room. More info below:
On May 16, Mike Cook was celebrated with a Community Citizenship Award for over 40 years of service as a volunteer firefighter. Presented annually by the Charlotte Grange, the award honors the dedicated individuals who give their time and energy to the Town of Charlotte.
On Tuesday, May 24, at 7 p.m. at the Hinesburg Town Hall, Rebekah Weber of the Conservation Law Foundation will share information about the new rules and regulations being discussed and prepared as a result of Act 64, Vermont’s new clean water initiative.
The farming culture that defines much of Vermont is in crisis. Twenty-eight percent of the state’s farms are in the hands of farmers who are 65 years of age or older—people who are ready to retire within the next 10 years or so.
The stage at Charlotte Central School was lit up with smiling faces on Friday, May 13, as students from grades K – 4 treated the packed crowd to a rousing circus.
THURSDAY, MAY 19, 7 p.m.: International Student Forum. The CVU community is fortunate to have had students join their ranks for over 25 years. This year Niels from Denmark, Frederik from Norway and Manuel from Austria are living with families in Shelburne and making the most of their time here.
A community’s generosity honors the memory of Andrew Thayer, the Charlotte native who passed away unexpectedly on March 21 in Delray Beach, Florida. A fund started by friends and family will support area youth participation in the Andrew Thayer Junior Golf Clinics at Basin Harbor Club this summer, free of charge.
Congratulations to Willow Stein who will graduate from UVM this month with her master’s degree in social work. She and her husband, Zach Manganello, live in Charlotte.
The Selectboard “kicked the can down the road” yet again when it met on May 9 and deferred action on the town clerk/treasurer (TC/T) pay issue until May 26 at 3 p.m. At that time the board will hold a single-issue meeting analyzing the position using the Palmer salary method with the expectation of finally resolving the question.