The Big Chill: Be a Hero for Epilepsy event

The Big Chill: Be a Hero for Epilepsy event

Take a dip in Malletts Bay to kick off spring and help a good cause. You can be part of The Big Chill: Be a Hero for Epilepsy at Bayside Park in Mallett’s Bay in Colchester on Sunday, April 30. Preregistration for this event is required. Individuals who want to participate must register by noon… Read More »

UVM study: Lake Champlain saltier

UVM study: Lake Champlain saltier

By Mike Polhamus, Vtdigger.com Lake Champlain is growing increasingly salty, and researchers say winter snow maintenance is the likely culprit, according to a new study published April 10. Salt in the lake can promote the spread of blue-green algae, according to scientists. The current salinity level of Lake Champlain isn’t high enough to harm aquatic… Read More »

Local Playgroups

Please note: Playgroups that run on the school calendar will not run the week of the April 24. The Charlotte Playgroup meets each Monday, 9:30-11am, in the multipurpose room at the Charlotte Central School. No playgroup when school is not in session. Contact: Colleen at bbfcharlotteplaygroup@gmail.com Drop-in play at Wiggle Room in Hinesburg, Monday through… Read More »

Town Meetings

Charlotte Meetings April 20: Planning Commission April 24: Selectboard Meeting April 25, 7pm: Conservation Commission Hinesburg Meetings Affordable Housing Committee: 1st Wednesday of the month at 7pm Agency Request Review Committee: meets as needed. Contact Committee for next meeting. Conservation Commission: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 7pm Development Review Board (DRB): 1st… Read More »

Charlotte firm wins design/build award for Shelburne terrace

Charlotte firm wins design/build award for Shelburne terrace

Green Works Vermont Nursery & Landscape Association awarded Distinctive Landscaping, a Charlotte-based design/build firm, for the appropriately named “Small Space, Bold Terrace,” a project featuring a patio overlooking Shelburne Bay. The design eliminated an inconveniently elevated deck and small sunken patio, and replaced them with a simple, elegant stone patio. The raised level and curved… Read More »

Beware of schemes during tax season

Beware of schemes during tax season

It’s tax season! Every year, around this time, the Internal Revenue Service publishes its dirty dozen – a list of scams criminals use to try and ferret out personal information and/or steal money. For example, if you received an email from a top executive in your company or organization requesting data from IRS form W2… Read More »

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