“Picturing Frederick Douglass” presentation Sunday at Rokeby Museum

“Picturing Frederick Douglass” presentation Sunday at Rokeby Museum

Did you know that Frederick Douglass was the most photographed American of the 19th century? On July 23 at 3 p.m., Douglass scholar John Stauffer will present some of the 160 known photographs from his new book, “Picturing Frederick Douglass.” His presentation will explore Douglass’s complex relationship with photography. Books will be available for sale… Read More »

Charlotte fields supply Burlington with greens

Charlotte fields supply Burlington with greens

By Emily Greenberg VTDigger.org Rain or shine three days a week in East Charlotte, farmer Dave Quickel and his crew at Stony Loam harvest their lettuce crop for Burlington’s salad eaters. “There’s nothing I’d rather do than harvest lettuce in the morning,” explained farm manager Neil Dominieckl. “It’s like meditation.” The farm grows seven varieties… Read More »

Police investigating St. George woman’s death

Vermont State Police say they have completed their investigation into the shooting death of a St. George woman and will release their conclusions after meeting with family members. Pamela E. Price, 24, died July 4 of a gunshot wound to the head at her home on Hemlock Road in St. George. Police said they did… Read More »

WNRCD seeking small farms in need of nutrient management plans

The Winooski Natural Resource Conservation District, in conjunction with the Vermont Association of Conservation Districts, UVM Extension, and USDA-National Resource Conservation Service, is offering a program to help small farms write nutrient management plans to meet the new required agricultural practices. There is no cost for services offered by the WNRCD. Small farms that spread manure… Read More »

Shortcake and economic opportunity: the whole is greater than the sum of its parts

By Jan F. Demers Fresh, firm, red strawberries spooned over a warm, flaky, homemade biscuit, topped with whipped cream.   Strawberry shortcake: perfect for any time of year but especially nice in the summer. Each component is good by itself, even the whipped cream. Together they are a spectacular offering. Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity… Read More »

The Rover’s coming to town

The Chittenden Solid Waste District’s Rover – the mobile household hazardous waste collection unit – will visit Charlotte and Shelburne soon. The Rover visits every town in Chittenden County throughout the spring and summer. On July 29, it will be parked at Charlotte Central School from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. On Saturday, Aug. 5,… Read More »

Town meetings

Charlotte Meetings Selectboard Meeting Monday July 31, 5:00 p.m. Planning Commission Meeting First three Thursdays of the month, 7-9 p.m. Conservation Committee Meeting Tuesday July 25, 7-9 p.m. Hinesburg Meetings Affordable Housing Committee: 1st Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. Agency Request Review Committee: meets as needed. Contact Committee for next meeting. Conservation Commission:… Read More »

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