Grant helps Green Mountain Power make battery storage affordable

Green Mountain Power is offering Tesla Powerwall 2.0 batteries to 100 customers, free of charge. A $150,000 grant from the Vermont Low Income Trust for Electricity will pay for the cutting-edge technology and installation in the homes of low-income customers with significant need for backup power reliability due to health and mobility issues. The utility… Read More »

Calendar

Calendar

COMMUNITY BRISTOL Art on Main Silent Auction Sept. 22: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Art on Main’s annual fall fundraising silent auction happens during Bristol Harvest Fest. Bid on jewelry, ceramics, paintings, prints, textiles, books, Vermont food products, gift certificates for local restaurants, healing arts, lodging, cultural events, skiing, etc. Information: artonmain.net. BURLINGTON Oakledge Park… Read More »

Don Turner is a true public servant

To the Editor: During my 15 years in the Legislature, I’ve run into politicians of all stripes. But I’ve only happened across a handful of true public servants – those dedicated to putting their constituents above all else. Don Turner is one of those rare public servants. From the House of Representatives to the Milton… Read More »

Democratic candidates to visit Charlotte beach

The Charlotte Democratic Committee is hosting a free meet-the-candidates picnic at the Charlotte Town Beach Sunday, 3-6 p.m. Democratic candidates for statewide office in the November general election will be on hand, including gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist, Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman, State Treasurer Beth Pearce, Attorney General TJ Donovan, State Auditor Doug Hoffer, and Chittenden… Read More »

It’s official

It’s official

Charlotte trails officials formally open the new Charlotte Town Link Trail underpass in a ribbon-cutting community celebration last Saturday. The underpass was part of the 2017 U.S. Route 7 reconstruction, providing a safe path for bikers, pedestrians and other trail users, under the busy highway. From left to right, are Charlotte Trails Committee members Stephany… Read More »

Rokeby delves into Underground Railroad quilt myth

Rokeby delves into Underground Railroad quilt myth

Historian, author and Harriet Tubman scholar Kate Clifford Larson will speak about the enduring myth surrounding quilt patterns and the Underground Railroad Sunday at the Rokeby Museum in Ferrisburgh. The illustrated lecture begins at 3 p.m. in conjunction with the museum’s special exhibit, “Fabric of Emancipation,” featuring pieced quilts made by African American fabric artists. Myths… Read More »

Evening bird-watching paddle

Evening bird-watching paddle

Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department staff will lead an evening bird-watching paddle at the Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area in Addison, 5-7 p.m. on Sept. 26. Participants must bring their own canoe or kayak, paddles, and life jackets. The outing will seek to observe the many species at Dead Creek during the fall bird migration… Read More »