Burlington welcomes home schooner Lois McClure

Burlington welcomes home schooner Lois McClure

Have you met Lois McClure? If so, you’d probably remember her, and if not, you’ll have the opportunity to do so soon.  The 88 foot schooner belonging to the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum will return to her home on the Burlington waterfront at Perkins Pier on Friday, Oct. 4. People can board the schooner on… Read More »

Hinesburg teens commit to D-I lacrosse programs

Hinesburg teens commit to D-I lacrosse programs

Friends since grade school, Elliott Mitchell and Hoyt McCuin both of Hinesburg, began playing lacrosse together in the third grade. Over the years the boys became three-sport athletes, adding soccer and ice hockey to their repertoire. Regardless of their varied interests, over the last six summers the boys have focused on lacrosse and have logged… Read More »

CSSU Boards OK agreement

By Gail Callahan Boards that make up the Chittenden South Supervisory Union (CSSU) approved a Collective Bargaining agreement, settling issues ranging from teachers’ salaries to professional contributions for health insurance. The agreement was approved during last week’s CSSU School Boards’ meeting. With the exception of Charlotte, all Boards in CSSU unanimously approved the proposal. Charlotte’s… Read More »

UVM’s Steven Cramer launches latest book

UVM’s Steven Cramer launches latest book

Steven Cramer, above, an English professor at the University of Vermont, launched his third book of poetry, “From the Hip, A Concise History of Hip-Hop (in sonnets),” at the Karma Bird House last Thursday evening, Sept. 18 in Burlington. Cramer introduces the world of the Beastie Boys, and others, to the more traditional form of… Read More »

Local honored with 2014 Art Gibb Award

Local honored with 2014 Art Gibb Award

Andrea Morgante of Hinesburg holds an engraved Danforth Pewter lantern representing her receipt of the Art Gibb Award for Individual Leadership from the Vermont Natural Resources Council. Morgante was recognized at VNRC’s 2014 annual meeting on Thursday, Sept. 18 at the Old Lantern in Charlotte by VNRC’s Executive Director Brian Shupe, at left, who announced,… Read More »

Athletic Park in Honduras receives makeover

Athletic Park in Honduras receives makeover

Thanks to H2H-Tela volunteers (from left) Mary Wood, Emma Davitt, Audrey Morehouse, Renee Davitt, and two bilingual school teachers, a much needed makeover began at the Sitraterco Athletic Park in Tela, Honduras last February. Renovations to the park include cleaning up the concrete combination basketball and soccer play pad, replacing basketball hoops, and renovating the… Read More »

Charlotte church hosts first Harvest Festival Oct. 5

The Charlotte Congregational Church is throwing a Harvest Festival on Sunday, Oct. 5 after worship.  The event, which will raise money for the many ministries of the church, will include lunch, kids games, an open mic, silent auction, bake table, craft table, and produce table. The produce table will show off vegetables and pickles from… Read More »

Local garden club plans 2014-2015 season

The Shelburne Charlotte Garden Club has planned the following programs of local interest for the 2014-2015 season. Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at 9:30am, unless otherwise noted. Thursday, Oct. 2, 9:30am at the Shelburne Town offices Charlotte Albers, a local landscape designer, will discuss planting bulbs for a beautiful spring. A discussion… Read More »

Library News

Library News

Impact Survey:  We need your feedback!  Please don’t forget to fill out an Impact Survey, either online or on paper.  You can visit our website, www.charlottepubliclibrary.org, or stop by the library for a hard copy. Please Note: The Library will be closed Thursday, Oct. 2 for a staff in-service day. Kids & Family Programs: Monday,… Read More »