Charlotte Central School principal taking new position within school district

Charlotte Central School principal taking new position within school district

Just two years after joining Charlotte Central School as its lead principal, Barbara Anne Komons Montroll is leaving her position at the school to take on the role of director of communications and public relations within the newly formed Champlain Valley School District. Komons Montroll announced her departure through an email to the CCS community… Read More »

Bursting with blueberries after a rainy spring

Bursting with blueberries after a rainy spring

On a recent Monday morning at Pelkey’s Blueberry Farm on Greenbush Road in Charlotte, an excited child’s voice carried over the hill: “Mom, do you see what I see? Those are all blueberries!” The acres of blueberry bushes are impressive even to seasoned berry pickers, and belie the challenges of a very wet spring, which… Read More »

Eliza Konowitz: middle schooler becomes a 46er

Eliza Konowitz: middle schooler becomes a 46er

Most 12-year-olds are spending the summer swimming, watching YouTube and bickering with their siblings, but Eliza Konowitz has busy feet and has been on a mission. In July, the rising seventh-grader at Shelburne Community School became an Adirondack 46er — a rare accomplishment for someone who hasn’t yet made it to high school. There are… Read More »

Clemmons Family Farm is finalist for ArtPlace America National Creative Placemaking Fund grant

Clemmons Family Farm is finalist for ArtPlace America National Creative Placemaking Fund grant

The Clemmons Family Farm on Greenbush Road in Charlotte was recently named as a finalist in an ArtPlace America National Creative Placemaking Fund grant competition. Owned and operated by Jack and Lydia Clemmons since 1962, it is one of the largest African American-owned farms in Vermont. ArtPlace America is a non-profit organization that focuses on… Read More »

Little League Opening Day traditions continue

Little League Opening Day traditions continue

Ball players from Shelburne, Charlotte, and Hinesburg will march in the Little League Opening Day parade this Saturday, May 6 in Shelburne Village. The annual event kicks off the season with the excitement it deserves, and allows teams to come together one time before their uniforms get dusty and covered with grass stains. Ball players… Read More »

Charlotte women persist with the Persist 5K

Charlotte women persist with the Persist 5K

You need mental strength, not just physical, to haul your body out of bed in time to make a 6am boot camp. A motivated and early-rising group of Charlotte women meet twice a week for this class, which is sponsored by the recreation department. After attending the Women’s Marches in Montpelier and Washington this January,… Read More »

Tourist About Town

Tourist About Town

I sent my kids off to school on Monday in the official Vermont kid spring uniform: shorts and Bog boots. If you’re a child, you spend your weekends out in the pouring rain and/or sunny warmth, depending on what minute of the day it is, but if you’re a grownup, you spend your weekends wiping… Read More »

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