Two Shelburne landmarks find new life

Two village landmarks on Shelburne Road are getting new life as one expands its already iconic offerings and the other puts a new spin on an old space. Village Wine & Coffee is getting bigger while and Peg & Ter’s is taking over the iconic Café Shelburne space. Johnny and Tina Helzer bought the Café… Read More »

Charlotte students beam questions to space

Charlotte students beam questions to space

The Charlotte Central School multi-purpose room, the site of decades of school plays, middle school dances, and first-grade gym classes, was transformed into a portal to the galaxy as students videoconferenced with astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Last week, as part of NASA’s ISS Educational Downlink program, 175 middle school students plus teachers, school… Read More »

Recreation funds will go to tennis court repair, savings account

Recreation officials in Charlotte say the $30,000 voters approved on Town Meeting Day for the Recreation Reserve Fund for the purpose of improvements to the three cracking town tennis courts this season. Recreation Commission Chair Bill Fraser-Harris said the recreation department’s funding is largely used for tennis court and beach maintenance. The public tennis courts… Read More »

Bad trip after a short hike

  By Chea Waters Evans Mt. Philo in Charlotte is usually a happy hike for local walkers and their pets. On any given morning, dozens of dogs and their owners hike up the mountain road or wooded trails. But last week, at least four dogs became violently ill after ingesting something near the road as… Read More »