Construction resumes on U.S. Route 7 in Charlotte

Construction resumes on U.S. Route 7 in Charlotte

The Vermont Agency of Transportation resumes work this week on the U.S. Route 7 reconstruction project in Charlotte. Work on the three-mile project kicked off Monday, said Project Outreach Coordinator Francine Perkins. It stretches south from the U.S. Route 7/Ferry Road intersection to the Charlotte-Ferrisburgh town line. Construction is scheduled for completion in 2018. The… Read More »

Hinesburg selectboard appoints new Conservation Commission members

Because of a resignation and a slew of new appointments, the Hinesburg Conservation Commission is welcoming new faces to its ranks. Chairman Merrily Lovell resigned last Friday and during the last several weeks, the Selectboard appointed new members to fill vacancies. “I did resign on Good Friday,” said Lovell. “It wasn’t easy. I just couldn’t… Read More »

Craft School fills role in community

The Webb family’s stamp is on the Shelburne Craft School. Aileen Osborn Webb, family matriarch, supplied funding and professional support during the organization’s founding. Webb died about four decades ago. She was a patron of the arts, creating works in ceramics, and toiled as a sculptor. Her Shelburne summer home had a studio, as did… Read More »

Charlotte Selectboard declares May 5 as Arbor Day

Charlotte residents are gearing up for the town’s annual Arbor Day celebration after the Selectboard approved a declaration declaring that May 5 will mark the event. The Selectboard unanimously voted to support the declaration during its regular March 27 meeting. During the meeting, Selectboard member Matt Krasnow read the declaration: “Whereas trees in the Town… Read More »

Hinesburg Selectboard selects new officers

Before a packed audience at Hinesburg Municipal offices, the town Selectboard March 20 picked officers to guide the panel. After Board members introduced themselves to the audience, Selectboard member Phil Pouech called for nominations for Chairman. Pouech’s name was the only one placed into nomination, and he was unanimously appointed to chair the group for… Read More »

Selectboard appoints two for Green-Up Day coordinator

During the March 27 Charlotte Selectboard meeting, Ken Spencer and Kim Findlay were appointed co-coordinators of the town’s 2017 Green Up Day. The appointments last for one year. Spencer and Findlay didn’t attend the meeting when their appointments were voted on by the Board.  Traditionally, Selectboard members hold an informal question-and-answer session prior to voting… Read More »

Charlotte School Board selects officers to guide board

The Charlotte Central School school board appointed new officers last Tuesday to serve in governing posts until the new Champlain Valley School District takes over running the unified district. The new, 12-member board is slated to become fully operational July 1. After Chittenden South Supervisory Union Student Support Services Director Meagan Roy opened the meeting,… Read More »

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