Charlotte Selectboard approves cycling events

At their April 24 meeting, the Charlotte Selectboard approved the Green Mountain Bicycle Club’s application for a series of three time trials on May 18, June 22, and Aug. 3. They also approved a cycling fundraiser for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The NMSS application for the Aug. 5 Green Mountain Getaway MS Bike Ride… Read More »

CVU places second in Treasury Cup Challenge

Five Champlain Valley Union High School students put their knowledge of personal finance and economics to the test in last month’s Treasury Cup Challenge. The students’ preparation paid off because the team, coached by CVU educators Tamie-Jo Dickinson and Colleen Wedge, scored a second-place finish in the competition. Mount Mansfield students took home the top… Read More »

Hinesburg Selectboard makes appointments to Conservation Commission

It is an unexpected turn of events for the Hinesburg Conservation Commission to have a steady stream of applicants for the panel, following a period when it was difficult to attract volunteers to serve on local town boards and committees. “It’s an interesting dilemma for the Conservation Commission,” said Selectboard Chairman Phil Pouech. “It’s a… Read More »

Hinesburg Selectboard names Munson to regional board

The Hinesburg Selectboard kicked off a meeting last month by appointing a former volunteer to a regional board. Karla Munson stepped in front of the board as the evening’s first appointment during the April 17 meeting. A former Hinesburg representative to the former Chittenden County Transportation Authority, Munson sought to return as an alternate representative… Read More »

Charlotte Selectboard makes appointments to town committee, commission

The Charlotte Selectboard waded through a crowded agenda to appoint two members to a town committee and commission. The appointments came during the board’s regular April 10 meeting. Prior to voting on the appointments, the board normally speaks briefly with each applicant to gauge the individual’s interest in and reason for pursuing the post. “Step… Read More »

McDermott resigns, CCS board appoints Jaunich as representative

The Charlotte Central School Board appointed Lynne Jaunich as one of the town’s representatives to the Champlain Valley Union School Board following the resignation of Mark McDermott. Chittenden South Supervisory Union Director of Student Support Services Meagan Roy said the board has the authority to appoint a successor  to fill McDermott’s slot on the CVSD… Read More »

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 »

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 »