Selectboard choses contractor for Charlotte Library addition

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Although there are still questions and unresolved issues – and it wasn’t the lowest bid – the Charlotte Selectboard Monday night unanimously awarded the contract for building the Charlotte Library addition to the ReArch Company. Selectboard member Fritz Tegatz introduced the ReArch’s design, which was preferred by the library board and… Read More »

Contrasts harvested at Clemmons Family Farm

Contrasts harvested at Clemmons Family Farm

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer This past Saturday, June 1, was a typically atypical day at the Clemmons Family Farm. Which is the way it’s been most days since Jackson and Lydia Clemmons bought the 148-acre farm on Greenbush Road in 1962. Tours of the farm and events for the summer season started Saturday and the… Read More »

Remembering the fallen

Remembering the fallen

At Hinesburg’s Memorial Day Community Ecumenical Prayer Service on the village green, from left on stage, Rev. Jared Hamilton of United Church of Hinesburg and Chris Meyer representing St. Jude Catholic Church listen as Marie Eddy reads the Scripture Micah 4:1.

Charlotte Selectboard receives three bids for library addition

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Bids were opened for the Charlotte Library addition before a special selectboard meeting on May 20. Charlotte Selectboard members Fritz Tegatz and Louise McCarren opened the three bids, which were then shared with the public: Breadloaf Corporation:  $1.6 million; ReArch Company:  $889,000; and Naylor & Breen Builders with Vermont Integrated Architecture… Read More »

Cohousing communities: Where the heart is

Cohousing communities: Where the heart is

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer When Julia Cavanagh moved to Champlain Valley Cohousing, one of two cohousing communities in Charlotte, she was amazed at how quickly her 5-year-old daughter learned to ride a bike. Her daughter saw the children riding bikes and she was ready to go with them. There were a lot of children with… Read More »

Lefty pitching rules both CVU ball teams

Lefty pitching rules both CVU ball teams

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer While left-handed baseball pitchers are rare, left-handed softball pitchers are even more unique. But even more scarce is a school with a lefty starting pitcher in both softball and baseball. Meet Riley Canty and Ian Parent of Champlain Valley Union High School. Left-handed Canty has started every game for the Redhawks… Read More »

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