Charlotte prepares bond vote questions

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN The Charlotte Selectboard unanimously passed resolutions approving the bond votes for $275,000 for an ambulance and $700,000 for an addition to the Charlotte Library on Monday, Jan. 28. During the public comment section of the Selectboard meeting, chair Lane Morrison said that former board member (2007-14) Winslow Ladue had passed away. Morrison… Read More »

Care, preservation in Hinesburg Town Forest

Care, preservation in Hinesburg Town Forest

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN In a cold that mere mittens could not keep out, 15 people gathered in the snowy woods of the Hinesburg Town Forest on Saturday to hear about the management plan for the 837- acre wood. Chittenden County Forester Ethan Tapper was joined by Harris Roen, who wrote the Town Forest’s current management… Read More »

Penguins to plunge on Groundhog Day

Penguins to plunge on Groundhog Day

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN A group of students from Champlain Valley Union High may or may not see their shadow on Groundhog Day, but they will definitely see their splash. That’s because at 11 a.m. on Feb. 2, they will be jumping into the waters of Lake Champlain to support the Special Olympics Vermont in the… Read More »

School board recommends $78.9 million 2019-20 budget

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN The school board of the Champlain Valley School District finished its work on the 2019-20 budget that voters will consider on Town Meeting Day with tax rates kept tightly in check to support the $78.9 million spending plan. Earlier this month, board members used one calculation that was revised by this week’s… Read More »

School Board hammers out $78.9 million budget

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN The Champlain Valley School District School Board is contemplating a budget for 2020 that bumps up spending more than $2 million for the 2019-20 school year. If given final approval by the school board and the public, the proposed budget would increase spending by 2.7 percent from $76.8 million this year to… Read More »

Charlotte budget comes into focus: Selectboard to hear proposal Monday for $1.4 million library project

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN The Charlotte Selectboard continued its work on the proposed budget for fiscal year 2019-20 that it will wrap up later this month in preparation for Town Meeting Day March 5. The discussion of the next year’s spending plan will continue next on Monday, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m. in Charlotte Town Hall when the board… Read More »

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