Rise n’ Shine plan unveiled for public

Rise n’ Shine plan unveiled for public

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Flood warnings may have canceled a Charlotte Planning Commission site visit to the corner of Route 7 and Church Hill Road last week, but a public event by Rise ‘n Shine Farms heralding plans for the property went on. A steady flow of visitors stopped in at the former gas station… Read More »

Town Link Trail: A work-in-progress

Town Link Trail: A work-in-progress

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer As it currently exits, the so-called Town Link Trail doesn’t have much “town” and very little “link.” It does have some beautiful “trail” that inspires dreams about what could be if the vision for the trail were to become reality. The Town Link Trail has become a frequent subject at recent… Read More »

Selectboard advances library project, discusses vacant homes

Selectboard advances library project, discusses vacant homes

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer The Charlotte Selectboard took two more steps toward construction of an addition to the library on Monday night. The board unanimously approved the contract with ReArch Company for construction of the addition. Also approved was a memorandum of agreement with the Charlotte Library Board of Trustees and Friends of Charlotte Library… Read More »

Hinesburg water, wastewater rates remain unchanged

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer A pared-down Hinesburg Selectboard voted 3-0 Tuesday to keep the same rates for water and wastewater for fiscal year 2020. The only selectboard members physically in attendance were Merrily Lovell and Aaron Kimball. Chair Phil Poeuch joined them in voting for the motion by speaker phone. Selectboard members Tom Ayer and… Read More »

Schools get the lead out

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer The results of the Champlain Valley School District lead testing are in and they show that all of the schools in the district are now under the limits set by the state. During this year’s session, the legislature set the limit for lead levels in school drinking water at 4 ppb… Read More »

Selectboard votes for library bond

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer The contract for the Charlotte Library addition needed more work and wasn’t ready for discussion at the Charlotte Selectboard’s meeting on Monday, June 10, but the board did discuss the bond application to pay the town’s share of the construction costs. Selectboard member Fritz Tegatz reported that there were many pages… Read More »

A graduating class that will be missed

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer In a sense, Adam Bunting is in his senior year as this Champlain Valley Union High School’s senior class prepares for graduation. He became the school principal as these seniors were entering as freshmen. “I was surprised at how emotional I’ve been, partly because it’s been such an honor to watch… Read More »

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