Charlotte Town Meeting Day 2018

Charlotte Town Meeting Day 2018

Stellar weather but slim turnout characterized Charlotte’s annual meeting Tuesday. Just 640 people voted and about 130 attended town meeting. Clockwise from left: Ballot clerk Michael Krasnow checks in voters; Rick Lunt studies the town report; Tai Dinnan and her baby son listen to the discussion; a tiny voter learns the rules; Barbara Lawrence casts… Read More »

Gas pipeline violates safety requirements, opponents say

By Mike Polhamus Flaws in the one-year-old Vermont Gas Systems Addison County pipeline amount to “widespread, repeated and potentially catastrophic violations of critical public safety requirements,” according to a motion filed with the Public Utility Commission. The pipeline also was constructed in such a way as to cause potential harm to the wetlands it… Read More »

Maplefields application withdrawn

The engineering firm representing R.L. Vallee Inc. in the design of a Maplefields store and gas station proposed for Charlotte has withdrawn the company’s permit application. In a letter to zoning officials last week, David Marshall of the South Burlington firm Civil Engineering Associates Inc., explained that a recent meeting with Vermont Agency of Transportation… Read More »

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