Nardozzi in the house: Popular Vermont gardening expert shares his knowledge at Charlotte Grange Hall

Nardozzi in the house: Popular Vermont gardening expert shares his knowledge at Charlotte Grange Hall

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff writer Charlie Nardozzi is as wise, witty and enthralling in person as he sounds on the radio. And his knowledge of gardening is … fertile. Around 35 people packed the downstairs meeting room at the Charlotte Grange on May 15 to reap the gardening tips and horticultural humor that Nardozzi sows. Nardozzi… Read More »

Charlotte Selectboard hears speed concerns

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Of the more than 30 people who attended the Charlotte Selectboard meeting on Monday, at least half were there to talk about speed limits. There were many opinions, and they weren’t all for slower speed limits. Megan Price of Ferry Road was the first to speak during the public comment portion… Read More »

Composting on the menu in Charlotte

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer There may be something rotten in Denmark, but there’s definitely something composting in Charlotte. The composting program at Charlotte Central School is happening every day, but on Saturday it was also happening at the Charlotte Library. About 12 people attended a community composting course at the library and about half of… Read More »

Marching for the earth

Marching for the earth

Hadley Bergeson holds her blue poster stating, “Dinosaurs were real, so is global warming, you can make a difference,” alongside Amelie Fairweather, who raises her red sign that exclaims, “Be the change the world needs you to be,” as they proceed down Burlington’s Church Street earlier this month in honor of Earth Day. The two… Read More »

Charlotte residents voice speed concerns

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter A number of people are advocating lowering speed limits to increase pedestrian safety in Charlotte. Three residents brought their concerns to the Charlotte Selectboard meeting on Monday night and much of the discussion was about lowering the speed limit from 50 to 35 miles per hour in some areas, such as… Read More »

Happening at the Charlotte Grange

Happening at the Charlotte Grange

TRINA BIANCHI For years the Charlotte Grange Hall has sat rather stately but dormant at 2858 Spear Street in the East Charlotte Village. Last fall, the membership voted to keep the hall open over the winter and to host at least one event a month throughout the fall and winter. With the enthusiasm and help… Read More »

Charlotte confirms approval of budget

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter Charlotte’s Town Budget vote April 9 was a bit underwhelming. The Australian ballot vote is required to approve the budget that passed by voice vote at Town Meeting on March 5. Town clerk Mary Mead said that the results of the vote were 122-42 in favor of the budget. The consensus… Read More »

Charlotte fire fourth in two weeks

A sugar house burned to the ground on Spear Street Monday, and mutual aid was requested to help local firefighters. It was the fourth fire in Charlotte in less than two weeks. Early on the morning of March 25, Charlotte Fire and Rescue was alerted by a Charlotte firefighter to a building on fire in… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Story Time Tuesdays Baby Time at 9 a.m. Join us at the Charlotte Library to share and enjoy songs and stories for babies and their caregivers. Preschool Story Time at 10:30 a.m. Drop-in sessions with stories, crafts, songs and fun.  For ages 3 to 5. “Walking Each Other Home” book discussion Mondays, March 11, 18,… Read More »

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