‘The book is a portrait of my soul. Every word is true.’ — Emily Bernard reads from ‘Black Is the Body’ at Clemmons Family Farm

‘The book is a portrait of my soul. Every word is true.’ — Emily Bernard reads from ‘Black Is the Body’ at Clemmons Family Farm

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter The setting was perfect for Emily Bernard’s reading from her bestselling book “Black Is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother’s Time, My Mother’s Time and Mine.” It wasn’t just the beautiful and historic Barn House on the Clemmons Family Farm with the late afternoon light streaming in from the Adirondack Mountains… Read More »

Charlotte Democrats will caucus for reorganizing

Charlotte voters who support the Democratic Party are invited to attend the reorganization meeting of the Charlotte Democratic Committee to be held as required by law every two years.  This meeting will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 6:30 p.m. at the Charlotte Town Office. The purpose of this meeting is to elect a… Read More »

Charlotte neighbors want action on rentals

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer At least three residents of Hills Point Road, which is just north of the Town Beach, came to the Charlotte Selectboard on Monday seeking a solution to problems with short-term rentals. Resident Mike Wool said among the problems are speeding cars to the rentals while his grandchildren are playing in the… Read More »

Charlotte Senior Center News

The role of the financial caregiver Sept. 11, 1 p.m. This workshop, with Lou Maguire of People’s United Bank, will help participants understand the role of a financial caregiver, how to establish criteria for choosing one and how to recognize the potential risks. Finding the right person and granting the appropriate authority can be a… Read More »

In its hayday

In its hayday

A view from hay fields in the Charlotte Park and Wildlife Refuge of clouds that gathered on the western side of Lake Champlain prior to sunset on Tuesday, Sept. 3, giving way for storms on Wednesday.

A congregation of creatures blessed

A congregation of creatures blessed

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer  The Charlotte Congregational Church started its sixth Blessing of the Animals service Sunday with Senior Pastor Rev. Kevin Goldenbogen welcoming everyone. Everyone. “Greetings to all of you – no matter how many legs you have, no matter how moist your nose,” he said. Goldenbogen and Assistant Pastor Rev. Susan Cooke Kittridge… Read More »

Happenings at The Grange

TRINA BIANCHI For many years, the Charlotte Grange was an important part of this farming community and membership included entire families. The Grange was not only a place where neighbors shared news, compared notes about their particular farms, discussed issues that affected their lives and talked about possibilities for change both on a state and/or… Read More »

Community comes out to play

Community comes out to play

A good time – enhanced by free ice cream – was had by all on the evening of Aug. 22 when the new playground at the Charlotte Town Beach celebrated its grand opening. The free ice cream was donated by Patterson Fuels, said Charlotte Recreation Director Nicole Conley.

Blue-green algae and ALS – connection or coincidence?

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer In early 2014, Glynda McKinnon of Charlotte noticed that her partner David Scheuer seemed to be slurring his words, but he didn’t notice it. By late summer, even he acknowledged that something wasn’t right. In September, he was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosi, or ALS. Despite leading an active, athletic lifestyle… Read More »

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