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 »

News from Charlotte Library

Thank you from Charlotte Library Our proposed addition moved a little closer to reality with the approval of the ReArch/Bellwether design/build team. The Library Board and staff, along with the Friends of the Charlotte Library, are so grateful for the community support thus far. We hope you’ll join in Friday, June 28, from 3 to… Read More »

Selectboard choses contractor for Charlotte Library addition

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Although there are still questions and unresolved issues – and it wasn’t the lowest bid – the Charlotte Selectboard Monday night unanimously awarded the contract for building the Charlotte Library addition to the ReArch Company. Selectboard member Fritz Tegatz introduced the ReArch’s design, which was preferred by the library board and… Read More »

Charlotte Selectboard receives three bids for library addition

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Bids were opened for the Charlotte Library addition before a special selectboard meeting on May 20. Charlotte Selectboard members Fritz Tegatz and Louise McCarren opened the three bids, which were then shared with the public: Breadloaf Corporation:  $1.6 million; ReArch Company:  $889,000; and Naylor & Breen Builders with Vermont Integrated Architecture… Read More »

Cohousing communities: Where the heart is

Cohousing communities: Where the heart is

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer When Julia Cavanagh moved to Champlain Valley Cohousing, one of two cohousing communities in Charlotte, she was amazed at how quickly her 5-year-old daughter learned to ride a bike. Her daughter saw the children riding bikes and she was ready to go with them. There were a lot of children with… Read More »

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 »

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