Sheep may help keep cemetery tidy

Charlotte Selectboard Cemetery maintenance is difficult. In particular, it’s tough to be efficient mowing the cemetery grass around the gravestones. Might sheep be the solution? At Monday’s meeting of the Charlotte Selectboard, board member Matt Krasnow talked about an encounter he had with a local sheep farmer. Krasnow didn’t identify the farmer, but he said… Read More »

Charlotte U.S. Route 7 reconstruction update

Project location: U.S. Route 7 from the Ferrisburgh/Charlotte Town line north for three miles to the Ferry Road intersection. Project completion is scheduled for 2018. Week of June 12 Wildwood West Development to Ferry Road: Paving of the traffic detour is scheduled to occur early in the week, weather permitting. East Thompson’s Point Road to… Read More »

Rice High School graduates four from Charlotte

Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington recognized the following graduates, class of 2017, Charlotte: Saige Alpeter, Caroline Breen, Emma Hudziak, and Anna Schibli. The school also recognized the following Charlotte students as award recipients for the 2016-2017 school year: Underclassmen: Cooper Harvey, Governor’s Institute on Environmental Science & Technology; Andrew Slauterbeck, John Donoghue Award… Read More »

Police brief

Dump truck rear-ended; Shelburne man unhurt A Shelburne man escaped injury when his paving truck was rear-ended by a pickup truck June 8 in Jericho. Rebekah Ovitt, 24, of Jeffersonville, who was driving the Ford F-150 that hit the dump truck, received injuries to her back, right leg, shoulders, hips and face. She was taken… Read More »

Charlotte police blotter

Sunday, June 4 4:44 a.m.: Charlotte Rescue transported a Greenbush Road patient to the hospital. 9:42 a.m.: Charlotte Rescue assisted Vergennes Rescue on a medical call and transported the Sand Road resident to the hospital. Monday, June 5 6:02 a.m.: Police responded to a 911 call on Mountains Edge and Charlotte Rescue transported the patient… Read More »

Town Meetings

Charlotte Meetings June 12: Selectboard, 7 pm June 13: Trails Commission, 7pm June 14: Zoning Board of Adjustment, 7pm June 15: Planning Commission, 7pm June 22: Trails Scoping meeting, 7pm June 26: Selectboard, 7pm June 27: Conservation Commission, 7pm June 28: Zoning Board of Adjustment, 7pm Hinesburg Meetings Affordable Housing Committee: 1st Wednesday of the… Read More »

Local Playgroups

The Charlotte Summer Playgroup meets each Monday, 9:30-11am, in the multipurpose room at the Charlotte Central School. Contact: Colleen at bbfcharlotteplaygroup@gmail.com. Drop-in play at Wiggle Room in Hinesburg, Monday through Friday, 9am-1pm. Weekend open play hours will be announced on the website, on Facebook, and on the events calendar at www.findandgoseek.com. For ages birth to… Read More »

Kudos

Castleton University, Castleton, VT Kyla Leary, Hinesburg, was selected to present at the annual Castleton Scholars Celebration: A Showcase of Original Student Work. The following students were recently named to the Castleton University dean’s list for the spring semester of the 2016-17 academic year. Michael French, Hinesburg. Samantha Garey, Hinesburg. Bronwen Hopwood, Hinesburg. Madison Tieso,… Read More »

Charlotte’s Sevi Burget-Foster wins Freedom and Unity Youth Film contest

Charlotte’s Sevi Burget-Foster wins Freedom and Unity Youth Film contest

Vermont Commons School student Sevi Burget-Foster of Charlotte has had a run other documentary producers would die for. After spending an Encounter Week last fall traveling Vermont learning about film- and documentary-making with wind power as the subject matter, Sevi and her short film “Tension in the Air” have received widespread praise. In March, she… Read More »

Local playgroups

The Charlotte Playgroup meets each Monday, 9:30-11am, in the multipurpose room at the Charlotte Central School. No playgroup when school is not in session. Contact: Colleen at bbfcharlotteplaygroup@gmail.com. Drop-in play at Wiggle Room in Hinesburg, Monday through Friday, 9am-1pm. Weekend open play hours will be announced on the website, on Facebook, and on the events… Read More »

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