Charlotte town meeting puts board of civil authority to work

Charlotte’s town meeting this year covered a wide swath of government issues, from purchasing a new fire truck to formally requesting that our national representative begin impeachment proceedings against the U.S. president. The four-hour meeting at Charlotte Central School was anticipated to be free from the controversy of recent years, but in true Town Meeting… Read More »

Charlotte public safety log

As submitted by the Shelburne Police DepartmentSaturday, Feb. 25 – Friday, March 3 Saturday, February 25 21:15 Medical Assist FALLS RD, Shelburne Charlotte Rescue assisted Shelburne Rescue at a medical call.  The patient was transported to the Hospital by Shelburne Rescue. Wednesday, March 1 10:07 Medical Call PANTON RD; WISPERING PINES, Panton Charlotte Rescue assisted Vergennes Rescue at a… Read More »

Charlotte voters approve fire pumper purchase, re-elect Selectboard incumbent in Town Meeting voting

Charlotte voters approve fire pumper purchase, re-elect Selectboard incumbent in Town Meeting voting

During day-long voting, Charlotte voters approved the purchase of a new $625,000 fire pumper truck and related equipment. The vote to approve the bond was 581 to 249. In other races, Selectboard incumbent Fritz Tegatz won re-election to a three-year term, receiving 549 votes to  Ed Stone’s 219. Stone was successful in his bid to… Read More »

Yantachka endorses Zimmerman for Charlotte Selectboard — Mike Yantachka

I’m writing to endorse Seth Zimmerman for Selectboard. Seth has already given many years to our community in public service. As a Scout leader for 14 years, he has been instrumental in helping our young men develop character traits of integrity, self-sufficiency, civic-mindedness, patriotism, and empathy. He has been involved in the mentoring program at… Read More »

Charlotte Selectboard Candidates

The Citizen requested a short introduction of the four Charlotte Selectboard candidates and answers to four questions. Here are the responses of the candidates who replied. The candidates are as follows: for the two-year Selectboard seat – Frank Tenney and Seth Zimmerman; for the three-year Selectboard seat – Fritz Tegatz and Ed Stone. The Citizen… Read More »

Charlotte public safety log Feb. 11-16

As submitted by the Shelburne Police Department Saturday, February 11 06:00 Medical Call LUCYS LN, Charlotte 911 Caller reported a medical emergency. Charlotte Rescue was dispatched.  The patient was transported to the Hospital. 13:50 Medical Call MUSEUM RD, Charlotte 911 Caller reported a medical emergency. Charlotte Rescue was dispatched.  The patient was transported to the Hospital. 23:22 Medical Assist SHELBURNE RD;… Read More »

Charlotte seeks recreation director

The search for a new Charlotte Recreation Coordinator is gathering steam. Town Administrator Dean Bloch said the town has received “several” applications for the position and isn’t currently accepting any more resumes. Town officials posted the employment ad on the town website as well as in a local media publication. The town is using a… Read More »

Charlotte library activities

Thursdays, through Feb. 23, 3:15pm: Coding Club*. Create your own video games, from racing to mazes and more! No previous experience needed. Fourth grade & up. Thursday, Feb. 16, 7:30pm: Fleeing Dictatorship: Migration Stories of Cuban & Dominican Families. “The Prince of los Cocuyos” by Richard Blanco. Supported by the VT Humanities Council. Fridays, through… Read More »

Charlotte public safety log

As submitted by the Shelburne Police Department Saturday, Dec. 31 – Friday, Jan. 6 Saturday, December 31 Medical Assist HAWKINS RD, Ferrisburgh Monday, January 2 18:16 Fire Hazard LAKE RD, Charlotte 911 Caller reported a problem with wood stove. Shelburne Fire and Rescue were dispatched. Hazard was removed. Wednesday, January 4 17:42 Fire Hazard MOUNT PHILO RD, Charlotte Caller reported… Read More »

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