News from Charlotte Library

September is Library Card Sign-up Month A library card offers access to books at the Charlotte Library and much more: DVDs and interesting items such as garden tools and bird-watching kits, passes to museums and parks around the state, even materials from many other local libraries, as well as audio and e-books when the library… Read More »

Practice makes perfect

Practice makes perfect

Photos by Lee Krohn The Charlotte Volunteer Fire and Rescue Family Fun Fair brought some excitement to the center of town Saturday. Close to 100 guests visited the fire station for live burn demos; lunch; and a dramatic staged car crash victim removal, which ended in the mock patient cheerfully being flown away in a… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Author visit Tonight at 7:30 p.m., author Jack Mayer visits for a discussion of his latest book, “Before the Court of Heaven,” a work of historical fiction based on a true story about Weimar Germany and the rise of the Third Reich. The story explores how ordinary Germans became complicit in extraordinary crimes. Burlington Songwriters… Read More »

Tractor parade prepares to roll Oct. 14

It’s almost that time of year again when East Charlotte is overrun by tractors. The East Charlotte Tractor Parade is set for Sunday, Oct. 14 starting at 1 p.m., rain or shine, according to organizers. The center of activity is the corner of Spear Street and Hinesburg Road with activities on the green starting at… Read More »

Five-vehicle pileup stops traffic on Greenbush Road

By CHEA WATERS EVANS Vermont State Police are investigating a five-vehicle crash involving a farm tractor on Greenbush Road in Charlotte last week. Last Thursday, Jodi Palmer, 41, of Charlotte, was driving north on Greenbush Road near the Lake Road intersection when, according to Vermont State Police spokesman Adam Silverman, she hit a John Deere… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

LEGO machines Sept. 13 to Oct. 4 at 3:15 p.m. Gears, pulleys, levers, motors and more. Kids can build amazing machines and learn how to make them work even better. 4th grade and up. Space is limited. Registration required. Library Board of Trustees Meets tonight, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m. at the library. Mystery book… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

September is Library Card Sign-up Month. If you don’t have a library card, you should get one. Libraries offer fun and informative resources to help you pursue your passions and succeed in school. A library card in Charlotte gives you access to checking out books, DVDs and other items such as garden tools and bird-watching… Read More »

After a wait, swimmers cross the lake

After a wait, swimmers cross the lake

The fourth annual Lake Champlain Open Water Swim was postponed from Saturday to Sunday last weekend due to windy conditions. On Sunday, 49 swimmers took to the water in Essex, N.Y. for the 3.76-mile race to Charlotte. Dozens of kayakers followed along. The race benefits the nonprofit Lake Champlain Committee. Organizer Christophe Lissarrague didn’t have… Read More »