Act 143 raises farming questions

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter The Charlotte Selectboard spent the majority of its meeting Monday night listening to an Act 143 presentation and discussing some of the local issues related to the legislation. Act 143 is intended to promote the Vermont farm economy and to “increase the consistency across the State of municipal regulation and… Read More »

Charlotte berry farmers looking to sell

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter The Charlotte Berry Farm is for sale. The 56-acre farm at 4702 Ethan Allen Highway is listed for $749,900. Although the property is listed commercial by real estate websites, it is under a conservation easement that would mean any commercial use would probably have to be agricultural, said Tyler Miller,… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Looking for information about the library addition? Stop in to get the latest details about our plans! Mental Health discussion: Risk & Resilience Wednesday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m., Carpenter-Carse Library, Hinesburg Join us for a panel discussion with experts in anxiety treatment, suicide prevention, and resilience building. Learn about what to look for (signs and… Read More »

Ideas abound in village planning discussions

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter A discussion by the Charlotte Planning Commission about changing the plan for East Charlotte Village is ongoing. The commission with take up the issue again at a meeting on Feb. 12 at 6 p.m. in the Charlotte Town Hall. At the Jan. 29 planning commission meeting, Vice Chair Charlie Pughe… Read More »

Charlotte Fire and Rescue Log

6 times patients refused transport to the hospital 1 call canceled en route Jan. 1 6:02 p.m. Charlotte Rescue transported a person from Ferry Road to the hospital. Jan. 2 7:16 a.m. Charlotte Fire assisted Shelburne Fire at a fire alarm call on Thompson Road. 4:52 p.m. Charlotte Fire checked out smoke on Greenbush Road.… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Tuesday Story Times 9-10 a.m.: Baby Story Time. Songs and stories for babies and their caregivers. 10:30-11:30 a.m.: Preschool Story Time. Drop in for stories with 3-to-5 year olds; snacks, crafts and stories. 2:15 to 3:15 p.m.: Kindergarten/1st Grade Story Time. Tech Tuesdays Drop-in 10 a.m. to noon: Learn how to access health information on… Read More »

A night at the grange

A night at the grange

A dozen performers entertained a full house at the Open Mic Night at the Charlotte Grange last week. Local musicians took the floor along with others from Bridport, Ripton, Lincoln and Burlington. All took part in the traditional closing with “Good Night Irene.” The Winter Waltz has been rescheduled to Sunday, Jan. 27, 4-6 p.m.… Read More »

Charlotte Fire and Rescue Log

Dec. 15 9:27 a.m. Charlotte Fire, Rescue and Ferrisburgh Fire were dispatched to what turned out to be a false fire alarm on Prindle Road in Charlotte. 10:49 p.m. Charlotte Rescue responded to a medical call on Hinesburg Road; the patient refused transport to the hospital. Dec. 16 12:20 a.m. Charlotte Fire assisted Shelburne Fire… Read More »