Police charge Charlotte man with DUI

Vermont State Police charged a Charlotte man with DUI after a traffic stop on U.S. Route 7 in Ferrisburgh early Sunday. According to police, troopers stopped a vehicle driven by Grant Manning, 41, just after midnight Sunday. After conducting field sobriety tests, police took Manning to the New Haven barracks where he was charged with… Read More »

Charlotte budget comes into focus: Selectboard to hear proposal Monday for $1.4 million library project

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN The Charlotte Selectboard continued its work on the proposed budget for fiscal year 2019-20 that it will wrap up later this month in preparation for Town Meeting Day March 5. The discussion of the next year’s spending plan will continue next on Monday, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m. in Charlotte Town Hall when the board… Read More »

Charlotte Fire and Rescue Log

Dec. 1 2:20 p.m. Charlotte Rescue assisted Vergennes Rescue at a medical call on Armory Lane in Vergennes and took a patient to the hospital. 9:45 p.m. Charlotte Fire assisted Shelburne Fire at a call on LaPlatte Circle in Shelburne where there was a report of a gas smell in the area. Dec. 3 12:16… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Holiday closing The library will be closed Dec. 31 through Jan. 2 for the New Year’s holiday and an in-service day. LEGO Drop-in On Friday, Dec. 28 at 10:30 a.m., youngsters can drop by the library from some LEGO fun. For all ages. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Wintertime reminders Snow… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Holiday closings The library will be closed Dec. 25-26; also Dec. 31 and Jan. 1-2 for the holidays, and for an in- service day Jan. 2. LEGO Drop-in On Friday, Dec. 28 at 10:30 a.m. youngsters can drop by the library from some LEGO fun. For all ages. Children under 9 must be accompanied by… Read More »

Polar Express magic

Polar Express magic

Charlotte author Stephen Kiernan reads “The Polar Express” storybook by Chris Van Allsburg at last weekend’s Polar Express event at Union Station in Burlington. The magical annual event run by dozens of volunteers attracts hundreds of children and their families and benefits the Vermont Children’s Trust Foundation. Santa’s busy weekend also included a visit to… Read More »

Charlotte Fire and Rescue Log

Nov. 24: 12:59 a.m. Charlotte Rescue assisted Vergennes Rescue at a medical call on South Maple Street in Vergennes and took a patient to the hospital. Nov. 26 6:59 a.m. A caller reported fire alarm activated on Spear Street. Fire and Rescue were dispatched and determined it to be a false alarm. 10:13 a.m. Charlotte… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Charlotte, Hinesburg libraries share grant for public health programs The Charlotte Library and Hinesburg’s Carpenter-Carse Library will share a $12,000 grant from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine-New England Region for the promotion of public health resources and programs. The libraries collaborated on the grant application which will result in a series of programs… Read More »