Gas pipeline violates safety requirements, opponents say

By Mike Polhamus VtDigger.org Flaws in the one-year-old Vermont Gas Systems Addison County pipeline amount to “widespread, repeated and potentially catastrophic violations of critical public safety requirements,” according to a motion filed with the Public Utility Commission. The pipeline also was constructed in such a way as to cause potential harm to the wetlands it… Read More »

Maplefields application withdrawn

The engineering firm representing R.L. Vallee Inc. in the design of a Maplefields store and gas station proposed for Charlotte has withdrawn the company’s permit application. In a letter to zoning officials last week, David Marshall of the South Burlington firm Civil Engineering Associates Inc., explained that a recent meeting with Vermont Agency of Transportation… Read More »

How do you spell …

How do you spell …

Charlotte Central School Lead Principal Stephanie Sumner and spelling champ Deirdre Higgins take a break after last week’s Scripps Spelling Bee. Higgins, a fourth grader, out-spelled 18 students from grades 3 through 8 to win the competition. She qualifies to participate in a regional spelling bee at Saint Michael’s College March 14. At last week’s… Read More »

Charlotte town meeting Tuesday and April 3

For the second year, Charlotte will turn Town Meeting Day into a two-part exercise, with a daytime meeting and all-day balloting on Tuesday and a second day of voting in April. Tuesday’s town meeting begins at 9 a.m. at Charlotte Central School. Tuesday’s ballot will have a list of town offices to fill, none of… Read More »

Charlotte Rescue and Fire Log

Feb. 3: 4:08 a.m. Charlotte Rescue responded to a medical call on Spear Street in Charlotte and took a patient to the hospital. 9:27 a.m. Charlotte Rescue responded to a medical call on Greenbush Road and took a patient to the hospital. 9:30 a.m. Charlotte Rescue and Shelburne Rescue responded to a medical call on… Read More »

Charlotte Fire and Rescue Log

Jan. 13 3:14 p.m. A caller reported a two-car motor vehicle accident on Ethan Allen Highway and Ferry Road. Charlotte Fire and Rescue responded and Vermont State Police was notified. All refused to go to the hospital. 7:40 p.m. Charlotte Rescue assisted Shelburne Rescue at a medical call at the Wright House. Jan. 14 12:02… Read More »

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