News from Charlotte Library

Podcast reviewTonight at 7 p.m.: Toby Ball from the hit podcast “Crime Writers On…” visits Charlotte Library to discuss his experience in podcasting, how the industry has changed over the past few years, the popularity of true crime stories in podcasting, and the long-awaited third season of the legendary podcast “Serial.” Tuesday storytimes Space is… Read More »

Charlotte Fire and Rescue gets grant for new equipment

By CHEA WATERS EVANS Charlotte Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services recently won a federal grant to buy new equipment. The Federal Emergency Management Agency and its Assistant to Firefighters Grant Program is awarding $57,143 to the department. Grant money is available yearly to fire departments across the country. According to the grant announcement from Vermont’s… Read More »

Charlotte Fire and Rescue log

July 21 12:58 p.m. Charlotte Rescue assisted Hinesburg First Response at a medical call on Silver Street in Hinesburg and took a patient to the hospital. 2:24 p.m. Charlotte Rescue was dispatched to a medical emergency on Thorpe Cove Road and took a patient to the hospital. 4:39 p.m. Charlotte Fire, Rescue and Shelburne Rescue… Read More »

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 »

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