Nordic Farms in Charlotte declares bankruptcy

Nordic Farms in Charlotte declares bankruptcy

Known as one of Vermont’s most prominent dairy farms, the future of Nordic Farm’s dairy enterprise in Charlotte is uncertain as Michael LaClair filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy Aug. 17. LaClair, who owns the cattle and machinery but not the farm property, listed $2.1 million in debts and assets just below $1 million, according to… Read More »

U.S. Rt. 7 Reconstruction Update

East side of road is ready for traffic Project Location: U.S. Route 7 from the Ferrisburgh/Charlotte town line north for three miles to the Ferry Road Intersection. Expect traffic delays this week as traffic is shifted to the newly reconstructed section of U.S. 7. Between Wildwood West Development and Ferry Road: Following the traffic shift… Read More »

Honduran medical team visits local partners

Honduran medical team visits local partners

Shelburne Town Manager Joe Colangelo welcomed the Honduran medical team who visited the Shelburne Farmers Market on Aug. 26. As part of a Hands to Honduras Tela medical exchange project, doctors Dioxana Catalina Lopez and Oscar Ivan Salinas Sanchez and a nurse, Karla Gricelda Duran Vargas, traveled from Tela, Honduras to spend 10 days in… Read More »

Riding so others can race

Riding so others can race

Cyclists rolling in the 12th Annual Kelly Brush Ride sponsored by VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations on last on Saturday. The annual ride, which starts and finishes in Middlebury and winds through the Champlain Valley, drew more than 800 cyclists and 40 adaptive athletes. The event raised more than $500,000 for adaptive sports and ski racing safety.

Community Notes

Shelburne Farms Harvest Festival celebrates fall Saturday Shelburne Farms celebrates Vermont farm and food traditions all day Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Explore a tent full of children’s activities, entertainers performing on multiple stages, and artisans sharing their skills and crafts. Visit with farm animals and take a horse-drawn hayride. Many local organizations… Read More »

Charlotte Fire and Rescue

Sept. 2 at 9:53 a.m. Charlotte Fire and Rescue were dispatched to a one-car crash with injuries at Spear Street and Ashe Road. Everyone refused transport to the hospital. Sept. 2 at 11:37 a.m. Charlotte Rescue Paramedic assisted Hinesburg First Response at a medical call on Kelleys Field Road in Hinesburg. The patient refused to… Read More »

Neighbors question suggested change to LaPlatte River wetlands classification

A roomful of Shelburne neighbors turned out to ask questions and voice concerns last Wednesday night as a petition to reclassify the LaPlatte River wetlands winds its way through the approval process. The LaPlatte wetlands, at the river’s entry into Lake Champlain, have long served as “a soup-to-nuts training ground for young biologists, ecologists, scientists,”… Read More »

U.S. Rt. 7 Reconstruction Update

Paving rescheduled for this week Project Location: U.S. Route 7 from the Ferrisburgh/Charlotte town line north for three miles to the Ferry Road Intersection. Project completion is scheduled for 2018. Between Wildwood West Development and Ferry Road: Due to a constrained working area within this section of the project, U.S. 7 is being reconstructed one… Read More »

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