Local playgroups

The Charlotte Summer Playgroup meets each Monday, 9:30-11am. Meet at the Charlotte Central School playground.  Contact: Colleen at bbfcharlotteplaygroup@gmail.com. Drop-in play at Wiggle Room in Hinesburg, Monday through Friday, 9am-1pm. Weekend open play hours will be announced on the website, on Facebook, and on the events calendar at www.findandgoseek.com. For ages birth to 5, $8… Read More »

Town meetings

Charlotte Town Meetings Planning Commission Meeting First Thursday of the month, 7-9 p.m., and third Thursday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. Conservation Committee Meeting Tuesday, Aug. 22, 7-9 p.m. Hinesburg Meetings Affordable Housing Committee: 1st Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. Agency Request Review Committee: meets as needed. Contact committee for next meeting. Conservation… Read More »

Charlotte U.S. Rt 7 reconstruction update

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: Excavation and underdrain improvements will continue behind the barrier. U.S. 7 traffic is currently using the offline two-way traffic detour along this section… Read More »

kudos

Rice Memorial High School, South Burlington Sister Laura Della Santa, principal at Rice Memorial High School, proudly announces that the following students from Charlotte and Hinesburg achieved Honor Roll status for the fourth quarter of the 2016-17 school year. First honors: Cooper Harvey and Andrew Slauterbeck, of Charlotte. Second honors: Moira Brown, Hana Couture, Mahntra Hennessy, John Merrill, Hadley… Read More »

Police brief

Charlotte man cited for driving with a suspended license At approximately 6 p.m. Monday, the Vermont State Police conducted a traffic stop on Old Hollow Rd in Ferrisburgh. Chad A. Palmer, 45, of Charlotte, was found to be driving with a criminally suspended license, according to state police. Palmer was arrested and release on a… Read More »

Charlotte police blotter

As submitted by the Shelburne Police Department July 29 – Aug. 4 July 29, 4:14 a.m. Charlotte Rescue assisted Vergennes Rescue at a medical call in Vergennes. The patient was taken to the hospital. July 30, 6:16 a.m. Charlotte Fire and Rescue were dispatched to Plouffe Farm Lane for a fire alarm. It was a… Read More »

Bursting with blueberries after a rainy spring

Bursting with blueberries after a rainy spring

On a recent Monday morning at Pelkey’s Blueberry Farm on Greenbush Road in Charlotte, an excited child’s voice carried over the hill: “Mom, do you see what I see? Those are all blueberries!” The acres of blueberry bushes are impressive even to seasoned berry pickers, and belie the challenges of a very wet spring, which… Read More »

Rotary’s Ball-Drop Fundraiser benefits community programs and groups

The Charlotte-Shelburne-Hinesburg Rotary’s Annual Golf Ball Drop fundraiser will be held on Shelburne Day, Aug. 19, on the Little League Field next to the Shelburne Fire Station. A $10 ticket gets participants a numbered ball that will be dropped from the sky – or a bucket loader. Ball closest to the hole wins $4,000; second-closest wins… Read More »

Town meetings

Charlotte Meetings Planning Commission Meeting First Thursday of the month, 7-9 p.m., and third Thursday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. Conservation Committee Meeting Tuesday, Aug. 22, 7-9 p.m. Hinesburg Meetings Affordable Housing Committee: 1st Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. Agency Request Review Committee: meets as needed. Contact committee for next meeting. Conservation Commission:… Read More »

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