March 6 12:24 a.m. Charlotte Rescue assisted Bristol Rescue at an ice rescue call on Access Road in Monkton. The patient refused transport to the hospital. March 7 6:13 p.m. Charlotte Rescue responded to a medical emergency on Hinesburg Road and transported a patient to the hospital. March 8 2:55 p.m. Charlotte Rescue assisted Vergennes… Read More »
A child learns about democracy at Charlotte town meeting on Tuesday. Find Town Meeting Day stories, photos and results on pages 2, 7 and 8.
To see the Charlotte results click here or scroll to the bottom. By Mary Ann Lickteig Charlotte residents on Town Meeting Day rejected Town Clerk Mary Mead’s suggestion to trim $100,000 from the town budget – voting instead to add $500 – and approved sending a $3.1 million budget to voters for approval on April… Read More »
Champlain Maker Faire in partnership with Vermont Teddy Bear is offering two maker workshops this weekend and next. This Sunday, it’s “Toaster Cannons” from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. On March 18, the theme is “Taking Things Apart” from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. The workshops will be held at the Vermont STEAMspace located at Vermont Teddy… Read More »
Feb. 20 3:22 p.m. Charlotte Rescue assisted Hinesburg First Response at a medical call on Haystack Road in Hinesburg. The Charlotte crew took the patient to the hospital. Feb. 22 8:22 p.m. Charlotte Rescue responded to a medical emergency on Greenbush Road and transported a patient to the hospital. Feb. 23 6:14 a.m. Charlotte Rescue… Read More »
Stellar weather but slim turnout characterized Charlotte’s annual meeting Tuesday. Just 640 people voted and about 130 attended town meeting. Clockwise from left: Ballot clerk Michael Krasnow checks in voters; Rick Lunt studies the town report; Tai Dinnan and her baby son listen to the discussion; a tiny voter learns the rules; Barbara Lawrence casts… Read More »
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 »
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firm representing R.L. Vallee Inc. in the design of a Maplefields store and gas station proposed for Charlotte has withdrawn the company’s permit application.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 »
Mud Hollow Brook starts to break up in the sun along Hinesburg Road in Charlotte Tuesday.
Playing with fire has gotten a Charlotte firefighter suspended from the department and charged in Vermont criminal court with endangering his children. According to Vergennes police, Levi G. Dykema, 29, experimented with igniting hand sanitizer on his children’s hands and later posted video of the incident on social media. The children are ages 5, 7… Read More »