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 »

News from Charlotte Library

LEGO machines Sept. 13 to Oct. 4 at 3:15 p.m. Gears, pulleys, levers, motors and more. Kids can build amazing machines and learn how to make them work even better. 4th grade and up. Space is limited. Registration required. Library Board of Trustees Meets tonight, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m. at the library. Mystery book… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

September is Library Card Sign-up Month. If you don’t have a library card, you should get one. Libraries offer fun and informative resources to help you pursue your passions and succeed in school. A library card in Charlotte gives you access to checking out books, DVDs and other items such as garden tools and bird-watching… Read More »

After a wait, swimmers cross the lake

After a wait, swimmers cross the lake

The fourth annual Lake Champlain Open Water Swim was postponed from Saturday to Sunday last weekend due to windy conditions. On Sunday, 49 swimmers took to the water in Essex, N.Y. for the 3.76-mile race to Charlotte. Dozens of kayakers followed along. The race benefits the nonprofit Lake Champlain Committee. Organizer Christophe Lissarrague didn’t have… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Summer of Numbers: Can doing math in the summer be fun? Yes!  The “Summer of Numbers” provides a daily math problem. Pick up a constellation chart and star stickers to track your progress. All ages. Popcorn and a movie: Tuesday, Aug. 21, at 10:30 a.m. Cool off on Tuesdays in August with a movie favorite.… Read More »

Charlotte Fire and Rescue log

June 25 11:06 a.m. Charlotte Rescue assisted Vergennes Rescue at a medical call at the intersection of U.S. Route 7 and Old Hollow Road in Ferrisburgh. The patient was transported to the hospital by Charlotte Rescue, Shelburne Rescue and Bristol Rescue. June 26 11:48 a.m. Charlotte Rescue assisted Hinesburg First Response at a medical call… Read More »

Charlotte sets tax rate for 2019

STAFF REPORT The Charlotte Selectboard has set the tax rate for fiscal year 2019. The municipal tax rate is set at $0.1986 per $100 of assessed property value. The education tax rate for Charlotte is $1.4866 for every $100 of assessed value. A residential property valued at $300,000 would have a $4,459.80 tax bill. The… Read More »