Polar Express magic

Polar Express magic

Charlotte author Stephen Kiernan reads “The Polar Express” storybook by Chris Van Allsburg at last weekend’s Polar Express event at Union Station in Burlington. The magical annual event run by dozens of volunteers attracts hundreds of children and their families and benefits the Vermont Children’s Trust Foundation. Santa’s busy weekend also included a visit to… Read More »

Charlotte Fire and Rescue Log

Nov. 24: 12:59 a.m. Charlotte Rescue assisted Vergennes Rescue at a medical call on South Maple Street in Vergennes and took a patient to the hospital. Nov. 26 6:59 a.m. A caller reported fire alarm activated on Spear Street. Fire and Rescue were dispatched and determined it to be a false alarm. 10:13 a.m. Charlotte… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Charlotte, Hinesburg libraries share grant for public health programs The Charlotte Library and Hinesburg’s Carpenter-Carse Library will share a $12,000 grant from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine-New England Region for the promotion of public health resources and programs. The libraries collaborated on the grant application which will result in a series of programs… Read More »

Petitions available for local offices on Town Meeting Day ballots

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI With the 2018 general election just barely in the rear-view mirror, petitions are now available for candidates interested in running for local office in the March Town Meeting Day elections. Candidates can get blank petitions at their town clerk’s office. Candidates also fill out a consent form to indicate how they would… Read More »

Selectboard supports trail grant application

By MADELINE HUGHES Anxious to complete the Town Link Trail, the Trails Committee is working on a new grant application for the State Park Road portion of the trail. “We are all very excited,” committee co-chair Laurie Thompson said after meeting with the Selectboard on Monday. “It’s a significant section of the trail connecting Mt.… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Hour of Code This afternoon kids in grades 4-8 can learn about the fun of coding with a Global Foundries engineer and CS First games, as well as books that tell the tales of coding past and present. 3:15 p.m. Registration required. Registration and more information online at charlottepubliclibrary.org or call 425-3864. Open Enrollment for… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Computer Science Education Week is Dec. 3-8 • Tuesday, Dec 4: Play-Based Story Times with STEAM skills.  A fun hour of stories and games that use kids’ math and pattern talents. Preschool Story Time at 10:30 a.m. Kindergarten and First Grade Story Time at 2:15 p.m. Registration required. • Thursday, Dec. 6:  Hour of Code. … Read More »

Vergennes man charged with speeding on U.S. 7 in Charlotte

Vermont State Police stopped a Vergennes driver on U.S. Route 7 in Charlotte Sunday afternoon, charging him with excessive speed. Trooper Bradley Miller in a press release said police stopped 24-year-old Mathew Montgomery just after 2 p.m. near Nursery Lane. Montgomery was clocked at 89 mph in a 50 mph zone, police said. Montgomery was taken… Read More »