A visit from Pumpkin Man

A visit from Pumpkin Man

Pumpkin Man and his shy lady companion made their annual trip out of the woods on Pease Mountain to visit the students of Charlotte Central School on Halloween. The children were, as always, delighted to see the mysterious visitor, who came close for hugs and high fives, while Pumpkin Lady hung back on the hill,… Read More »

Charlotte Fire and Rescue log

Sept. 15 5:49 p.m. Charlotte Rescue assisted Vergennes Rescue at a medical call on Middlebrook Road in Ferrisburgh and took a patient to the hospital. Sept. 17 5:09 p.m. Charlotte Fire and Rescue were dispatched and Vermont State Police was notified about a two-vehicle crash on Lime Kiln Road and Spear Street. Everyone involved refused… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Upcoming events at the library. More information online at charlottepubliclibrary.org. Book discussion of “Running in the Family” Tonight at 7:30 p.m. Author Michael Ondaatje recorded his journey back to his native Sri Lanka, retracing the lore of his Dutch-Ceylonese family. Copies available at the circulation desk. Words Matter: A Civility Café Monday, Oct. 29 at 7… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Upcoming events at the library. More information is online at charlottepubliclibrary.org. Salvation Farms: Food & Resilience Tonight at 7 p.m., farm director Theresa Snow shares the mission for establishing resiliency in Vermont’s food system. Tuesday Storytimes • Baby Time: 9 a.m. for babies and toddlers and their parents or caregivers. Stories, songs and wordplay. •… Read More »

Charlotte Fire and Rescue Log

Aug.18 12:11 p.m. Charlotte Rescue transported a patient to the hospital from a medical call at Vineyard View Drive. Aug. 19 11:50 a.m. Charlotte Rescue assisted Shelburne Rescue and transported a patient to the hospital from a medical call on Partridge Way in Shelburne. 8:28 p.m. Charlotte Fire and Rescue responded to a two-vehicle crash… Read More »

Craft sale, pancake breakfast, annual tractor parade this weekend

Craft sale, pancake breakfast, annual tractor parade this weekend

This weekend will be busy with community events including East Charlotte’s annual Tractor Parade and fundraisers supporting volunteer fire departments in both Hinesburg and Shelburne. • On Saturday, the Hinesburg Firemen’s Association’s second Fall Farmer’s Market and Craft Sale sets up at the Hinesburg fire station. Vendors selling food, crafts and more will be on… Read More »

Hinsdale project aims to grow East Charlotte village

By Madeline Hughes With a very rough sketch plan he drew himself, Clark Hinsdale approached the Charlotte Planning Commission with a project that he has been contemplating for years. Hinsdale wants to develop housing and expand the village boundaries in East Charlotte. “I would like to be instrumental in affordable and senior housing in East… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Upcoming programs • Film tonight at 7 p.m. “Rooted: Cultivating Community in the Vermont Grange” A snapshot filmed by Ned Castle of the Vermont Folklife Center. Co-sponsored by the Charlotte Library and the Charlotte Grange #398, depicted in the film. • Mystery Book Group reads “A Mind to Murder” Meets Oct. 15 at 10 a.m.… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

Podcast reviewTonight at 7 p.m.: Toby Ball from the hit podcast “Crime Writers On…” visits Charlotte Library to discuss his experience in podcasting, how the industry has changed over the past few years, the popularity of true crime stories in podcasting, and the long-awaited third season of the legendary podcast “Serial.” Tuesday storytimes Space is… Read More »

Charlotte Fire and Rescue gets grant for new equipment

By CHEA WATERS EVANS Charlotte Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services recently won a federal grant to buy new equipment. The Federal Emergency Management Agency and its Assistant to Firefighters Grant Program is awarding $57,143 to the department. Grant money is available yearly to fire departments across the country. According to the grant announcement from Vermont’s… Read More »