Charlotte Public Library

As we strive to improve and enrich our services here at Charlotte Library, we need information from our community to inform our purchasing and planning decisions. In the next few months, the library will participate in the Edge Initiative, “helping libraries [with] …development of their public technology services.” To make the project successful, we need… Read More »

Commuter bike workshop wheels into Charlotte library

Local Motion, the Burlington based non-profit that supports “people powered transportation,” will offer their Basic Bike Commuter Workshop at the Charlotte Public Library on Wednesday, September 17th at 7pm. The workshop, intended for adults, is a great way to get acquainted with bicycle commuting. Workshop leader and full time bicycle commuter Peter Burns will cover… Read More »

AAA reminds motorists that School’s Open —Drive Carefully

Launched in 1946, AAA’s School’s Open – Drive Carefully awareness campaign was created as a way to help reduce child pedestrian fatalities and injuries and each year since AAA has continued the tradition to keep children safe as they return to school. AAA Northern New England distributes thousands of “Schools Open, Drive Carefully” posters annually… Read More »

Letters to the Editor

Debate over Charlotte town budget I write in response to former Selectboard Chair (and continuing board member) Russell’s letter in the August 14 edition of the Charlotte News responding to my July 29, letter in The Citizen. In my letter, I presented data showing that the town budget under Chair Russell’s leadership had almost doubled (increasing… Read More »

“Conversations with Kay” features Hinesburg Senator

“Conversations with Kay” features Hinesburg Senator

In September Vermont Community Access Media’s (VCAM) popular producer and talk show host Kay Ryder focuses on Chittenden County State Senator Diane Snelling. Ryder, who has been hosting “Conversations with Kay” for more than 18 years, interviewed the Hinesburg resident and her 30-minute conversation with the senator will be broadcast on VCAM Channel 15 Monday… Read More »

Charlotte library hosts community energy event Sept. 25

Community members are urged to hear a presentation about cold climate heat pumps.  Heat pumps move heat, rather than generate it, and in doing so can save money on heating and cooling bills and reduce dependence on fossil fuels. Resident Bill Kallock of the Charlotte Energy Committee will share a homeowner’s perspective of living with… Read More »

Keeping up a Rotary tradition

Keeping up a Rotary tradition

By Rosalyn Graham When Evan Webster spoke at Charlotte Shelburne Rotary Club in late August, he was continuing a tradition that began in the earliest years of the Rotary organization. His talk explained the science and complexity of screen printing, the process he uses for creating t-shirts and many other printed specialty items at his… Read More »

Charlotte Library

Labor Day: The Library will be closed on Sept. 1 for Labor Day. Wednesday Night Knitters.  Join us every other Wednesday evening at 5:30pm to compare notes, knits, and share good company.  Our next meeting is on Sept 3. Maker Club – Halloween Horrors: Get creative and help prepare the library for Halloween with Arduino,… Read More »

Young adults need reminder to get vaccinated

Think you outgrew the need for vaccines when you graduated from high school? Not so. Every year, thousands of young adults in the U.S. suffer serious health problems, are hospitalized, and even die from diseases that could have been prevented by vaccines. To highlight the importance of immunizations throughout life, and to help remind young… Read More »

Selectboard listens to pleas for preservation of old police building from Hinesburg citizenry

by Margery Sharp At the Aug. 21 Selectboard meeting, Chair Jon Trefry thanked Renae Marshall for her service as interim town administrator during the search for a new administrator. Selectboard Member Phil Pouech added, “Renae gave 110 per cent and her work was ‘outstanding.’ Station preservation Resident Roger Kohn opened discussion on preservation of the… Read More »