Democratic Committee holds Justice of the Peace Caucus

The Charlotte Democratic Committee will hold the Caucus for Justice of the Peace on Tuesday, July 29 at 7pm in the Charlotte Town Hall. The purpose of the meeting is to elect 12 Charlotte democrats to stand for election as a Justice of the Peace on the 2014 General Election Ballot. For more information contact Edward… Read More »

Ladies of the Lake celebrate 10 years

Ladies of the Lake celebrate 10 years

Once a month a group of women don red hats and gather for a bite to eat, conversation, and fun. Even the Society’s 10-year anniversary celebration last week did not deviate from the groups’ initial focus. After the Ladies of the Lake enjoyed a barbecue luncheon, catered by the Dutch Mill Restaurant, the festivities continued… Read More »

Charlotte Planning requests community input on Town Plan: Citizens urged to submit thoughts and comments

The Charlotte Planning Commission released ‘Volume I’ of the 2015 Town Plan for public comment. The plan has been reformatted by moving the recommended policies and strategies to the front of the document (Volume 1) while retaining the important historical context of the town and supporting data in Volume 2. Volume 2 is still ‘under… Read More »

Shabbat service rocks July 25

Shabbat service rocks July 25

The wildly popular Rock Shabbat, a musical, family-friendly service that incorporates popular songs into Friday night worship, will be held Friday, July 25 at 6pm at Temple Sinai Reform Congregation. Pizza and refreshments will be provided following the service. The event is free and open to the public. The temple is located at 500 Swift… Read More »

Charlotte Library News

Charlotte Library News

Library Drop Box In East Charlotte! The drop box for returning library materials is installed at Spear’s Corner Store. Located just next to the US postal box, the drop box will serve as a collection spot for patrons who can’t make the trip across town before library items are due. The drop box will be… Read More »

Hinesburg Selectboard approves rain garden design

by Margery Sharp At the July 10 Hinesburg Selectboard meeting Marty Illick, Lewis Creek Association Executive Director, presented the final design for the proposed rain garden to be constructed at the corner of Rte. 116 and Silver Street. It was approved by the Selectboard. The design, prepared by Milone & MacBroom of Waterbury, is intended… Read More »

Robert Nickelsberg: looking back on Afghanistan

Robert Nickelsberg: looking back on Afghanistan

By Phyl Newbeck Photojournalist Robert Nickelsberg has lived a good portion of his life in very dangerous places, but every summer he gets a bit of a break to spend time at his family’s house in Charlotte. This summer, Nickelsberg has also spent time promoting his book “Afghanistan: A Distant War” which was published last… Read More »

“Secrets of Mt. Philo”

“Secrets of Mt. Philo”

Judy Chaves will be giving a presentation on Aug. 5 at 7pm at the Mt. Philo Inn. Chaves will share what she has learned about Mt. Philo through both her physical experience with the area and her extensive research. In 2012, while walking Philo, she noticed that the “Old Carriage Road” sign had been moved… Read More »

Charlotte Selectboard meeting looks ahead to budget process

By Robin Reid The July 14 Selectboard meeting was sparsely attended but some ground was duly covered and all members were present. Roadways Shelburne residents and orchard proprietors Nick and Cindy Cowles made a formal complaint about safety north of Orchard Road at the curve and also on Greenbush Road before the Shelburne line where… Read More »

Charlotte Town Party book sale ready for donations

The Friends of the Charlotte Library is gearing up for the Town Party book sale on Saturday July 12 from 11am-2pm and would like to clarify the donation guidelines and book recycling information. It would be greatly appreciated if all donors would recycle unsaleable books before dropping off donations at the library. Donations for the… Read More »