Senior Center hosts Blood Drive June 12

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at the Charlotte Senior Center on Ferry Road, Thursday, June 12 from 2 to 7pm. Walk-ins are welcome but an appointment is strongly recommended to avoid delays. To make an appointment call 1-800-Red Cross or visit www.redcrossblood.org.

Local garden club offers garden tour

The Shelburne Charlotte Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, June 10 at 9am for a tour of the gardens of Robin Coleburn, 1052 Whalley Road in Charlotte.  These are beautiful gardens surrounding Coleburn’s art studio. All are welcome. For information call Ann Mead at 985-2657.

Fawns are arriving

Fawns are arriving

The Vermont Fish &Wildlife Department says deer fawns are being born now and asks that people avoid disturbing or picking them up. Most deer fawns are born during the first and second weeks of June, according to Vermont deer biologist Adam Murkowski. Murkowski says it is best to keep your distance because the fawn’s mother… Read More »

I <3 trails: Spring cleaning June 7

I <3 trails: Spring cleaning June 7

By Lenore Budd, vice chair of Hinesburg Trails Committee Do you enjoy exploring the many trails of the Hinesburg Area Recreation Trail (HART) network? If so, the Hinesburg Trails Committee could use your help in sprucing up the trails after a long winter and muddy spring. On National Trails Day – Saturday, June 7 –… Read More »

New intercity bus services start in June

New intercity bus services start in June

Vermonters and visitors will have more affordable travel choices to get around New England and beyond beginning June 9, thanks to the launch of new intercity bus routes operated by Vermont Translines. The new routes, funded by the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) and the Federal Transit Administration, include service from Burlington to Albany, N.Y.… Read More »

Vermont Veterans Fund requests proposals

The Vermont Office of Veterans Affairs and the Vermont Veterans Fund Committee are accepting grant proposals from this year’s fund. The Veteran’s Fund was established in 2010 and provides financial assistance to organizations supporting veterans. Over the last two years, fund grants have supported homeless veteran transition programs, peer counseling, and emergency assistance with rent… Read More »

Democratic committees co-sponsor screening of “Inequality For All”

Democratic committees co-sponsor screening of “Inequality For All”

The Shelburne, Charlotte, and South Burlington Democratic Committees will co-sponsor a screening of the documentary “Inequality for All” on Sunday, May 18 at 7pm at the Shelburne Town Offices, second floor. The film, released in 2013 and featuring renowned economist Robert Reich, examines the ever-widening income inequality in the United States and the effects this… Read More »

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