Democratic candidates to visit Charlotte beach

The Charlotte Democratic Committee is hosting a free meet-the-candidates picnic at the Charlotte Town Beach Sunday, 3-6 p.m. Democratic candidates for statewide office in the November general election will be on hand, including gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist, Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman, State Treasurer Beth Pearce, Attorney General TJ Donovan, State Auditor Doug Hoffer, and Chittenden… Read More »

It’s official

It’s official

Charlotte trails officials formally open the new Charlotte Town Link Trail underpass in a ribbon-cutting community celebration last Saturday. The underpass was part of the 2017 U.S. Route 7 reconstruction, providing a safe path for bikers, pedestrians and other trail users, under the busy highway. From left to right, are Charlotte Trails Committee members Stephany… Read More »

Rokeby delves into Underground Railroad quilt myth

Rokeby delves into Underground Railroad quilt myth

Historian, author and Harriet Tubman scholar Kate Clifford Larson will speak about the enduring myth surrounding quilt patterns and the Underground Railroad Sunday at the Rokeby Museum in Ferrisburgh. The illustrated lecture begins at 3 p.m. in conjunction with the museum’s special exhibit, “Fabric of Emancipation,” featuring pieced quilts made by African American fabric artists. Myths… Read More »

Evening bird-watching paddle

Evening bird-watching paddle

Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department staff will lead an evening bird-watching paddle at the Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area in Addison, 5-7 p.m. on Sept. 26. Participants must bring their own canoe or kayak, paddles, and life jackets. The outing will seek to observe the many species at Dead Creek during the fall bird migration… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

LEGO machines Sept. 13 to Oct. 4 at 3:15 p.m. Gears, pulleys, levers, motors and more. Kids can build amazing machines and learn how to make them work even better. 4th grade and up. Space is limited. Registration required. Library Board of Trustees Meets tonight, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m. at the library. Mystery book… Read More »

Honduras volunteers plan for 2019

Hands to Honduras Tela, a local  humanitarian service group, is planning trips for February 2019. Volunteers can participate in one or both weeks: February 9-16 and February 16-23.  Next year’s projects include painting the postpartum mother-baby wing at Tela Hospital; constructing a classroom and a kitchen at schools on a palm plantation; providing a health… Read More »

Kudos

Champlain Valley Union High School recently shared its honor roll from spring semester 2018. Here are the Charlotte and Hinesburg students who attained High Honors and A/B Honors last spring. High Honors Katherine E. Ashe, Maryn K. Askew, Gabriel R. Atkins, Ashton T. Barbeau, Evan G. Beal, William W. Berkowitz, Henry C. Bijur, Samantha K.… Read More »

League of Vermont Writers holds fall program

The League of Vermont Writers’ fall workshop, “Other Paths to Publication: Independent Presses and Self-Publishing,” is Oct. 6 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Shelburne. The event is from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Three speakers are scheduled: • Sonja Hakala, author of 11 books both traditionally and independently published, discussing… Read More »

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Tuesday after-school snacks The library has teamed up with Hinesburg Community Resource Center to offer snacks for everyone after school on Tuesdays starting Sept. 4. Students may drop by the library after early release from school for a healthy snack while they read, do homework, or pick out new materials to take home. Get library… Read More »

News from Charlotte Library

September is Library Card Sign-up Month. If you don’t have a library card, you should get one. Libraries offer fun and informative resources to help you pursue your passions and succeed in school. A library card in Charlotte gives you access to checking out books, DVDs and other items such as garden tools and bird-watching… Read More »