Have an ice day

Have an ice day

From left, Nate Godbout, Austin Igler, and Aydan Forando practice their moves on the Charlotte Public Ice Rink behind the Charlotte Central School.

Rotary plans Pie for Breakfast on March 16

What could be better than pie for breakfast? Charlotte Shelburne Hinesburg Rotary is planning a feast with a twist for Saturday, March 16 from 8 a.m. to noon at Shelburne Vineyard. It’s Pie for Breakfast, an Irish tradition, an all-you-can-eat bounty of sweet and savory pies (plus beverages) for just $5 per person. Rotarians and… Read More »

Noises Off

Noises Off

Jill Silvia from Shelburne shares the stage with Dick Hibbert while rehearsing a scene from “Noises Off,” Shelburne Player’s spring production. The farcical play by Michael Frayn opens Apr. 5 at the Shelburne Town Center. Described as the “the funniest farce ever written, “Noises Off” presents a manic menagerie of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop… Read More »

Sugaring Season

Sugaring Season

Above, Dana Bishop of Shelburne Farms explains how the evaporator works as sugaring begins. Every seven minutes a timer goes off, and more wood is fed into the evaporator to keep it hot enough. Left, Bishop pours syrup after it’s been processed in the evaporator to remove water. Now it’s ready to be filtered and… Read More »

Happenings at the Charlotte Grange Hall

After several months of very successful open mic events, the Charlotte Grange Hall will not only continue to host Open Mic events but will be adding, starting in April, Showcase Open Mic nights once a month on Friday evenings. These Friday evening events will showcase three musicians who have performed at one or more Open… Read More »

Charlotte church offers divine reading

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Charlotte will offer Lectio Divina with Michael Hagan, Diocesan Coordinator of Religious Education and Catechesis, Mondays, March 11 and 18, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Written material provided, and the evening begins with a soup dinner. “Eat, Read, Pray!” Lectio Divina, or divine reading, is an ancient way of… Read More »

Nominate your tree hero

Help shine the spotlight on a local tree hero by nominating a person, group or organization for a 2019 Vermont Tree Steward Award. Each year, the Vermont Urban and Community Forestry Program, a partnership of University of Vermont Extension and the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, recognizes those who have made a significant… Read More »

Doug Olufsen named 2019 Red Cross Everyday Hero

Doug Olufsen of Hinesburg is one of four Vermonters being celebrated by the New Hampshire and Vermont Region of the American Red Cross for the 2019 Everyday Heroes Awards. The awards will be held on Tuesday April 2, at 5:30 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel in Burlington, sponsored by Co-operative Insurance Companies. The Everyday Heroes… Read More »

Music at the Grange

Music at the Grange

The Sugar House Run band entertained a full house Sunday afternoon at the Charlotte Grange Hall. Michael Ryan on guitar, Dan Wyman on fiddle, Michael Fortin on upright bass, and George Seymore on banjo played and sang bluegrass to a very appreciative audience.

News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Library to Host Women’s History Month Public Art Show Submit your art! Deadline: March 20 We invite members of the community to submit a drawing or painting inspired by a woman or women you admire. Original paintings, drawings, photographs and mixed media on canvas will be accepted. All subject matter must be appropriate for viewing by… Read More »