News from Carpenter-Carse Library

Sign up for a library card September is National Library Card Sign-up Month and there’s still time to sign up to enter a drawing for a new e-reader. Current library patrons that recruit a new cardholder will also be entered in the raffle. Sign up at the library with proof of a Hinesburg or St.… Read More »

Bristol Harvest Festival, car show this weekend

Bristol Harvest Festival, car show this weekend

This weekend will be a busy one in Bristol with the 20th annual Harvest Festival Saturday and the Better L8 Than Never Car Show on Sunday. Saturday’s events start at 10 a.m. on the town green. The festival is co-hosted by the Addison County Chamber of Commerce and the Bristol Recreation Department. More than 75 crafters and… Read More »

Hinesburg, Charlotte crews combine safety and fun at weekend events

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI Fire, rescue and police departments in Hinesburg and Charlotte are busy preparing for upcoming public safety community events this weekend and next where local residents can meet first responders, check out equipment, get some safety tips and enjoy refreshments. The free events are especially kid-friendly too. This weekend is Hinesburg’s Public Safety… Read More »

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 »

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