Talking tolerance: The book is open, start turning pages

Talking tolerance: The book is open, start turning pages

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter Christel Tonoki stood in the Champlain Valley Union High School gymnasium in front of 1,300 of her fellow students last week, gathered for a school-wide assembly for Black History month. A few dozen students stood with Tonoki as she told her story, how during her freshman year she  created a… Read More »

Plans move ahead for health center, library

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter The odds that the Charlotte Family Health Center will be moving to new offices across from the Charlotte Town Hall are getting better. Dr. Andrea (Andy) Regan, head of the health center, and Ben Mason, owner of the 37.7-acre property at 527 Ferry Road, from which an acre would be… Read More »

GMP, Renewable Energy tout home battery incentive program: “Bring Your Own Device” program offers $850 credit per kilowatt to homeowners

GMP, Renewable Energy tout home battery incentive program: “Bring Your Own Device” program offers $850 credit per kilowatt to homeowners

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter Reporters filled Carole McCay’s Hinesburg living room Tuesday morning to report on the installation of a battery. But it’s not just any battery. The intimate home setting was where Green Mountain Power and Renewable Energy Vermont announced an energy part-nership to help install home batteries across the state. The companies… Read More »

Newspaper staff wins three dozen awards in New England contest

Staff writer Madeline Hughes shared a first-place award among weekly newspapers for a social-issues feature story she wrote with Caleigh Cross and Kayla Collier at the annual New England Newspaper and Press Association competition Feb. 16. “This piece rose to the top among all submissions thanks to its crisp writing style, wide engagement of sources,… Read More »

Annual case of seed fever breaks out at Charlotte Library

Annual case of seed fever breaks out at Charlotte Library

By JOEY WALDINGER Correspondent Though it seems like the ice may never thaw and the temperatures may never warm, it’s seed fever in Charlotte. What is seed fever? Linda Hamilton, the coordinator of the Charlotte Seed Library, describes it as “a phenomenon when seed catalogs arrive in the mail,” and gardeners become overwhelmed by the… Read More »

2019 Charlotte Candidate Questionnaire

NANCY RICHARDSON | 2 Year Term Education: B.S, Ohio State University; Ph.D. in Education, Kent State University; Master’s in Public Administration, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; Master’s in Writing, Vermont College of Fine Arts Occupation: Teacher, professor, public administrator and researcher Other Civic posts held: Education advisor, Governor of Massachusetts; senior staff,… Read More »