Charlotte Library hosts screening of “Disruption”

Charlotte Library hosts screening of “Disruption”

The documentary “Disruption,” which highlights the consequences of ignoring climate change, will be shown on Monday, Dec. 15 at 7pm at the Charlotte Library. According to 350.org, the word “disruption” itself refers to both “the dangerous environmental tipping points after which the entire climate system could spiral out of control, as well as the need… Read More »

Santa Claus is comin’ to town Dec. 14

Santa Claus is comin’ to town Dec. 14

Local families should come out to meet jolly Old Saint Nick and his hard-working elves at the Charlotte Fire Department on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 14 from 1-3pm. The guest of honor will arrive by fire truck and young attendees will have an opportunity to sit on Santa’s lap and everyone can enjoy some holiday treats… Read More »

115th annual Christmas Bird Count, Dec. 14-Jan. 5

115th annual Christmas Bird Count, Dec. 14-Jan. 5

The following press release was received from Tom Rogers of the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department this morning. This holiday season marks the 115th annual Christmas Bird Count, a favorite tradition among Vermont’s birding community. Birders in Vermont are encouraged to participate in the count, which begins on Dec. 14 and runs through Jan. 5.… Read More »

VTrans seeks input for On-Road Bicycle Plan, meeting Tuesday night

VTrans seeks input for On-Road Bicycle Plan, meeting Tuesday night

Nancy Schultz, Executive Director of the VT Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition, sent the following email this morning. According to the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) website, the On-Road Bicycle Plan they are developing will “categorize state highway corridors into several tiers. The tier system will rank the state highway corridors for on-road bicycling based on… Read More »

HAS Community Christmas Concert on tap next weekend

HAS Community Christmas Concert on tap next weekend

The Hinesburg Artist Series (HAS) Community Christmas concert will be held on Sunday, Dec.14 at 4:30pm at St. Jude Church in Hinesburg. The concert will feature the South County Chorus and the HAS Orchestra under the direction of Rufus Patrick. Guest artists will be Stowe native, soprano Hannah Marshall, and Charlotte resident tenor Bill Bickford.… Read More »

VNA honors Charlotte resident for dedicated service

VNA honors Charlotte resident for dedicated service

Fifty-three employees representing a collective 590 years of dedicated service to the Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties celebrated anniversaries at the VNA’s Annual Staff and Volunteer Recognition Dinner on Nov. 12. Over 200 staff, volunteers and friends of the VNA gathered to honor their colleagues and friends at the celebration, which… Read More »

Provost steps down as CVU head football coach

Provost steps down as CVU head football coach

By Mal Boright When the Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High football team opens the 2015 season, there will be a new coach in charge for the fourth time in the program’s 10-year history. Jim Provost recently announced that he is putting away his clipboard and whistle after seven years as the chieftain of the gridiron… Read More »

Biodegradable wax with a Charlotte connection

By Phyl Newbeck Greg Manning started GM Consulting, a sports consulting practice, in 1999. He could have based the business anywhere but in 2011 he decided to come back home to Vermont and set up shop in Charlotte. The former professional snowboarder is excited about his newest client, Green Ice Wax, which makes biodegradable ski… Read More »

Bee happy

Bee happy

A Bee Happy Vermont representative, at left, shows a young Charlotte Central School Artisan Craft Fair attendee his wares including beeswax candles, honey, honey confections, and lip balms at the annual event on Saturday, Nov. 22 in Charlotte. Sponsored and organized by the CCS PTO, proceeds from the craft fair will benefit enrichment programs at… Read More »

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