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 »

VCAB reviews infant deaths, issues report to State

The following press release was sent out by Lynn Bruce of the Department for Children and Families (DCF) this morning. The VCAB report is available in its entirety on the DCF website at http://dcf.vt.gov/strengtheningDCF. For Immediate Release: November 21, 2014 For More Information: Acting AHS Secretary Harry Chen at (802) 871-3009 or 871-3008 and DCF… Read More »

Mt. Philo Inn hosts Charlotte’s first StampStampede Nov. 21, Ben Cohen presents campaign to overturn Citizens United

Ben Cohen, co-founder of Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream, will discuss his grassroots campaign, StampStampede, for getting money out of politics at the historic Mt. Philo Inn on Friday, Nov. 21 from 6:30-10pm in Charlotte. Once head scooper of ice cream, Cohen is now head stamper of the StampStampede, a method to drive home the… Read More »

Charlotte’s Scribblitt adds partnership to fulfill mission one book at a time

Once Charlotte resident Andrea Bergstein realized how much her children loved to write and draw, she established Scribblitt.com, a website where kids can write, illustrate, and publish personalized hardcover books using unique writing and illustration tools. “I saw how much my daughters loved to write, story after story. There was so much paper everywhere, always.… Read More »

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