Happenings at The Grange

TRINA BIANCHI For many years, the Charlotte Grange was an important part of this farming community and membership included entire families. The Grange was not only a place where neighbors shared news, compared notes about their particular farms, discussed issues that affected their lives and talked about possibilities for change both on a state and/or… Read More »

Nardozzi in the house: Popular Vermont gardening expert shares his knowledge at Charlotte Grange Hall

Nardozzi in the house: Popular Vermont gardening expert shares his knowledge at Charlotte Grange Hall

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff writer Charlie Nardozzi is as wise, witty and enthralling in person as he sounds on the radio. And his knowledge of gardening is … fertile. Around 35 people packed the downstairs meeting room at the Charlotte Grange on May 15 to reap the gardening tips and horticultural humor that Nardozzi sows. Nardozzi… Read More »

Happening at the Charlotte Grange

Happening at the Charlotte Grange

TRINA BIANCHI For years the Charlotte Grange Hall has sat rather stately but dormant at 2858 Spear Street in the East Charlotte Village. Last fall, the membership voted to keep the hall open over the winter and to host at least one event a month throughout the fall and winter. With the enthusiasm and help… Read More »

East Village District discussion continued

BY SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter How much development the Charlotte Planning Commission will recommend for Clark Hinsdale’s property off Hinesburg Road will continue to be discussed until at least June 6. The planning commission voted unanimously at a meeting Thursday to continue discussion regarding the property at 1824 Hinesburg Road to the first regularly scheduled… Read More »

Home, home on the Grange: Candidates Night returns to venerable Charlotte Grange

Home, home on the Grange: Candidates Night returns to venerable Charlotte Grange

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter Politics return to the Charlotte Grange on Tuesday when the organization hosts Charlotte Candidates Night. The creation of the grange organization in America can be traced back to just after the Civil War. President Andrew Johnson sent Oliver Kelley, a clerk to the Federal Commissioner of Agriculture, to travel around… Read More »

A night at the grange

A night at the grange

A dozen performers entertained a full house at the Open Mic Night at the Charlotte Grange last week. Local musicians took the floor along with others from Bridport, Ripton, Lincoln and Burlington. All took part in the traditional closing with “Good Night Irene.” The Winter Waltz has been rescheduled to Sunday, Jan. 27, 4-6 p.m.… Read More »