Rebekah Cory weds Precious Jagun

Rebekah Cory weds Precious Jagun

Rebekah E. Cory of Hinesburg, daughter of Ms. Jacqueline M. Cory of Queensbury, N.Y. and Mr. Rodman W. Cory of Hinesburg, and Precious T. Jagun of Burlington, son of Mrs. Helen Jagun and the late Mr. Saturday Jagun of Sapele, Nigeria, were married Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019. The ceremony was held at Charlotte Town Beach.… Read More »

Community comes out to play

Community comes out to play

A good time – enhanced by free ice cream – was had by all on the evening of Aug. 22 when the new playground at the Charlotte Town Beach celebrated its grand opening. The free ice cream was donated by Patterson Fuels, said Charlotte Recreation Director Nicole Conley.

Ice cream and fun at opening of new playground, Aug. 22

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Ice cream, you scream, we all get ice cream at the new playground at the Charlotte Town Beach. The brand-new playground celebrates its grand opening at 5 p.m. this Thursday, Aug. 22, according to Charlotte Recreation Director Nicole Conley. There will be free ice cream donated by Patterson Fuels, and kids… Read More »

Encore: Mozart festival entertains new offers

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent As they regroup in the wake of this summer’s cancelled concert season, volunteers with the Vermont Mozart Festival say they are optimistic that new leaders may emerge to take over the troubled but popular musical endeavor. Just last week, Gene Richards said he received two unsolicited, “encouraging” inquiries from people interested in… Read More »

Charlotte Selectboard allows a wedding

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer On another beautiful late summer evening – one in a string of perfect Goldilocks evenings, not too cool, not too hot, just right – the Charlotte Selectboard held a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, Aug. 12. And on this meteorologically romantic evening, the selectboard voted unanimously to allow a wedding at… Read More »

Charlotte Rec officials seek tips on Aug. 5 vandalism

The Charlotte Recreation Department is seeking information about another act of vandalism at the Charlotte Town Beach. Bill Fraser-Harris, chair of the Recreation Commission, said someone cut down the posts and the chains at the gate to the upper parking lot. The damage was discovered on Aug. 5. “I can’t imagine why somebody would do… Read More »

Vermont Mozart Festival goes silent cancelling all 16 summer performances

Vermont Mozart Festival goes silent cancelling all 16 summer performances

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Fans of one of Vermont’s most popular outdoor summer music events will need to make new plans and in some cases seek ticket refunds after the Vermont Mozart Festival announced this week that it has cancelled its 2019 summer concert series. “Vermont Mozart Festival is currently reviewing opportunities and evaluating all options… Read More »

Charlotte Selectboard receives three bids for library addition

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Bids were opened for the Charlotte Library addition before a special selectboard meeting on May 20. Charlotte Selectboard members Fritz Tegatz and Louise McCarren opened the three bids, which were then shared with the public: Breadloaf Corporation:  $1.6 million; ReArch Company:  $889,000; and Naylor & Breen Builders with Vermont Integrated Architecture… Read More »

Charlotte Selectboard hears speed concerns

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Of the more than 30 people who attended the Charlotte Selectboard meeting on Monday, at least half were there to talk about speed limits. There were many opinions, and they weren’t all for slower speed limits. Megan Price of Ferry Road was the first to speak during the public comment portion… Read More »