GREENSBORO – The popular “land conservation” exhibit sponsored by the Greensboro Land Trust and Greensboro Historical Society (GHS) will re-open with a reception on Sunday, July 2, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the museum next to Willey’s Store. Everyone is invited to visit the exhibit, which features 21[Read More…]
Invited speakers at the June 26 gathering at the Hill Farmstead Brewery were (left to right) Shaun Hill from the brewery, Senator Peter Welch, Jon Ramsay (speaking) from Vermont Land Trust and Center for an Agricultural Economy, Rep. Katherine Sims and Andy Kehler from Jasper Hill Farm.
by Clive Gray, Community Journalist GREENSBORO BEND – At the end of May, Janet Stewart and Ray Shatney sold a conservation easement on 154 acres on Route 16 in Greensboro Bend to the Vermont Land Trust (VLT). This was land on which Stewart and Shatney had developed a farm featuring[Read More…]
RICHFORD – The Board of Directors of the Vermont Maple Sugar Makers’ Association (VMSMA) presented the annual Maple Awards and announced Glenn and Ruth Goodrich of Cabot as winners in their first annual Maple Contest at their annual meeting held on Saturday, June 24, at Vermont Technical College. The Sumner[Read More…]
HARDWICK – The Gazette is pleased to welcome our summer intern, Francesca Kitch, who will be reporting for the paper through the middle of August. Francesca is from Belmont, Mass. She is a rising sophomore at Williams College and is currently on the pre-med track, while also studying statistics and[Read More…]
by Francesca Kitch CRAFTSBURY – At its June 20 regular meeting, Rudy Chase came to take questions from the select board about a proposal regarding broadband. The proposal includes the Town of Craftsbury donating its fiber optic network assets to the Communications Union Districts (CUD) to enhance internet service. This[Read More…]
by Gazette Staff HARDWICK – At its June 15 meeting, the Hardwick Select Board discussed a budget shortfall for the wastewater project, the bathrooms at the Town House, and the state regulator’s reduction in Hardwick Electric Department’s requested rate increase. Paul Fixx announced that he has recently become the co-chair[Read More…]
by Lisa Stinson, Community Journalist HARDWICK – For two weeks in June during June Term (or J-Term), Hazen Union students immersed themselves in learning in some unexpected ways. It was a chance for students to explore a new subject, or dive deeper into a subject that piqued their interest. Seminars[Read More…]