Entries by Betsy Hunt

High Speed Internet Connectivity in Greensboro

The Town of Greensboro Planning Commission has asked us to distribute the following survey to our membership. High-Speed internet connectivity is the subject of intensive effort in the area through a consortium of users called NEK Community Broadband. Internet connectivity was one of the top things that Greensboro residents identified as something they wanted to improve […]

Virtual Public Meeting: Greensboro Watershed Water Quality Trends, Fish Biology Trends, & Opportunities for Increased Protection of Public Waters

Virtual Public Meeting Monday, August 24, 7 to 9 PM Greensboro Watershed Water Quality Trends, Fish Biology Trends, & Opportunities for Increased Protection of Public Waters Introduction The Stewards of the Greensboro Watershed and the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation are holding a virtual public meeting to discuss water quality trends in Vermont’s water bodies […]

Results: 2020 Caspian Challenge

The 9th Annual Caspian Challenge took place on Sunday, July 26. The format this year was quite different due to COVID–19. About 50 runners enjoyed Sunday’s race which supported the Lake Protection Fund for Caspian Lake which helps support milfoil and other invasive species prevention efforts, as well as lake water quality monitoring. Challenge sponsors […]

GA’s Community Relief Fund Matching Grant:  Help Rhodes Reach the Finish Line!

We are nearly there!  Thanks to the generosity of caring contributors, the matching grant for the Greensboro Association’s Community Relief Fund is very close to reaching its goal.  Initiated by 8th grade summer resident Rhodes Boester and supported by a generous anonymous donor, this grant will match up to $10,000 of funds raised by July […]

Information for Travelers Arriving in Vermont: EXECUTIVE ORDER from Governor Phil Scott and EXTENSION OF SHELTER IN PLACE to MAY 15

Please read this updated EXECUTIVE ORDER from Governor Phil Scott with important information for people traveling to Vermont from other states. It is important to note that anyone crossing the Vermont state line MUST quarantine for 14 days.   As of APRIL 10, the Governor has extended STAY HOME/STAY SAFE order  to May 15.  The current […]

Connected Greensboro & Community Broadband Survey

By John C. Stone III Connected Greensboro & Community Broadband Survey The “Connected Greensboro” task force is one of four local task forces which have come together in recent months through the help and guidance of the Vermont Council on Rural Development and the Vermont Community Foundation. The task force seeks to achieve maximum broadband […]

Temperature Rise Threatens 114 of 168 Vermont Birds by 2050

Birds of Greensboro by John Audubon Schweizer The Black-throated Green Warbler and Spruce Grouse are the most at-risk NEK birds. On October 10th,  the National Audubon released its scientists’ latest forecast for birds at risk of disappearing from Vermont by 2050.  The scientists’ model looked at 168 Vermont bird species and average temperature rising 2.7 […]

Caspian High-water and Ice Damage

By John Schweizer Shoreline flooding and ice damage particularly along the north and west shores of the Caspian Lake occurred again this winter. The damage was due mostly to the highest water levels in the past 20 years. On April 22, the water measured 29 inches above the spillway and breached the top of the […]

2019 Winter Update

Our members have received the Winter Letter by email. Those who have not “opted out” of paper mailings also received the mailing delivered by the USPS. We look forward to getting your updates, suggestions and new member referrals. Please read the highlights of the Greensboro Association in the Winter 2019 President’s Letter.

Town Meeting 2018

It was a beautiful day on Town Meeting day in Greensboro this year, which usually means we have a great turnout for this annual gathering.  Town meeting was warned for the Highland Center for the Arts this year instead of Fellowship Hall or the school.  The meeting was held in the theater, while the gallery […]

2018 Winter Update

Our members have received the Winter Letter by email. Those who have not “opted out” of paper mailings also received the mailing delivered by the USPS. We look forward to getting your updates, suggestions and new member referrals. We have been very busy this the fall, addressing a number of issues important to our members. Read […]

Children’s Summer Camps: Registration Open for WonderArts Summer Journeys Camps, Circus Smirkus, and Hosmer Point Saplings Day Camp and Traditional Overnight Camp

  WonderArts summer camp registration opens February 1.  This year, they will collaborate with Lakeview Union Elementary School and the Highland Center for the Arts to offer a full slate of creative arts camps for children.  Camps are open to the children of year-round and summer residents, include optional extended care, and will be based […]

Highland Center for the Arts Names New Executive Director

The Highland Center for the Arts named its new Executive Director in January.  A native of Craftsbury and UVM graduate, Annie Houston brings extensive experience in arts management and administration to the HCA.  Read more about Ms. Houston’s background and experience here: http://highlandartsvt.org/press/ We welcome her to the Greensboro community! HCA is currently on a […]

Winter Parking Ban in Effect

 A reminder that winter parking rules in Greensboro are in effect.  Parking vehicles on Town Highway rights-of-way and turnarounds is prohibited.  Vehicles may be towed at the owner’s expense. Overnight parking in public parking lots, around the Town Hall, or in front of Willey’s Store is also prohibited.  Cars may be towed at the owner’s expense. […]