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 […]
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Read our Spring 2019 GA Newsletter! Lots of news and information about upcoming events in Greensboro. Thank you to Karen Gowen, our Newsletter Editor.
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 […]
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.
Read our Spring Newsletter! Lots of news and information about upcoming events in Greensboro. Thank you to Karen Gowen, our Newsletter Editor.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
Planning to be in Greensboro during the holiday season? There will be a variety of arts offerings during the month of December, including performances at the Highland Center, music at the Highland Lodge (check their Facebook page for details), the Craftsbury Farmer’s Market on December 9, and crafting workshops hosted by WonderArts. Be sure to […]
At the Select Board’s November meeting, Hardwick Police Chief Aaron Cochran presented plans for the addition of a new officer to the department. The HPD has applied for a federal grant to help cover the cost of an additional entry-level officer’s salary for three years, after which that cost would need to be assumed by […]
The Vermont School Boards Association (VSBA) released a new video to help explain how the education portion of your property taxes is calculated. In a posting earlier this fall, we informed you of the pending shortfall in the State’s Education Fund. This shortfall will likely impact your property taxes next year. School districts are currently […]
As we near the start of the 2018 Vermont Legislative Session, reports are emerging that the State Education Fund will face a significant shortfall. The impact on property taxpayers, both resident and nonresident, could be significant. As the session unfolds and the impact becomes clearer, the GA will endeavor to keep its membership informed of […]
At the Annual Meeting of the Vermont Land Trust earlier this month, Clive Gray, chair of the Greensboro Land Trust, received the Richard W. Carbin Community Conservation Award. The award recognizes conservation partners who demonstrate a commitment to conservation in their communities. Clive has served the Greensboro community for many years on both the Greensboro […]
Many of you completed a survey last year for the Greensboro Planning Commission to provide input on the Commission’s ongoing work redrafting our Town Plan. The intent of the new Town Plan is to guide and support change in our community over the next eight years. The results of the survey helped the Commission craft […]
The GA held its Annual Meeting last week in the Sanctuary of the Greensboro United Church. The meeting was well-attended despite the last-minute change in venue. The membership heard reports from several GA committees. They also heard a detailed update from the Lake Protection Committee on the status of discussions with the State’s Agency of […]
In recent years, Greensboro and the Caspian Lake community have seen an uptick in the use of Chinese paper lanterns. Several residents have indicated concern about the environmental impact and safety of these lanterns. They have been found in the lake, on people’s cottages and lawns, and in farmer’s fields where they pose a serious […]
Kingdom Games is returning to Greensboro and Caspian Lake for the final leg of their Swim the Kingdom Week on Sunday, August 20. Twenty-five swimmers are already signed up to swim. Event sponsor Kingdom Games has lowered the cost of the swim to $50 and local swimmers in the Orleans, Essex, and Caledonia counties can […]
Mark your calendars for the Annual Meeting of the Greensboro Association. This year’s meeting will include our regular business meeting, reports from town and school board officers, and a presentation by Sarah Waring, Executive Director of the Center for an Agricultural Economy (CAE). Learn more about how the CAE is working to build a healthy […]
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