Entries by Betsy Hunt

Craftsbury Outdoor Center to Highland Lodge Shuttle

Interested in skiing from the Highland Lodge to Craftsbury but not interested in dealing with the logistics of leaving a car in two locations?  With great ski conditions now available this winter, the Craftsbury Outdoor Center has resumed its shuttle service from the Center to the Highland Lodge on weekends.  The shuttle leaves the Outdoor […]

Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation to Host Community Meeting About Great Hosmer Pond

  The Great Hosmer Pond Task Force worked throughout 2016 to find solutions to reduce conflict on the waters of Great Hosmer between scullers and motor boaters.  As part of these conversations, it became clear that an exploration of whether a revision of the “Use of Public Water Rules” could help reduce conflict. Members of […]

New Restaurant Opens in Hardwick

Hardwick has a new restaurant in the space formerly occupied by Claire’s, the Vermont Supper Club, and most recently, The Vermont Place.  Havana802 features home-cooked Cuban cuisine available six days a week.  The restaurant had a soft opening over Columbus Day weekend and is now open for its regular hours, Tuesday through Thursday from 11:30 […]

Highland Lodge Under Contract

The Highland Lodge is now under contract with an anticipated closing date in October 2016. The prospective buyer is Heidi Lauren Duke, who was the stage director of the “First Annual Opera Spectacular” for the Greensboro Arts Alliance & Residency’s summer programming this year. She is a director and choreographer with experience staging productions both […]

Pending Act 250 Permit Application in Greensboro

The Highland Center for the Arts Trust (HCAT) submitted a permit application to the Agency of Natural Resources for revisions to the theater complex currently under construction at the corner of Hardwick Street and Center Road.   The application includes proposed changes to the architectural design, hours of operation, café occupancy, roof line, colors, and sign.   […]

The Hardwick Gazette: Contest Update

As many in our membership know, Ross Connelly, publisher of the Hardwick Gazette, put the paper up for sale through an essay contest this year.   The contest received national press coverage, including a poignant article in The New York Times earlier this month (https://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/26/us/want-to-own-a-newspaper-a-vermont-contest-has-trouble-finding-takers.html?smid=fb-share&_r=0). The contest needed a minimum number of entrants for it to […]

Upcoming Concerts and Events of Note

It’s the middle of August and while our calendars all feel packed, please take a moment to consider these opportunities for some great near-the-end-of-summer activities. Circus Smirkus is coming home! Final performances for the 2016 Circus Smirkus Tour, Hup, Hup and Away, will be on August 12 at 7 PM and August 13 at 2 […]

Loon Babies!

As many of you know, Greensboro welcomed new residents to the community this summer. For the first time since 1982, a pair of loons successfully hatched two chicks on Caspian Lake. According to reports, the babies are thriving. A first nest attempt failed, and the second attempt was quickly getting swamped by motorboat wake. Volunteers […]

GREENSBORO PLANNING COMMISSION PUBLIC FORUM  #1 

The Greensboro Planning Commission is holding the first in a series of public forums on August 15th, 2016 at the Fellowship Hall.  The Planning Commission is seeking public input regarding the community survey results and invites further discussion about what we want Greensboro to be as based on those results.  Public input gathered at the forum will […]

Greensboro Association Annual Meeting to be Held Thursday, August 4 at 4 PM

The Annual Meeting of the Greensboro Association will take place on Thursday, August 4 from 4-6 PM.   The Board elected to schedule the meeting earlier in the evening to accommodate the variety of evening activities in early August. Included on the agenda are a one-hour business meeting, followed by a town update that will include […]

Greensboro School Board to Host Community Forum

    The Greensboro School Board will host a community forum on Tuesday, July 26. The forum will focus on Greensboro’s efforts to comply with Act 46. Greensboro residents and taxpayers are invited to join the conversation about the issues and opportunities presented for the town under this law. The forum will focus on Greensboro’s […]

Lake Levels & Ice Damage Informational Meeting

When:  July 8, 2016 from 4 to 6 PM Where: Fellowship Hall of the Greensboro United Church of Christ Sponsor: Greensboro Association Ad Hoc Committee on Lake Levels Shorelines and properties around Caspian Lake experienced unprecedented ice and high water damages during the 2015/2016 winter.  The Greensboro Association Ad Hoc committee on Lake Water Levels […]

Summer Lake Concert Help

Sunday Lake Concerts have been a tradition in Greensboro for decades. Hosted by John and Lisa Hewitt at the Landon Lake House on the South Shore, these concerts draw boaters each Sunday evening for recorded classical music. Paid or volunteer help is needed to help set up the concerts each week and keep this tradition […]

Planning Commission Survey

Have you completed your Greensboro Community Survey? This is the first step for Greensboro’s redraft of its Town Plan. Everyone in the household is encouraged to complete the survey, but they must be completed by Monday, July 11. The electronic survey is here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GreensboroVT3 Paper copies are also available at the Town Clerk’s office, Greensboro […]