The 2017 Town meeting held on March 7, 2017 at Fellowship Hall was civil, very well attended and productive. The minutes will be available on the town website; also, Kyle Gray videotaped the proceedings. We will post links to those when available. The annual report is here. Highlights included: 1) The Greensboro Award was given […]
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Are you in the planning stages for a special event in Greensboro? We are fortunate that our town offers several venues that can be reserved for your gathering. We’ve taken a moment to compile some information to help you locate the perfect spot in Greensboro. The Mountain View Country Club: Clubhouse rental is available for […]
Materials for the 2017 Greensboro Town Meeting are now available for online viewing. Click here Please note that town offices will be closed on Monday, March 6 and Tuesday, March 7.
The Greensboro Historical Society will present “Car Talk: The History of Garages in Greensboro”. Featured will be Tim Nisbet for Greensboro Garage, Janet Long for Lyles’ Garage and Jacquie Molleur and Anne Hanson for Tanguay Garage. Join us at the GUCC Fellowship Hall on Sunday, March 5 from 2-4 pm. Refreshments will be served.
Greensboro’s Town Meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 10:00 AM. For information on seats up for election at this year’s meeting, as well as town committees looking for appointees, visit https://www.greensborovt.org . The annual meeting of the Lakeview Union School District will be Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 7:00 PM in […]
Children’s Summer Camps: Registration Open for The Art House /Wonder & Wisdom Summer Journeys Camps, Circus Smirkus, and Hosmer Point Saplings Day Camp and Traditional Overnight Camps The Art House in Craftsbury has teamed up with Wonder & Wisdom of Greensboro to diversify and expand their 2017 summer camp offerings for children. Registration information […]
Sterling College’s School of the New American Farmstead continues to offer a wide range of year-round continuing education opportunities. This year you can discover your inner agrarian, teamster (working horses and cattle), weaver and basket maker, orchardist, bee keeper, brewer, baker, and much more. Information and registration is available here: https://www.sterlingcollege.edu/school-of-the-new-american-farmstead/
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 […]
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 […]
The Select Board reviewed and approved the GA’s proposal for the 2017 Caspian Challenge, now organized by Stew Arnold. The race will be held Sunday, July 23, 2017. Details about registration will be posted here on our website as they become available.
The Greensboro DRB unanimously approved Jennifer Ranz’s application for an event venue at her landmark Greensboro Barn. The DRB’s decision, as well as supporting documents and letters from community members supporting and opposing the application, is available for review here: https://www.greensborovt.org/zoning-board/
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 […]
David and Wilhelmina Smith, owners of the Highland Lodge, fulfilled a dream of many years by conserving, in perpetuity, their 76 acres west of Craftsbury Road and south of North Shore Road in Greensboro. At a ceremony in Highland Lodge, the Smiths met with Tracy Zschau, conservation director of the Vermont Land Trust (VLT), and […]
Despite extensive publicity and the receipt of numerous promising essays, Ross Connelly ended the Kickstarter campaign and essay contest for the Hardwick Gazette on October 10. At 127 years old, the paper is now in need of new energy and leadership. Ross Connelly is its 8th publisher, and he is hopeful and motivated that he […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
Melanie Clarke, a long time summer resident of Greensboro, has been named Chair of the Board of the Highland Center for the Arts, as well as the chair of its Artistic Programming Committee. Melanie joins existing HCAT board members Adelaide Murphy Tyrol, Elizabeth and Andrew Brown, and Greensboro resident MacNeil on the Center’s board. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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