Entries by Betsy Hunt

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 […]


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 […]

Renter & Boating Guidelines

The GA provides several resources on its website to help make everyone’s time in Greensboro more enjoyable. Of particular interest for property owners who rent out their property at any time of year are the Renter Guidelines. The board is in the process of updating these guidelines to reflect the current rental scene, but in […]

Bike & Pedestrian Safety

Most of us appreciate the summer rituals of biking or walking to Willey’s, or biking around the lake at least once during our time in Greensboro, and we are all familiar with the stretches of road that demand more caution and awareness of traffic.   In 2015, cyclists and pedestrians in Vermont were involved in 223 […]

Update on Ice Damage Prevention Efforts on Caspian Lake

Greensboro Association members Andy Dales, Stew Arnold, and John Schweizer met with representatives from the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) in early June to discuss this year’s ice damage to numerous stretches of shoreline in February and mid-April. ANR Program Manager Perry Thomas and the Stream Flow Specialist Jeff Crocker explained that the agency’s […]

Greensboro Swim Program Cancelled for 2016

After years of successful programming, the Greensboro swim program will not be held in 2016. Despite a comprehensive search using several different approaches and options, organizers were not able to find enough certified instructors to teach the program. If you are interested in becoming a Water Safety Instructor (WSI) or Lifeguard so that the Greensboro […]

What do YOU see? What do YOU want Greensboro to be?

  The Greensboro Planning Commission is writing a new Town Plan. Now is the time for residents to weigh in on residential and commercial development, renewable energy, natural resources, community character and more. Everyone in the household is encouraged to participate in this process by taking the Greensboro Community Survey. Please complete the survey by […]

50 Ways to Protect Caspian Lake

  Did you know that the GA published a guide that illustrates ways we can all protect and conserve Caspian Lake?   It includes useful information about boating rules, tips to protect water quality, septic system maintenance, and more. The document is available for you on our website – just check to the lower right hand […]

Barr Hill Access Road Reopens

The access road to the Barr Hill Nature Preserve underwent significant repairs during the month of May that required its temporary closure to vehicle traffic. Those repairs were completed just in time for Memorial Day weekend, and visitors to Greensboro can once again access the parking area for the nature trail and preserve by car.   […]

Important Early Summer Dates for Town Services

Grievance Day hearings are set for Tuesday, June 28th beginning at 9:30 AM. The town clerk’s office requests that appointments be scheduled prior to June 28th. The Assessor will be available in the Town Office on Tuesday, June 21st to answer questions. The summer recycling schedule will begin on Wednesday, June 22. The recycling center […]

Act 46 and Greensboro: An Update on our Progress

It’s been several months since the Greensboro and Lakeview Union Districts held a public forum to discuss Act 46. In that time, several developments have taken place. Greensboro members from the Greensboro School District Board, the Lakeview Union Board, and the Hazen Union Board are active participants in the OSSU Act 46 Study Group, now […]