Entries by Betsy Hunt

Green-up Day!

It’s been a Vermont tradition for 45 years. On the first Saturday in May, Vermonters take to our highways and byways, green garbage bags in hand, and pick up roadside litter. It’s just one of the ways we work to keep our state beautiful for all of us. This year, Green-up Day is on Saturday, […]

Caspian Lake Milfoil Attendants

Summer is approaching, and so is our need to be vigilant about aquatic invasive species, including Eurasian milfoil, coming to Caspian Lake. The Town of Greensboro is currently looking for high school or college-aged individuals to serve as boat inspectors and milfoil educators at the Caspian Lake Beach this summer.   Avid boaters are often early-risers, […]

911 Signs For Your Home or Cottage

The Fire Department is selling reflective signs for 911 house numbers. These signs are critically important for rescue and fire services to help them locate your home or cottage. They will be available for sale at the Fire Station on Saturday, March 19 from 9-12 and Thursday, April 7 from 7-8 PM. The Fire Department […]

Town Meeting 2016 on YouTube

Were you unable to attend Town Meeting this year? Kyle Gray, who graciously recorded the great interview with Larry Lumsden, also recorded the proceedings of Greensboro Town Meeting 2016. The audio is clear and the whole video provides a great opportunity for what a Vermont Town Meeting is truly like. For your viewing reference, seated […]

Town Meeting 2016

It was sunny on Town Meeting day in Greensboro this year, which usually means we have a great turnout for this annual gathering. Tim Nisbet, our Town Moderator since 1980, got things underway with his welcome dry wit, solid knowledge of parliamentary procedure, and keen ability to keep the meeting running while still recognizing the […]

Town Meeting 2016

Save the date! Greensboro’s Town Meeting will be Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 10 AM. The official 2015 Town Report and the town audit can be viewed here: https://www.greensborovt.org/town-meeting/ The warning includes the election of some of our public officials, votes on appropriations from area organizations seeking funds, the vote on the Greensboro Town Budget for […]

Auditions for Greensboro Arts Alliance & Residency 2016 Productions

Auditions for the GAAR summer season are set to take place next week, starting February 23rd. This year’s theme is “Lovers and Madmen”, and productions planned include: Annie Get Your Gun, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and To Kill a Mockingbird. In addition, the children’s summer theater camp will be performing The Sleeping Beauty. Actors, singers, […]

Circus Smirkus Receives National Award

  In January, Circus Smirkus received national recognition for their work and programs at the Celebration of American Circus at Lincoln Center in New York City. The annual celebration, hosted by Circus Now and the Big Apple Circus, honors artists and organizations that have revolutionized circus arts in the United States. Circus Smirkus was the […]

2106 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 […]

Upcoming Town Meetings

Greensboro’s Town Meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.   We will provide more details on this important annual meeting as they become available. The annual meeting of the Lakeview Union School District will be Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 7:00 PM in the Lakeview Union School Multipurpose Room. Come learn about the FY17 […]

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

    The Art House in Craftsbury offers a variety of programming year-round for adults and children. Registration for their popular children’s summer day camps is open now, and if you register through March there is a 15% discount. https://www.vermontarthouse.org/classes/summer-camps-for-kid Hosmer Point is a traditional summer camp located in Craftsbury on Little Hosmer. They offer […]

GPACT/Mirror Theater Zoning Decision

The Greensboro Development Review Board has approved the recent request for zoning for the Mirror Theater, owned by GPACT.      Members who are interested in this should read the decision and accompanying documents on the Town website.

Upcoming Town Meetings

The Hazard Mitigation Committee will hold its second public meeting on January 15, at 7:00 PM in the Collier Room of the Greensboro Town Hall. This committee is working on an update to the town’s hazard mitigation plan. Dessert and coffee will be provided. The Greensboro Fire District #1 will hold its annual meeting on […]

Reminder: Greensboro Winter Parking Rules

Winter has been slow to join us this year. Nevertheless, town winter parking rules are in effect from November 1 to April 1. The parking of vehicles on Town Highway rights-of-way and in turnarounds is prohibited.  Vehicles may be towed at the owner’s expense. Overnight parking in public parking lots, around the Town Hall Building, […]