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Today and Tomorrow Sept 8,9 – Weekend Sampler Demonstrations at Miller’s Thumb Gallery

Join us at the Miller’s Thumb Gallery for a weekend of artist demonstrations as part of our “Cutting Edge” exhibition. Featured artist Carolyn Guest will be on hand Saturday, Sept 8 from 11 – 3 to share her her love of the Polish folk art Wycinanki (pronounced vee-chee-non-kee) which is the art of paper cutting. […]

Barr Hill Preserve Celebrates 40th Anniversary!

The Barr Hill Nature Preserve celebrated it’s 40th anniversary yesterday with tours, picnics, cake and lemonade.  The Preserve, which was given to The Nature Conservancy in 1972 by the Gray Family, has figured prominately in the Greensboro Area and in literary works, most notably “Crossing to Safety” by Wallace Stegner.   Descendents of the Grays […]

New programs for adults at Craftsbury Outdoor Center

Craftsbury Outdoor Center has teamed up with Road Scholar to offer a series of short term courses for adults.   Inspired by the youth hostels and folk schools of Europe, Road Scholar (formerly Elderhostel) is an independent, non-profit organization offering short term academic experiences to adults.  This Fall’s offerings include courses in  New England Music and […]

Meeting to discuss 2012 Town Plan

The 2007 Greensboro Town Plan has been updated to meet the State Requirement that a current Town Plan must be formulated every 5 years.  Copies of the draft plan are available at the Town Hall in the Town Clerk’s office.   A meeting to discuss the updated draft plan will be held on August 6th […]

The Greensboro Rooster is back!

The Greensboro Rooster has reappeared, this time remembering those who have gone before.   The Rooster was found last summer in the middle of Caspian Lake, and in a tree after the big hurricane in September.   If you make a Rooster sighting, please send us a photo – admin@greensboroassociation.org.   We’d love to keep […]

First Friday Event in Hardwick Tonight, July 6!

Join the Merchants and Citizens of Hardwick to celebrate First Friday in Hardwick on July 6, 2012 from 5 to 10pm.   Extended Merchant Hours & Street Vendors, Sales & Specials, Food & Beverages, Live Music at the art park, Activities for Kids and the Entire Family! For further information, see https://www.facebook.com/FirstFridayInHardwick Participants include: Claire’s Restaurant & […]

Funky Fourth celebrations!

Happy Independence Day!  The Funky Fourth celebrations are planned for tomorrow, July 7. The annual parade will occur at 10am, running from Country Club Road to the Town Hall, along Breezy Avenue and Wilson Street.   Traffic will be suspended along this path during the parade. Parade participants will line up on Country Club Road, […]

Boil Order in effect for local town water

The town of Greensboro has issued a boil order for local water users.   Residents on town water should boil tap water before drinking as of June 21, 2012.  This order is in effect until further notice.  Further updates will be posted at Willey’s. Water levels in the Town reservoir have been declining during June […]

The Greensboro Historical society publishes it’s 37th annual newsletter

The Greensboro Historical Society’s 37th annual Newsletter has been distributed, and the offerings for this summer are varied and interesting.  Among the scheduled programs are lectures on The Greensboro Fire Department – the first hundred years (July 9),  The very First Vermonters – The Early Abenaki (August 13), and a two part seminar Vermont in […]

Summer Children’s programming in Greensboro

Looking for something to do with the children this summer in Greensboro? Check out the following organizations, who are all offering programs. There are storyhours, weekly camp programs, golf and tennis lessons, art programs, music, swimming and others. The Greensboro Association Swimming Lessons https://greensboroassociation.org/2012-swim-program/ Wonder and Wisdom https://wonderwisdom.org/programs/summer-journeys/ The Greensboro Historical Society summer exhibition “Scenes […]

Greensboro Association sponsors Swimming Lessons at Public Beach

The highly successful swim program at Caspian Lake returns!   There will be two consecutive one-week sessions for children of all abilities July 9 – 20 at the Caspian Lake Public Beach taught by American Red Cross Certified Water Safety Instructors.  Classes will be held at 10:00-10:45 am and 11:00-11:45am.  Pupils must be at least 4 […]

The Miller’s Thumb Gallery opens in alliance with Caspian Arts

By Judy Dales As summer approaches, our small village braces itself for the frenetic pace of the summer months and the ratcheting up of all activities–recreational, communal, social and familial. We look forward to the return of our summer residents, resumption of the many diverse summer events, and the reopening of The Miller’s Thumb Gallery. […]

40th Anniversary Celebration of Barr Hill Preserve

The 40th Anniversary of the Barr Hill Nature Preserve is being celebrated on July 22.   The Preserve was established in December 2011, and is owned and managed by The Nature Conservancy of Vermont. Barr Hill, which was immortalised in Wallace Stegner’s book Crossing to Safety, was donated to the Conservancy in 1972.   As the highest point […]