Entries by Linda Ely

The Greensboro Emergency COVID Response – Please read!

On Friday, March 13, 2020, Vermont Governor Phil Scott filed a Covid-19 Emergency Declaration regarding the COVID 19 Corona virus in Vermont.   The Greensboro Emergency Response Team has been meeting daily since then to actively plan and implement strategies that serve to protect and support our community during these extraordinary and, now, unbelievable times. Effective […]

IMPORTANT – PLEASE SHARE WIDELY – Fill out the Greensboro Emergency Response Team Survey

The Greensboro Emergency Response Team has been meeting daily since Governor Scott’s Covid-19 Emergency Declaration on Friday, March 13, 2020.  As part of their effort, they are asking CURRENT RESIDENTS OF GREENSBORO (both seasonal and full-time) to complete this Emergency Response Team survey to support efforts to organize our community in response to the novel […]

Update on the Greater Greensboro Community Visit and Survey Link

The Greensboro Association is sharing this update from the Vermont Council on Rural Development.   We encourage all members of the Community to participate in the survey as well as attend the August 22 meeting.   SIGN UP FOR THE MEETING HERE. Dear Greensboro Community Members, Thank you so much for an afternoon/evening of invigorating discussion […]

Greensboro Bend Revitalization Initiative Update

From: Dan Predpall, Chair of the Bend Revitalization Initiative Steering Committee This letter provides an update on the Bend Revitalization Initiative (BRI) activities. The Bend Revitalization Initiative (BRI) was created in April, 2018 in response to concerns voiced by Bend residents at the March Town Meeting. A visioning process was conducted with about 25 Bend […]

Greensboro Planning Commission to Host Public Forums

The Greensboro Planning Commission will hold two public forums in August to review and discuss the draft of the new Town Plan. The first public forum will be at the Lakeview Union Elementary School on Lauredon Avenue on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 7 PM. The second public forum will be held on Thursday, August […]

Household Hazardous Waste Collection in Greensboro on July 28

The Northeast Kingdom Waste Management District will be collecting Household Hazardous Waste at the Greensboro Town Hall from 8:30 to 11am on July 28 (at the same time as normal recycling on Saturday).   For more information, and a description of the acceptable Household hazardous waste which can be recycled, see this link.

Vermont Clean Water Week 2018, July 29 – August 4: A Celebration of Clean Water and Community Action

Vermont’s Department of Environmental Conservation invites all to join in a weeklong celebration of our lakes, rivers, and wetlands, and the tremendous efforts of businesses, farms, communities, and organizations to protect and restore clean water. As stated by the DEC, clean water is essential to our health, our quality of life, and a strong economy. It supports diverse recreational opportunities, serves […]

Announcement to the GA Membership of Our Annual Meeting, 2018

The Annual Meeting of the Greensboro Association will take place on Thursday, August 2 from 4–6 PM at the United Church of Christ, Greensboro. We will meet in Fellowship Hall. Included on the agenda are a one-hour business meeting, followed by a Town Report and Update on the Town Plan, as well as a brief presentation by Perry Thomas, Lakes Program […]

Willey’s Store Announces 7th Annual Lantern Launch

Willey’s Store has announced its 7th Annual Lantern Launch this week. The launch will be held on July 14, 2018 at dusk. Robbie Hurst released this statement to answer some of the most commonly asked questions about this event, focusing on the possible environmental and safety concerns surrounding the launch of lanterns from the public […]

State decides Lakeview School will not be consolidated under Act 46

The Vermont Agency of Education (AOE) published its proposed statewide plan for school district consolidation in early June. The proposal recommends to the State Board of Education that they not consolidate the schools in our supervisory union (Orleans Southwest) at this time. While this is the AOE’s recommendation, the full plan still requires approval by […]

Greensboro’s Giving Closet may be forced to close

The following is a notice from the Town Clerk in Greensboro posted this week on Front Porch Forum. Please note that while well-intentioned, leaving items for the Giving Closet after hours or leaving large, bulky items without making prior arrangements could make it difficult for this important community service to continue. Metal recycling is available […]

Calling all artists! We are looking for artwork for the 2018-19 GA Member Directory

The Greensboro Association is soliciting digital images of artwork which contain themes or subjects from Greensboro, the Northeast Kingdom, and/or Vermont.. One image will be chosen to be featured as the cover of the 2018-19 Greensboro Association member directory. The Greensboro Association publishes a directory of members every two years. This directory is available at […]

Fire, Police and Rescue Squads push new 911 signs

All Town of Greensboro residents – summer and year round – should obtain new visible 911 signs for their homes and cottages.   These signs can be the difference between life and death – literally – since they reduce the response time in an emergency.   Visible 911 signs are available from the Greensboro Fire Department […]

The Highland Center for the Arts Announces Interim Partnership with Northern Stage

The Highland Center for the Arts (HCA) in Greensboro, Vermont has engaged Northern Stage (NS), a professional producing theater company based in White River Junction, Vermont to assist with artistic and educational programming and general management consultation services on an interim basis, beginning immediately and extending through September 2017. The partnership will draw on NS’ […]