Entries by Linda Ely

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’ […]

Reminder – Town Meeting March 7, 2017

Town meeting will be held March 7, 2017 at 10 AM at Fellowship Hall.  Absentee Ballots are available at the Town Clerks Office for Hazen Union and Northeast Kingdom Solid Waste Budgets. Town Reports have been mailed, please let us know if you do not receive your copy.  For your convenience you can review the warning, Annual […]

Vermont Land Trust announces Kehler land conservation in Greensboro

Greensboro — Brothers Andy and Mateo Kehler purchased 51 acres in Greenboro and conserved the land with the Vermont Land Trust as part of a broader effort to expand their cheese businesses at the Cellars at Jasper Hill. Andy and Mateo started Jasper Hill Farm in 2003, milking 15 heifers in an old tie-stall barn. Thirteen years later, their small dairy has […]

Town Plan is under revision and input is needed

A draft of the Town Plan revision is scheduled to be presented at the 2017 Town Meeting March 7.   Town plans lay out a vision for the town for the future.  What should the zoning do? Should we consolidate schools? What about a new fire truck? How will we conserve wildlife? All of these and […]

DRB hearing on Ranz Barn application

An application has been resubmitted for a conditional use/variance for the historic Greensboro Barn owned by Jennifer Ranz.  The current application is for an Integrated Agriculture Conditional Use Permit. A hearing will be held on Wednesday, January 4 in the Collier Room of the Greensboro Town Hall at 7:00 PM. The application is available on […]

HIGHLAND LODGE UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP

Historic Highland Lodge now taking reservations as a year-round Bed & Breakfast!  Please like their page at https://www.facebook.com/highlandlodge/ Change is afoot at the venerable Highland Lodge, a landmark property in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. Under new ownership, Highland Lodge is now welcoming guests as a year-round Bed & Breakfast that champions local craft foods and spirits, the […]

The Fund for Greensboro – a letter from President John Stone

Dear fellow members: We have recently updated our brochure for the Fund for Greensboro.  In 2016, with your generous support, The Greensboro Association awarded $14,100 toward community initiatives. The Fund for Greensboro is designed to be a permanent resource for Greensboro. By establishing the Fund, we will be in a position to accelerate the grants […]

Greensboro Arts Alliance & Residency Holiday Festival  

  The Greensboro Arts Alliance & Residency’s annual Holiday Festival is fast approaching. A full schedule of events is planned for the week of December 10th to 17th, including the return of Dave Mallet in concert, a staged reading of Katherine Paterson’s Good King Wenceslas, and a Holiday Concert & Fundraiser at Lakeview Union Elementary […]

Craftsbury Outdoor Center Memberships  

Fall is the annual renewal season for membership at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center. The Center continues to maintain the trails at the Highland Lodge, and Greensboro residents can ski for free on the Lodge’s trail system when it is open. Use of the Craftsbury Outdoor Center and its facilities, however, does require the purchase of […]

Highland Center for the Arts Update

Construction on the new theater at Tolman Corner is ongoing and the theater is scheduled to open in the spring of 2017. The HCA programming committee is laying the groundwork for their anticipated year-round artistic and educational programming in the visual and performing arts including dance, music, theatre, circus arts, cinema, family programs, workshops, artist […]

Septic Maintenance Information  

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, a division of the Agency of Natural Resources, provides valuable information and resources for home owners about the maintenance and upgrading of septic systems. Greensboro does not have a municipal waste water treatment facility, and as such, all homes and businesses are individually responsible for the upkeep of their […]