Entries by Linda Ely

Lake Levels and the Caspian Lake Beach Dam

  Several properties on Caspian this year have sustained significant ice and water damage from high lake levels. According to Vermont’s Agency of Natural Resources (ANR), Hardwick Electric Department (HED) is not responsible for managing water levels on Caspian by adjusting the dam at the beach despite their ownership of the beach and the dam. […]

Greensboro Historical Society: The Power of Water

The GHS held its winter meeting this past March. The meeting included a panel discussion entitled The Power of Water, which explored the history of water in Greensboro and Greensboro Bend as well as recent upgrades and changes to the town’s water system. The discussion can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCUrjCPKcM0&feature=youtu.be A special thank you to […]

Proposed Town Policy Regarding Temporary Signage

The Greensboro Select Board is reviewing a proposed policy for temporary signage on municipal property. Should it be approved, the policy will define what constitutes a temporary sign and sets out procedures for posting signs on municipal property, specifically that signs posted on town property must be approved by the Select Board. Signs on private […]

Update – Manhunt in Greensboro has ended

Update August 25:   The alleged gunman in yesterdays homicide is in custody after turning himself into Hardwick police. https://www.wptz.com/…/police-search-for-murder-sus…/34878206 August 24: Residents of Greensboro and area towns should be aware that a police manhunt is underway this morning following a reported homicide in the area.   See WCAX link for details.

Congratulations on a 4th successful Caspian Challenge!

Congratulations and thank you to the 99 racers who completed the 4th annual Caspian Challenge this past Sunday and to those who came to cheer them on and support a great cause – Lakeview School. Race results are here – the winning runner for the 6.8 mile lake loop was Sam Beech with a Caspian Challenge record of 38:18:5.   […]

The Community says an early farewell to Tom and Merrill Hurst

Join the Greensboro community to say an early Goodbye and Farewell to Tom and Merrill Hurst on July 31st.   Tom and Merrill will relocate to New York State in the fall, and in doing so leave a legacy of friendships, business leadership and community service behind them in Greensboro.    They will be missed!  

Sunday Concerts on the Lake

2015 marks the 70th season of Lake Concerts on Sundays on Caspian Lake.  Lisa and John Hewett and their family have been in charge of these concerts for many decades – we all thank them for the tremendous effort and for such lovely evenings on the Lake. For all who are new to the area […]

Milfoil, Monitors, and non Motorized boats

For many years, the Greensboro Association has joined the Town of Greensboro in supporting Boat Monitors for the Public Boat Launch at the Public Beach on Caspian Lake.   These monitors ask boat owners who use the Public Launch where they have recently put their boats into the water, check incoming boats for invasive species, give […]

 “Forty Years of the Hazen Road Dispatch” – New Anthology available this summer

Vermont’s oldest historical journal will celebrate its first forty years by publishing a book-length selection of articles about the history of the summer colony and the surrounding communities of Greensboro, Hardwick, Craftsbury and Walden. Timothy H. Breen, retired Professor of American History at Northwestern University, wrote the introduction. The authors include founding editor Dan Métraux, […]

2015 Swimming Lessons at the Public Beach

We are delighted to announce that the Swimming program for children at the Public Beach will return this summer after a one year hiatus.   A round of applause is due to Lorelei Wheeler from our board, Nicole Miller (of the Hardwick REACH program) and Michelle Laflam (of 4 Seasons of Early Learning) for the hard […]

2015 Funky Fourth Celebrations on July 3 and 4.

Don’t miss Greensboro’s Independence Day festivities. Events include the Funky Fourth parade on July 4 beginning at 9:30 a.m., music and games in front of the town hall after the parade, the book sale at the Greensboro Free Library, the UCC chicken barbecue, (contact UCC for tickets, greensborochurch@gmail.com).    The Fireworks display at the Ballfield will take […]

Local School Boards seek community input

The School Board Directors in Craftsbury, Hardwick, Greensboro, Stannard, Wolcott and Woodbury want to learn how community members like to receive school and school board-related information. They also want to hear ideas and suggestions for improving education within our local communities. The information collected will impact school board-community activities, announcements, and events next school year. […]

Circus Smirkus Work Weekend planned – volunteers welcome.

Circus Smirkus is gearing up to open the newly built summer camp on Breezy Avenue.   The first campers arrive on June 12, and contractors have been working hard to have the facility ready. On the weekend of May 30-31, volunteers are being invited to help with the finishing touches (painting, planting, etc.) needed have the […]

Summer job available – Caspian Beach Milfoil Inspector

Here is a great summer job! The Greensboro Association is seeking high school or college age individuals to work as paid Milfoil Inspectors at the Greensboro public beach Boat Launch this summer (positions are available from Memorial Day to Labor Day, although applicants do not need to be available the entire period of time). This […]