Entries by Linda Ely

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 […]

Caspian Challenge is set for Sunday, July 26

We’ve received many inquiries about the 2015 4th Annual Caspian Challenge in Greensboro.   The races will be held on Sunday, July 26.   The format will follow last year, with a Lake loop starting at 8:30am, followed by a 5K and childrens race.   Walkers, runners and spectators are welcome. Registration will open June 1 […]

Circus Smirkus events for your calendar

We thought members might be interested in some of the events planned during the inaugural season of Circus Smirkus’ camp on Breezy Avenue. Work Party Weekend:  May 30/31. CS will invite the community in to help with the final finishing stages of the camp construction.   If you are willing to paint, assemble furniture, plant […]

Summer Camps and Children’s programming in 2015

Children’s activities in Greensboro and the surrounding area are growing and classes and camps cover a wide range of interests and skills.   The following list is not exhaustive, and some of the offerings may be full before summer begins.  Financial aid is available from many of these organizations – see websites for more details. If […]

Town meeting highlights 2015

The 2015 Town meeting held on March 3, 2015 was civil, well attended and productive.   The minutes are available 2015-MINUTES-TOWN-MEETING-MARCH-3-2015. Highlights included: 1) The Greensboro Award was given to Wayne Young. 2) Susan Wood and Ernest Machia were re-elected to the Selectboard, serving a 3 and 1 year term respectively.   Sean Thomson was […]

Town Meeting will be Tuesday, March 3

The Town of Greensboro has published FY16-Warning for Town Meeting on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.     Voters must register to vote by February 25.   All Greensboro residents and non-resident property owners are welcome at the meeting. For information on the items to be discussed at Town meeting, the following documents are available at the […]