Entries by Linda Ely

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 […]

Supporting the Greensboro Association

During 2014 the Greensboro Association was granted 501(c)(3) status as a non-for-profit organization.   This means that contributions to the Association may now be treated as tax deductible by donors to the full extent of the law. Many of our members give donations over the years to support the GA mission.   The GA relies on our annual […]

Should Greensboro enact a Noise Ordinance?

The Select Board has appointed a committee to consider a noise ordinance for Greensboro.   This committee was formed in response to complaints about late night noise during parties at the Lakeview Inn in the summer.   Committee members are Tom Anastasio, Peter Romans, Anne Harbison, Cilla Bonney-Smith, Sue Wood, Erwin Salls, Jr., Megen Rose, and Lenny […]

Announcement from Mountain View Country Club

We wanted to share this announcement from Mountain View Country Club, a valued member of our community. From Mountain View Country Club, October 3, 2014 Mountain View Country Club continues to welcome new members. With its offerings of golf, tennis and a range of social activities, the Club is an important contributor to what makes Greensboro […]

DRB rulings set to change parts of Greensboro

Two recent DRB decisions and continuing discussions by the Select Board have paved the way for changes to sections of Greensboro Village, Shoreland, and Rural Lands. First, the DRB gave conditional approval to the Greensboro Arts Alliance and Residency for their construction of the Mirror Theater.   The Theater will be located at the Hazendale […]

GAAR Mirror Theater DRB Hearing will be September 16 at 7pm

The Greensboro Arts Alliance & Residency has announced plans to build a theater complex on a site at the current Hazendale Farm.   For more information about the plan, see the GAAR application and an article in the Burlington Free Press. The plan, which uses the Globe Theater in London, England as a model, will be called […]