Entries by Linda Ely

Willey Park and Village parking – Current status

Anyone interested in the Willey Park plan or the Parking question is invited to come to the Select Board meeting on August 13 at 7:00pm at the Town Hall.   Comments can also be sent to the Select Board by emailing them directly or by commenting after this blog.   The Greensboro Association will continue to […]

Thanks for a terrific Caspian Challenge this morning!

  117 runners took part in the 4th Annual Caspian Challenge race this morning (vs. 80 in 2013), and many spectators came out to cheer them on.  A great time was had by all! Full race results are here. Race fees and teeshirt sales were dedicated this year towards Greensboro Association programs protecting and preserving Caspian […]

A Busy Weekend in the Tent on the Greensboro Town Green!

Today – (and all Thursday afternoons) – Greensboro Farmers Market
 TONIGHT (July 24)- PREMIERE!! PERFORMANCE of CAROUSEL by the Greensboro Arts Alliance and Residency.   Tickets and information (Tix available at the door tonight)
 TOMORROW (July 25)- PREMIERE!! PERFORMANCE of THE MIRACLE WORKER by the Greensboro Arts Alliance and Residency.   Tickets and information
 WEEKEND […]

Caspian Water Clarity great for 2014

  Many Greensboro residents don’t realize that the Greensboro Association monitors lake clarity yearly.   Andy Dales is registered by the State of Vermont to perform lake testing, and Lake Clarity (as measured on the Secchi scale) is one of the measurements.   For 2014 so far according to Andy, “Lake water clarity at 10m […]

Circus Smirkus will break ground in Greensboro on July 15th

Circus Smirkus will break ground in Greensboro for their Circus Camp project on Tuesday, July 15 at 11am.   All are welcome to attend BUT do not plan to park near the ceremony on Breezy Avenue.   Please walk in, carpool, or bike.  Limited parking is available at the 4 corners Ball Field, the Public […]

Caspian Arts Studio Tour July 29

The third annual Caspian Arts Studio Tour will take place on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 10 am to 5 pm, this year. Nineteen artists in Greensboro and the surrounding area will open their studios, offering the public an opportunity to shop, visit with the artists, and learn about the creative process. Map and tour information […]

Parade and fireworks today!

Don’t miss Greensboro’s Funky Fourth of July festivities. Events include the Funky Fourth parade today beginning around 9:30 am, music and games in front of the town hall after the parade, the book sale at the Greensboro Free Library,  and the free Fireworks display at the Four Corners beginning at dusk.   The cost of the Fireworks […]

Summer Children’s Swimming lessons cancelled

The long standing summer children’s swim program at the Public Beach on Caspian Lake has been cancelled for 2014.   Organizers in Hardwick and Greensboro have placed multiple advertisements and have reached out locally and via the web to find instructors for the program without success.   Qualified swimming instructors (or people willing to be trained in June) […]

Willey’s Park and Beach – ideas welcome

Plans are in progress for Willey’s Park in Greensboro, located on the land purchased from the Willey estate by the Town in the 1970’s.   The current ideas have included a parking lot, bridge, new beach, etc. on the historically undeveloped shoreland directly next to the Public Beach.   Interested? Come to the Selectboard meeting this […]

Bridge lessons offered this summer

Do you want to learn how to play bridge?  The Mountain View Country Club is offering lessons for members and non-members.   Details are here. Golf and tennis lessons will continue this year for children and adults, and the popular Kid’s Night will run in July and August.  Check the MVCC calendar for these and […]

Join a “green” effort for the Greensboro Community

Are you interesting in “Green” issues for the greater Greensboro Community?  The Greensboro UCC has recently started a “Green Group” whose membership is open to the community.   The overall purpose is to define ways to foster better environmental awareness, and decide on appropriate next-steps, as well as urging users of the church to do so […]

$251,000 USDA Grant to Improve Water Supply in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, VT – (April 9, 2014)  – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Wednesday that it has awarded a $251,000 Emergency Community Water Assistance Grant (ECWAG) to Greensboro Fire District #1 to improve drinking water quality for users in Greensboro Village. The grant will help the Fire District develop an additional well. The […]