Entries by Linda Ely

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 […]

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 […]