By Judy Dales As summer approaches, our small village braces itself for the frenetic pace of the summer months and the ratcheting up of all activities–recreational, communal, social and familial. We look forward to the return of our summer residents, resumption of the many diverse summer events, and the reopening of The Miller’s Thumb Gallery. […]
The 40th Anniversary of the Barr Hill Nature Preserve is being celebrated on July 22. The Preserve was established in December 2011, and is owned and managed by The Nature Conservancy of Vermont. Barr Hill, which was immortalised in Wallace Stegner’s book Crossing to Safety, was donated to the Conservancy in 1972. As the highest point […]
Circus Smirkus is continuing their tradition of bringing joy and magic to towns all over New England and New York in 2012! The 2012 show theme is “Topsy Turvy Time Travel!” where audiences will hop aboard the circus-powered Time Machine and explore endless eons of fractured fun throughout history and beyond! For information about Smirkus […]
Look for the 2012 Greensboro Association Newsletter in your mailboxes (electronic and post office) this week! Lots of news about Willeys Store, Swimming Lessons, Fourth of July, the inaugural Community Fun Run, the Library, etc. etc.
LA Times: Vermont Travel Wallace Stegner is known for his depictions of the American West, but he spent summers contemplating and writing in neighborly Greensboro. By Mike Ives, Special to the Los Angeles Times April 8, 2012 Greensboro, Vt. —— Wallace Stegner wrote books about the American and Canadian West, so it’s understandable that people […]
The Hardwick Area Community Coalition (https://haccprevention.com/) is sponsoring a discussion on Underage Drinking Issues and Trends on March 28 at Hazen Union High School at 6pm. The overall purpose is for the community to learn more about what our children are facing. Topics will include the scope of the problem, what parents say about underage […]
Come join the fun at Craftsbury Community Care Center’s annual Sugar on Snow Party on Saturday, March 31st , 2 to 4 PM. Everyone is welcome and admission is free. In addition to fabulous maple syrup over fresh snow, there will be a Chinese auction of delicious baked goods. This year’s raffle features a beautiful […]
The number of huts on the ice of Caspian Lake shows that ice fishing season is well underway. On January 28, 2012, Chris Bissell from West Danville caught a 15″ long, 1 lb 14ounce perch at 10am in the morning. The girth on the fish was close to 12″! For further information, log into the […]
The Independence Day Celebrations for 2012 will occur on July 7. The Funky Fourth Celebration will include the parade, the UCC chicken barbeque, the festival and fair on Town Hall Green, and for the first year a Fun Run. Check back for further information, and join the Association for Email Updates of events.
The 2012 Town meeting for Greensboro will occur March 6, 2012 at 10am in the multipurpose room at Lakeview Union Elementary School.
The Craftsbury Outdoor Center has agreed to maintain most of the over 60km winter trail system that Highland Lodge has set up and maintained over these past fifty years. The Outdoor Center will maintain the Marathon Trail over Barr Hill, through Skunk Hollow and back toward Craftsbury through the Fisher Sugarbush, as well as many […]
Shake off the yucky weather blues on February 18 at this annual mid-winter shakedown at United Church of Christ in Greensboro! Potluck dinner begins at 6pm – the show starts at 7pm and this year we’ll feature a variety of performances, from piano to theater, poetry to bluegrass. Bring a friend, and call us if […]
It was announced today that the Highland Lodge is closing its doors effectively immediately. The immediate cause according to the press release is “a bad economy combined with an innkeeping format which is no longer sustainable in today’s tourism climate.” The decision, which has been under consideration for some time, was made with […]
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