Lake Protection and Community Impact in Greensboro

Our mission is to conceive, advance, and support village initiatives and organizations that enhance our community and to protect Caspian Lake and its surrounding environment for both full and part-time residents of the town of Greensboro.

2017 Annual Meeting Recap

The GA held its Annual Meeting last week in the Sanctuary of the Greensboro United Church.  The meeting was well-attended despite the last-minute change in venue.  The membership heard reports from several GA committees.  They also heard a detailed update from the Lake Protection Committee on the status of discussions with the State’s Agency of […]

Chinese Lantern Launching: GA Board Seeks your Input

In recent years, Greensboro and the Caspian Lake community have seen an uptick in the use of Chinese paper lanterns.  Several residents have indicated concern about the environmental impact and safety of these lanterns.  They have been found in the lake, on people’s cottages and lawns, and in farmer’s fields where they pose a serious […]

Swim the Kingdom Week returns to Greensboro and Caspian Lake

Kingdom Games is returning to Greensboro and Caspian Lake for the final leg of their Swim the Kingdom Week on Sunday, August 20.  Twenty-five swimmers are already signed up to swim. Event sponsor Kingdom Games has lowered the cost of the swim to $50 and local swimmers in the Orleans, Essex, and Caledonia counties can […]

Greensboro Association Annual Meeting August 3

Mark your calendars for the Annual Meeting of the Greensboro Association.  This year’s meeting will include our regular business meeting, reports from town and school board officers, and a presentation by Sarah Waring, Executive Director of the Center for an Agricultural Economy (CAE).  Learn more about how the CAE is working to build a healthy […]

Greensboro Swim Program Scheduled for August 7-18

Despite early delays due to hiring difficulties, the Greensboro Swim Program is back on the schedule for Summer 2017.  Below is the registration form, as well as contact information for Lorelei Wheeler who is happy to answer questions about the program. Swim Registration Form 2017

Sixth Annual Caspian Challenge Results

The Greensboro Association held the Sixth Annual Caspian Challenge this past weekend.  Ninety runners and walkers from Greensboro and surrounding communities joined us at the ballfield on Tolman Corner for this annual Sunday outing.  Proceeds from this year’s event go to the GA’s Lake Protection Fund.  Co-sponsored by Circus Smirkus and the Cellars at Jasper […]

Agriculture Secretary to Key Land Trust Meeting July 31

Vermont Agriculture Secretary Anson Tebbetts will speak at the Greensboro Land Trust’s annual public meeting on Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the Greensboro UCC Fellowship Hall. Tebbetts will discuss the current agricultural scene as it affects our region. The Greensboro Land Trust is celebrating its 25th anniversary. GLT co-founder Nancy Hill will introduce Tebbetts. His […]

Lakeview Union School to Host Second Community Forum July 20th

  The Lakeview school building needs significant repairs and renovations to remain safe and code-compliant and to continue to meet the educational needs of Greensboro and Stannard children.  This forum will be the second opportunity to learn more about the options for addressing renovation needs, including each scenario’s possible cost. More information is available at […]

Wonder & Wisdom and The Art House Join

    Wonder & Wisdom and The Art House announced an expansion of their collaboration into a formal merger of the two organizations last week.  Now known as WonderArts, the community-based nonprofit will be offer more diverse, expansive, and creative opportunities to the communities of Craftsbury, Greensboro, Hardwick, and beyond.   With a continuing focus on […]

Greensboro Planning Commission Vacancies

The Greensboro Planning Commission currently has two vacancies.  The commission meets the second Monday of the month at 7 PM.  You do not have to be a full-time Greensboro resident to serve on the commission. This is a 7-member board that is responsible for developing amendments to the zoning bylaws and the town plan.  They […]

2017 Spring Newsletter

Read our Spring Newsletter! Lots of news and information about upcoming events in Greensboro. Thank you to Whitney Sowles, our Newsletter Editor.

Lakeview Union School Community Forum

Since last summer, the Lakeview Union School Board has been assessing the functionality of our school facilities.  The existing Lakeview Union School building has served students from the Greensboro and Stannard communities well for the past 30 years.  Our facility, however, is now in need of significant repairs and upgrades to remain not only safe […]

Circus Smirkus News: Camp Work Party, Saturday, June 3

That’s right, this is not an oxymoron!  You are invited to camp at 409 Breezy Ave on Saturday June 3rd and together we’ll get camp set up for the summer season, Smirkus style! This involves painting, gardening, cleaning and lots of fun! Bring your foam hammers, your polychromatic paintbrushes, and your clown work boots for […]

Protect our Lake: Spring Cleaning Tips & Tricks to Help Protect Greensboro’s Lakes

It’s the time of year when camp owners return and begin opening cottages for summer use.  With all the cleaning that is often needed to make a camp homey again, it’s easy to lose sight of the importance of choosing safe cleaning products for our lakes.  Avoiding phosphates, bleach, and other chemical detergents and cleaners […]

Caspian Challenge Race Results

Screen Shot 2013-05-15 at 8.54.23 PM About 75 runners enjoyed Sunday’s race. Special thanks to our sponsors, Cellars at Jasper Hill and Skida Headwear.     Click here for results     Next year’s race will be Sunday, July 26, 2020. Mark your calendars.

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