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.

Craftsbury Outdoor Center Memberships  

Fall is the annual renewal season for membership at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center. The Center continues to maintain the trails at the Highland Lodge, and Greensboro residents can ski for free on the Lodge’s trail system when it is open. Use of the Craftsbury Outdoor Center and its facilities, however, does require the purchase of […]

Highland Center for the Arts Update

Construction on the new theater at Tolman Corner is ongoing and the theater is scheduled to open in the spring of 2017. The HCA programming committee is laying the groundwork for their anticipated year-round artistic and educational programming in the visual and performing arts including dance, music, theatre, circus arts, cinema, family programs, workshops, artist […]

Septic Maintenance Information  

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, a division of the Agency of Natural Resources, provides valuable information and resources for home owners about the maintenance and upgrading of septic systems. Greensboro does not have a municipal waste water treatment facility, and as such, all homes and businesses are individually responsible for the upkeep of their […]

Winter Parking Rules in Effect

A reminder that winter parking rules are in effect from November 1 to April 1. Parking on Town Highway rights-of-way and in turnarounds is prohibited. Vehicles may be towed at the owner’s expense. Overnight parking in public parking lots, around the Town Hall Building, or in front of Willey’s store is also prohibited. Vehicles may […]

New Restaurant Opens in Hardwick

Hardwick has a new restaurant in the space formerly occupied by Claire’s, the Vermont Supper Club, and most recently, The Vermont Place.  Havana802 features home-cooked Cuban cuisine available six days a week.  The restaurant had a soft opening over Columbus Day weekend and is now open for its regular hours, Tuesday through Thursday from 11:30 […]

Highland Lodge Conserves 76 acres on Caspian Lake

David and Wilhelmina Smith, owners of the Highland Lodge, fulfilled a dream of many years by conserving, in perpetuity, their 76 acres west of Craftsbury Road and south of North Shore Road in Greensboro. At a ceremony in Highland Lodge, the Smiths met with Tracy Zschau, conservation director of the Vermont Land Trust (VLT), and […]

The Hardwick Gazette: Kickstarter Campaign and Essay Contest End

Despite extensive publicity and the receipt of numerous promising essays, Ross Connelly ended the Kickstarter campaign and essay contest for the Hardwick Gazette on October 10.  At 127 years old, the paper is now in need of new energy and leadership.  Ross Connelly is its 8th publisher, and he is hopeful and motivated that he […]

The Hardwick Gazette: Final Call

In a posting earlier this month, we shared with our membership that Ross Connelly, publisher of the Hardwick Gazette, put the paper up for sale through an essay contest this year.   The contest received national press coverage, including a poignant article in The New York Times earlier this month (https://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/26/us/want-to-own-a-newspaper-a-vermont-contest-has-trouble-finding-takers.html?smid=fb-share&_r=0). The contest needed a minimum […]

Highland Lodge Under Contract

The Highland Lodge is now under contract with an anticipated closing date in October 2016. The prospective buyer is Heidi Lauren Duke, who was the stage director of the “First Annual Opera Spectacular” for the Greensboro Arts Alliance & Residency’s summer programming this year. She is a director and choreographer with experience staging productions both […]

Pending Act 250 Permit Application in Greensboro

The Highland Center for the Arts Trust (HCAT) submitted a permit application to the Agency of Natural Resources for revisions to the theater complex currently under construction at the corner of Hardwick Street and Center Road.   The application includes proposed changes to the architectural design, hours of operation, café occupancy, roof line, colors, and sign.   […]

The Hardwick Gazette: Contest Update

As many in our membership know, Ross Connelly, publisher of the Hardwick Gazette, put the paper up for sale through an essay contest this year.   The contest received national press coverage, including a poignant article in The New York Times earlier this month (https://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/26/us/want-to-own-a-newspaper-a-vermont-contest-has-trouble-finding-takers.html?smid=fb-share&_r=0). The contest needed a minimum number of entrants for it to […]

Melanie Clarke Named Chair of Highland Center for the Arts Board

  Melanie Clarke, a long time summer resident of Greensboro, has been named Chair of the Board of the Highland Center for the Arts, as well as the chair of its Artistic Programming Committee. Melanie joins existing HCAT board members Adelaide Murphy Tyrol, Elizabeth and Andrew Brown, and Greensboro resident MacNeil on the Center’s board. […]

Upcoming Concerts and Events of Note

It’s the middle of August and while our calendars all feel packed, please take a moment to consider these opportunities for some great near-the-end-of-summer activities. Circus Smirkus is coming home! Final performances for the 2016 Circus Smirkus Tour, Hup, Hup and Away, will be on August 12 at 7 PM and August 13 at 2 […]

Loon Babies!

As many of you know, Greensboro welcomed new residents to the community this summer. For the first time since 1982, a pair of loons successfully hatched two chicks on Caspian Lake. According to reports, the babies are thriving. A first nest attempt failed, and the second attempt was quickly getting swamped by motorboat wake. Volunteers […]

Welcome our New Zoning Administrator and Select Board Member

As many of you know, Kristen Leahy, Greensboro’s Zoning Administrator for the past several years, stepped down this spring. The Town hired a new Zoning Administrator this past month. Audrey DeProspero of Lyndonville. She will be available in the town offices on Wednesdays from 9-4. Please extend Audrey a warm welcome to Greensboro, and give […]

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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