Entries by Betsy Hunt

Funky Fourth Update

Due to the rise in costs and worries about being able to get supplies needed from overseas in time for the celebration, the Greensboro Selectboard has decided to cancel this year’s 4th of July fireworks.  Click here for the announcement on the town website.   Other 4th of July activities will continue forward, with the addition […]

Caspian Challenge is set for July 31, 2022

THE CASPIAN CHALLENGE!  SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2022 8:30 a.m. REGISTRATION ONLINE & 7:15-8:15 a.m. on 7/31 at Ball Field Click here to register The 11th Annual Caspian Challenge lake run/5K, sponsored by the Greensboro Association, is now open for registration!  We are back to normal this year, with official timing and bibs, and prizes for […]

Greensboro’s Funky Fourth Festival – Saturday, July 2nd: “Let’s Celebrate Democracy”

World-Famous Greensboro Parade Starts 10 AM This year’s parade will feature either the UCLA Marching Band, the Vermont Symphony Mobile Orchestra or the Bread and Puppet wondering entourage. Both President Biden and former President Trump have agreed to either attend or send caricatures and will be walking lock-step with the music.  Jasper Hill will be […]

Sailing Races on Caspian Lake: August 2022

Sailing Races will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays this August beginning Wednesday, August 3rd and ending Saturday, August 20th.   Sailors should plan to meet in the center of the lake between Blacks Point and Aspenhurst Point for a 2PM STARTING TIME before each race.   All classes of boats welcome. All ages and abilities welcome!   […]

Request for Art Submissions for the Greensboro Association 2022-23 Member Directory

The Greensboro Association is soliciting digital images of artwork that contain themes or subjects from Greensboro, the Northeast Kingdom, and/or Vermont. One image will be chosen to be featured as the cover of the 2022-23 Greensboro Association member directory published in May 2022. The Greensboro Association publishes a directory of members every two years.  This […]

The Greensboro Planning Commission Seeking to Fill two Vacancies. Nonresidents Welcome to Apply.

The Greensboro Planning Commission is seeking to fill two vacancies. Nonresidents are welcome to apply. The Commission meets monthly. All meetings are open to the public. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest by Friday, February 25. All prospective candidates will be invited to the Planning Commission’s Tuesday, March 1, 5 p.m. meeting. All meetings are […]

The Hazen Bell Community Project

A group of local townspeople are involved in The Hazen Bell Community Project, an effort to recondition and install a bell at the local Hazen Union School in memory of a student, Finn Rooney. This effort has been launched to realize the dream of many in the community who fondly remember the bell at Hardwick […]

2021 Greensboro Association Annual Meeting

Greensboro AssociationNotice of Annual Meeting  The 2021 Annual Meeting of the Greensboro Association will be held on Thursday, August 5th at 4:00 pm in Fellowship Hall at the United Church of Christ in Greensboro, VT.  All members of the Association are invited and encouraged to attend.  The Agenda for the meeting can be viewed here. For those who can not attend in […]

Security Alarm Registration

Attention Property Owners with Security Alarms Beginning July 1, 2021, if you want to have the Vermont State Police respond to your security alarm during the time periods when the Orleans County Sheriff’s Department is not on duty or on call, please see the following link for more information. https://vsp.vermont.gov/alarm The Vermont State Police requires […]

Caspian Lake shorefront owners invited to participate in Vermont Lake Wise Program this summer

The Greater Greensboro Watershed Committee and the Orleans County Natural Resources Conservation District would like to invite interested Caspian Lake shoreland owners to participate in the Vermont Lake Wise Program this summer! The Lake Wise Program is a Vermont Agency of Natural Resources initiative that awards lake-friendly shoreland properties, both public and private. The program […]

Sidewalk demonstration installation this weekend: we need your feedback!

In 2019, following a series of community meetings facilitated by the VT Council on Rural Development, Walkability and Bikeability was identified as a top priority for Greensboro.  As a result, the Greater Greensboro Report and Action Plan was drafted, the Walk/Bike task force was formed, and collaborative efforts began with area stakeholders.   On May 27, the […]

Greensboro Police Contract Change Beginning July 1

Following the March meeting of the Greensboro Selectboard, it was announced that the Town of Greensboro has decided to sign a one-year contract with the Orleans County Sheriff’s Department.   This effectively moves general law enforcement services for Greensboro from the Hardwick Police Department to the Orleans County Sheriff’s Department under Sheriff Jennifer Harlow and […]

Greensboro Planning Commission Meeting | February 10

The Greensboro Planning Commission (GPC) is scheduled to hold its next regular monthly business meeting on Wednesday, February 10 at 5:00 p.m. via Zoom. The agenda includes discussion of the Short Term Rental bylaw proposal and the Extended Village Zoning District bylaw proposal. A new draft of the Short Term Rental bylaw was posted on the GPC […]