Entries by Elisabeth (Betsy) Hunt

Wake Boats Threaten Caspian Lake and Must be Prohibited

The Greensboro Association, the Stewards of the Greensboro Watersheds and the town of Greensboro are collecting signatures for support of a ban on wake boats on our waterways. Details can be found in the poster below. Link to the petition can be found here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScf20kO5mpW-EXGPXt5IL0MuEHqph-6S_OWgdC-eVxnXLvrPw/viewform?usp=sf_link Thank you for your consideration!

Wake Boats in Vermont Update: What to Know and What You Can Do

JoAnn Hanowski, co-chair of the Greensboro Association’s Lakes and Environmental Stewardship Committee, sat down with NEK-VT Rocks out of Newport, VT to discuss the status of wake boats in Vermont alongside Jim Lengel of Responsible Wakes for Vermont Lakes.   The topic of wake boats has been an active one within the Greensboro and surrounding communities […]

Urgent: Public Meeting 2/15 – Proposed DEC Wakeboat Rules

On Wednesday, February 15, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will give the public an opportunity to react to their proposed rule on the use of wake boats in Vermont.   A meeting will be held in Greensboro at the Highland Center for the Arts and via Microsoft Teams.  JoAnn Hanowski, co-chair of the Greensboro Association’s Lakes and […]

January Greetings

  New Year’s 2023, looking towards Black’s Point –Karen Gowen, photographer   On January 8, the lake froze (again), and by the 14th of January was sporting 4 inches of ice on the east shore.  A few more good cold nights will be great news for all winter activities in the Northeast Kingdom! Those who […]

Greensboro Association Updates: July 11

Summer Music from Greensboro | Tuesday, July 12th, 7:30 p.m. We invite you to attend the opening concert of Summer Music from Greensboro’s 2022 concert series. Giving performances that are “lithe, persuasive” (The New York Times), “eloquent and enthralling” (The Boston Globe), and described as “the most compelling American group to come on the scene” […]

Greensboro Association Notice of Annual Meeting

The 2022 Annual Meeting of the Greensboro Association will be held on Thursday, August 4 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 and new slate of trustees will be distributed prior to the meeting. The minutes of the […]

Bear Coexistence Advisory from Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department 🐻

The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is receiving reports from across the state of black bears seeking food in yards, outbuildings, and livestock enclosures this spring.  Many of these situations can be prevented if people take steps to make their backyards bear-safe before a bear shows up. Bears—and people—are at risk when bears spend time in […]

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 […]

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 […]