The Greensboro Association’s Community Relief Fund has awarded seven pandemic-related emergency grants totaling $8,750 for the first quarter of 2021. Recipients of the latest grants were Craftsbury Community Care Center, Hardwick Area Food Pantry, Four Season Early Learning, Greensboro Nursing Home, Craftsbury Saplings, Greensboro Free Library and Wonder Arts. In keeping with Greensboro Association’s mission […]
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Informational Meetings regarding Town Meeting In order to prepare for this novel town meeting, the selectboard is hosting informational sessions on Zoom. The annual meeting will consist of an Australian ballot, very similar to national or state elections. The traditional in-person meeting will not take place this year. These meetings will include an explanation of […]
With holidays approaching and COVID cases rising in Vermont and nationwide, the State of Vermont has issued a mandatory quarantine for anyone traveling into or returning to Vermont. Governor Scott notes that universal quarantine is particularly critical to observe as we approach the holiday season, as travel and indoor gatherings central to the season are the […]
Just a couple days into Greensboro’s first snowfall, its hard to believe so many of us were so recently strolling up and down Breezy Avenue in a variety of colorful costumes, trick or treating at well decorated locations along the way. Spirits were high, and buoyed by live music, roving artists, and the creativity of […]
The Stewards of the Greensboro Watershed and the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation held a virtual public meeting on August 24 to discuss water quality trends in Vermont’s water bodies in the Greensboro Watershed, including Caspian Lake, Lake Elligo, and Long Pond, and discuss opportunities to increase protection of these high-quality waters. The recording of […]
The Town of Greensboro Planning Commission has asked us to distribute the following survey to our membership. High-Speed internet connectivity is the subject of intensive effort in the area through a consortium of users called NEK Community Broadband. Internet connectivity was one of the top things that Greensboro residents identified as something they wanted to improve […]
The 2020 Annual Meeting for the Greensboro Association will be held on August 6 at 4:00 pm. We sincerely hope many of our members will be able to attend to hear about the great work of the GA in this unusual year. This meeting will occur electronically via ZOOM. Please refer to the email from […]
The 9th Annual Caspian Challenge took place on Sunday, July 26. The format this year was quite different due to COVID–19. About 50 runners enjoyed Sunday’s race which supported the Lake Protection Fund for Caspian Lake which helps support milfoil and other invasive species prevention efforts, as well as lake water quality monitoring. Challenge sponsors […]
We are nearly there! Thanks to the generosity of caring contributors, the matching grant for the Greensboro Association’s Community Relief Fund is very close to reaching its goal. Initiated by 8th grade summer resident Rhodes Boester and supported by a generous anonymous donor, this grant will match up to $10,000 of funds raised by July […]
THE CASPIAN CHALLENGE SUNDAY, JULY 26, 2020 ***Some special changes for this year*** REGISTRATION ONLINE ONLY SELF-TIMED RACE BEGINS AT 8:30 A.M.; RACERS MAY ALSO START LATER Click here for details and to register
Please read this updated EXECUTIVE ORDER from Governor Phil Scott with important information for people traveling to Vermont from other states. It is important to note that anyone crossing the Vermont state line MUST quarantine for 14 days. As of APRIL 10, the Governor has extended STAY HOME/STAY SAFE order to May 15. The current […]
The Aging in Place gathering to be held on March 19, 2020 is being canceled. It is very important that measures be taken to mitigate the spread of Covid19. Once we as a community have reached the other side of this challenging virus, a new date will be set. In the mean time, learn all […]
By John C. Stone III Connected Greensboro & Community Broadband Survey The “Connected Greensboro” task force is one of four local task forces which have come together in recent months through the help and guidance of the Vermont Council on Rural Development and the Vermont Community Foundation. The task force seeks to achieve maximum broadband […]
10th Annual GFD Caspian Lake Fishing Derby Saturday, February 8th, 4am- 2pm Adult class (16 yrs and older) $15.00 Junior class (15 yrs and under) $5.00 50/50 Raffle and other prizes All children entered must be fishing with an adult registered in the fishing derby PRE-REGISTRATION OPENS JANUARY 11TH AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS: Willey’s Store, […]
Birds of Greensboro by John Audubon Schweizer The Black-throated Green Warbler and Spruce Grouse are the most at-risk NEK birds. On October 10th, the National Audubon released its scientists’ latest forecast for birds at risk of disappearing from Vermont by 2050. The scientists’ model looked at 168 Vermont bird species and average temperature rising 2.7 […]
Read our Spring 2019 GA Newsletter! Lots of news and information about upcoming events in Greensboro. Thank you to Karen Gowen, our Newsletter Editor.
By John Schweizer Shoreline flooding and ice damage particularly along the north and west shores of the Caspian Lake occurred again this winter. The damage was due mostly to the highest water levels in the past 20 years. On April 22, the water measured 29 inches above the spillway and breached the top of the […]
Our members have received the Winter Letter by email. Those who have not “opted out” of paper mailings also received the mailing delivered by the USPS. We look forward to getting your updates, suggestions and new member referrals. Please read the highlights of the Greensboro Association in the Winter 2019 President’s Letter.
Read our Spring Newsletter! Lots of news and information about upcoming events in Greensboro. Thank you to Karen Gowen, our Newsletter Editor.
It was a beautiful day on Town Meeting day in Greensboro this year, which usually means we have a great turnout for this annual gathering. Town meeting was warned for the Highland Center for the Arts this year instead of Fellowship Hall or the school. The meeting was held in the theater, while the gallery […]
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