Entries by The Greensboro Association

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 […]

2016 Greensboro Association Annual Meeting

This year’s Annual Meeting of the Greensboro Association covered a range of topics. We approved the budget for next year and elected a new slate of Officers, which you can find here: https://www.greensboroassociation.org/about/board-of-trustees/. John Schweizer and Stewart Arnold spoke about their efforts to work with the State to curb future ice and water damage to […]

Greensboro Historical Society: The Power of Water

The GHS held its winter meeting this past March. The meeting included a panel discussion entitled The Power of Water, which explored the history of water in Greensboro and Greensboro Bend as well as recent upgrades and changes to the town’s water system. The discussion can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCUrjCPKcM0&feature=youtu.be A special thank you to […]

Update – Manhunt in Greensboro has ended

Update August 25:   The alleged gunman in yesterdays homicide is in custody after turning himself into Hardwick police. https://www.wptz.com/…/police-search-for-murder-sus…/34878206 August 24: Residents of Greensboro and area towns should be aware that a police manhunt is underway this morning following a reported homicide in the area.   See WCAX link for details.

Sunday Concerts on the Lake

2015 marks the 70th season of Lake Concerts on Sundays on Caspian Lake.  Lisa and John Hewett and their family have been in charge of these concerts for many decades – we all thank them for the tremendous effort and for such lovely evenings on the Lake. For all who are new to the area […]

Milfoil, Monitors, and non Motorized boats

For many years, the Greensboro Association has joined the Town of Greensboro in supporting Boat Monitors for the Public Boat Launch at the Public Beach on Caspian Lake.   These monitors ask boat owners who use the Public Launch where they have recently put their boats into the water, check incoming boats for invasive species, give […]

Guidelines and publications for Boaters and Renters – 911 addresses – Ways to protect Caspian and local lakes

The Greensboro Association would like to remind members that there are several published guidelines which may be useful to owners and renters of properties, as well as all recreational users of Caspian and adjoining lakes and ponds in our area. Boating guidelines               Renters guidelines              […]

 “Forty Years of the Hazen Road Dispatch” – New Anthology available this summer

Vermont’s oldest historical journal will celebrate its first forty years by publishing a book-length selection of articles about the history of the summer colony and the surrounding communities of Greensboro, Hardwick, Craftsbury and Walden. Timothy H. Breen, retired Professor of American History at Northwestern University, wrote the introduction. The authors include founding editor Dan Métraux, […]

2015 Swimming Lessons at the Public Beach

We are delighted to announce that the Swimming program for children at the Public Beach will return this summer after a one year hiatus.   A round of applause is due to Lorelei Wheeler from our board, Nicole Miller (of the Hardwick REACH program) and Michelle Laflam (of 4 Seasons of Early Learning) for the hard […]