Entries by Linda Ely

Willey’s Park and Beach – ideas welcome

Plans are in progress for Willey’s Park in Greensboro, located on the land purchased from the Willey estate by the Town in the 1970’s.   The current ideas have included a parking lot, bridge, new beach, etc. on the historically undeveloped shoreland directly next to the Public Beach.   Interested? Come to the Selectboard meeting this […]

Bridge lessons offered this summer

Do you want to learn how to play bridge?  The Mountain View Country Club is offering lessons for members and non-members.   Details are here. Golf and tennis lessons will continue this year for children and adults, and the popular Kid’s Night will run in July and August.  Check the MVCC calendar for these and […]

Join a “green” effort for the Greensboro Community

Are you interesting in “Green” issues for the greater Greensboro Community?  The Greensboro UCC has recently started a “Green Group” whose membership is open to the community.   The overall purpose is to define ways to foster better environmental awareness, and decide on appropriate next-steps, as well as urging users of the church to do so […]

$251,000 USDA Grant to Improve Water Supply in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, VT – (April 9, 2014)  – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Wednesday that it has awarded a $251,000 Emergency Community Water Assistance Grant (ECWAG) to Greensboro Fire District #1 to improve drinking water quality for users in Greensboro Village. The grant will help the Fire District develop an additional well. The […]

GAAR to buy Hazendale Farmstead

The Greensboro Arts Alliance has entered into a purchase agreement with Hazendale Farmstead as a home base for their organization.    Diana Griffith and David Allen have announced that they will vacate the premises at the end of September 2014 and will relocate to a new building on the farm to continue the business. In […]

Town Meeting results

Results of Town Meeting are available at the Town Web site.    Among many other items, Peter Romans and Marsha Gadoury were elected to the selectboard,  the new Shoreland Zoning was passed, and the Town budget was passed.  The proposal to direct the state to establish a Vermont State Bank was defeated. Additionally, the Greensboro […]

Water Pipe Replacement Project Wraps up and Munson Wins Award

Greensboro’s water pipe replacement work wraps up this December as the contractor, Munson Earth Moving Corporation, wins the 2013 Best Builders Award “For Outstanding Quality of Work and Effort.”  Since April, Munson has been digging up and replacing over 3.5 miles of water pipe in the Greensboro Fire District #1 (GFD#1) all with minimal disruption […]

Lakeshore Zoning proposal has been rewritten after largest response from property owners in history of the Planning Commission

The Greensboro Planning Commission met on Monday night and voted to amend the proposed zoning bylaw regarding the Lakeshore area.  Major changes include dropping the “Tree Matrix” proposal which dictated the number and size of trees which could be removed close to the lakefront and a change in the Regulation regarding “non conforming structures” to allow […]

October 8 Update on Town Water Pipe Replacement Project

On schedule and under budget!  Munson, the construction company working for the Fire District #1, will finish this week connecting all the Winnemere camps to the new water line.  The yellow temporary water lines will then disappear.  Munson will then repave those edges of Breezy Avenue and Wilson St. where they had to dig up […]