Month: May 2022

Yantachka reverses abortion amendment position but will face primary opposition

By Scooter MacMillan, Editor An outcry over his vote on Proposal 5 has caused Rep. Mike Yantachka to reverse his position on the proposed state constitutional amendment and, at least in part, motivated another Charlotte resident to run against him in the August primary. Proposal 5 would add language to the Vermont Constitution protecting personal

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ICE CREAM SCOOP: A new Charlotte-based, dairy-free ice cream brand is coming to Camp North End

Seemingly Overzealous founders Jessica Berresse and Garrett Tichy Seemingly Overzealous, a dairy-free ice cream brand, will open its first brick-and-mortar location at Camp North End. Garrett Tichy and Jessica Berresse, the couple behind this venture, met in 2020 and connected over a shared love of ice cream. Their first date included taste-testing an ice cream

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Sustainable Charlotte’s two busy weekends

By Cathy Hunter and Ruah Swennerfelt Sustainable Charlotte recently completed two popular annual community-resilience projects ― a repair café and electronic waste recycling. The Repair Café was held on April 30 at the Charlotte Congregational Church. The atmosphere was festive, the room filled with laughter and conversations. People from 56 households brought their electronics, lamps,

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