The multi-faceted Bullrock Corporation finds business opportunities

The multi-faceted Bullrock Corporation finds business opportunities

Gregg Beldock launched the Bullrock Corporation in the early 1980s, shortly after graduating from the University of Vermont. The company started in New York City, where Beldock devoted his energies to the conversion of thousands of rental properties to condominiums and cooperatives. From there, the Bullrock Corporation turned to historic rehabilitation of previously blighted neighborhoods… Read More »

Ethan Allen Design Center open in Shelburne

Ethan Allen Design Center open in Shelburne

Heather Paradis, Ethan Allen’s design manager for the Boston North District, is happy to clear up any confusion. Those store liquidation signs at the Ethan Allen Design Center on Shelburne Road last summer and early fall did not mean the company was leaving that location. The signs only signified the retirement of Michael Lash, who… Read More »

Sarita Baker: Sewing to save the planet

Sarita Baker: Sewing to save the planet

It all started three years ago when Sarita Baker volunteered at Hinesburg Community School for a day devoted to composting. She had been making reusable snack bags for her three daughters: colorful cotton designs on the outside but lined with nylon for easy cleaning. At the school, she noticed that the majority of the trash… Read More »

Paul Budnitz: successful serial entrepreneur

Paul Budnitz:  successful serial entrepreneur

It’s been one business venture after another for Shelburne’s Paul Budnitz. He started one clothing company while still in college, and that morphed into another venture involving collectable vintage clothing. He moved on to 16mm movies and then to customizing MiniDisc players for other filmmakers. His next venture was Kidrobot, which produced toys suitable for… Read More »

Lynne Bond: finding her voice in art

Lynne Bond: finding her voice in art

Lynne Bond loved crafts as a child, but she never considered herself an artist. “I wasn’t one of those kids who could draw something that looked like something and that’s how art gets defined,” she said. Instead, Bond focused on a career in psychology, but while getting her doctorate in Boston, she found time to… Read More »

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