Promoting Health and Safety for New Americans

Promoting Health and Safety for New Americans

For the last twelve years, Andrea Green of Charlotte has been a physician at the Vermont Children’s Hospital, working in outpatient services. As part of her job, Green works with UVM medical students and residents. Although she occasionally teaches a class at the University, her primary work with students is clinical teaching. Another part of… Read More »

Ashley Campbell: using the arts in a multitude of ways

Ashley Campbell: using the arts in a multitude of ways

Ashley Campbell never planned on a career as a restaurant manager, but that’s the job she finds herself in, and she has no regrets. Campbell has a multi-faceted role at Rustic Roots in Shelburne: interviewing, hiring and managing the staff, handling reservations, dealing with special events, tracking inventory, ordering beverages, and working as a hostess… Read More »

Richard’s Ride: Honoring the memory of Richard Tom

Richard’s Ride: Honoring the memory of Richard Tom

Last April, cyclist Richard Tom’s life was tragically cut short when his bicycle was struck by a speeding car. Determined that the work the Hinesburg resident had done to promote bicycling would not end with his death, friends and colleagues created the non-profit Richard Tom Foundation (RTF). The Foundation’s mission is to “enhance the health… Read More »

Douglas Sweets moves to Shelburne

Douglas Sweets moves to Shelburne

Debra Townsend’s mother, Hannah Douglas, came to the United States from Scotland and despaired when she was unable to find good Scottish shortbread in the states. Eventually she came up with her own recipe, which she passed down to her daughter. Townsend taught the recipe to her own daughter, also Hannah, who became the family… Read More »

Tom Thibault: At home in the trees

Tom Thibault:  At home in the trees

When he was young, Tom Thibault had a fear of heights. He doesn’t remember how he got over that, but there’s no question he has, since he owns and operates Thibault’s Tree Service out of his Hinesburg home. Thibault has worked in the tree business for fifteen years and this is the fifth year that… Read More »

Cricket Radio: A Shelburne business evolves

Cricket Radio: A Shelburne business evolves

Elizabeth Archangeli had a shoe and clothing making business in Indonesia when she decided it was time to do something else. After taking a print-making class at Burlington City Arts, she opened a T-shirt printing business in 2012. “I was listening to the radio and heard an etymologist talk about the noise crickets make at… Read More »

Tim Williams: The new face of Archie’s Grill

Tim Williams:  The new face of Archie’s Grill

Tim Williams has owned a number of businesses but nothing has given him as much satisfaction as his most recent endeavor; purchasing the concept of Archie’s Grill from retiring owner Dick Hess. Williams had no restaurant background but that didn’t stop him from taking the plunge. “I just thought it was a great opportunity,” he… Read More »