New bus service to connect New York City and Vermont destinations

Gov. Phil Scott will help officially unveil the Vermont Shires Connector, a new connection between New York City and Bennington and Manchester at a ceremony Monday in Manchester. The new service is a project of the Vermont Agency of Transportation, with its partners Premier Coach and Amtrak. The twice-daily shuttle launched in September connects the… Read More »

Pomerleau sailing strong at 100

Pomerleau sailing strong at 100

Burlington businessman, philanthropist, and now centenarian Antonio Pomerleau was celebrated last week at a dedication ceremony for the Pomerleau Community Waterfront Campus that will replace the Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center on the Burlington waterfront. Pomerleau, who turned 100 last week, sported a hat with the message: “100 and still the best looking guy in… Read More »

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Smugglers’ Notch named best overall in the East by Ski Magazine readers The SKI Magazine resort rankings were announced this week and Vermont ski areas topped the list. SKI Magazine asked survey participants to rank resorts in ten categories: character, dining, grooming, kid friendliness, lifts, lodging, service, snow, challenge and variety. More than 25,000 responsed… Read More »

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NEFCU Shred Fests destroy over 30 tons of documents and data New England Federal Credit Union announced that its three Shred Fest events this year have destroyed a total of over 65,000 pounds of documents and 274 computer hard drives. The Williston-based credit union conducts three of the free events for the general public in an… Read More »

Champlain College student develops Abenaki artist app

Champlain College senior Dustin Lapierre has designed a new android device application called Vermont Abenaki Artists Association released by the Google Play store. A computer science and innovation major with a minor in foreign languages, Lapierre said the project was a perfect fit for his skills and interests. “I was very excited to get a… Read More »

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Pop-Up Coworking returns to Hinesburg Tuesday Calling all at-home, small-office and mobile workers: The Osborne Parish House adjacent to the United Church of Hinesburg turns into your office for the day and a place to make new connections. Wayne Maceyka of Coworking in the Country has organized another session from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.… Read More »

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Brett Graves joins DuBois & King Brett Graves has joined DuBois & King, consulting engineers, as a civil engineer in the firm’s site and land development division. Graves, who lives in Richmond, works out of the firm’s South Burlington office. Graves is a licensed wastewater and water system designer with seven years of professional experience.… Read More »

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Nancy Viner, of Shelburne, has been promoted to Annual Giving Manager at Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington. Viner began working in the Rice Advancement office in the fall of 2015. She previously worked as an account manager for a legal publisher and the executive director/fundraiser for a non-profit organization. She has a bachelor’s… Read More »

Veteran Vermont journalist Michael Donoghue wins national award

Veteran Vermont journalist, journalism educator, and free-press advocate Michael Donoghue has been chosen as one of three recipients of a national honor from the Journalism Education Association. Donoghue will be recognized as a “Friend of Scholastic Journalism” at an awards ceremony Nov. 18 at the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention in Dallas. Having covered virtually every… Read More »

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Drs. Stefanie and Richard Marko announce that their son, Dr. Jason Marko has moved back to Vermont and joined their chiropractic office, Drs. Marko Family Chiropractors, in South Burlington. He is starting his own practice on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. The younger Marko grew up in Shelburne, graduated from Champlain Valley Union High School in… Read More »

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