The Other Paper joins group: Stowe Reporter buys third Chittenden County paper

The Other Paper in South Burlington is joining the Stowe Reporter newspaper family. The purchase took effect today. That brings to six the number of micro-local weekly newspapers in the Stowe Reporter group. The others are the Shelburne News; The Citizen, which covers Charlotte and Hinesburg; the Waterbury Record; and the News & Citizen of… Read More »

South Burlington Talent Skatepark & Shop to close

South Burlington Talent Skatepark & Shop to close

After more than 16 years in business, Talent Skatepark & Shop in South Burlington will close its doors on Aug. 5. Founders David and Hannah Deene Wood cite multiple reasons for the closure, including a growing decline in skateboarding as a sport, increased competition from online retailers, and young peoples’ technology habits. “We tried to… Read More »

Public invited to tour Kingdom wind project

For the sixth summer, Green Mountain Power is offering free tours of the 21-turbine Kingdom Community Wind project in Lowell, Vt. The popular tours are open to Vermonters and tourists alike, and in previous years have drawn more than 1,200 people to the site each month. Richard Pion, chair of the Lowell Selectboard, said the… Read More »

Otter Creek Awnings gets new owner

Otter Creek Awnings  gets new owner

Kristopher and Sarah Larson of Charlotte have purchased Otter Creek Awnings in Williston. Kristopher has worked at Otter Creek Awnings for the past five years, most recently as sales manager. Sarah was employed with the University of Vermont Medical Center for 10 years. “It’s always been a vision of mine to own a small Vermont… Read More »

Mary Powell wins Audubon Society National Environmental Conservation Award

Green Mountain Power President and CEO Mary Powell was awarded the 2018 Rachel Carson Award Medal from the Audubon Society for her environmental conservation work. The national award honors women who have greatly advanced conservation locally and globally. Audubon honored Powell’s ambitious energy vision to provide low-carbon, low-cost, highly reliable power to Vermonters. Under Powell’s… Read More »

Wake Robin hires Amy Caldwell as marketing and resident services director

Wake Robin hires Amy Caldwell as marketing and resident services director

Wake Robin, Vermont’s first lifecare community, announced recently that Amy Caldwell has been hired as director of marketing and resident services. Prior to joining Wake Robin, Caldwell was director of development and communications at Vermont Works for Women, and director of marketing and individual giving for the Vermont Symphony Orchestra. Caldwell joins the team during… Read More »

Two Shelburne landmarks find new life

Two village landmarks on Shelburne Road are getting new life as one expands its already iconic offerings and the other puts a new spin on an old space. Village Wine & Coffee is getting bigger while and Peg & Ter’s is taking over the iconic Café Shelburne space. Johnny and Tina Helzer bought the Café… Read More »

Social responsibility business conference set for Tuesday in Burlington

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility’s annual conference is Tuesday, May 15, at the Davis Center at the University of Vermont in Burlington. Registration is still open for “Leading with Values, Finding Your Opportunities” featuring 15 workshops designed to help professionals find new opportunities in socially responsible organizations. Participants will enjoy a localvore lunch sponsored by… Read More »

It’s nomination time for the Vermont Dairy Farm of the Year

The University of Vermont Extension and the Vermont Dairy Industry Association are seeking nominations for the 2018 Vermont Dairy Farm of the Year. The deadline to submit is April 27. Presented annually since 1961, the award honors one outstanding dairy farm each year for overall excellence. Nominees are evaluated by a judging committee comprised of past winners… Read More »

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