Shop local, support small business

The campaign to “shop small” on the Saturday after Thanksgiving started in 2010 as an effort to give small businesses, many struggling to get out of the red after a long recession, a much needed shot in the arm. Since then, it has become a powerful movement to give back to the brick-and-mortar establishments that… Read More »

The Diaper Drive returns for 8th year

Dee Physical Therapy (PT) is entering its eighth year in an effort to support the families of the Committee on Temporary Shelter (COTS) by collecting and donating boxes of diapers. The Great Diaper Drive of 2014 is a growing effort that began seven years ago when Jason Fitzgerald, Dee PT Clinical Coordinator, met with the… Read More »

Local law firm receives recognition

Local law firm receives recognition

 Murdoch Hughes & Twarog Attorneys At Law, P.C., has once again received a Tier 1 Ranking in the 2015 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms.”  This ranking was determined through the firm’s overall evaluation, which is derived from clients’ feedback and the high regard from their peers in the same practice… Read More »

Charlotte nurse practitioner joins Shelburne Pediatrics

Charlotte nurse practitioner joins Shelburne Pediatrics

Dr. Jeanne Kellner of Shelburne Pediatrics has added Leah Flore to her longtime practice in Shelburne. A graduate of the University of Vermont with a degree in nursing, Flore worked on her Master’s Degree through the University of Phoenix and completed both her Master’s Degree and nurse practitioner education at the University of Vermont. She is board certified… Read More »

Seeking nominations for Vermont small business awards

The Small Business Administration Vermont District Office is accepting nominations for its annual small business awards. Previous Vermont winners include Ben and Jerry’s, Switchback Brewing Company, and Vermont Teddy Bear Company. The categories are as follows: Small Business Person of the Year Criteria: Individual or partners who own a small business which has increased sales,… Read More »

36th Annual Charlotte-Shelburne Rotary Club Car Raffle

The Automaster will be raffling off a 2015 Honda Fit at the Shelburne Farms Coach Barn on Friday, Nov. 7 from 6-9pm. Cucina Antica will provide food, and there will be music by DJ Chris Rice. With the purchase of a ticket, $275, attendees receive two dinners, one out of a hundred raffle tickets, entertainment,… Read More »

VHCB awards $3.65 million for affordable housing and land conservation

The Vermont Housing & Conservation Board (VHCB) has approved $3,657,169 in grants and deferred loans to create, preserve or rehabilitate 152 affordable homes and to conserve 1,198 acres of farmland and working forest. VHCB Executive Director Gus Seelig said, “The Board is please to support these community-driven projects in all corners of the state. Housing developments… Read More »

Renewable NRG Systems’ Jan Blomstrann receives IWF Award

Renewable NRG Systems’ Jan Blomstrann receives IWF Award

The International Women’s Forum (IWF) has named Jan Blomstrann and eight other outstanding women leaders from around the world as “Women Who Make a Difference.” During the IWF 2014 World Leadership Conference on Oct. 31, the organization paid tribute to the contributions that awardees have made toward improving society, inspiring others, and building better leadership… Read More »

VBSR awards Hinesburg senator with Legislator of the Year Award

VBSR awards Hinesburg senator with Legislator of the Year Award

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) will honor several legislators for their work in passing laws that support socially responsible businesses on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at its 22nd Annual Fall Conference at the Grand Summit Resort at Mount Snow in West Dover. Sen. David Zuckerman from Hinesburg and Rep. Sarah Buxton from Tunbridge are the… Read More »

VermontObits.org offers free obituary posting service

VermontObits.org offers free obituary posting service

Hinesburg attorney Roger Kohn established a new website, www.VermontObits.org, to post and share Vermont obituaries after a conversation with his wife. “During our discussion I realized that that there was no one place to find out who died in Vermont. I thought a website that would help family, friends, and neighbors locate their loved ones… Read More »

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