Shelburne Vineyard’s 2012 Marquette Reserve wins “Best in Show”

Shelburne Vineyard’s 2012 Marquette Reserve wins “Best in Show”

When Shelburne Vineyard founder Ken Albert answered his phone at 5:32pm on Aug. 19, he listened carefully as University of Minnesota’s professor Gary Gardner shared good news.  “You folks really have the recipe!” meaning that for the fourth consecutive year, a Shelburne Vineyard Marquette wine, the 2012 Marquette Reserve, won “Best Red Wine in Show”… Read More »

Hinesburg resident named to Best Lawyers List

Hinesburg resident named to Best Lawyers List

Eighteen partners at Langrock Sperry & Wool, LLP were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in “The Best Lawyers in America 2015”, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Ellen Mercer Fallon, who practices in Middlebury and resides in Hinesburg, was recognized in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Employment Law-Individuals… Read More »

Williams qualifies for prestigious Court of the Table

Antoine T. Williams of Shelburne has qualified for the exclusive Court of the Table of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), The Premier Association of Financial Professionals®, again. Williams is a six-year MDRT member and a five-time Court of the Table qualifier. Achieving Court of the Table status places Williams among the top professionals in… Read More »

Nominate innovator or tech ambassador for Vermont Tech Jam Awards

Nominate innovator or tech ambassador for Vermont Tech Jam Awards

Vermont Tech Jam organizers are now accepting nominations for the 2014 Vermont Tech Jam awards, presented by Merchants Bank. The two awards recognize Vermont’s most innovative tech company and its most enthusiastic tech ambassador. Pwnie Express of Berlin received the 2013 Innovation Award for its PwnPad, a groundbreaking penetration device that evaluates wired and wireless… Read More »

Financial Fitness

by Antoine Williams One of the most challenging aspects of planning an inheritance is that families are complicated. American families are varied throughout the country but their members tend to fall into one or more of a few broad categories. According to the Key Findings Report in the 2014 U.S. Trust Insights on Wealth and… Read More »

Gadue’s begins annual “Back to School” program

Gadue’s Dry Cleaning has begun its annual “Back To School” program. “Back to School” is now in its seventh year of providing fully stocked backpacks to children in the greater Burlington area.  We find ourselves in a time when many families in our community are finding it harder and harder to provide even the basic… Read More »

Studio Cacao brings divine chocolate

By Megan Downey To some, chocolate is a treat or a tool employed for bribing children, apologizing to or romancing a love interest.  For others, it may even be an obsession, but for the owners of Shelburne’s Studio Cacao, Kevin and Laura Toohey, chocolate is a religion. “Chocolate is a complex food substance with chemistry… Read More »

Stiller Family Foundation makes $1M gift to Champlain College Single Parents Program

The Champlain College Single Parents Program has received a $1 million gift from Bob and Christine Stiller through the Stiller Family Foundation to specifically offset childcare costs for single parent students. The gift to Champlain was announced at the Board of Trustees Dinner honoring retiring President David F. Finney. The gift will be made to… Read More »

Kelly Brush Foundation holds benefit Aug. 20

The Kelly Brush Foundation is holding a benefit to highlight the foundation’s achievements in improving the lives of those living with spinal cord injury through the love and enjoyment of sport. Inspire!Vermont will showcase the work of the nonprofit founded by Charlotte native Kelly Brush Davisson and her family after she sustained a spinal cord… Read More »