Jacob Leopold: Shelburne Rescue’s new chief

Jacob Leopold: Shelburne Rescue’s new chief

Jacob Leopold had been volunteering with Team Rubicon USA, a disaster response and recovery organization, when another friend in the group suggested he try something closer to home in the field of emergency medical services. “He said to volunteer in the town where you live,” Leopold recalled. “So three years ago, I joined Shelburne Rescue.”… Read More »

Dennis Willmott: Upbeat about the blues

Dennis Willmott: Upbeat about the blues

Dennis Willmott grew up with music. His mother sang many genres, but the music that really resonated for him was the blues. “When I was 14, I started playing guitar,” Willmott said. “In the years that I was supposed to be in high school I was running the streets with my friends and playing music.”… Read More »

Jena Necrason: From Broadway to Shelburne

Jena Necrason: From Broadway to Shelburne

When the Vermont Shakespeare Festival performs “The Taming of the Shrew” at the Shelburne Museum in August, residents of Wake Robin will see a familiar face. Jena Necrason, a co-founder of the Vermont Shakespeare Company, works at the retirement community as the program and events coordinator. Necrason and her husband John Nagle founded the Vermont… Read More »

Lindsay Warner: Two wheels or three wheels will do

Lindsay Warner: Two wheels or three wheels will do

For Lindsay Warner, one unusual piece of sporting equipment led to another. Already a skier, one snowy day last winter she decided to take a binding-less snowboard, called a Snurfer or no-board, down the driveway of her Hinesburg home. Warner had already signed up for the annual Rasputitsa Spring Classic, a Burke Mountain bike race… Read More »