State orders unlicensed entities to cease-and-desist insurance calls

The Vermont Department of Financial Regulation issued a cease-and-desist order July 31 against four entities and one individual alleged to be violating state law by deceptively marketing and soliciting unlicensed health insurance to Vermonters. The order requires the following respondents to immediately stop soliciting or offering the unlicensed health insurance in Vermont: Vermont Alliance for… Read More »

Fourth of July festivities, auction

Fourth of July festivities, auction

JEAN KIEDAISCH Responsible Growth Hinesburg, Inc. once again invites the public to begin the Independence Day holiday celebration with strawberry shortcake on July 3 from  5-8 p.m. in front of town hall. While enjoying everyone’s favorite dessert, consider bidding on a 4 x 4-inch painting by a local artist. There will also be choice perennials and… Read More »

Helping migrant children tell stories

MADELINE CLARK Staff Writer Lena Ashooh doesn’t see age as an obstacle to activism. At 15, the Shelburne resident and Champlain Valley Union High School sophomore has written a grant application and was recently awarded funds to launch summer writing workshop that will help migrant youths share their stories. “It’s not something that you need… Read More »