Report from Montpelier

Report from Montpelier

With a new Governor comes a near wholesale change in leadership at all state agencies. As these new leaders begin to reconcile where we are now with where they want to go, the Legislative committees listen to proposals that will require changes in law or funding. Committees also hear from those who will be affected… Read More »

Keep moving. . .

Keep moving. . .

It may seem out of place to focus on running when there is so much snow outside! Many readers are probably waist deep and happy to be focused on their snow sports – I know I am. However, those committed souls targeting a spring marathon (or half) are ramping up training and entering into a… Read More »

Online security: avoiding account vulnerability

Online security:  avoiding account vulnerability

How many times did you log in to a digital account today? It probably was more than once. Some people access digital sites via computer or tablet, but many others rely on their phones. Deloitte recently reported the essentials of life have expanded and now encompass air, water, food, and smartphones. No matter what device… Read More »

Todd Haire: Brewing up a good head of foam

Todd Haire: Brewing up a good head of foam

Todd Haire has worked in the beer industry for twenty years, including stints at Magic Hat and Switchback, where he was the head brewer. While at Switchback, two of his coworkers suggested opening their own brewery, and Haire jumped at the chance. “I didn’t hesitate for a moment,” he said. Two other partners were brought… Read More »

Report from Montpelier

Report from Montpelier

By Rep. Jessica Comai Brumsted As I reflect over this past week both in my personal life, in my community, in my state, and in my country, I am struck by the strong emotion and caring throughout; I feel so proud and lucky to live here in Vermont. I spent a couple of days watching… Read More »

report from montpelier

report from montpelier

By Rep. Kate Webb Governor Scott’s inaugural speech identified the importance not only of public school K-12 education, but also the social, educational, and economic value of well-funded early childhood and higher education. I was caught by surprise last week when we heard his plan. Equally surprising was how few stakeholders had an opportunity to… Read More »

Inspecting your trees in the winter

Inspecting your trees in the winter

  By V.J. Comai Trees provide many benefits and can be a true asset to any property, but they can also become a liability if structural deficiencies go unnoticed. While it takes a trained professional to complete a comprehensive risk assessment of any tree, there are signs that you can look for on your own… Read More »

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