Scot Keefe: art from found objects

Scot Keefe: art from found objects

Scot Keefe was only four years old when his creative streak first emerged. He built a toy boat from found objects and appropriated a windshield wiper motor from a car to make it a motor boat. His conservative family wasn’t overly impressed. “I was always considered eccentric and weird because I did that kind of… 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 »

Bruce Corbett: a modern-day Snowflake Bentley

Bruce Corbett: a modern-day Snowflake Bentley

Bruce Corbett has a fondness for snow. He loves to cross-country ski, but he has another reason for looking forward to winter precipitation: he likes to photograph it. In the 1980s, Corbett borrowed his father-in-law’s medical microscope, and using 35mm film, began to take pictures of snowflakes. These days, he uses digital photography, but he… Read More »

Tag Carpenter: a perfect job for an eclectic athlete

Tag Carpenter: a perfect job for an eclectic athlete

There are very few sports Tag Carpenter hasn’t tried. In December, the 30-year Shelburne resident was named operations manager at Catamount Outdoor Family Center, where he will have the opportunity to get paid while overseeing several of those sports. “I’ve known Catamount since they opened 40 years ago,” Carpenter said. “I played here and brought… Read More »