Connie and Ron Lavallee: Sharing a passion for art

Connie and Ron Lavallee: Sharing a passion for art

By PHYL NEWBECK It was 1984 when Connie and Ron Lavallee opened Corporate Art Gallery, a company created to supply artwork and custom framing to offices and other businesses. Now in their 70s, the couple continues to provide these services to businesses and individuals through Blue Heron Gallery, which they operate out of their Hinesburg… Read More »

Christopher Burnett: Continuing a family tradition

By PHYL NEWBECK For Christopher Burnett, there is no place he’d rather be than working for the company his grandfather Edward Burnett Sr. started during World War II. “This is the only thing I know,” the 33-year-old said of his ownership of Burnett Scrap Metals in Hinesburg. “I was born into the business.” Burnett’s grandfather… Read More »

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 »

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