Nominations for 2019 small business awards

The Small Business Administration Vermont District Office is accepting nominations for its 2019 Small Business Awards. Previous Vermont winners include Ben and Jerry’s, Switchback Brewing Company and Mamava, the 2018 Small Business Person of the Year winner. Since 1963, the SBA has recognized the outstanding achievements of America’s small businesses for their contributions to their… Read More »

Vermont Electric Coop marks fifth straight year with no rate increase

Vermont Electric Coop marks fifth straight year with no rate increase

STAFF REPORT Vermont Electric Coop will not seek a rate increase in January, marking the fifth consecutive year that the utility’s rates have remained flat, according to a recent company announcement. “It’s taken a great deal of creativity, negotiation, and careful budgeting and everyone has pitched in,” said Chief Financial Officer Michael Bursell. “That’s the… Read More »

Shop evolves into two businesses

Arabesque, the former gift and stationery boutique in Shelburne village, has evolved into two new wedding-related businesses on Shelburne Road. Since closing in May after 18 years in the village, owner Tracy Stolese has reopened Shelburne Gift Company and the Vermont Wedding Studio at 2538 Shelburne Road, across from the former Sirloin Saloon. “We’re so… Read More »

Orton Foundation names senior associate for programs

Orton Foundation  names senior associate for programs

The Shelburne-based Orton Family Foundation has hired Joan Wagner as senior associate for programs. Wagner previously directed the Center for Community Engaged Learning at St. Michael’s College. She will play a key role supporting Orton’s mission to bring its resident-driven community development model, Community Heart & Soul, to towns across the country. Wagner will lead… Read More »

College planner earns professional credential

Alice Lissarrague of Lissarrague College Guidance in Shelburne has earned the designation of Certified Educational Planner, awarded to educational consultants and school counselors by the American Institute of Certified Educational Planners. Lissarrague offers college admissions support and guidance to high school students and college students seeking to transfer. She is a professional member of the… Read More »

Spencer Knapp returns to private law practice

Spencer Knapp returns  to private law practice

Shelburne attorney Spencer Knapp has rejoined the Burlington law firm Dinse as senior counsel. Knapp recently stepped down from his positions as senior vice president and general counsel of UVM Health Network and UVM Medical Center which he held for 16 years. Before joining the medical center, Knapp was a longtime partner of Dinse where… Read More »

C2 hires John Wojtkielewicz

C2 hires John Wojtkielewicz

C2 in Colchester announced the addition of several new members to its eBusiness team including John Wojtkielewicz of Shelburne. Wojtkielewicz joins C2 with web development experience from having worked for companies such as MyWebGrocer and Manufacturing Information Systems, Inc. He has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Temple University in Philadelphia. C2 is a… Read More »

Silcox named best biology teacher in Colorado

Silcox named best biology teacher in Colorado

Justin Silcox, formerly of Shelburne, has been named the Outstanding Biology Teacher for the state of Colorado by the National Association of Biology Teachers. A biology teacher at Glenwood Springs High School since 2012, Silcox is a graduate of Champlain Valley Union High School and the University of Vermont. He earned his master’s in education… Read More »

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