It’s legal: Smoke shop opens in Shelburne

It’s legal: Smoke shop opens in Shelburne

By MADELINE HUGHES There’s a new storefront at the corner of Shelburne and Hullcrest roads. The front window is decked with a neon “open” sign and a hand-drawn poster. Inside, Bob Marley tunes play in the background and art hangs on the walls. South Burlington artist and entrepreneur Jordan Holstein sits behind a counter in… Read More »

Electric co-op to get $1.7 million from FEMA for utility repairs

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced Friday that the Vermont Electric Cooperative will receive $1,743,876 for the repair of 54 transformers and 2,887 miles of transmission and distribution electric conductor line poles damaged in a storm and flooding at the end of October 2017.  The grant represents the federal share of the total project cost… Read More »

Shelburne’s Regina Yopak joins Greensea software company

Richmond-based software company Greensea recently appointed Regina Yopak of Shelburne to be applications engineer, Service Manager. Greensea, best known for creating OPENSEA, a software program used by the marine industry, hired Yopak in part because of her extensive experience at sea, having spent several tours as lead navigator and mapping specialist on board E/V Nautilus… Read More »

Rebecca Towne named VEC Chief Executive Officer

Rebecca Towne named VEC Chief Executive Officer

By XANDER LANDEN VTDIGGER.ORG The Vermont Electric Cooperative has hired its next CEO. Rebecca Towne, the current vice president of organizational strategy at Vermont Gas Systems, will be taking the reins at Vermont’s second largest electric utility at the beginning of October, the cooperative announced. The company’s last full-time CEO was Christine Hallquist, who stepped… Read More »

Former school aide opens alternative medical practice

Mary McGillivray has opened a new business in Shelburne, MMBiofield Tuning, at 33 Harbor Road. Biofield tuning is an alternative therapy using tuning forks to treat patients   for “healing you can hear through the music of vibration,” McGillivray said in a news release. A former speech language pathology assistant at Champlain Valley Union High School… Read More »

New vet joins animal hospital

New vet joins animal hospital

Dr. Andrew Koenitzer recently joined the staff at Ark Veterinary Hospital on Shelburne Road in Shelburne. A native of Wisconsin, he comes to Shelburne via an undergraduate degree in wildlife management from the University of Minnesota and veterinary school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Over subsequent years he worked in raptor and marine wildlife rehabilitation,… Read More »

The Other Paper joins group: Stowe Reporter buys third Chittenden County paper

The Other Paper in South Burlington is joining the Stowe Reporter newspaper family. The purchase took effect today. That brings to six the number of micro-local weekly newspapers in the Stowe Reporter group. The others are the Shelburne News; The Citizen, which covers Charlotte and Hinesburg; the Waterbury Record; and the News & Citizen of… Read More »

Green Pasture Meats closes Shelburne store

After five years in business, Green Pasture Meats is closing its retail locations in Shelburne village and in New Haven. The Shelburne store closed Friday July 20, and the New Haven store – near the company’s processing plant – is set to close July 31. Owner Mark Smith, a Shelburne resident, opened the first Green Pasture… Read More »

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