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 »

McClellan joins Snelling Center’s Leadership Institute Class of 2019

McClellan joins Snelling Center’s Leadership Institute Class of 2019

The Snelling Center for Government announced that Maria McClellan of Shelburne has been accepted into the Vermont Leadership Institute Class of 2019. Currently the Senior Community Relations Strategist at the University of Vermont Medical Center, McClellan joins 23 others from across the state for this intensive program that attracts participants from the public, private and… Read More »

Shelburne Orchards listed in USA Today’s top apple picks

Long a favorite apple destination in the Champlain Valley, Shelburne Orchards recently received an unexpected kudo that garnered it some national attention. As part of USA Today’s 2018 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards, the 60-acre family-run operation in Shelburne was named No. 8 on the list of top 10 apple orchards in the United States. “What… Read More »

Lowell, Vt., company wins Road Pitch Final Pitch-Off

Lowell, Vt., company wins Road Pitch Final Pitch-Off

STAFF REPORT A company from Lowell, Vt., won this year’s Road Pitch Final Pitch-Off at Champlain College recently. About 200 people attended the finale of the fifth annual competition created by FreshTracks Capital venture capital based in Shelburne. The program showcases business innovation with a series of regional events where entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to… Read More »

One-stop state permit portal in the works for business

One-stop state permit portal in the works for business

By ANNE WALLACE ALLEN VTDIGGER.org A committee that studied ways of streamlining Vermont’s online business registration process — which could cost upwards of $10 million — will pass its recommendations on to the Legislature on Dec. 15. While the secretary of state’s office has an online portal in place now for business owners to use,… Read More »

Association continues economic talks

The Shelburne Business Professionals Association hosts its next meeting Wednesday, Nov. 14, 6-8 p.m. at Wild Hart Distillery. The group will continue its discussions about economic development, called “Envisioning Shelburne’s Tomorrows.” At last month’s meeting, association President Tod Whitaker and Shelburne Interim Town Manager Lee Krohn led the discussion of how to foster a more… Read More »

Shouldice: ‘Don’t hallucinate, Shelburne’

By ROSALYN GRAHAM “Important work” was how guest speaker Bill Shouldice described the purpose of the gathering at Shelburne Museum last week. The president of Vermont Teddy Bear, and chairman of the Vermont Futures Project, Shouldice said: “We’re here to think about what you want Shelburne to be and how to achieve it.” He drew… Read More »