Two local companies win state grants

Red Wagon Plants in Hinesburg and Shelburne Orchards are both recipients of funds distributed to Vermont businesses by the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets. The agency awarded $74,000 to nine Vermont produce growers making on-farm improvements that prevent or reduce produce safety risks. Money was distributed on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible… Read More »

Tortilla maker wins business support

Shelburne’s Vermont Tortilla Company has been named a winner of the 2018 American Small Business Championship by SCORE, a network of volunteer, expert business mentors. The Championship awarded this title to 102 entrepreneurs along with training, networking and mentoring support and publicity throughout the year. To earn the distinction, the company had to describe how… Read More »

Medical spa and beauty boutique opens on Shelburne Road

Medical spa and beauty boutique opens on Shelburne Road

GlowAesthetics recently opened a medical spa and beauty boutique at the Shelburne Square Shopping Plaza in South Burlington on IDX Drive. Open six days a week, the business is owned by Maria Gould and Christine Keelan. Dr. Ashley Dimeola is the operation’s on-site medical director and licensed osteopathic physician. The spa offers minimally invasive non-surgical… Read More »

Kevin Boehmcke joins Coldwell Banker Hickok & Boardman Realty

Kevin Boehmcke joins Coldwell Banker Hickok & Boardman Realty

Coldwell Banker Hickok & Boardman Realty welcomes Kevin Boehmcke of Shelburne to the firm. New to real estate, Boehmcke has worked with Ben & Jerry’s, Pepsi, and Pfizer. Boehmcke worked for many years in pharmaceutical sales and later as a senior account director at MyWebGrocer. Celebrating 60 years of in real estate services in Northwest… Read More »

Bridget Barry Caswell joins Coldwell Banker realty office

Bridget Barry Caswell joins Coldwell Banker realty office

Coldwell Banker Hickok & Boardman Realty is pleased to welcome Shelburne resident and Realtor Bridget Barry Caswell to the firm. A successful agent since 2005, Bridget will join Brian Boardman to work with both homebuyers and sellers. Together they offer more than 38 years of real estate experience in the local market. With deep roots in… Read More »

UVM Extension offers business advice for farmers

University of Vermont Extension is offering farmers consultation sessions with extension farm business experts through April 26 to help farmers make profitable business decisions. The 90-minute consultations are tailored to meet the financial and business planning needs of the individual farmer. Farmers may request assistance to create a farm budget or balance sheet, update financial… Read More »

Online grocery ordering, delivery comes to area

By Madeline Clark Grocery shopping in much of Chittenden County is becoming as easy as ordering a pizza. Instacart, an online ordering, same-day shopping and delivery service recently announced that it’s partnering with several chain grocery companies and other retailers to offer customers the option to have groceries, pharmacy items, pet supplies and more delivered… Read More »