Dinse receives top rankings in Chambers USA 2014

The 2014 edition of “Chambers USA,” a leading directory of American lawyers and law firms, recognized 11 Dinse attorneys – including Shelburne residents Ritchie Berger, Karen McAndrew, Amy McLaughlin, and Jeffrey McMahan – in their practice areas. The new guide, released May 23, also recognizes the firm as among Vermont’s best in every category of… Read More »

Opening doors again

Opening doors again

By Tricia Kennedy Nestled inside a butter yellow house on the outskirts of Shelburne Village is the newly re-established Open Arms Food and Juice Shop. Family-owned and operated by husband and wife team Acoy and Sam Cofino, Open Arms re-opened in April after the family closed shop in 2010 to cope with medical issues. While… Read More »

Wake Robin residents quilt for a cause

Last month residents of Wake Robin, Vermont’s first Continuing Care Retirement Community, presented Hattie Johnson, director of development at Camp Ta-Kum-Ta in South Hero, with 10 handmade quilts. Camp Ta-Kum-Ta, founded in 1984, provides traditional summer camp activities and life-changing experiences tuition-free for Vermont and northern New York youths ages 7-17 that have or have… Read More »

Local CPAs awarded CGMA designations

Heather L. Angolano, CPA and David H. Angolano, CPA of Angolano & Company CPA PC in Shelburne have been awarded the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation from the American Institute of CPAs and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. The CGMA designation recognizes professionals who have deep understanding of finance and have expanded their… Read More »

Arabesque to participate in Italian trade project

The Shelburne boutique, Arabesque, was chosen from more than 250 stores to be part of a select group of U.S. retailers who will travel to Tuscany in June as part of a partnership program with Italian artisans. A partnership between the Tuscan Regional Promotional Agency (Toscana Promozione) and Artex, the Center for Artistic and Traditional… Read More »

Wake Robin welcomes new president and CEO

The Board of Directors at Wake Robin announced that Patrick McKee will take over as president and CEO following Allie Stickney’s retirement next month. The Board of Directors, Wake Robin residents, and staff thank Stickney for her seven and a half years of dedicated service to the community, and are eager to begin the next… Read More »

Free yourself from cycle of emotional investing

In many areas of your life, you’re probably aware that it’s useful to keep emotions out of your decision-making — and that’s certainly the case with investing. However, it can be difficult to keep your feelings from influencing your investment decisions. But you may find it easier to invest with your head, rather than your… Read More »

Shelburne Farms welcomes new staff

President Alec Webb has announced appointments to the staff of Shelburne Farms: Hannah Sacco of Shelburne is the new director of the Inn at Shelburne Farms, succeeding Karen Polihronakis. Sacco came to the Inn in 2010 as a seasonal front desk person and the following year became a full-time staff member as special functions assistant,… Read More »

Bullrock Corporation announces promotions

The Lodges Communities and owner and operator the Bullrock Corporation announce the following promotions: Andrew Thomas has been promoted from his position as vice president of development to president of the Lodges Communities and The Bullrock Corporation. Cathy Stroutsos has been promoted from her position as marketing director to senior director of marketing for the… Read More »

Locals launch Minou Kids

By Chea Waters Evans Some might think that being a mother, a wife, and having a full-time job is nothing special. But as many mothers will tell you, simply getting through a day can require extraordinary effort. Vermont transplant Marie-Michelle Gaudreau is a mom and entrepreneur who is tackling the competitive world of online retail.… Read More »