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COLCHESTER — Adrianne Johnson Ross, MHA, was named UVM Health Network–Home Health & Hospice’s next president and chief operating officer. She is preceded by Judy Peterson, who is set to retire later this month after eight years leading the organization. Johnson Ross’s appointment is effe…

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BURLINGTON — University of Vermont Medical Center President and Chief Operating Officer Steve Leffler, M.D., announced that Peg Gagne, MSN, RN, has been selected as Chief Nursing Officer for the hospital starting Jan. 11, 2021. She has been serving as Interim CNO since September 2019.

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MONTPELIER — Speaker of the House Mitzi Johnson has appointed Kiah Morris of Bennington and Kerin Durfee of Burlington to serve on the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW), the state’s non-partisan commission working to advance rights and opportunities for women and girls.

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BURLINGTON — Burlington-based newsweekly Seven Days is restarting its Fair Game column. Longtime Vermont journalist Dave Gram will author the weekly take on Vermont politics, sharing his observations about the maneuvering in Montpelier and life in the Green Mountain State. His inaugural colu…

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BURLINGTON — Burton Snowboards welcomes Selema Masekela to its Board of Directors. He is a commentator, journalist, host and Emmy-nominated producer known for his work across VICE, E!, ESPN/ABC, Nat Geo, Red Bull Media House and more. His podcast, "What Shapes Us," narrates the human experie…

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SHELBURNE — Lia Rubel has been promoted to Research and Marketing Associate at Sterrett Law, PLC. Raised in Barre, she is currently attending Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, pursuing a double major in accounting and quantitative sciences. She joined Sterrett Law as an intern last year …

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MONTPELIER — The Union Mutual Insurance Co. Board of Directors recently voted to promote Jeff Pryce to the role of Vice President of Claims. He has worked in the insurance industry for 23 years and joined Union Mutual in 2014, where he has held the titles of Claims Examiner, Director of Unde…

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, hospitals across Vermont have been spending millions of dollars on renovations designed to prevent suicides in their care, increasing strain on already overburdened hospitals. However, data provided by the same organization suggesting the change indicates …

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NORTHFIELD — For the fourth consecutive year, Darn Tough Vermont has partnered with the Vermont Foodbank to donate 100% of its proceeds from Giving Tuesday online sales. This year's sales were a 165% increase over last year, resulting in 137,100 meals being donated from the single day.