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WAITSFIELD — Agri-Mark/Cabot welcomed Sarah Healy as the co-operative’s new Senior Vice President of Marketing. She will lead the brand, creative, digital and media strategy for Agri-Mark’s Cabot, McCadam and Agri-Mark Whey & Protein brands.

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MONTPELIER — Jeremy Hansen, the founder of CVFiber, has stepped aside from his position as chair of the Governing Board. Jerry Diamantides, of Berlin, has been chosen to succeed Hansen.

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SPRINGFIELD — Springfield Hospital welcomes Anthony Campbell, DO, to the general surgery department. Dr. Campbell received is Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences in Kansas City, Missouri, in 2011. He completed his general surgery resid…

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RUTLAND —Chris Ettori has been named Regional Director of Vermont Adult Learning’s Rutland office. He previously worked as assistant director at CCV for over 12 years, as well as a faculty member teaching classes in foundational math, computer applications, customer service and effective wor…

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BURLINGTON — Attorneys Joshua D. Leckey and Benjamin J. Traverse are named directors of Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC law firm. Both Leckey and Traverse practice out of the firm’s Burlington office.

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MONTPELIER — After nearly three decades of service to corporate clients and private litigants throughout Vermont and New Hampshire, Richard Windish has joined the law firm of Primmer Piper Eggleston and Cramer. His practice concentrates on the litigation, negotiation and resolution of civil …

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LITTLETON, N.H. — Horizons Engineering Inc. announced the acquisition of White Mountain Survey & Engineering Inc., located at 1270 Route 16 in Ossipee. Horizons Engineering Inc. is a multi-disciplinary civil and environmental engineering, water resource and land surveying firm with offic…

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MORRISVILLE — In recognition of contributions provided by individuals toward the growth and success of Union Bank of Vermont and New Hampshire, David S. Silverman, President and Chief Executive Officer, announced the following promotions:

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WATERBURY — The Vermont Department of Mental Health announced Kelly–Anne Klein as the new Medical Director. A board-certified psychiatrist, she comes to the department from Rochester Regional Health in New York where she served as Medical Director. Before her time in New York, Klein served a…

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BERLIN — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont welcomes Dr. Tom Weigel as its new senior medical director. With training as a child psychiatrist, He is familiar with the mental health challenges facing Vermonters of all ages, and the opportunities for improving care.

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MIDDLESEX — Kingsbury Companies announced its newest team member, Pat Holland, as VP of Civil Operations. He worked as a construction manager for LaBella Associates of Rochester, New York, and prior to that, was vice president of Construction Operations for Alvin J. Coleman & Son of Nort…

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BURLINGTON — Attorney Ryan Flatley has joined Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC northern New England law firm and will practice in the firm’s Trust and Estate group, based in the New Hampshire office. DRM also announces the expansion of its Trust and Estate group with Alison Sherman, a senior Trust …

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MONTPELIER — The Vermont Chamber of Commerce has hired Hazel Brewster as the organization’s director of Public Relations. She will lead the Vermont Chamber’s communication and event efforts. Born and raised in Morrisville, Brewster is a graduate of the University of Vermont, earned her maste…

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BARRE — Sara Blondin, an Ameriprise Financial Associate Financial Advisor in Barre, recently obtained the Behavioral Financial Advisor professional designation from Kaplan University and think2perform. The program emphasizes how financial decisions are influenced by psychology and neuroscien…

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BARRE — Goodwill of Northern New England announced they have selected Green Mountain United Way as a partner for their Partner Stability Fund. This fund gives vouchers to partner agencies and organizations who can then distribute the vouchers to their clients who need clothing and household items.

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BURLINGTON — University of Vermont (UVM) College of Nursing and Health Sciences Lecturer Susan Whitman was selected as the 2021 recipient of the Prelock Online Teaching Award for her course “Intro into Integrative Health."

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RANDOLPH CENTER — Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center (VMEC) has announced the newly elected VMEC Advisory Board members for two-year terms are Janette Bombardier, P.E., Chief Technology Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Chroma Technology/89 North (Bellows Falls); and Gina Akley, Presi…

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MONTPELIER — The Union Mutual Companies announced two personnel changes, with the hiring of Robert “Bob” Pembroke as Vice President of Information Technology and the promotion of Pamela LaCount to Assistant Vice President, IT Development.

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RANDOLPH — A farming accident to Jill Markowski’s father while growing up in Florence, was the inspiration behind her career in health care. That career now continues as Gifford’s new Vice President of Nursing. She is replacing Karin Morrow, who retired at the end of last year.

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RUTLAND — Local Venture Legal, PLLC, a B Corp certified law practice that specializes in transactional and business law, will open on 106 West St. where it has purchased the tax practice of David H. Nelson & Co.

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RUTLAND — The statewide Support and Services at Home (SASH) program has recognized Rutland Housing Authority (RHA) for offering SASH services to residents and surrounding community members since 2011, helping to keep older adults and people with disabilities healthy and living independently.

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NORTHFIELD — Norwich University has named Dr. Karen Gaines as provost and dean of the faculty, beginning at the end of the spring 2022 semester.

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BURLINGTON — The University of Vermont Health Network, the UVM Health Network Medical Group and the UVM Larner College of Medicine announce that Jason Sanders, MD, MBA, has been appointed to fill three executive leadership roles: President and CEO of the Medical Group, Network Executive Vice…

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BURLINGTON — AARP Vermont announced the winners of six community grants totaling $24,000. The Winter Placemaking Grant Program encourages demonstration projects that create public spaces and streets that are safe and accessible for everyone. The grant recipient communities are Wilmington, Ro…

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BARRE — Tiffiny Moore, School Based Behavioral Interventionist Support Services Director at Washington County Mental Health Services (WCMHS), is this year’s recipient of the Ed Sbardellati Award for Excellence and Innovation in School-Based Mental Health Services, also known as the “Eddie.” …

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BURLINGTON — Seventh Generation, household, personal care and commercial cleaning products company, announced a five-year partnership with Aspen Skiing Co., a four-mountain winter and summer destination in Colorado. ASC has chosen Seventh Generation Professional as the Official Front of Hous…

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MONTPELIER — The Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation was recently selected to be a U.S. Small Business Administration microloan intermediary. BDCC has received a commitment of $350,000 from the SBA to lend to small businesses throughout southern Vermont. Only the third SBA microloan l…

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BERLIN, Conn. — Comcast has named Carolyne Hannan as Senior Vice President of the company’s Western New England Region, leading a team serving more than 300 communities across Connecticut, western Massachusetts, Vermont, western New Hampshire and New York. She has held senior management posi…

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EAST MONTPELIER — Eugene "Gene" Troia recently accepted the position of Twin Valley Senior Center executive director in East Montpelier. His civic experience includes East Montpelier Select Board member and he led a number of programs at Another Way to increase their community service and se…

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MONTPELIER — Gov. Phil Scott announced that secretary of Human Services Mike Smith will retire at the end of the year, after his second stint leading the state’s largest agency. In addition to its pandemic response role, the Agency of Human Services oversees six state departments, 12 distric…

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MONTPELIER — National Life Group has been awarded the 2021 Platinum Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health by Mental Health America (MHA). This Bell Seal is a first-of-its-kind workplace mental health certification that recognizes employers who strive to create mentally healthy workplaces for…

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Many of the businesses throughout our region are looking to grow and oftentimes find themselves with barriers to unmet funding needs. Chamber & Economic Development of the Rutland Region has a mission to encourage and enhance business success in Rutland County and our revolving loan fund…

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RUTLAND — Davis & Hodgdon Associates, CPAs, with offices in Williston and Rutland, is unveiling new names for itself and its entities. The firm will now be known strictly as Davis & Hodgdon CPAs. It is one member of the newly formed, Davis & Hodgdon Advisory Group which is the um…

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RICHMOND — The Vermont Mountain Bike Association has announced the recipients of their annual naming grants, one being to Richmond Mountain Trails (RMT) to launch a new trail network, “The Driving Range,” located off Route 2 in Bolton. The grant is provided by local solar installer SunCommon…

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MIDDLEBURY — Governor Scott and Jennifer M.V. Fitch, Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Buildings and General Services, have notified the Addison County Economic Development Corporation (ACEDC) that they were awarded $35,000 for Addison County businesses through the Building Communiti…

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The Vermont Housing & Conservation Board awarded $1,968,509 in state funds, matched by $1,411,500 in federal funding from the Natural Resources Conservation Service and $599,500 from the Land and Water Conservation Fund, to protect agricultural and recreational land, natural areas and fo…

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BERLIN — Dan Breault, Environmental Services supervisor at Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin was presented with the Office of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award on Nov. 11. The award was presented by Mike Ferrant, a volunteer with t…

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JEFFERSONVILLE — Made possible by the support of their community and customers who purchase gluten-free organic vodka, Smugglers’ Notch Distillery recently made a donation in the amount of $10,000 to the UVM Cancer Center, which is dedicated to “advancing the prevention, detection, treatment…

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RUTLAND — The VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region, provider of skilled home health and hospice services, announced that Ann Pollock, RN, Jamie Rosploch, OT, and Janet Hodge, PT have successfully completed the Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical exam and may now use the COS-C desi…

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BURLINGTON — Paul Frank + Collins, PC, is pleased to announce Attorney David J. Angus II has joined the firm and brought his captive insurance and transactional practice from The Angus Firm, PLC, to PF+C’s bench of business and captive insurance lawyers. Angus has nearly 20 years of legal ex…

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MONTPELIER — The Vermont Futures Project announced Kevin Chu has been hired as the organization’s new executive director. He will lead the Vermont Futures Project and advance its mission of positioning the economy in the center of a statewide discussion about Vermont’s future.

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MONTPELIER — At its annual meeting, the Vermont Economic Development Authority Board of Directors chose a new round of officers to lead organizational strategy and oversight. Steve Voigt, of Norwich, former King Arthur Flour president and CEO, who has served on the board since 2019, was name…

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RUTLAND — O’Brien Shortle Reynolds & Sabotka, PC, announced the recent acquisitions of two local accounting firms: Valente & Company and Stevens Wilcox Potvin Cassidy & Jakubowski.

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WATERBURY — WDEV announces Kia Winchell as the new co-host of the Morning News Service. She has been employed by the Radio Vermont Group since 1980. Initially hired as a copywriter, for the past 35 years Winchell has served as traffic director.

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MONTPELIER — Bi-State Primary Care Association announced Clem Noone was hired as administrative assistant in its Montpelier office. Noone will provide support for special projects, grant writing, conferences, website and database management. Bi-State has provided technical support to Federal…

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BURLINGTON — The University of Vermont Medical Center medical staff elected Dr. Heather Stein, the chief medical officer for the Community Health Centers of Burlington, as its new president. The medical staff president is responsible for matters of enrollment, credentialing, privileging and …