Local Maverick to open Maverick Market storefront in Burlington, Vermont

Local Maverick plans to open a storefront at 110 Main Street in February 2023 to help small Vermont food, drink, & craft businesses to grow Burlington, Vermont— January 19th, 2023 — Local Maverick is a sales & marketing platform for small, Vermont businesses. The mission of Local Maverick is to empower local communities & economies […]

VCUDA announces new leadership

The Vermont Communications Union Districts Association (VCUDA) has elected new officers: President: Ellie de Villiers, Maple Broadband Vice President: Jonathan Baker, NEK Broadband Treasurer & Secretary: F. X. Flinn, ECFiber VCUDA consists of nine Communications Union Districts (CUDs), regional municipalities that have formed in Vermont to provide world-class broadband to unserved and underserved addresses in […]

New study finds LoveYourBrain Retreats improve resilience, emotion regulation, and cognition

Norwich, VT - The LoveYourBrain Foundation, a national 501(c)3 nonprofit, is proud to announce the publication of the first-ever study on the effectiveness of LoveYourBrain Retreats, a novel, free, five-day multimodal program designed to benefit people with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and their caregivers. This study showed the integration of mindfulness, gentle yoga, brain health […]

DVFiber connects first customers

Wilmington, Vermont - DVFiber, the communications union district serving southeastern Vermont, is excited to announce that it has connected its first customers with high-speed fiber optic Internet. Customers in Readsboro were connected to DVFiber.net late in December. This pilot group is testing the DVFiber network for reliability of speed and access to the Internet for […]

Gifford welcomes new director for Strode Independent Living

RANDOLPH, Vt., January 16, 2023— Erin Barry-Fenton joins Gifford as the new Director for Strode Independent Living, a 49-unit apartment complex for seniors aged 62 and older at Morgan Orchards Senior Living Community in Randolph Center, Vt. She has spent the last decade working in Long Term Care, holding marketing and leadership positions. This is […]

The Slam Bam Talent Jam

With a title going back to a skateboard contest on Church street; circa 1989, Talent Skatepark is rebirthing it! With people's need to congregate, and our need to fundraise, we are hosting a full day event with our beloved community. There will be a skateboard contest, art show, Ben & Jerry's ice cream, Pizza sponsored […]

Vermont startup named "one to watch" in Top Impact Company list

Contacts: Julie Van Ness, CEO, Real Leaders: Julie@Real-Leaders.com Meagan Downey, CEO, Shiki Wrap: meagan@shikiwrap.com REAL LEADERS®️ UNVEILS ITS 300 TOP IMPACT COMPANIES LIST OF 2023: VERMONT STARTUP SHIKI WRAP NAMED “ONE TO WATCH” Shiki Wrap to be honored at Global Celebration on February 16th Burlington, Vermont - (January 18, 2023) — Real Leaders® is thrilled […]

Vermonters endorse personal finance education: Poll finds overwhelming positive support; Civics education also important to residents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: John Pelletier (802) 860-2744 jpelletier@champlain.edu   January 17, 2023, Burlington, VT — More than nine out of 10 Vermont residents believe that personal finance education is an important subject that should be taught in high school. This overwhelming finding emerged from a statewide poll of 541 voters conducted this month by […]

Three Vermonters appointed to the Vermont Commission on Women

(Montpelier) – Three Vermont women have been appointed 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. Governor Phil Scott appointed Annie Mackin of St Albans. Mackin is the Chief Media Relations Officer at the University of Vermont Health Network. She […]

Turning Point Center adds Scott Pavek to its Board of Directors

Turning Point Center of Chittenden County has added a new member to their roster of talented and dedicated Board members. Scott Pavek, who works for the City of Burlington as the Substance Use Policy Analyst, begins a three-year term on the Board of Directors starting with the January 2023 director’s meeting. “Scott Pavek is an […]