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Engel & Völkers honors four as stellar sellers

Engel & Völkers honors four as stellar sellers

Engel & Völkers Okemo announces that four of its real estate advisors have achieved the prestigious Ruby Elite status for their outstanding performance in the real estate industry. The following advisors have demonstrated exceptional dedication and expertise, each successfully closing a minimum of 30 transactions in the past year: Gail Beardmore Geralyn Donohue Kristen Fehrenbach […]

Ludlow Shaw's eyes flood wall, July re-opening

Ludlow Shaw’s eyes flood wall, July re-opening

By Cara Philbin ©2024 Telegraph Publishing LLC Shaw’s in Ludlow may reopen by the 4th of July, if the Vermont state fire marshal approves the plans presented at last week’s meeting of the Ludlow Development Review Board, according to Bill Faradie of Vertec Corp., the construction management firm handling the rebuild. The store closed, then […]

Terrigenous' Wunderle honored with Olmsted Award

Terrigenous’ Wunderle honored with Olmsted Award

©2024 Telegraph Publishing LLC Scott Wunderle, PLA, ASLA of Terrigenous Landscape Architecture of Chester has been award the Olmsted Award from the Vermont Association of Landscape Architects. Vermont Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. The award, named after founding father of American urban landscape architecture Frederick Law Olmsted, celebrates Wunderle’s “tireless commitment to […]

West River Farmers Market hires new manager

West River Farmers Market hires new manager Applications for vendors now open for 2024 season

The Board of Directors of the West River Farmers Market welcomes Natalie Kapusta of Bondville as its new market manager for the 2024 season. The market manager is a highly detailed position that involves, among other duties, helping vendors and visitors each Saturday during the season and ensuring that the rules of the market are […]

Grace Cottage's annual Cabin Fever Online Auction begins Feb. 14

Grace Cottage’s annual Cabin Fever Online Auction begins Feb. 14

Grace Cottage’s Cabin Fever Online Auction is a perfect way to bring fun and joy to your winter. You’ll find items that are practical, delectable, delightful and inspirational. Bidding takes place from Feb. 14 through Feb. 28, and all proceeds support patient care at Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital in Townshend. Each year, the […]

Fletcher Farm Arts School takes 2024 off to retool after financial troubles

Fletcher Farm Arts School takes 2024 off to retool after financial troubles

The Society of Vermont Artists and Craftsmen, parent group of the Fletcher Farm School for the Arts & Crafts in Ludlow, announced that the organization is facing a pivotal financial crossroads that is threatening its ability to continue operating in 2024 and beyond. After years of declining enrollment exacerbated by unforeseen circumstances like the pandemic […]

Winthrop Pennock joins board of Grace Cottage

Winthrop Pennock joins board of Grace Cottage

Winthrop Pennock of Townshend has joined the Board of Trustees of Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital, located in Townshend. Since 2011, Pennock has been a partner with Artisanal Cellars in White River Junction, a wine importation and distribution company. Pennock’s early professional experience is in the hospitality business. After graduating from Ithaca College, Pennock […]

Circus Smirkus names new artistic director

Circus Smirkus names new artistic director

The Circus Smirkus Board of Directors announces the appointment of Rachel Schiffer as executive artistic director, a role that provides strategic and artistic oversight for the entire Smirkus organization, located in Greensboro. A Vermonter and Middlebury College graduate, Schiffer joined the Circus Smirkus Big Top Tour in 1995 for the first of her 10 years […]

Stettler joins Grace Cottage Foundation board

Stettler joins Grace Cottage Foundation board

The Grace Cottage Foundation Board of Directors welcomes David Stettler to the board. Stettler graduated from Princeton University with a bachelor’s degree in politics, and received his master’s degree in Education Leadership from Columbia University’s Teachers College. He served as Assistant Head of School at The Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., from 1997 to […]

Help brighten downtown Springfield for holidays

Help brighten downtown Springfield for holidays

Each year, the Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce orchestrates the illumination of downtown Springfield. Lamp posts, Santa’s house and the community holiday tree are all infused with a festive glow that fosters a sense of warmth and unity throughout the winter months. This cherished tradition transforms the townscape into a welcoming spectacle, as well as provides […]

Springfield Hospital welcomes Audrey Dudzik, MD, FACS to General Surgery Department

Springfield Hospital welcomes Audrey Dudzik, MD, FACS to General Surgery Department

Springfield Hospital welcomes Audrey Dudzik, MD, FACS, to the General Surgery Department. Dudzik received a B.A. in Spanish and a B.S. in Microbiology, with honors, from Michigan State University. She went on to receive an M.S. degree in Basic Medical Sciences from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit. and graduated from The Warren […]

North Star moves eye care to River Street health center

North Star moves eye care to River Street health center

© Telegraph Publishing LLC [Dropcap]North Star Health recently completed renovation of a second-floor area of its flagship community health center at 100 River Street in Springfield to make room for North Star Vision to join the lineup of health services available there. North Star Vision (formerly Lane Eye Associates) has been part of the Springfield […]

Derry takes its place in history of snowboarding

Derry takes its place in history of snowboarding Dedication of Burton Snowboards historic marker draws Olympians, former employees and fans

By Cara Philbin ©2023 Telegraph Publishing LLC Friends, family and fans of the late Jake Burton Carpenter gathered at Williams Park on Main Street in Londonderry last Tuesday to unveil a state historical marker honoring his legacy of revolutionizing winter sports through the perfection of the modern snowboard. (Click any image to launch gallery.) It […]

Architect hired for Wilder Library expansion

Architect hired for Wilder Library expansion

Weston’s Wilder Memorial Library Board of Trustees has selected Foster Architecture of Weston to lead the library’s expansion project. Deborah Granquist, library board chair, said, “We sent Requests for Proposals to architects throughout Vermont. We narrowed the responses down to four firms whose proposals met our goals. Through a series of interviews and visits, Ryan […]

Grace Cottage to hold presentation on planned clinic Sept. 27

Grace Cottage to hold presentation on planned clinic Sept. 27

A public forum to unveil plans for a new primary care clinic building at Grace Cottage will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at the Wardsboro Town Hall, 71 Main St. Attendees will learn how Grace Cottage is planning for the future of primary care in southeastern Vermont. The current clinic operates […]

Londonderry marker to recognize birthplace of Burton Snowboards

Londonderry marker to recognize birthplace of Burton Snowboards

In 1977, Jake Burton Carpenter opened his first workshop on Main Street in Londonderry where a small team of local residents helped to fabricate his first snowboards. From these humble beginnings, a backyard hobby grew into one of the world’s most popular winter sports. The Vermont Division for Historic Preservation will help to recognize this […]

Two Collaborative leaders earn Prevention Specialist certification

Two Collaborative leaders earn Prevention Specialist certification

Two leaders within The Collaborative have earned their Certified Prevention Specialist credentials, assuring the public that prevention services are offered in an ethical and technically sound manner. Those two are Executive Director Maryann Morris and Prevention Specialist Victoria Silsby. The Collaborative is a nonprofit located in Londonderry and serving residents of Windham, Windsor and Bennington […]

Snow Law firm opens in Springfield

Snow Law firm opens in Springfield

The Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of Snow Law on Aug. 24. Located at 13 Clinton St., Suite B, in Springfield, the office officially opened in June. As a lifelong Vermonter with friends and family in the area, Samantha Snow was ready to return to the Green Mountain State after law school and […]

Ludlow Rotary inducts Bruce Schmidt into club

Ludlow Rotary inducts Bruce Schmidt into club

Bruce Schmidt, vice president and general manager of Okemo Mountain Resort, was inducted into the Ludlow Rotary Club at its Tuesday, Aug. 29 meeting. Rotarian Tom Harris, who did the induction, acknowledged Schmidt’s multiple contributions to the community over the years, including his long tenure as a Select Board member. Harris indicated that the Rotary […]

Chester artists open fine art gallery in Grafton

Chester artists open fine art gallery in Grafton

©2023 Telegraph Publishing LLC Chester residents and artists Katherine Henry and her husband Harry Hudson have opened Atelier Annex art gallery in the Old Fire House in Grafton, 217 Main St., handling the works of fine art and artisanal studios. Henry, an artist and designer, and Hudson, an artist, writer, designer and musician, both produce […]