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Charlie Moore, a railroad executive with more than 40 years of experience in the railroad industry, has been named president of AllEarth Rail, LLC. “We are very excited to welcome Charlie Moore as president of this new company. His knowledge, experience, and love for Vermont’s railways makes him the perfect choice for AllEarth Rail," said David Blittersdorf, founder of AllEarth Rail.

Howard Center is pleased to announce the promotion of two staff to lead its Safe Recovery and Street Outreach programs. Grace Keller has been appointed the Program Coordinator for Safe Recovery. Grace has 10 years of experience working in the Safe Recovery program as a case management supervisor and overdose prevention specialist.

Physician and scientist Steven D Leach, MD, has been selected as the new Director of the Norris Cotton Cancer Center. The appointment was announced today by Dr Duane Compton, dean of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, and Dr James N Weinstein, CEO and President of Dartmouth-Hitchcock.

Northfield Savings Bank welcomes Nicole Carignan and Thomas Robbins to the Board of Trustees. Nicole Carignan of Essex is a Corporator of NSB and served on the 2016 Corporator Nominating Committee. She is currently the Owner of ProfitFusion, LLC, a business consulting firm focused on growing entrepreneurial companies.

Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC, one of New England’s leading law firms is pleased to announce the hiring of Jon Anderson and Jeremy Grant in their Burlington, VT office. Mr Anderson concentrates his practice in Zoning, Act 250, Environmental permitting, Environmental clean up, Real Estate, Complex property valuation, Title Insurance, Land Use and Environmental Litigation in Vermont.

Berkshire Bank announced today that it selected a record 35 high school seniors to receive a total of $52,500 in scholarships through its Berkshire Bank Foundation Scholarship Awards Program.  Each of the recipients received $1,500.

Catamount Solar is pleased to announce that the following four employee-owners have joined their worker cooperative in 2017:

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) is proud to announce the winners of the SVMC Orthopedics Active Lifestyle Photo Contest. Awards were presented before a crowd of 100 attendees at an SVMC Orthopedics Open House the evening of Wednesday, June 22.  The contest drew nearly 70 entries between January and April.

Synchronicity Web Designs, a boutique marketing and development firm, has officially opened the doors of its satellite office in the town of Jericho, Vermont, located 20 minutes east of Burlington. Founded in Chittenden County in 1999, Sync moved operations to Charlotte, NC, in the mid-aughts to grow and expand its business footprint.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Board of Trustees elected three new members during the Board’s meeting June 22-23, 2017. Edward Stansfield; Pamela Austin Thompson, MS, RN, CENP, FAAN; and Marc B Wolpow were elected to three-year terms on the Board effective July 1, 2017.

gbA Architecture & Planning (formerly known as Gossens Bachman Architects) is thrilled to announce the addition of two new team members, Steven Clark, AIA, and Charles Thaxter. Steve Clark was born and raised in Central Vermont. He grew up working for his father’s construction company, where he developed a strong interest in historic preservation and architecture.

A podcast exploring the status of Abenaki Native Americans in Vermont, a video that uses Legos to explain the Iowa caucus, and breaking news coverage of the Northeast Kingdom EB-5 scandal have won Vermont Public Radio three national journalism awards for its work in 2016.