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Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene welcomes Sarah Taylor-Black, MD to the Department of Allergy/Immunology. As an Allergist/Immunologist, Dr. Taylor-Black cares for patients of all ages with a variety of medical conditions related to chronic or unusual infections or allergic reactions to foods, medicines, insect stings and other sources.

Dale A. Rocheleau, the former senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of Central Vermont Public Service Corp., rejoined the northern New England law firm Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC as senior counsel on August 31. He is based in the firm’s Burlington office.

Eight lawyers from Paul Frank + Collins P.C. were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013 for the following practice areas:
S. Crocker Bennett, II - Commercial Litigation, Medical Malpractice Law and Personal Injury Litigation
Robert G. Cain - Workers’ Compensation Law
Peter M. Collins - Real Estate Law

Serena Franks is the new Administrative Assistant at The Point’s main office in Montpelier along side Office and Business Manager, Jeanette Hosford.

The Burlington Business Association welcomed Jeff McLaughlin as the organization’s new Communications & Membership Manager in mid August. McLaughlin will work to streamline the organization’s public communication, social media and membership outreach efforts while helping support the BBA's mission.

The Addison County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the opening of Robert Frost Mountain Cabins—also its newest member. Located on 112 acres in Ripton, the property currently features two timber frame cabins in addition to a meeting room designed for larger gatherings. Eventually the owners, Marty and Carol Kulczyk, plan to build eight more cabins for a total of ten.

Rita Lafountain, has joined The Adam Hergenrother Team at Keller Williams Realty Green Mountain Properties and an Executive Assistant.

TD Bank has promoted Ian P. Squirrell to Store Manager, Vice President of the Montpelier store located at 90 Main St. in Montpelier, Vt. He is responsible for new business development, consumer and business lending, managing personnel and overseeing the day-to-day operations at the store serving customers throughout Northern Vermont.

Ken Merritt has joined the Investment Committee of the VCET Seed Capital Fund, a non-profit revolving equity investment fund, managed by the Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies, Inc., a non-profit incubator and accelerator with offices in Burlington and Middlebury.

CCTV Center for Media & Democracy is pleased to welcome new staff members to our team.

Cheryl Bodette has joined Otter Creek Awnings, Sunrooms & Custom Closets, Inc. as the new marketing manager.
Bodette is a native Vermonter and a resident of Milton. She has an extensive background in marketing, sales and management and is an active volunteer with Lyric Theatre Company.

State Treasurer Beth Pearce has announced that Ryan Emerson, former manager of Donovan for Attorney General, will be taking the lead as her new campaign manager. Dylan Giambatista has also been brought on as the Communications Director.