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Seven Days, Vermont’s free, independent weekly newspaper, has promoted its longtime music editor Dan Bolles to assistant arts editor. After 10 years as frontman of Seven Days’ popular music section, Bolles has passed the mic to his assistant, Jordan Adams. Bolles joined Seven Days as music editor in 2007.

Paul Frank + Collins PC announces that attorneys Benjamin L Gould, Adeline Simenon, and Michael J Wasco have been elected as shareholders and Directors of the firm.

The Barre Granite Association (barregranite.org) announced today that Douglas Grahn has been appointed to manage their strategic marketing initiatives. This includes increasing awareness nationally of the products and services of its members, and assisting in the promotion of the Vermont Granite Museum (

Berkshire Bank, America's Most Exciting Bank, announced key appointments for Kevin Nihill and Allison O'Rourke within its Corporate Finance Department to accelerate the company's progress and to empower the next level of leadership. Mr Nihill, Senior Vice President, Treasurer, has been serving as the lead of Berkshire's Strategic Analytics group.

Wake Robin, Vermont’s leading Life Plan Community has welcomed two new members to the staff team. Kate Hays has taken over leadership of Wake Robin's commitment to local food and healthy eating as Dining Director, and Jena Necrason will be heading up Wake Robin's innovative programming initiatives as Program and Events Coordinator.

Daniel Emanuele, Senior Vice President and Private Banking Manager, and Timothy Draper, Private Banking Relationship Manager, of Ledyard National Bank are among an elite group of financial professionals obtaining the Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS) designation, administered by Cannon Financial Institute. This designation is awarded to those individuals completing a comprehensive program of st

Ted Mable, EdD, the Executive Director of Northwestern Counseling & Support Services (NCSS) has announced his retirement for June 2017. His near 20 year role at NCSS is the culmination of a career spent in service to the people of Vermont. Mable took the helm of the Franklin-Grand Isle Mental Health Agency in late 1997.

The Vermont Association of Area Agencies on Aging (V4A) is pleased to announce the hiring of Janet Hunt as Executive Director. In this role, Ms Hunt works in conjunction with the five area agencies on aging to enhance the public understanding of the area agencies’ role, resources and expertise.

Four new members have joined the leadership team of Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Partners for Community Wellness (PCW).

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt) Wednesday named two additional Vermonters to serve in key positions on the Senate Appropriations Committee as Leahy assumes his new role as Vice Chair.

Hark Inc, Vermont’s leading digital agency, announced Meagan Bronson of Exeter, New Hampshire as their newest member of the team. Bronson, who has a background in digital marketing and media relations joined Hark as a Project Manager. "We were fortunate to get someone who's so skilled on the marketing side of the house,” said Jeffrey Harkness, president.

Mt Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) has named Lori Perron Employee of the Month for November, 2016. Perron is the lead switchboard operator at the Hospital, and was nominated in recognition of her work excellence. According to her supervisor, Melissa Hale, “Lori is wonderful with callers. She is always professional, but you can hear the warmth and friendliness in her voice.

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