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Gifford hosts weekly pregnancy and post-partum support group

Tue, 07/27/2021 - 3:40am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine For those struggling with anxiety or depression related to pregnancy, Gifford Health Care is here to help. Every Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., the conference room at Gifford Medical Center in Randolph, hosts the Pregnancy and Post-Partum Support Group.

Led by licensed mental health counselors Erica Schleif and Sarah Roberts, the group learns how to manage those emotions and engage with others going through similar experiences. Each session offers a brief check-in followed by a discussion on the weekly topic.

Peerage Realty acquires majority stake in Four Seasons Sotheby's

Mon, 07/26/2021 - 10:40am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Four Seasons Sotheby's International Realty announced today a strategic partnership with Peerage Realty Partners Inc. Peerage Realty, based in North York, Ontario, has acquired a majority partnership interest in Four Seasons Sotheby's International Realty, the leading premium real estate brokerage in Vermont and New Hampshire. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Marlboro Music to purchase former Marlboro College campus

Mon, 07/26/2021 - 10:32am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Marlboro Music, the internationally-acclaimed chamber music study center and festival, announced July 21 that it has reached agreement with Democracy Builders Fund and Type 1 Civilization to purchase the Potash Hill campus, formerly owned by Marlboro College, in Marlboro, Vermont. The parties will be working together to obtain any necessary approvals and look forward to a swift transfer of the property. The purchase ensures that this historic property will remain intact, preserved, and the home campus for Marlboro Music for generations to come. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Vermont adjutant general to visit Senegal as part of partnership program

Mon, 07/26/2021 - 10:00am -- tim

​Vermont Business Magazine Vermont Adjutant General, Major General Greg Knight, will visit Senegal this week in continued support of the State Partnership Program. Knight will use the opportunity to reconnect with Senegalese leadership in person after COVID-19 prevented travel for the past year and a half.

Assistance for timber harvesters & haulers

Mon, 07/26/2021 - 8:33am -- tim

Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets If you're a business that harvests or hauls timber and you were negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be eligible to receive relief payments from a newly established program from the USDA. The Pandemic Assistance for Timber Harvesters and Haulers (PATHH) program provides financial assistance based on a business's gross revenue comparisons between 2019 and 2020. 

A Vermonter’s Approach to Sustainable, Affordable Housing

Sun, 07/25/2021 - 10:15am -- katie

by Christine McGowan Ten years ago this summer, Hurricane Irene tore through Vermont, leaving massive destruction and flooding in its wake. Among the hardest hit were mobile home parks, where many residents lost everything they owned—including the roof over their head. So, when Steve Davis, a community-minded Hartford builder with a long record of energy efficient construction, got a call from the Vermont Modular Housing Innovation Project, he didn’t hesitate to take on a ten-home pilot project to replace homes lost in Irene.

Newport professor makes mid-life career change

Sun, 07/25/2021 - 10:08am -- katie

Jody Frey hadn’t anticipated a career in law. In her 30s, she was teaching adjunct courses at Sterling College to supplement her income as a dairy farmer when she became inspired to pursue a master’s degree in place-based arts.

After earning her degree, she spent eight years teaching college-level environmental humanities—a subject that sparked her interest in social justice issues and inspired her to make a mid-life career change.

WhistlePig expands portfolio with Limavady Single Barrel Irish Whiskey

Sat, 07/24/2021 - 2:39pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Shoreham, Vermont-based WhistlePig, the #1 distiller in the ultra-premium and luxury Rye Whiskey category in North America, has joined forces with Darryl McNally and Limavady Irish Whiskey to fulfill his dream of creating the world's first Single Barrel Irish whiskey. The addition of Limavady, alongside WhistlePig’s collection of groundbreaking Rye Whiskeys, marks the company’s growth from the leading independent American Whiskey to a global craft portfolio.

Libraries Dept awarded over $2M in ARPA funds by the Institute of Museum and Library Services

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 4:35pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Department of Libraries was awarded $2,135,819 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to help Vermont communities respond directly and immediately to the pandemic and related economic and community needs.