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State Archives and Public Records to consolidate services in Middlesex

Wed, 03/04/2009 - 6:53am -- tim

Secretary of State Deb Markowitz announced today that the Redstone offices of the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration (VSARA) will be moving to the record center on Route 2 in Middlesex.  The move, which will occur during the week of March 9th, is part of an ongoing effort to consolidate and improve the services of VSARA.

Suffolk law professor inducted into the St Mike’s College Alumni Academic Hall of Fame

Wed, 03/04/2009 - 6:46am -- admin

Dr Sara Dillon, professor of law at Suffolk University Law School, was inducted into the Saint Michael's College Alumni Academic Hall of Fame at ceremonies held on the campus of the liberal arts residential Catholic college. Professor Dillon graduated summa cum laude from Saint Michael's, and went on to complete a master’s degree in English literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Super lawyer designation given to partner at Unsworth & Barra

Wed, 03/04/2009 - 6:42am -- admin

Stephen A. Unsworth, senior partner of Unsworth & Barra, PLC in Essex Junction, has, for the second year in a row, been named a Super Lawyer in Estate Planning and Probate by New England Super Lawyers. Attorney’s identified as “super lawyers” are considered to be in the top five percent of New England attorneys and the best in their profession. Unsworth’s mission is to provide excellence in service and the highest quality documents available in Vermont.

Environmental Leader, Scholar to join faculty at VLS

Wed, 03/04/2009 - 6:40am -- admin

Vermont Law School, known for its top-ranked environmental law program, has announced that James Gustave Speth, currently dean of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, will be joining its faculty as of July 1, 2010. Speth has served as dean and professor at Yale since 1999. Prior to his time at Yale, he served as administrator of the United Nations Development Programme and chair of the UN Development Group. Earlier, he was founder and president of the World Resources Institute; professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center; chairman of the U.S.

Sixth family farm joins CVPS Cow Power

Wed, 03/04/2009 - 6:37am -- admin

A family farm that employs more than 20 relatives has become the sixth farm in Vermont to join the CVPS Cow Power family. Gervais Family Farm Inc., a family owned and operated dairy farm in Bakersfield, has begun generating electricity from cow manure and signed on as the newest CVPS Cow Power producer. Robert and Gisele Gervais originally purchased their farm in 1960, starting with 200 acres and 35 milking cows. Over the years, the farm has grown considerably along with the family.

MacLeay elected to the Board of Union Mutual of Vermont Companies

Wed, 03/04/2009 - 6:36am -- admin

John H. “Josh” Fitzhugh, president and chief executive officer of Union Mutual of Vermont Companies, announced today that Thomas H. MacLeay has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Union Mutual Fire Insurance Company and New England Guaranty Insurance Company, Inc. MacLeay is the chairman of the board of National Life Group and recently retired as National Life’s president and CEO after a 32-year career with the company.

Colodny named honorary chair of VSO Endowment Campaign

Wed, 03/04/2009 - 6:35am -- admin

Ed Colodny, long-time member of the Vermont Symphony Orchestra board was recently named honorary chair of the VSO Endowment Campaign. In January, the VSO governing board announced that it has launched a major campaign to raise $3.5 million, and that it had already raised $2.6 million toward that goal. Colodny, a Burlington native, served the Burlington community as interim president and chief executive officer of the Fletcher Allen Health Care, and prior to that, as interim president and chief executive officer of the University of Vermont.

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