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The Northwest Regional Planning Commission has hired Barry Lampke as project manager for the Working Communities Challenge initiative.

Lampke joins NRPC as the Working Communities Challenge begins a three-year initiative to create more safe, affordable and stable homes of all types and sizes for citizens in Franklin and Grand Isle counties.

Seline Skoug

Seline Skoug, a nurse at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center since 2010, has taken on the role of full-time breast health nurse navigator at SVMC's Breast Health and Imaging Center.

butch waxe

The latest book by Vermont author Butch Waxe, "Dog's Head Island," is now available in bookstores and online.

Hannah Solimano

New England Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Williston, has awarded nursing scholarships of $3,000 each to three college and college-bound students from Vermont.

Sandy Reavill

The Masiello Group at Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate announced that Sandy Reavill has been promoted to sales director of the agency's Hanover, NH, and Quechee, VT, offices. Reavill, whose family has been a part of the Quechee Lakes community since 2006, has been an agent with the Masiello Group since 2020.

Sara Munro

The Vermont Small Business Development Center, which provides no-cost assistance to hundreds of business owners and entrepreneurs in the state, has named Sara Munro as project coordinator of its Community Navigator Pilot Program.

Alexina Federhen

Alexia Federhen of Bennington, a 25-year-old graduate of Cornell University, was crowned Miss Vermont 2022 on April 24 at the Chandler Center for the Arts in Randolph. At a separate competition that day, Abigail Hunter, a 17-year-old high school senior from Poultney, was crowned Miss Vermont's Outstanding Teen.

Andrea Giles

Andrea Giles has joined the Carter Insurance Agency in Bristol as senior account executive. She brings with her more than 20 years' experience and extensive industry knowledge.

Lauren Abramowitz

Central Vermont Medical Center recently welcomed Lauren Abramowitz as a family medicine nurse practitioner. Abramowitz joins CVMC from NewYork-Presbyterian hospital in New York City, where she worked as a family nurse practitioner.

Jason Schumacher

JAG Productions, a Vermont-based producer of classic and contemporary African-American theater, has hired Jason Schumacher as its first fulll-time managing director. With more than 20 years of professional theater, film and television experience, Schumacher will join founder and Producing Artistic Director Jarvis Green and recently named Director o

Eric Avildsen, executive director of Vermont Legal Aid since 1988, has announced his intention to retire at the end of October. Under Avildsen's direction, the size of staff and breadth of legal work undertaken has increased significantly.

Christine Monigle

Christine Monigle, principal of Leto Advisors & Advocates in Hanover, NH, has been chosen by the National Safe Parents Coalition as the lead advocate to enact Kayden’s Law in the states of New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine.