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McSoley McCoy & Co., an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA, has announced the newest additions to the firm.  Jennifer Sullivan has been an accountant in the Audit department since August 2014. She is a 2014 graduate of Champlain College. Amanda Partlow joined the firm as a Tax Manager in September 2014. Amanda is a St. Michael s graduate and was previously employed in the D.C.

The University of Virginia's Miller Center released a report on Wednesday proposing five innovative, nonpartisan and actionable ideas to help create middle-class jobs by maximizing the resources available to entrepreneurs.

Norwich University continues its spring Todd Lecture Series with “Report from the International Space Station,’’ a presentation by a decorated NASA Astronaut Michael E. Fossum onThursday February 26, 2015 at 7 p.m. in Plumley Armory.

Depleting fossil fuel reserves and adverse effects of fluctuating oil prices have renewed interest in alternative and sustainable sources of energy.  

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CFG) has announced that Tom Gamache has been named Northeast Division Sales Manager for the retail loan officer channel of the Home Lending Solutions group, the bank’s consumer lending business.

Doug Nedde of Nedde Real Estate has brokered a lease between Fleischer Jacobs Real Estate Holdings and Hackett Valine & MacDonald. HV&M moved into their new office space following extensive renovations at 620 Hinesburg Road, South Burlington. They were previously located at 140 Kennedy Drive, South Burlington, VT.

NFP - Poulos Insurance would like to congratulate Joshua M Pepin, CIC of their Colchester office for being the top selling Producer of the company in 2014.  Josh has been with Poulos since 2011 and has over 10 years of insurance experience, working with both Commercial and Personal clients.  Josh currently resides in Essex Jct with his wife and son.  Please call Josh today at 802 864-3333 for a

United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USDA RD) State Director Ted Brady announced Thursday the hiring and promotion of five individuals focused on community and economic development in rural Vermont and New Hampshire.  


Fifteen years ago, Nordic enthusiast Martha Robertson, of Peru, Vermont, combined her passion for skiing with her passion for helping others in need to create “Ski for Heat.”  What started out as a local “ski-a-thon” in southwestern Vermont to raise $100 to help one family with heating fuel assistance has broadened its scope to aid low-income Vermonters throughout the state. 

Jan Knutsen, a financial professional with The Vermont Agency, a comprehensive financial services firm in Colchester, qualified for President’s Club for 2014.   President’s Club is a recognition program of National Life Insurance Company for associates who have demonstrated outstanding performance.  Jan has been in financial services since 2012 and works intricately with both families and busin

Biographer Colonel Douglas V. Mastriano, Ph.D. is the 2015 William E. Colby Award winner for his book, “Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne.” Norwich University awards the Colby annually to an author of a first book.

The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) recently announced that Jenna Whitson is its new community and policy senior associate. She will be supporting VCRD’s Community Visit program as well as its climate change economy initiative.