Vera Simon-Nobes’ sewing career started inauspiciously with her mother’s sewing machine. “I made some clothing when I was growing up, primarily unsuccessfully,” she said.
Ted and Anne Castle are proud to say that Rhino Foods was behaving like a B Corporation before that title existed.
In 2012, Rebecca Foster held a celebration for the completion of a community solar project at Ten Stones where she resided. That’s when Suzy Hodgson, who was serving as chair of the Charlotte Energy Committee
Nancy Winship Milliken is making up for lost time. After graduating from UVM in the 1980s, she worked in the health care field. But at the age of 46 she returned to school and got her
Every year, the Snelling Center for Government offers professional development to school administrators through the Vermont School Leadership Project. This year, Charlotte Central School’s middle school co-principal Jen Roth is one of the participants.
An outsider looking at Jan Cannon’s career might see several distinct segments, but Cannon believes there is a thread that ties them all together.
Nicole Junas Ravlin has always had an interest in news and used to wonder why certain topics were covered and others were not. “I wanted to find a way to be involved in the news industry without being a journalist,” she said. Ravlin studied public relations in college and has worked in the field for over 25 years.
Bill Regan is a firm believer in community. He and his wife, Nina, moved to Charlotte in the summer of 2019 and almost immediately, while looking for ways to get involved, he joined the Trails Committee.
When Deborah Kehoe left Vermont to study graphic design and painting at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, teaching wasn’t one of her career goals.
Jeff Giknis never met his uncle, Fred St. George, but he is determined to keep the veteran’s legacy alive. Now that he is a member of the Recreation Committee, Giknis would like Charlotte to erect a flagpole at the Town Beach to commemorate St. George
Jen Novak first started thinking about opening a home design and décor store last February, but when the pandemic hit, she put her plans on hold. With things looking up, Novak decided now was the time and opened the Gilded Elephant at Charlotte Crossing in mid-April.
What could we possibly love more in a small town than a family business that’s carrying on to its next generation? Not much, I’d say, and this is precisely what is happening at Darling’s Boatworks right now.
Last year was marked by wonderful teamwork between the board of The Charlotte News and The Friends of The Charlotte News.
Forest fires, flooding and extreme weather—all are exacerbated by rising global temperatures, experts say. But increasingly to some, Vermont is an ideal place to escape.
It is often said that the three most important success factors in retailing are location, location and location. This is even more true for restaurants. So, when the Red Onion’s prime location on Church Street became a dead location in the wake of COVID 19, owner Mickey West contemplated shutting down after almost 35 years in business.
Congratulations and sympathies to Charlotters
Opening Day at the Cookie Love creemee window had a different feeling this year, because the good cheer about the opening was dimmed somewhat by the uncertainty of the news that Cookie Love was for sale.
Rep. Yantachka saves energy by driving a plug-in hybrid vehicle as well as utilizing his solar tracker to power heat pumps in his home. A solar hot water system also helps him save energy.
“Help, my computer’s not working” is a cry often heard as we’re all confined to our homes by Covid restrictions. “Who can I call to get it running again soon?” The name that pops up most often is Melissa Mendelsohn.
When Rick Vincent was hired as an accountant by what was then known as the University Health Center, he wasn’t thinking much about the future.