Ken French started his creative career as a musician but these days he has branched out into filmmaking and is thoroughly enjoying the experience. The early part of his career was spent in Boston where, in addition to playing music, he was a …

Joanne Crawford held a tribal card for the Abenaki Nation of Missisquoi, but for years she wasn’t really involved with tribal affairs. Instead, she was busy raising a family and holding a full-time job.

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In August, Vicki Loner of Hinesburg was named chief executive officer at OneCare Vermont. She started working for the organization in 2012 and has been with them through a number of changes, including becoming the first (and only) certified a…

For almost 20 years, Jim and Lynn Williams ran a successful bakery called Seven Stars in Rhode Island. They had 25 employees but in 2019 they sold the business and relocated to Charlotte. “We didn’t have family in Rhode Island so we were free…

Paul Laud isn’t your typical private equity investment manager. The 63-year-old Shelburne resident has always had an artistic side, although his early work was mostly political cartoons. This year, he employed his drawing skills to create a c…

For most people, it’s a big deal to open a new business, but Megan Stearns of Hinesburg decided to double that. This year, she started not one, but two new ventures. While Stearns and June Buechner Carney were in the process of opening a danc…

After graduating in 1960 from Edinburgh College of Art with a degree in architecture, Peter Ker Walker wanted to come to the U.S. The chair of the landscape architecture program at the University of Pennsylvania, Ian McHarg, encouraged Britis…

Three years ago, Shelburne’s Premila Peters became president of Data Innovations, a global company based in Bur-lington. The business automates the workflow in medical laboratories, mostly in hospitals, speeding up the process and cutting dow…

According to Mike Kirk, neither he nor his girlfriend, Marion Bourgault-Ramsay, come from farming backgrounds. Kirk, 32, was born in Philadelphia and Bourgault-Ramsay, 29, is a native of Montreal. Nevertheless, the two have decided the farmin…

Ideally, Ellen Jareckie of Shelburne would like to see Vermont create a state-wide hotline for people who find injured animals. Recognizing that such a position is unlikely to be created any time soon, she’s doing the job herself.

On Labor Day, cycling fans will gather downtown to watch the Burlington Criterium, the last stage of the four-day Green Mountain Stage Race. Although Tom Broido of Hinesburg enjoys watching the serious racers, his focus will be on a group of …

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