April 27, 2017

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Floating Garden

What to do with cremated ashes?

By Jim Miller

Dear Savvy Senior,

When my father passed away a few months ago, we had him cremated, but are now wondering what to do with his ashes. My sister and I would like to do something celebratory for his life, but aren’t sure what to do. Any suggestions?

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Tasteful

By Jan Kenney

Delightful dessert that’s different [Read more…]

Hub Happenings

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Williston attorney awarded for pro bono work

Pauline Law, a Williston resident and corporate lawyer at Gravel & Shea in Burlington, was recently honored with the Vermont Bar Association’s Pro Bono Award. Law was recognized for her work over several years representing indigent refugees in need of guardianship in the Vermont Probate Court.

According to Judge Nancy Waples, who nominated her, Law brings “deep sympathy for individuals attempting to navigate the legal system despite their limited English proficiency.”

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Engelberth, Stantec top list of best places to work in Vermont

Observer contributed photo Vermont Business Magazine and the Vermont Chamber of Commerce announced last month the top 45 best places to work in Vermont for 2017.  Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the best places to work. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices and demographics. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience.  For small/medium employers (15-149 employees), Engelberth Construction of Colchester was the winner. For large employers, Stantec Consulting Services of South Burlington won. Pictured above, Engelberth employees celebrate with Gov. Scott.

Observer contributed photo
Vermont Business Magazine and the Vermont Chamber of Commerce announced last month the top 45 best places to work in Vermont for 2017.
Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the best places to work. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices and demographics. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience.
For small/medium employers (15-149 employees), Engelberth Construction of Colchester was the winner. For large employers, Stantec Consulting Services of South Burlington won. Pictured above, Engelberth employees celebrate with Gov. Scott.

‘Floating Garden’ springs up at ABS

The driving force behind the "Floating Garden" at Allen Brook School. (L to R) ABS art teacher, Sara Beeken, artist in residence, Sally Duback, Fiona (5), Evelyn (8), Williston photographer, Andy Duback, and Alison Duback.Sally's work includes printings, paintings and sculpture.

The driving force behind the “Floating Garden” at Allen Brook School. (L to R) ABS art teacher, Sara Beeken, artist in residence, Sally Duback, Fiona (5), Evelyn (8), Williston photographer, Andy Duback, and Alison Duback.Sally’s work includes printings, paintings and sculpture.

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