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business http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/119/all en Economic development pitches to be heard in Middlebury http://addisonindependent.com/201503economic-development-pitches-be-heard-middlebury <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Addison County Economic Development Corp. (ACEDC) announces that Lt. Gov. Phil Scott is coming to Middlebury to hear from Addison County businesses, educators, students, local governments, social service agencies and others about prospects for improving Vermont&rsquo;s economy.</p> <p> Scott has been hosting a series of what he calls &ldquo;economic pitch sessions&rdquo; around the state, at which people present their ideas for economic prosperity.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/29073">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503economic-development-pitches-be-heard-middlebury" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County business economy Thu, 12 Mar 2015 00:31:14 +0000 Addison Independent 29073 at http://addisonindependent.com Business director: Middlebury to welcome several new businesses http://addisonindependent.com/201503middlebury-welcome-several-new-businesses <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-28973" style="width: 69px;"><a href="/201503middlebury-welcome-several-new-businesses"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/JamieGaucher8918.thumbnail.jpg" alt="JamieGaucher8918.jpg" title="JamieGaucher8918.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="69" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> JAMIE GAUCHER, DIRECTOR of the Middlebury Office of Business Development and Innovation, announced on Monday some new business activity in town. Gaucher is marking his second year on the job. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; After two years of dipping Middlebury&rsquo;s economic development hook in statewide and national waters, Jamie Gaucher is getting some nibbles and has even landed a couple of keepers.</p> <p> Gaucher, two years into what will be at least a five-year stint as the director of the Middlebury Office of Business Development &amp; Innovation, told participants at Monday&rsquo;s town meeting about several new, small businesses poised to settle in town, with others waiting in the wings.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28970">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503middlebury-welcome-several-new-businesses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury business economic development Gaucher Middlebury Thu, 05 Mar 2015 14:38:45 +0000 Zach Despart 28970 at http://addisonindependent.com Rainville is Woodworker of the Year http://addisonindependent.com/201502rainville-woodworker-year <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-28741" style="width: 104px;"><a href="/201502rainville-woodworker-year"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Rainville honored for wood.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Rainville honored for wood.jpg" title="Rainville honored for wood.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="104" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MAPLE LANDMARK WOODCRAFT owner Mike Rainville holds up the “2015 Plaid Shirt Award,” which was created by a fellow member of the Vermont Wood Manufacturers Association to recognize Rainville’s signature attire during his many years on the VWMA board. All joking aside, Rainville was named the 2014 VWMA Woodworker of the Year at the organization’s recent annual meeting. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Vermont Wood Manufacturers Association (VWMA) at its Jan. 29 annual meeting honored Mike Rainville, owner and founder of Maple Landmark Woodcraft (MLW), with the 2014 VWMA Woodworker of the Year Award.</span></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28706">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201502rainville-woodworker-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury business Featured Rainville Woodworking Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:18:35 +0000 Addison Independent 28706 at http://addisonindependent.com Car dealer Tom Denecker and his partner buy Shea Motors http://addisonindependent.com/201412denecker-partner-buy-shea-motors <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-27597" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201412denecker-partner-buy-shea-motors"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/denecker6969.thumbnail.jpg" alt="denecker6969.jpg" title="denecker6969.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> TOM DENECKER, LEFT, and his partner, Mike Capra, stand outside the former Shea Motors auto dealership on Route 7 South in Middlebury, which they recently purchased from Jerry Shea. Denecker and Capra already own Denecker Chevrolet, which has a showroom in Ferrisburgh and a service center and used car lot in Vergennes. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Addison County now has one Chevrolet dealership.</p> <p> On Dec. 12, Tom Denecker and partner Mike Capra, owners of Denecker Chevrolet in Ferrisburgh and Vergennes, completed their purchase of Middlebury&rsquo;s Shea Motors, in a deal brokered by both dealerships&rsquo; parent company, General Motors.</p> <p> Shea Motors owner Jerry Shea had been set to sell to a third party after 36 years on Route 7 south of Middlebury village, Denecker said, when GM exercised a standard right of first refusal and offered the same deal to Denecker and Capra.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27598">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201412denecker-partner-buy-shea-motors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury business Denecker Featured Middlebury Shea Motors Tue, 23 Dec 2014 14:19:41 +0000 John Flowers 27598 at http://addisonindependent.com Opinion: State can change business strategy http://addisonindependent.com/201412opinion-state-can-change-business-strategy-0 <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Pieter Schiller </div> </div> </div> <p align="left"> Emerson Lynn&rsquo;s editorial in the Nov. 27 issue of the <em>Independent,</em> &ldquo;How do we grow if our political leadership balks?&rdquo; is instructive regarding the anemic growth in Vermont&rsquo;s economy and the shortfalls in state revenues. As Mr. Lynn notes, the pro-growth sentiment does not exist among Vermont&rsquo;s political class.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27470">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201412opinion-state-can-change-business-strategy-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion business Vermont Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:12:03 +0000 Zach Despart 27470 at http://addisonindependent.com Opinion: State can change business strategy http://addisonindependent.com/201412opinion-state-can-change-business-strategy <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Pieter Schiller </div> </div> </div> <p align="left"> Emerson Lynn&rsquo;s editorial in the Nov. 27 issue of the <em>Independent,</em> &ldquo;How do we grow if our political leadership balks?&rdquo; is instructive regarding the anemic growth in Vermont&rsquo;s economy and the shortfalls in state revenues. As Mr. Lynn notes, the pro-growth sentiment does not exist among Vermont&rsquo;s political class.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27469">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201412opinion-state-can-change-business-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion business Vermont Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:11:56 +0000 Zach Despart 27469 at http://addisonindependent.com Authors to promote locally owned bookshops http://addisonindependent.com/201411authors-promote-locally-owned-bookshops <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The locally owned Vermont Book Shop in Middlebury will host three authors as honorary booksellers this Saturday.</p> <p> Hundreds of independent bookstores across the country will be hosting local authors this Saturday, Nov. 29, Small Business Saturday, thanks to a movement called Indies First. Launched by noted author Sherman Alexie in 2013, Indies First encourages authors to volunteer at their local bookstore, to give back some of the support that independent bookstores have traditionally given to authors.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27136">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201411authors-promote-locally-owned-bookshops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury business Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:03:11 +0000 Addison Independent 27136 at http://addisonindependent.com Group urges change to aid young women in workforce http://addisonindependent.com/201410group-urges-change-aid-young-women-workforce <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-25939" style="width: 150px;"><a href="/201410group-urges-change-aid-young-women-workforce"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Vermont Works for Women.thumbnail.png" alt="Vermont Works for Women.png" title="Vermont Works for Women.png" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> VERMONT WORKS FOR Women Executive Director Tiffany Bluemle, seen here at the Vermont Statehouse in 2013, spearheaded a study that shows the challenges faced by young women embarking on careers. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> NEW HAVEN &mdash; Women have made some strides during the past 50 years in matching their male counterparts&rsquo; pay and advancement in the workplace.</p> <p> But a statewide advocacy organization is maintaining that Vermont women&rsquo;s quest for economic independence and job opportunities is an ongoing saga, and it&rsquo;s time to change the story.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/25938">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201410group-urges-change-aid-young-women-workforce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vermont business Women Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:35:17 +0000 Evan Johnson 25938 at http://addisonindependent.com City confectioner sells itself in contest entry http://addisonindependent.com/201409city-confectioner-sells-itself-contest-entry <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> VERGENNES &mdash; Vergennes business Daily Chocolate is one of about <a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201409daily-chocolate-owner-gets-sweet-surprise-%E2%80%94-award-nomination">1,000 finalists for 10 annual Martha Stewart American Made Awards</a>. Winners of $10,000 will be announced on Oct. 17, and they will be honored in New York City on Nov. 7 and 8.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/25667">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201409city-confectioner-sells-itself-contest-entry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vergennes business Chocolate Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:02:55 +0000 Trent Campbell 25667 at http://addisonindependent.com Chocolatier returns to downtown Middlebury http://addisonindependent.com/201409chocolatier-returns-downtown-middlebury <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-25386" style="width: 153px;"><a href="/201409chocolatier-returns-downtown-middlebury"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/MiddChocolates3385.thumbnail.jpg" alt="MiddChocolates3385.jpg" title="MiddChocolates3385.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="153" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> STEPHANIE JACKSON TRIMS some chocolates inside Middlebury Chocolates’ new location in downtown Middlebury last Friday. The shop has returned to downtown Middlebury after a stint on Route 7 South and in a private home. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Jenevra Wetmore </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; After a few years away, Middlebury Chocolates is back in downtown Middlebury at a new location. But the chocolate shop hasn&rsquo;t moved much from its original spot.</p> <p> It first opened in the spring of 2010 just off Main Street in the Holm building next to Battell Bridge. After a couple-year hiatus operating elsewhere in town, owners Stephanie and Andy Jackson last week moved the shop back to the Holm building with a storefront on the opposite side at 7 Frog Hollow Alley, just a level below.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/25387">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201409chocolatier-returns-downtown-middlebury" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury business Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:44:41 +0000 John McCright 25387 at http://addisonindependent.com Opinion: Milne has right vision for state http://addisonindependent.com/201409opinion-milne-has-right-vision-state <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Manchester Center </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">As a young adult living in Vermont, I feel so privileged to reside in a state filled with natural beauty, rich history, and kind-hearted people. However, like many young Vermonters, I&rsquo;m at a crossroads over where I plan to live as I approach the next stage in my life. The direction of our state government is an important factor in my decision, as it is for many other young Vermont residents. I want to live in a state with economic security, employment opportunities and a quality education system.</span></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/25350">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201409opinion-milne-has-right-vision-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion business education governor Milne taxes vote Wed, 03 Sep 2014 20:31:50 +0000 Zach Despart 25350 at http://addisonindependent.com Profiles: Mainly Metals in Bristol http://addisonindependent.com/201407profiles-mainly-metals-bristol <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-24351" style="width: 134px;"><a href="/201407profiles-mainly-metals-bristol"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Mainly Metals Guy2088.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Mainly Metals Guy2088.jpg" title="Mainly Metals Guy2088.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="134" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MAINLY METALS OF Bristol owner David Durgin displays a key piece of equipment — his hydro jet metal cutting machine. Independent photo/Weyland Joyner </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Weyland Joyner </div> </div> </div> <p> BRISTOL &mdash; David Durgin is a busy man.</p> <p> The Bristol resident owns Mainly Metals, a machine and fabrication shop that uses a unique water jet technology to cut materials of all sorts.</p> <p> &ldquo;It&rsquo;s a jet of water with garnet mixed in,&rdquo; Durgin explains. &ldquo;The jet is about 1/30,000 of an inch in diameter &mdash; the size of a mechanical pencil lead &mdash; that comes out around 50,000 pounds per square inch.&rdquo;</p> <p> What that adds up to is one extremely precise machine.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24352">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201407profiles-mainly-metals-bristol" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol bristol business Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:25:14 +0000 Weyland Joyner 24352 at http://addisonindependent.com Profiles: Northlands Job Corps in Vergennes http://addisonindependent.com/201407profiles-northlands-job-corps-vergennes <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-24349" style="width: 73px;"><a href="/201407profiles-northlands-job-corps-vergennes"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/JobCorpsGuys.thumbnail.jpg" alt="JobCorpsGuys.jpg" title="JobCorpsGuys.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="73" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> NORTHLANDS JOB CORPS administrators Ron Dedrick and Tony Staynings stand in front of a building on the Vergennes campus. Independent photo/Mary Langworthy </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Mary Langworthy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">VERGENNES &mdash;&nbsp; Northlands Job Corps in Vergennes has long been both a significant employer and an educational resource for Addison County residents. This year has been an important one for strengthening the school&rsquo;s community connection, said Ron Dedrick, the business community liaison and work-based learning coordinator at Job Corps.</span></p> <p> Dedrick said he joined the team this year, with the goal of &ldquo;trying to re-integrate (Job Corps) into the local community.&rdquo;</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24350">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201407profiles-northlands-job-corps-vergennes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vergennes business vergennes Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:20:50 +0000 Mary Langworthy 24350 at http://addisonindependent.com Profiles: Stone Leaf Tea House in Middlebury http://addisonindependent.com/201407profiles-stone-leaf-tea-house-middlebury <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-24347" style="width: 68px;"><a href="/201407profiles-stone-leaf-tea-house-middlebury"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/TeaHouse7342.thumbnail.jpg" alt="TeaHouse7342.jpg" title="TeaHouse7342.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="68" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> JOHN WETZEL, OWNER of the Stone Leaf Teahouse, sits in the Middlebury business with employee Julie Pacholik. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Phoebe Lewis </div> </div> </div> <p><div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24348">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201407profiles-stone-leaf-tea-house-middlebury" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury business Middlebury Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:13:45 +0000 Phoebe Lewis 24348 at http://addisonindependent.com Profiles: Rory Jackson in Bristol http://addisonindependent.com/201407profiles-rory-jackson-bristol <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-24340" style="width: 150px;"><a href="/201407profiles-rory-jackson-bristol"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/RoryJackson0297.thumbnail.jpg" alt="RoryJackson0297.jpg" title="RoryJackson0297.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> PAINTER RORY JACKSON works in his Bristol studio. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Weyland Joyner </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">BRISTOL &mdash; Sitting outside his studio in downtown Bristol, greeting fellow business owners and shoppers, Rory Jackson seems to know everyone in town.</span></p> <p> &ldquo;It can be distracting,&rdquo; the artist says of his studio&rsquo;s public location, &ldquo;but it&rsquo;s really important to me to have the energy, the interaction with life.&rdquo;</p> <p> Jackson, 31, has been working out of this location, on Main Street across from Bristol Bakery, for two years now.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. 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