New platform brings startups, investors, and mentors together to advance innovation and business growth in Vermont. Burlington, VT (October 15, 2020) – The Vermont Startup Collective is a new platform that offers entrepreneurs a dedicated virtual space for building community, advancing business ideas, and connecting with other startups, remote workers, small business owners, freelancers, investors, and mentors. […]

Bipartisan Candidate Forum

Local candidates for Orange-2 (Bradford, Fairlee, West Fairlee) and Orange-Caledonia (Newbury, Groton, Topsham) joined us for 2 local candidate forums: 5:30-6:30pm Orange-Caledonia: Parsons & Root-Winchester 6:45-7:45pm Orange-2: Copeland-Hanzas & Lang (1:15min into the video) This event was brought to you by Journal Opinion & The Space On Main. Moderation by Alex Nuti-de Biasi. Technical Facilitation […]

SOM’s Executive Director Chosen for VBM Rising Stars Class of 2020

VBM recognizes Vermont’s Rising Stars Class of 2020 Outstanding young leaders chosen for contributions to the Vermont economy and their community Vermont Business Magazine is proud to announce the winners of its Rising Stars recognition award. The list is composed of 40 winners under the age of 40. Award recipients were selected by a panel of […]

SOM’s Executive Director Receives Regional Planning Commission Volunteer of the Year Award

TRORC CELEBRATES SUCCESS AT ANNUAL MEETING, MONIQUE PRIESTLEY OF BRADFORD AWARDED THE VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD. July 14, 2020 By Victoria Littlefield (Woodstock, VT)— The Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission (TRORC) hosted its Annual Meeting joined by Commissioners and guests from across the TRO Region. The event was hosted to celebrate and highlight some of the fantastic […]

SOM Facilitates School Board Community Engagement

June 23rd: OUUSD Information Meeting June 16th: How to Read & Understand the OUUSD School Board Budget June 15th: OUUSD School Board Candidate Forum