Blog :: 2012

Vermont Healthiest State in the Nation 4th Year in a Row as Ranked by America's Health Rankings


America's Health Rankings®-2012 Edition: Vermont healthiest state for the 4 year in a row!

Vermont has steadily improved in the rankings over the last 14 years from a ranking of 17th in 1998 to 1st in 2007. It has remained in the top 5 consistently since 2003, and in the #1 spot for the last four years. The United Health Foundation, which [...]

Northwest Vermont Early Spring 2012 Real Estate Market Report: Signs of Recovery. Plus, A Highlight on the Luxury Market

Coldwell Banker Hickok & Boardman's Early Spring 2012 Real Estate Market Report provides detailed information on Chittenden, Franklin, Grand Isle and Addison counties. Also find town-specific information on Burlington, South Burlington, Milton, Colchester & Winooski. As well as market information specific to the following School Districts: Chittenden South, Chittenden Central & Chittenden [...]

Sunset on Lake Champlain, Burlington VT & Upcoming Guest Blog on Teen Life in Burlington VT

My son, Sam, took these beautiful sunset photos of Lake Champlain this past weekend. He is a student at Burlington Senior High School, and in the coming weeks he will be guest-blogging about teen life in Burlington, Vermont, activities & volunteer work available for youth & young adults in the Burlington area, and what a great place [...]

Fundraising for Homeless Youth: Spectrum Solidarity Sleep Out, Burlington, Vermont

Last Thursday evening I participated in a Solidarity Sleep Out fundraiser forSpectrum Youth and Family Services.

What an experience- sleeping overnight in the park to raise awareness of teen homelessness in our community and State. Mark Redmond, the E.D. for Spectrum, came up with the idea. He was hoping to get 20 people to commit to the [...]

Spectrum Solidarity Sleepout: Supporting Homeless & At-Risk Youth in Burlington VT

I am pleased to take part in Spectrum's Solidarity Sleep Out. As part of my ongoing commitment to Burlington and Vermont, I support the valuable work of organizations like Spectrum and the amazing work they do with today's youth. Spectrum provides essential services to at-risk youth at a critical point in their lives, giving them much needed [...]