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Vermont Supreme Court Rules in Latest Challenge to Proposed Housing Community in Putney

July 21, 2023

[Purney, VT] The Vermont Supreme Court has rejected the latest appeal by opponents of a proposed affordable housing community on Alice Holway Drive in Putney. The ruling by the state’s highest court affirms the Environmental Court’s decision earlier this year rejecting an appeal to the project’s zoning permit.

It marks the latest chapter of a 16-month legal process that began in March 2022 when an appeal was filed contesting the permit and delaying progress of the 25-unit mixed income development.

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Eric Schmitt, Sherrin Vail & Josh McIntyre

Evernorth Announces Key Leadership Changes

August 30, 2022

[Burlington, Vermont / Portland, Maine] — Evernorth is pleased to announce several key leadership changes that will enhance operations at the organization.

Eric Schmitt has been named Evernorth’s first Chief Operating Officer. We are excited to see Eric move to this role where his strong leadership and organizational skills will add great value to the flow of operations within Evernorth.

Sherrin Vail has been promoted to Vice President of Asset Management and Portfolio Initiatives. As the VP of Asset Management and Portfolio Initiatives she will have greater responsibilities across the entire Evernorth geographic footprint.

Josh McIntyre has joined the staff as Vice President of Capital Management.  Josh comes to Evernorth with over 15 years of experience in the finance world — in the private and public sector.

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