How a hospital’s location can heal—or hurt—a community

a map showing the distance between St. Johnsbury town center and the hospitalBy Dr. John Raser

This year we celebrated the 50th anniversary of Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital in Saint Johnsbury. We are fortunate to have such a strong community hospital in our region. It is an institution with strong leadership and committed staff, and one with which I am proud to be affiliated.

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Winter Mobility Tips

Wondering how to beat the cold and still enjoy your time outside this winter? In this blog, we’ve compiled tips, tricks, and safety considerations from our staff and Facebook community to stay safe rolling, walking and biking all winter long.

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2022 Year in Review

Looking back on a great year! 

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Elements of Bike Riding 51

Early Morning Ride

As the weather gets colder, and it gets dark earlier in the day, I have shifting some of my rides to the early morning.  On the evening of November 3rd I got ready for a ride the next morning.  The more I prepare ahead of time, the less I have do early in the morning.

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Local Motion Donates Thirty Eight Bikes to Support the Everybody Bikes Program

Local Motion and Old Spokes Home came together this week to celebrate the donation of 38 great and useful bikes that will be made available at minimal cost to members of the greater Burlington Community. 

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Christina Erickson to join Local Motion as new Executive Director

Local Motion is excited to announce the appointment of Christina Erickson as its new Executive Director. 

Erickson comes to Local Motion following a thirteen-year tenure at Champlain College. Most recently, Erickson served as the Director of Service & Sustainability, a role in which she directed campus sustainability projects, along with a service-learning program aligned with UN Sustainable Development and campus sustainability goals.

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2022 Fall Newsletter

Welcoming New Staff! 🍂

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Local Motion Executive Director Karen Yacos to Retire

The Local Motion Board of Directors has announced the retirement of the organization’s Executive Director, Karen Yacos. Her last day is set for November 1st, 2022. The Board has organized a search committee which will begin at once to locate Local Motion’s next Executive Director.

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91-Year-Old Burlington Resident Bikes Every Day to Feel Free

Lindy Millington reflects on her biking experiences living in Burlington.

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