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The HWS Update

The Hobart Alumni Association has selected award-winning author and horticulturalist William G. Cullina ’86 as the most recent recipient of the Hobart Medal of Excellence. The Association’s highest honor will be presented on Saturday, Aug. 6, during a regional HWS gathering in Boothbay, Maine, at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (CMBG), where Cullina serves as

Until recently, Scott Energy and Clarke Brothers Fuel were friendly competitors in the North Shore area of Massachusetts. Both companies serve much the same area of the North Shore, both focusing on home temperature controls like air conditioning, oil and propane heating systems, fuel delivery and maintenance. After brothers Timothy ’83 and Shaun Clarke ’87

Thomas A. Mackie ’77, managing shareholder of the Boston-based environmental law firm Mackie Shea, PC, has been elected chairman of the board of the Environmental Business Council of New England (EBC). An environmental business lawyer, Mackie has more than 30 years of experience advising businesses and municipalities facing complex environmental issues. He steps into the

David Bruenner ’05 and Chris Schmidt, co-founders and co-designers of dry goods brand Jack Iron, announced Tuesday, Feb. 23 the launch of a Kickstarter campaign supporting an initial product line of handcrafted belts and functional accessories that combine rich leather with distinctive nautical snap shackles. Bruenner and Schmidt are seeking to raise $20,000 from backers

Thomas A. Mackie ’77, managing shareholder of the Boston-based environmental boutique law firm Mackie Shea, PC, was recently listed in Best Lawyers in America for Expertise in Environmental Law for 2016. This is the eighth year Mackie has been selected to the list, which is compiled based on peer-review evaluation.  Best Lawyers is the oldest

Reflecting on the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage, the Hon. Jeffrey L. Amestoy ’68, P’11, P’14, the 38th Chief Justice of Vermont’s Supreme Court, said, “I think today…the Supreme Court caught up with the country, but I think the rest of the country caught up with Vermont.” In 1999,

If you asked Sarah DeGray ’06 when she was a student what’d she be doing with her political science degree nearly 10 years after graduating, the last thing she would have said is running her own business. But today, she is the founder and CEO of her own rapidly growing start-up, REV Indoor Cycling, which

Augusta Williams ’13 has been accepted to Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health, which has been ranked as one of the top public health schools in the country. Through her program with the Environmental Health Department, Williams will pursue a Doctor of Science degree, studying how weather patterns and global climate change impact

As an intern with Massachusetts’ Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA), Sarah Honan ’17 says she is developing “a unique and important insight into the environmental field. Being here has given me a new perspective on what the environmental field has to offer.” Honan is involved in a number of sustainability projects, including

Ryan Densen ’17, an economics major from Acton, Mass., has taken a primary leadership role in the campus Eco Representatives (EcoReps) Program as student coordinator. Responsible for proposing and carrying out projects and goals for the 2015-2016 academic year, Densen aims to facilitate environmental, economic, and social responsibility across campus. During the week leading up