Tag Archives: karen d. lorentz

News Briefs
December 28, 2016

Investigate before you invest

By Karen D. Lorentz

The Vermont Department of Financial Regulation Securities Division has oversight of 104,00 registered investment broker/dealer agents in Vermont. Those agents don’t have to live here, noted William “Bill” Carrigan, deputy commissioner of the Securities Division. In addition to registering broker-dealers, investment…

Winter memories are made of this
News Briefs
December 21, 2016

Winter memories are made of this

By Karen D. Lorentz

If there is any ski topic that perplexes me, it is the issue of comparing skiing today to the “good old days.” Most folks who skied in the 1950s and 1960s will tell you the “good old days” were not so…

News Briefs
November 30, 2016

Experts explain the why, how and psychology of fraud

Tips to heed to stay safe

By Karen D. Lorentz

“Computers are commodity items. They are inexpensive and it’s easy to use them to commit cyber fraud,” noted Elliott Greenblott, Vermont’s AARP Fraud Coordinator and Volunteer at a recent presentation in Rutland.

What makes cyber…

Killington and Okemo in spotlight at Boston Expo Events
AUDI FIS Ski World Cup
November 22, 2016

Killington and Okemo in spotlight at Boston Expo Events

Audi FIS Ski World Cup at Killington featured, Betsy McGeever, Bernie Weichsel recognized By Karen D. Lorentz Killington and Okemo Mountain Resorts received a wealth of publicity at two media receptions and at the award luncheon, in addition to the attention their respective booths received…

INSIGHTS from competitor, coach Chelsea Marshall
AUDI FIS Ski World Cup
November 22, 2016

INSIGHTS from competitor, coach Chelsea Marshall

By Karen D. Lorentz Olympian Chelsea Marshall is a Pittsfield, Vt., native who learned to ski at Killington at an early age thanks to her parents being ski instructors. That helps explain her love for skiing, but when it comes to competition, Marshall attributes her…