Michael Obuchowski

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Louis Varricchio

Previously: In 1991, the Vermont Legislature designated the garnet as the official state gemstone. The garnet was crowned king of Vermont’s gems under House Bill No. 678 submitted by State Reps. Michael Obuchowski and Sean Campbell. more

The Vermont Eagle

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Photo by Lou Varricchio

MIDDLEBURY — Southeast of Rutland, in the old Vermont village of Gassetts, garnet stones sparkle in the hillside outcrops along Route 103 on a sunny day in June. more

The Vermont Eagle

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