Vermont Edition Summer School:  Change your own oil

Jane Lindholm came by the garage to learn how to change oil

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Vermont Public TV VT Makers: Demeny Pollitt

Girlington Garage offers free car care clinics to educate and empower car owners and prides itself on its transparency of service.

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VPTV Flickr at the Garage

Photos of car care class shot by Vermont Public Television.

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Girl Garage

Why the public will flock to a car repair shop that tells the truth.

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Girlington Garage Finds Its Niche

Women make half the drivers on the road but only a handful of them are working as mechanics. How one new business is finding a niche in the car-care industry.

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Vroom with a View

Girlington Garage gets its engines running

By Lauren Ober [06.17.09] Seven Days

When plotting a career path a few years ago, Demeny Pollitt figured there were only two fields she could get into that would not put her to sleep: psychology and car repair. She loved the idea of working as a psychologist, helping people pick their way through the brambles of the mind. But that would require a minimum of six more years of schooling, and Pollitt, 30, wasn’t interested in that. Admittedly, she was not the most industrious student…

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Lessons from a woman mechanic

By Lylah M. Alphonse, Senior Editor, Yahoo! ShinePower Your Future – Tue, Jul 26, 2011 8:47 PM EDT

In a bad economy, people tend to fix their cars rather than buy new ones. And while industry experts say that nearly 80 percent of the people who bring their cars in for repair are women, women are far more likely than men to believe their mechanic is taking them for a ride. That’s why Demeny Pollitt wanted to open her own garage and probably one reason why she is not short on customers. …

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How to prepare for a road trip

By WCAX News–  Jun 05, 2012 7:41 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. -Before you hit the road for vacation there are some simple steps you should take to make sure your car is ready to go.  Girlington Garage owner Demeny Pollitt appeared on The :30 with some safety tips for your car and other vehicles for the summer season.

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Interview with Demeny

Next up focuses on life after high school.

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