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Emir Heco bought the home that formerly housed Kaleidoscope Yarn with plans to turn it into a co-working space called Excelerate Essex. PHOTO | JASON STARR

Emir Heco bought the home that formerly housed Kaleidoscope Yarn with plans to turn it into a co-working space called Excelerate Essex.
PHOTO | JASON STARR

Let’s work together

The Five Corners house that formerly held Kaleidoscope Yarn has been purchased and will be transformed this spring into a co-working space under the name Excelerate Essex.

Emir Heco, a Bosnia native who moved to town in 1996 and graduated from Essex High School in 2004, bought the building in February and is modeling the space on co-working successes in Burlington, Montpelier and around the country.

“It’s a proven thing in big cities because of big populations and a need for resources,” he said. “We want some of that excitement in Essex. There are a lot of people who could benefit from it…READ MORE

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