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leaves_pumpkins_feature This week, there’s a theme As the person in charge of each word that goes into this paper every other week, I can say without hesitation that I’m full of gratitude and appreciation this week for the writers who contribute to this paper. Their humor and insight and inability to stick to a low word count make me so... Continue Reading
Heading into the close 2020, we’re reflecting on what an unprecedented and unpredictable year it has been. From the pandemic, to the election, to civil unrest and wildfires, the impacts...
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This election season, especially on the national level, has been full of chaos, dysfunction and uncertainty. Not here in Charlotte....
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Julie Moore, Secretary of the state’s Agency of Natural Resources, and Bob Johnson, associate executive director of the Vermont Principals’ Association, said that things will happen differently this winter with...
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With all that has been going on in the world lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the light in the gloom. The silver lining is a more common way...
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Did the garden understand what a tough year 2020 was going to be for us humans?...
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Thanksgiving is a holiday not to be forgotten. Every year my family celebrates the special day with festivities and a big feast at the end. There’s turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing,...
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Thanksgiving! Just think of it! Relatives pouring through the doors, heaping piles of food, loads of family tradition! But this year’s different. Here’s an interview with Charlotter Charlie Moore and...
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I am appreciative of Vermont and Vermonters, particularly now and especially with a recent event in my life. My seventy-seven-year-old father had urgent open-heart surgery in New Jersey at the...
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Well, it is that time of the year again. Here are some tips to help you get through our Vermont winters safely....
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It’s tricky to focus on a big topic like gratitude. There’s the matter of scale. I am grateful for many things, that my loved ones have escaped the coronavirus and...
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As a teenager, Philip Fass liked to make short films, enjoying both the technical and creative parts of the process. Fearing he would be unable to earn a living behind...
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My father was born the eighth child in a family of 10 children that subsisted from week to week on a coal miner’s solitary income. He would climb 200 feet...
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It was my first year as a resident of New York City over Thanksgiving. I lived off Union Square, around the corner from Max’s Kansas City where Lou Reed and...
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