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This holiday season Christmas trees laden with cherished ornaments and twinkly lights evoking a sense of wonder, peace and warmth will adorn our homes. When the festivities conclude, this cozy haven disappears as we relinquish our trees to the trash. For many, this sharp change in scenery, t…

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ESSEX -- The idea might seem strange to some owners, but feeding your furry friends raw pet food could become popular in the near future. One recently-opened shop in Essex Junction, Rolling Meadows Pet Supplies (RMPS), would be ahead of that curve if it does begin to garner more traction.

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In the fall of 1621 the colonists joined the Wampanoags to partake in a thanksgiving celebration of the harvest. Historians believe that they shared cabbage, carrots and parsnips from their home gardens and native plants such as walnuts, chestnuts, Concord grapes, cranberries, garlic and an …

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MILTON – On Saturday morning, Leslie Piela, wearing a jean jacket and smile beneath her mask, stood behind the counter. Her husband Mike worked the blender, its whirring drowning out the drizzling rain. 

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MONTPELIER – Every year the Vermont Medical Society (VMS) recognizes five people who have made outstanding contributions to the health and well-being of Vermonters. This year, the awards went to people who have contributed to combatting COVID-19 in Vermont and the country, beginning with Ver…

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There are two schools of thought when it comes to managing leaf litter at this time of year. Some people believe in leaving leaf litter as natural mulch on perennial beds and to provide habitat for beneficial insects. Others believe in removing dead leaves to prevent disease and discourage pests.

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As the days get shorter and the nights get chillier, it’s no surprise that we like to surround ourselves with things that bring us joy—pets and plants! But some plants aren’t suitable for our furry friends. To help keep animals safe this autumn season, the experts at the ASPCA Animal Poison …

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SHELBURNE — In recognition of Child Passenger Safety Week, the Chittenden and Franklin county Safe Highway Accident Reduction Program (SHARP) is inviting members of the public to join them for the re-opening of public car seat check points and fitting stations.

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MONTPELIER – The Division for Historic Preservation (VDHP) and Lake Champlain Maritime Museum announced the discovery of two paddlewheels, likely fragments of the Steamboat Phoenix, which caught fire and sank exactly 201 years ago today on September 4, 1819 on Lake Champlain.

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MONTPELIER – The Division for Historic Preservation (VDHP) and Lake Champlain Maritime Museum announced the discovery of two paddlewheels, likely fragments of the Steamboat Phoenix, which caught fire and sank exactly 201 years ago today on September 4, 1819 on Lake Champlain.