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November 25, 2014

What you need to know about oils

By Kate Robitello

One thing you may have noticed in the last decade is that plant-based oil is found in virtually every product we use. Look at the ingredients next time you’re shopping at a grocery store and you’re likely to see one or more…

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November 25, 2014

Thanksgiving 6.0

If I have my timing right for when this column goes to press, it is safe to say tomorrow the majority of you reading this will celebrate Thanksgiving. Hopefully, you will sit down with family and friends to enjoy a homemade turkey dinner – with…

Pass the pie…and crickets?
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November 25, 2014

Pass the pie…and crickets?

By Rachel Sargent As you put together a dinner plan for this Thanksgiving, perhaps you’re looking for something to add a little variety to the traditional holiday meal, or ways to eat healthy food while supporting good environmental practices. How about adding insects to the…

Video: Killington’s First Day 1958
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November 25, 2014

Video: Killington’s First Day 1958

The first day of skiing at Killington Resort (then Killington Basin) Dec. 13, 1958.

Justin Lindholm shared this family video with The Mountain Times. What a treasure!

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November 25, 2014

How to help Rutland’s less fortunate this Thanksgiving

Staff report

It took Sarah Josepha Hale, the same woman who wrote the nursery rhyme “Mary Had a Little Lamb,” 36 years of campaigning to get Thanksgiving made into a national holiday, which President Abraham Lincoln did in 1863. Now, people all across the country…

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November 25, 2014

The Movie Diary

By Dom Cioffi Most everyone is familiar with the popular adage that I used for the title of this week’s column.

More commonly known as Murphy’s Law, the phrase “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong” points to the understanding that, given enough time,…

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November 19, 2014

The Movie Diary: Grumpy on the outside

By Dom Cioffi

I always chuckle when I see a movie where a grandfather is depicted as an amenable old man who takes his grandson to baseball games and pizza shops and showers him with gifts of love and adoration.

I chuckle…

The Outside Story: Wild Turkeys
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November 19, 2014

The Outside Story: Wild Turkeys

By Carolyn Lorié

By late October, with the summer birds long gone, I find myself growing ever more appreciative of the birds that stick around, including wild turkeys. With their leathery necks and odd gaits, they are reliably entertaining and interesting subjects.

Blueberries over botox: The top three anti-aging foods
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November 19, 2014

Blueberries over botox: The top three anti-aging foods

By Kate Robitello

$114 billion, that’s how much money will be spent in 2015 on anti-aging products, remedies, and procedures. Undoubtedly, we live in a world where a youthful appearance is considered the epitome of health and beauty. Some signs of aging, such…