Category Archives: Column

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December 18, 2018

Decorations and memories

Some of us (and that includes me) have had our Christmas decorations up since the day after Thanksgiving. But by mid-December “the spirit moves” just about everyone. As you bring…

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December 11, 2018

Wednesday Dec. 12 KILLINGTON 6 p.m. Liquid Art Open Mic with Fiddlewitch 7:30 p.m. Sushi Yoshi Music Trivia Bingo with DJ Dave PAWLET 7 p.m. The Barn Restaurant and Tavern…

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December 11, 2018

The social network

By Dom Cioffi A couple weeks ago I sat down at my computer, cup of coffee in hand, and pulled up the morning’s email. I rifled through the prerequisite offers…

The porcupine
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December 11, 2018

The porcupine

By Carolyn Lorié I once lived in a cottage perched atop a sloping field in Western Massachusetts. It was the lone structure at the edge of undeveloped forest and sat…

Mountain Meditation
December 7, 2018

The outdoor world is my studio

I’m inspired by artists’ journeys and the quality of their powerful work on an international blog that features 52 artists each year. It’s called “Artists Tell Their Stories.” Beginning Dec….

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December 5, 2018

Rockin’ the Region with Brad Morgan

By Dave Hoffenberg “Sing us a song you’re the piano man. Sing us a song tonight Well we’re all in the mood for a melody And you got us feeling…

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December 5, 2018

One for the ages

By Dom Cioffi On March 24, 1975, in Summit County, Ohio, a heavyweight boxing match was held between Muhammad Ali and a relatively obscure fighter named Chuck Wepner. Wepner was…

Storm clouds ahead?
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December 5, 2018

Storm clouds ahead?

By Rep. Jim Harrison You are out on a walk and you see the dark clouds nearby. Do you seek shelter or take a chance on the storm passing by?…

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December 4, 2018

Customer service – people and manners

By Mary Ellen Shaw I don’t know about you but if you are old enough to be called a “senior” you probably miss dealing with “real people” when you have…