As these 12 days before Christmas loom before us — family is coming, there are meals to prepare and presents yet to buy — remember to relax and enjoy the rich traditions of this holiday season that make it so worthwhile.
The holiday focus in Middlebury — as in Brandon, Bristol and Vergennes — is about community festivals, contributing to several wonderful community causes, listening to chorus groups ring in the season with bells and beautiful voices, and for many it is a season for worship and reflection.
MIDDLEBURY — Emily Blistein had spent most of her adult life as a student, lawyer and advocate for women in crisis.
But last month, at age 31, she decided to dramatically shift gears and pursue another one of her passions: Collecting well-made, vintage things and sharing them with the public.
A wide variety of those things — including caned rockers, glass ornaments and fragrant soaps — can be found in Blistein’s new store “Clementine,” located at 58 Main St. in Middlebury.
BURLINGTON — Some Vermont dairy farmers may soon see some financial relief following a proposed $30 million court settlement by the Dean Foods Company.
The Texas-based dairy processing giant is one of two defendants in a class-action antitrust lawsuit brought by farmers in the Northeast in May. The farmers, who filed the case in the U.S.
BRISTOL — The Mount Abraham Union High School girls’ basketball team made a promising debut on Saturday when the Eagles showed dominating defense and patient offense on the way to a 36-8 win over visiting Randolph.
Mount Abe forced 22 first-half Randolph turnovers before Coach Connie LaRose called off the press, and six Eagles scored to give Mount Abe a 15-0 lead before the Ghosts managed their first points at 5:08 of the second quarter.
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There haven’t been any posts for a few weeks now – hunting season is not the best time for exploring new trails, and the weather has not been particularly accommodating. However, with Christmas coming up, it is a good time to suggest some toys for the runners in your life. One of the allures of running is its simplicity – a decent pair of shoes and gym shorts, and you can have a great time. That said, I have found a few gadgets which certainly enhance my running experience.
MIDDLEBURY — A surging company offering English instruction to corporate professionals throughout the world has picked Middlebury as the spot in which it will expand its operations and bring as many as 100 or more good paying jobs to the area by 2013.
The company, called e-Corporate English, provides intensive language training and coaching in-person, online and over the phone. It was launched in 2007 by Deborah Schwarz, an entrepreneur, foreign language expert, and past attendee of the Middlebury College Language School’s summer programs (in Russian and Chinese).
MONTPELIER — Addison County gained a leadership position in the Vermont House but lost one in the state Senate.