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A Local Christmas

A Local Christmas

This year, I set a goal to buy most of my Christmas presents locally and as many as possible made in Vermont.  I also tried to buy consumable products that would not be more “crap” people had to incorporate into their homes. I bought all the adults on my list (mostly couples) local food products. …

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Take the pledge: shop Rutland, Vermont

Take the pledge: shop Rutland, Vermont

The holiday season is upon us.  With Thanksgiving still several weeks away, we will now be constantly bombarded with advertising aimed at separating us from our money.  My advice is to ignore all the flash and promises of Walmart, Amazon.com and the big box stores.  Instead, set your sights on unique gifts from local shops …

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