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Special section: Holidays

Arts of the holiday season

Artisans welcome return of visitors at this year’s Putney Craft Tour

After a virtual tour due to COVID-19 concerns, the 43rd edition of this Thanksgiving weekend tradition is live and local

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  • Truman Capote’s ‘A Christmas Memory’ promises ‘wild time‘ in Bellows Falls
  • Next Stage Arts, Wild Goose Players present Edward Albee’s ‘The Zoo Story’
  • NXT Gallery presents paintings by Susan Brearey
  • Putney library features wildlife photography

  • Food

    You might have to take a poll

    T`he people who love pumpkin pie loved the traditional canned pumpkin pie best. The folks who don’t preferred the squash pie — not that it would be a first choice.

    Column by Dorothy Glover-Read

    Voices of the holiday season

    In Sudan, on the verge of civil unrest, a holiday and a sacred sacrifice

    ‘Here in the United States, as we celebrate Thanksgiving and ready ourselves for a variety of December holidays, I am still thinking of these boys, their daily hunger, and their gratitude for each meal they receive’

    Column by Fran Lynggaard Hansen

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    Originally published in The Commons issue #640 (Wednesday, November 24, 2021).

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