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Melvin Wells, who has brought the spirit of Santa Claus to Lamoille County children for years, representing the jelly-bellied, bearded fellow, wants people to include his Nebraska Valley home on their list of places to stop to re-up their holiday cheer.


So you forgot to check that list twice and now it’s too late to count on next-day delivery for those last-minute holiday gifts? It’s happened to all of us — time and deadlines fly — and the next thing you know the floor is bare under your Christmas tree.

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It can take almost 10 years for that tree in the living room to reach the perfect height, said Tom Paine, who owns Paine’s Christmas Trees on Laporte Road in Morristown.

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From the mind of a child comes all we see — the mountains, the rivers, the animals and all the fish in the sea.

Second-hand shopping is a great way to fill seasonal holes in one’s wardrobe without spending a lot of money.

When the leaves change color, clothing gets serious. Winter’s on the way, and functional attire moves to the forefront.

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Autumn is just around the corner, and readers are invited to capture the colors of the season for the Stowe Reporter’s 12th annual foliage photo contest.

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Rachel Moore has been at the Helen Day Art Center since 2010, and has been its executive director for the past two years, bringing art to the community, curating gallery shows and handling the yearly outdoor “Exposed.” exhibit in Stowe.

Find things to do this week in Stowe, Waterbury, Morrisville and across the county: community, exhibits, film and theater, kid-friendly, meetings, music and nightlife, sports and outdoors, talks, workshops and more.

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