Guest editorial: Yes, Virginia

Virginia, your little friends are wrong. They have been affected by the skepticism of a skeptical age.

Holiday festivities resume in person this year

Community holiday festivities are returning for in-person participation on a limited basis this coming month.

Have some holiday fun in Vergennes

See Santa and Mrs. Claus, and enjoy musical performances, craft-making, sweets and treats, story time and much more.

Santa returns to Shoreham gazebo

If you want to greet the elegant old gentleman, enter off Main Street and drive down School Road to see our beloved Mr. Santa Claus in a drive-through visit.

Santa to boost kids’ spirits with drive-through visits

MIDDLEBURY — It’s been a Christmas tradition for years. For a day each December, kids converge upon Middlebury’s Maple Landmark Woodcraft — a real-life Santa’s workshop where hundreds of wooden toys are made — to spend a few minutes with Saint Nick, talki … (read more)

Dear Santa: Local kids’ letters

ADDISON COUNTY — Each year we ask families to send in their letters to Santa so that we can share them with the big man — and print them in our paper. Here’s a selection of this year’s letters from kids around the county. If you still need help getting in … (read more)

Guest editorial: Yes, Virginia…

Editor’s note: An editorial about the credibility of Santa Claus appeared more than 100 years ago in The New York Sun. It was written by Francis Pharcellus Church, an assistant to the paper’s editor. A true Christmas classic, it has outlived its writer, t … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Yes, Sean, I do believe in Santa

Editor’s note: Maureen Golden wrote this letter to her nephew Sean Golden of Bristol when he decided there is no Santa Claus. She shared it with us so we could pass it on to our readers. As I lay in bed under my Dad’s wool coat on a frigid December night … (read more)

Santa and carolers will usher in the holidays in Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — Holiday magic returns to Middlebury with a festive and fun-filled month of December, complete with visits from Santa, horse drawn wagon rides, special event shopping nights, a breakfast with holiday characters, an “I Spy” contest with prizes, … (read more)