Virginia, your little friends are wrong. They have been affected by the skepticism of a skeptical age.
Community holiday festivities are returning for in-person participation on a limited basis this coming month.
See Santa and Mrs. Claus, and enjoy musical performances, craft-making, sweets and treats, story time and much more.
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.
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)