Editorial: Thanksgiving

In a world beset by seemingly inescapable human woes and suffering, how do we grasp those nuggets of thanks that keep us unbroken and make the morning shine?

Turkey farm preps for Thanksgiving

If sales data from Stonewood Farm are any indication, more people are planning to host Thanksgiving meals this year, compared with 2020 during the first year of the pandemic.

Letter to the editor: Orwell T-Day meal lauded

The “Free Orwell Community Thanksgiving Meal” this past Thursday was such a kind and generous gift to the residents of Orwell. Thank you to the Orwell Village School hosts and the OVS Booster Club sponsors, all of our community members were offered a turk … (read more)

Karl Lindholm: The Turkey Day Classic

Editor’s note: This Thanksgiving column by popular columnist Karl Lindholm is an oldie but a goodie. Originally published in 2001 (all the ages are almost two decades out of date) and then again in 2007. It evokes what is in some ways a bygone era, and ye … (read more)

How to safely prepare your turkey

For many families, it wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without turkey. But proper food preparation and handling is necessary to avoid an unwanted guest for the holiday, foodborne illness. According to Dr. Omar Oyarzabal, University of Vermont Extension food safet … (read more)

Poetry: After Thanksgiving

Not enough mud to say it’s mud season yet. That’s in March, April   and May. Just enough for the deer to leave a good impression.   On the dirt road. Among the spent shells. And someone   else’s glistening boot tracks. The turkeys slip here,   too, losing … (read more)

Editorial: Of thanks and giving back

As we gather around family and friends this Thanksgiving, let me direct your attention to two upcoming events that welcome your participation.  The first is a public meeting in Bristol on Dec. 2, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Fire Department at 76 West Street to … (read more)