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Claussen’s rings in holiday season with style


Verna Thomas tacks down the tails of a wreath

The crafters at Claussen’s Greenhouse in Colchester are certifiable connoisseurs of Christmas décor. It’s bound to happen, the staff said, with an annual production rate of nearly 1,000 wreaths, 100 kissing balls and lofty lengths of deep green garland. Each is made from Vermont-grown pine and sport a unique set of decorations. Through the years,…

Holiday movie preview


With the passing of Thanksgiving this week, the holiday season will be upon us in full force. Whole neighborhoods will be strung with twinkling lights, hordes of shoppers will flood the stores looking for holiday bargains, and seasonal music and movies with take over the airwaves. However, if you are trying to avoid the Hallmark…