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Christmas tree crafts: Recycle your newspaper


SUPPLIES: newspaper  •  bowl   •  pencil  •  Glue or glue dots  •   scissors  • ink pad (optional) Step 1: Trace a bowl onto the newspaper. For best results, choose a page with an image on one side and text on the other. Hint: The bigger the bowl, the bigger the tree. My dinner bowl…

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…

At Mazza’s, it’s easy as pie


It was noontime on Wednesday, just hours before Thanksgiving, and the stacks of pies at Sam Mazza’s Farm Market in Colchester were just beginning to look manageable. The third-generation shop took more than 300 orders for about 1,500 pies this Thanksgiving season, according to Laurie Mazza-Bombard, owner and general manager. Add to that 450-dozen freshly…