A very merry Christmas | Bakers Mills News

Shirley Cleveland called me to say her brother, Tim, was in the hospital for three days with five breaks in three of his ribs.

Cold winter days, colder nights | Turning Back the Pages

One Hundred Years Ago – December, 1914

Library election | Bolton Column

The Annual Election of the Bolton Free Library Board of Trustees will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 14, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Gleanings food distribution | Athol-Thurman

Happy 2015; a hearty warm welcome to the New Year extends from myself to you.

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Jude and Sweet Pea | Elmore SPCA

An adoptable dog and cat

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A classic Adirondack Christmas story | Notes from the North Woods

Every year, our family gathers around an extremely well decorated tree on Christmas eve, in order to share a long held tradition of reading a Christmas story.

Cabin fever | Elizabethtown Column

Merry Christmas and a very happy New Year’s to all of my readers. I wish you the best in peace and happiness for the future!

Unusual plane ride | Essex Column

It’s another quiet week in Essex, with no activities to report. So you’ll have to hear about an unusual plane ride I took recently.

Big Basket of Cheer | Westport Column

Congratulations to Barry Morrison, who won the Fire Department’s Big Basket of Cheer in the drawing on Dec. 19, as well as to the Small Basket of Cheer winners, Frank Walker and “Dave and Dave.”

Village of Keeseville no more | Keeseville Column

This is the last column of 2014.

The “Christmas Gift” | Willsboro Column

A big resounding YES to once again see that beautiful Christmas tree in the downtown park light up again after the snow storm seemed to render it into darkness.

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So many wonderful animals | North Country SPCA

The North Country SPCA would like to announce that gentle giant Bear has found his forever home in time for the holidays!

A character called “Sparkle Plenty” | Mill Creek Musings

I’ve developed the habit of looking outside before bedtime and again when I arise.

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Meet Janis Joplin and Luca | Elmore SPCA

An adoptable dog and cat

Richards Library a smoldering ruin | Turning Back the Pages

One Hundred Years Ago – December, 1914, January, 1915