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Recycle Your Christmas Tree!


The holiday season has come to an end and we hope you made lots of new and lasting memories with your family and friends!

As we enter the first full week of January, you might be thinking about tossing your tree into a regional landfill.  Instead, recycle your tree and convert the holiday greenery into fuel, mulch, or even food for goats!

The Chittenden Solid Waste District has created a schedule to either pick up your tree or drop it off at specified locations. Click on the link below for more information.

You can also visit:

If you want to visit the Pine Island Farm and its goats and learn about the benefits they get from your Christmas trees, the address is: 1029 Pine Island Road, Colchester.

Reduce, re-use and recycle and let’s start 2015 the right way!

This Weekend: American Red Cross Blood Drive in Burlington


This Weekend: American Red Cross Blood Drive in Burlington

‘Tis the season for giving and what better way to give back to your community then by giving blood!

This weekend, The American Red Cross is having a blood drive in Burlington from Friday, December 12th through Sunday, December 14th. Event starts at 9:00am. Just head on over to the American Red Cross Donor Center at 32 North Prospect Street in Burlington.

Your gift might save someone’s life!

Don’t know if you’re eligible to donate blood? Learn more about the donation process and other preparations by visiting:

For more event information, please visit:

Join The Movement This Thanksgiving Weekend!


Thanksgiving Weekend – One of the most loved holidays… And considerably the busiest shopping weekend of the year!

The Church Street Marketplace is holding its 5th Annual
Small Business Saturday® on November 29, 2014!

Small Business Saturday®, founded by American Express, was started to help small businesses get more customers. More and more people are taking part of this powerful movement than ever before! Will you join the movement that’s made history?

Come visit your favorite local coffee shop, store or boutique and celebrate these awesome local merchants and their small businesses. Get your shopping fix and check off some items on that Christmas list all while helping to boost sales and help the local economy!

Stores open as early as 8am with lots of special events and gifts!

For more information, please visit: and

Let’s help make this the biggest one yet!


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