The girls who staff the Lab and X-Ray departments at St. Mary's in Trochu have come up with a unique way of collecting items for the local Food Bank. They are holding a door decorating contest for the main floor departments. The public can get involved by bringing donations along, and placing them in a container by the door you like the best. The collection will continue until the end of December when a winner will be announced.

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Acme's 1st Annual Tree Lighting Event

Acme held its first Christmas tree lighting event last Friday evening, December 10th, with about 60 citizens of all ages joining in on the celebration. Kids young and old were bundled up for the minus 13 weather as the large tree on main street was lit up, extending the social time with Christmas caroling, hot chocolate, and cookies. The event was hosted by the Acme Angels and Acme's (MSP) Sustainability Committee and was such a success that excitement is building for next year, turning this in

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As soon as you enter the doors of the building, you have entered Bethlehem. More than 80 volunteers are dressed in clothing very similar to that era, and are acting as Jewish citizens, vendors and Roman soldiers. Upon arrival, a passport is handed out, then the task is to visit all the stations and receive a stamp. The impressive journey leads you around the town of Bethlehem, seeing the jewelry, food, metalsmithing, and animals of the time. The last stop is little baby Jesus, and his mother

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Christmas comes alive in Torrington

 

The Christmas bell tinkle from a horse-pulled wagon meandering by with its blanketed passengers of children and parents, crossing the path of sun-sparkling on frost-laden trees was the vista, not of a Norman Rockwell painting, but of Torrington this past Saturday, Dec. 4 as the community celebrated its 5th annual sleigh ride and Christmas event.
Barrie and Bernie's Diner sponsored the event in its entirety for the first couple of years but the more recent years have seen an increase in the gi

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