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Power of punch

Fish House Punch contains no fish. That has doubtless contributed to its staying power, since it has been served since at least 1732. It does contain many spirits and may conjure up some other-worldly spirits, if you drink too much. What is essential is a punch bowl and a large chunk of ice to dilute and chill the punch. 


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Pour Jim Kenney’s soda tax down the drain, because it’s toxic.


Letters to the Editor: Dec. 28, 2016

Open old prison for homeless


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Time to look in mirror


Holiday appetizers

Merry Christmas — Happy Hanukkah — Peace on Earth — Good Will to All!  


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For us, the Christmas Day script used to look like this:


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First, allow me to start with congratulating state Rep. Michael Driscoll on his re-election.


Letters to the Editor: December 14, 2016

Liberals angry, immature


Christmas cookies

U.S. butter consumption is the highest during the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. Those weeks account for at least 40 percent of yearly usage. Somebody’s baking cookies.


Seasonal sweets

What do you want for Christmas?