Mike Valletta

It’s no secret that this winter has been a dud here in New England. The lack of snow has caused many local skiers and snowboarders to flock west thanks to this...

This morning I was making my way back down to Litchfield County after spending the evening skiing in the Berkshires when I felt my stomach rumble. It had occurred to me...

I woke up around 6AM this morning, and thank god I did. We got plenty of snow last night! A forecast of three inches was predicted for the area, but for...

If you’re a winter sports junkie like I am, your adrenaline is probably already fired up over the fact that The Dew Tour will be at Killington Resort in nearby Killington,...

Those are the exact words as it’s read on the bottle of eggnog I just picked up from Arethusa Farm Dairy in Bantam. It’s not your everyday eggnog. Forget everything that...

The wind whips a harmony of music as it floats through the evening skies. A dark escapade of howls come crawling out of the woods as it whips on down the...

It was a night like no other. Epic rain turned into epic winds which made such epic sounds that I sprang from my bed to see what was that matter. As...

When you think of your ultimate Christmas destination, do you have visions of sugar plums dancing in your head along with little tiny elves running a muck? Maybe you have visions...

What is a small business? It’s the living testament of our communities. The people behind these businesses are our friends and neighbors who work hard each day to ensure a greater...

In retail, Thanksgiving is altered each year. It’s not a bad thing. Our family just celebrates it’s on a different day than everyone else does. Thanksgiving isn’t about what day it’s...