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Gail Brill's compost bucket
Gail Brill's compost bucket

Taking the trash along

During this Earth Week, some members of the Green Circle in the Adirondacks have been carrying their garbage with them in an effort to raise awareness of the amount of garbage they produce, how much they recycle and what they're consuming. The Green Circle was started in 2007 by a handful of folks to help move themselves towards healthier, more sustainable lives. Green Circle member Gail Brill, who lives in Saranac Lake, told Todd Moe that their "Trash Challenge" has had a profound effect on the participants.  Go to full article
Gail Brill at work in Saranac Lake
Gail Brill at work in Saranac Lake

An art and a career, one letter at a time

It's the day after Christmas and that means sitting down to write lots and lots of thank-you cards. For calligrapher Gail Brill, that kind of chore is the wellspring of her art and her livelihood. Brill lives in Saranac Lake, but her unique lettering style has made her one of the most in-demand calligraphers in the country. Brian Mann spent an afternoon in Gail Brill's work studio and has our profile.  Go to full article
Community department store for Saranac Lake
Community department store for Saranac Lake

Community Department store plan unveiled in Saranac Lake

Plans to establish a community-owned co-op style department store in Saranac Lake took a major step forward yesterday. Organizers began selling shares in the store for $100 apiece. Todd Moe has details.  Go to full article

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