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Over 300 Treat Community to Light Remedy for New Year

Pedestrians and motorist on Main Street in St. Johnsbury will notice a bright, beautiful installation on New Year’s Eve. Hundreds of area school children have decorated

 fabric lanterns with themes of good intentions, hopes, and wishes for a happy new year. The lanterns will be hung on the fence, owned by Rural Edge, running along Main Street.

The project, titled Light Remedy, was developed in partnership among First Night North, NEK Collaborative’s St. J Hub, St. J Sparkles, and the St. Johnsbury Chamber of Commerce, aims to engage people in helping to alleviate symptoms of isolation and depression associated with low light at this time of year. Light Remedy was generously funded by a Northeast Kingdom Fund grant courtesy of the Vermont Community Foundation.


Use the links below to navigate the First Night site.