10 years ago:
Local businesses were celebrating a busy holiday week. A nor’easter dumped 31 inches of snow over the valley right before Christmas, and another 12 inches of snow fell as the valley ushered in the new year. While the timing of the second storm did lead some would-be visitors to cancel their plans, local innkeepers and other business owners said it was the busiest holiday period in several years.
15 years ago: