Venus de Milo, 'It's a Wonderful Life,' pot supply chain problems, and more: ICYMI

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Happy Monday, readers, and welcome to the strangest time of the year – that weird week between Christmas and New Year’s where you’re not sure what’s open, whether you need to bother working, or if you should just nap and have cocoa the whole time. We’re here to get you through it.

The Venus de Milo in Swansea has only offered weekend take-out orders since the pandemic hit in early 2020.
The Venus de Milo in Swansea has only offered weekend take-out orders since the pandemic hit in early 2020.

As we prepare to kick off a new week – the last of the year -- let's take a look back at the week that was. Leading local coverage this past week was a story about the Venus de Milo, and how owner Monte C. Ferris says the clock has run out on the Venus' take-out business. Other top stories this past week included a look at the very interesting life of Fall River native Glen Vernon, and his connection to the classic Christmas film "It's a Wonderful Life"; how supply chain disruptions could affect future marijuana businesses in Fall River; and much more. Read on.

The Narrows Center for the Arts has a busy start to the new year with 11 nights of events and a new gallery exhibition in January. With a mix of local favorites, critically acclaimed acts, and comedy legends there is something for everyone. Check out what’s happening here.

And Hope for All Seasons made the holiday brighter for families in southeastern Massachusetts again this year, thanks to the generosity of Somerset Middle School students and other community partners. Check out some photos from the event.

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