Drinking. For many, Dry January is a chance to reset or cut back after a marathon of holiday-induced indulgence, when there’s a lot to celebrate — and eat, and drink. Local participants say taking a break to evaluate your relationship with alcohol yields immediate good results.

24 Jan 2022 | 02:10

Retired school counselor Kerri Yezuit knows how to keep a New Year’s resolution. She quit smoking cold turkey on Jan. 1, 2015, and never looked back.

The Vernon resident first heard about Dry January in 2020 while watching the news. The challenge piqued her interest. Like many others, her alcohol consumption...