EAST ARLINGTON - Verrall Keelan, the owner of the Gristmill Antiques Center has announced that she will be retiring from the business, which she has operated in East Arlington, Vermont since 2002.

Operating out of one of Vermont's oldest (circa 1764) continuously operated building, built by Ethan Allen's cousin, Remember Baker, the Gristmill is full of antiques, collectables and tag sale items which are available to purchase at a 30 percent discount from the item's lowest marked price. In addition to the many valuable antique items, all store fixtures are also for sale at the discount price.

The Retirement Sale will run through Sunday, Oct. 27, and after that the store will be open for sales only on weekends through Nov. 17. Keelan may be reached at the store's Old Mill Road addresss and at 802-375-2500. The store's hours are from 10:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.