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Emily Tevere, 18, of Enfield, left, takes a break to check her phone and Samantha Farrell, 17, of Canaan, middle, for a snack as Molly Meagher, 15, of Enfield, right, keeps up the zombie act for passing cars and trick-or-treaters on the Canaan, N.H. green Monday, October 31, 2016. The group of Mascoma Valley Regional High School classmates have been dressing up as zombies to pass out candy on the Canaan green every Halloween for the past four years. (Valley News – James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

Mark your calendars.

The Upper Valley’s got plenty going on when it comes to ghosts, goblins and the like in the coming weeks. Click here for an events roundup by the Valley News’ events experts, including Calendar editor Liz Sauchelli, assistant editor Eleanor Kohlsaat and Entertainment Highlights writer David Corriveau.

And start flexing your candy-distribution arm.

If you’re wondering what to buy, the website CandyStore.com has shared some data about where it sells the most Halloween candies in the United States, broken down by state and brand.

So to be clear, this is not the most popular candies in each state; just which candies are sold the most by this particular distributor in each state in the two months leading up to Halloween.

Here’s the 2017 numbers:

And here’s those stats for 2018:

New Hampshire New Hampshire
1. Snickers (63,876 lbs) 1. Starburst (67,939 lbs)
2. Starburst (62,486 lbs) 2. M&Ms (61,343 lbs)
3. Salt Water Taffy (25,978 lbs) 3. Snickers (25,049 lbs)
Vermont Vermont
1. Milky Way (29,387 lbs) 1. Milky Way (31,822 lbs)
2. M&M’s (27,811 lbs) 2. Skittles (26,056 lbs)
3. Skittles (17,662 lbs) 3. M&Ms (15,344 lbs)


Via Candystore.com: