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“Best Dog” | Mary’s Farm

16 votes, 4.31 avg. rating (85% score)

In my adult life, I’ve had three memorable dogs—Gorm, Dune, and Mayday. They all lived long lives, for... Read More »

“Keene Pumpkin Festival Riots” | The Other Side of the Story

9 votes, 4.89 avg. rating (95% score)

On October 18, 2014, the day of the Keene Pumpkin Festival, riots broke out in the city of... Read More »

‘A Hard Place to Grow Deer’

4 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (87% score)

The winter of 2011 came slowly to north-central Maine. Low snowfall and mild temperatures had run through most... Read More »

‘Our Victories Are Temporary, but Our Defeats Are Permanent’

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

A Timeline of New England Environmental Battles New England has seen major environmental conflicts for decades. Yankee polled... Read More »

‘Sunflowers for Wishes’

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

“This is a good thing.” It’s a mantra Duane Button repeats often. When asked to explain what he... Read More »

‘Woolies’ | A New England Clothing Tradition

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Growing up in New Hampshire, I saw Johnson Woolen Mills clothing everywhere around me, though I didn’t know... Read More »

‘Write Often, Write When You Think Best’

1 vote, 2.00 avg. rating (59% score)

At the end of a dirt path winding gently south from the Old Sturbridge Village green, a worn... Read More »

1. Home

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Capture fall color forever with a Stillwood Pottery piece. Kassie Hennessey shapes and glazes terra-cotta clay to look... Read More »

10 Maine Black Bear Facts

2 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (72% score)

Did you know that Maine black bears can live to about 30 years old in the wild? These 10 Maine... Read More »

10. Canoe/Kayak

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

For foliage views times two, put your canoe or kayak in at the state-owned boat access on Powers... Read More »

11. Yankee”s guide to Fall Color

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

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12 Best Lobster Shacks in New England

12 Best Lobster Shacks in New England

109 votes, 3.33 avg. rating (66% score)

As summer approaches, lobster shacks along New England’s coast start popping open, like flowers in bloom, for the... Read More »

12. Destination

1 vote, 1.00 avg. rating (49% score)

Visit Harrisville, New Hampshire’s town center — a classic New England mill village and a National Historic Landmark.... Read More »

13 Yiddish Words We All Say

6 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

(adapted from The Yiddish Handbook: CHUTZPAH: Nerve, extreme arrogance, brazen presumption. In English, chutzpah often connotes courage... Read More »

13. Where to Find the Color

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

A biodiverse forest is what we think of first for the most dramatic displays, but it’s not just... Read More »

14. Crowning Achievement

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

The United States National Champion sugar maple grows in Lyme, Connecticut. According to the National Register of Big... Read More »

15. Hike

1 vote, 2.00 avg. rating (59% score)

You’ll find the biggest bang for your buck on Middle Sugarloaf, one of three peaks atop a ridge,... Read More »

18th-Century Purity Farms at the Hall Homestead

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Paul and Jo-Ann Desrochers grow vegetables, peaches, plums, and nectarines, but they have a special love of heirloom... Read More »

1980 American Women Olympians | A Dream Renewed on a Holy River

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Every competitor at the Head of the Charles rowing Regatta comes with a story. But none is quite... Read More »

2. Soundtrack

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If I had the grace of autumn / then I’d know just what to do / I’d hold... Read More »

2012 Angels Among Us: Ordinary People Make a Difference

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Scott Macaulay | A Thanksgiving Happy Meal In the fall of 1985, Scott Macaulay faced a dilemma: His... Read More »

2013 Boston Marathon | The Memories We Choose

4 votes, 4.25 avg. rating (83% score)

Yes, terror and chaos came to the finish line of the Boston Marathon. But what came after can... Read More »

2013 My Hometown Photo Contest Winners

2 votes, 2.00 avg. rating (52% score)

Sometimes it seems that we grow immune to the places and people that we see every day. After... Read More »

2014 Book Reviews | New England Wish List

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

The half-dozen books I liked best in the last year have two things in common. One is that... Read More »

2014 Home & Garden Awards

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We scoured New England to find our favorite shops, plants, nurseries, birdhouses, containers, and even restaurant plots. So... Read More »

25 People You Must Meet This Summer!

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

If you love laughter, music, craftsmanship, ice cream, history, heart-stopping scenery, wooden boats, old trains, the best popcorn... Read More »

3. Nibble on This

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Yum — candy apples at Jaswell’s Farm (401-231-9043; in Smithfield, Rhode Island. It’s right in the heart... Read More »

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