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The Man Who Saves Covered Bridges

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On a mid-September day, Arnold climbs into his ’55 Ford to make the short journey to the bridge.... Read More »

The Man Who Watches Bears | Here in New England

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Kilham has filled notebooks and hard drives with his research, shot some 70,000 images, and recorded hundreds of... Read More »

The Monadnock Roar

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Then we laughed. A little at first, then uncontrollably. The rain began to stop, and we hugged each... Read More »

The Monk in the Apple Orchard

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Visiting Scott Farm The stand at Scott Farm is open seven days a week from mid-July until Thanksgiving.... Read More »

The Monster Seats

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62 The Monster Seats Architect Janet Marie Smith hit a grand slam with this idea. Sometime between now... Read More »

The Most Important Building in Town | Mary’s Farm

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My own town library is a little red-brick gem that was built as a Congregational vestry. A church... Read More »

The New Yankee Craftsmen

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Jeff Pentland, Potter “My pottery is very traditional,” says Jeff Pentland. “I don’t consider myself much of an... Read More »

The Night Before Christmas

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This Christmas Eve, as we do every year, my family will enjoy a meal and some early presents... Read More »

The Night Strangers | Book Review

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Why is it that so many writers of spooky stories–Edgar Allen Poe (Massachusetts), H. P. Lovecraft (Rhode Island),... Read More »

The Northern Pass Project | ‘My Roots Are Deeper than Your Pockets’

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A version of this article also appears in the Spring 2013 issue of Forest Notes, published by the... Read More »

The Old Ship Meeting House | Local Treasure

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On Sunday morning, the doors of the Old Ship Meeting House in Hingham, Massachusetts, swing open to embrace... Read More »

The Pitcairn-Putnam Pistols

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In 1879, the granddaughter-in-law of Revolutionary War hero Major General Israel Putnam (1718-1790) donated “these memorials of the... Read More »

The Press Room | Poetry in Portsmouth, NH

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In Portsmouth, NH, the Press Room bar’s simple wooden tables are crowded with young and old, unified only... Read More »

The Red Seat

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29 The Red Seat Section 42, row 37, seat 21 — the Red Seat. Patrons thinking about sitting... Read More »

The Restorer

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After a few minutes at sea, Wilson spotted Rieff backing his truck and trailer up to the water;... Read More »

The Rhode Island Red Chicken | Up Close

The Rhode Island Red Chicken | Up Close

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The Rhode Island Red breed began in Adamsville (a village of Little Compton), Rhode Island, in 1854, when... Read More »

The RPM Challenge in Portsmouth, NH

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The proposition seems impossible at worst, masochistic at best, but the RPM Challenge continues to draw in the... Read More »

The Sandwich Creamery

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You make your way down winding country roads to come here. The buildings are rustic and the cows... Read More »

The Sound of Spring on the Connecticut Shoreline

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But before I take on anything as drastic as a major life change, I’m headed a few miles... Read More »

The Southington Drive-In | Nostalgic Movie Fun

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With only 20 drive-in theatres left in New England, Connecticut’s Southington Drive-In is turning nostalgic movie fun into... Read More »

The Special Sounds of Winter

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Nights like these, in indigenous cultures, were a time of storytelling: a time when the ice pushed against... Read More »

The Sweet Eye-Opener | Allie’s Donuts

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The Providence metro area, epicenter of Little Rhody, has the greatest number of doughnut shops per capita in... Read More »

The Top 25 Foliage Towns in New England

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We chose 14 categories we felt best defined a great fall outing: color, scenery, vistas, water reflections, drives,... Read More »

The Toy Maker | Hand-Crafted Toys in Ogunquit, Maine

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The maple and bubinga, the walnut and cherry, shaped by the band saw, then sanded and finished, will... Read More »

The Winterpills | Music Review

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The Winterpills blew onto the national music scene like a bitter wind with their hit single “Broken Arm.”... Read More »

The Woodpile Personality Test | Only in New England

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You can tell a lot about a person by his woodpile. What’s your woodpile style? The experts at... Read More »

The World at Your Fingertips | Old Number Six Book Depot

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Atop a forested New Hampshire hillside, up past an ancient snow-covered burial ground and a 19th-century railroad station,... Read More »



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