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Mud Season | New England’s Fifth Season

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In northern New England there are really five seasons. Some would say Indian summer and January thaw, too,... Read More »

Occasion: Dartmouth Winter Carnival

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SLIDE SHOW: Dartmouth Winter Carnival If I had to choose one image from last year’s Winter Carnival, one... Read More »

Old Home Days: A New England Tradition

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Click here for schedule of Old Home Days in New England I returned to my hometown this week.... Read More »

Orange, NH: The Town Party

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Read more: Small-Town Holiday Celebrations There are layers in every town that touch and connect its residents. Ritual,... Read More »

Out and About in the Tidelands

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Chester-Hadlyme Ferry Apr. 1-Nov. 30; $3 per vehicle, $1 pedestrians. Rte. 148, Hadlyme or Chester, CT 860-443-3856; ct.gov/dot... Read More »

Painting Lake Champlain

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This May, an extraordinary traveling art exhibit will begin its six-month celebration of Lake Champlain, the lake that... Read More »

Red Sox Nation | Spring Training

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It’s hard to know the precise moment one falls in love. But in 1974, I spent seven glorious... Read More »

Rene Rancourt | Boston’s National Anthem Singer

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Excerpt from a 1990 interview with Rene Rancourt, “Oh, Rene, Can You Sing,” Yankee Magazine, January 1990. It’s... Read More »

Resources: CT Tidelands

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Connecticut River Estuary Regional Planning Agency/Tidewater Institute/Gateway Commission Old Saybrook, CT 860-388-3497; crerpa.org, ctrivergateway.org Connecticut River Watershed Council... Read More »

Run of the River | Hydro Power Plant Restoration

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Bob King stands at the headworks of an old, 18-foot-high hemlock-and-stone crib dam spanning the Westfield River between... Read More »

Ski Clubs: In the House of the White Mules

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By rights, a mulemeister should be writing this, or else a kid who grew up as a White... Read More »

Stone Wall Defender Robert Thorson

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SLIDE SHOW: New England stone walls by William Hubbell, from Good Fences: A Pictorial History of New England’s... Read More »

Swimming Holes | New England Summer Tradition

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Children come of age in the cold,deep swimming holes of summer. I grew up in the village of... Read More »

The Guide and the Allagash

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Read more: Wooden and Canvas Canoes This Yankee Classic is from July/August 2001 Gil Gilpatrick lifts the last... Read More »

The Hardest-Working Dog in New England

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Border collies–athletic, agile, extremely intelligent dogs–have been the herding dog of choice for sheep owners for more than... 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 Toy Maker | Hand-Crafted Toys in Ogunquit, Maine

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William John Woods, a maker of exquisite toys and rattles, knows about fine lines. He works with the... Read More »

Touching the Dream at Tanglewood

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If you’re a young, talented musician and aspire to join a symphony orchestra one day, there’s one place... Read More »

Travel | Explore the Appalachian Mountain Club’s Huts

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The most direct walk up to the Appalachian Mountain Club’s hut on Mount Madison rises from the north,... Read More »

Vermont’s Official Foliage Forecaster | Driving with the Leaf Spotter

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  Late last summer, Vermont’s tourism department announced that Michael Snyder, commissioner of the Forests, Parks & Recreation... Read More »

Visions of New England Trains

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SLIDE SHOW: Train Photos with Pinhole Camera by Brandon Dole I’ve carried two clear memories of trains with... Read More »

Walden Pond: Thoreau’s Sacred Place

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View a slide show from photographer Smari’s book on Walden: A Year. If you come early enough on... Read More »

Wild Turkeys in New Hampshire | Return of the Native

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By the late 1960s, there hadn’t been a wild turkey in New Hampshire for more than a century.... Read More »

Wood and Canvas Canoes

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Twenty years ago I paddled down the St. John River in northern Maine on an eight-day wilderness canoe... Read More »



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