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The Eye of Heather Marcus

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As far as I can tell there is nothing especially unusual about the eyes of Heather Marcus, Yankee‘s... Read More »

The Gift of the Glaciers

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During my childhood summers in Chester County, Pennsylvania I did many things: played baseball, rode my bike, caught... Read More »

The Gift: Lake Champlain’s Mysterious Photo

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Sandra (“Sandi”) Mansi lives in Bristol, Vermont, up a long drive away from the two-lane road, past mounds... Read More »

The Hardwood Blooms of Spring

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Every day I walk a few miles in the neighborhoods of my town. These days, more and more... Read More »

The Hunt for the Perfect Foliage Shot

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New England presents myriad photo opportunities in autumn for those people patient enough to seek them out. So... Read More »

The Old Volumes of Yankee Magazine

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In a small room on the second floor of Yankee are bookshelves lined with the old-timers—the bound volumes... Read More »

The Rise and Fall of Eddie Perez

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The Rise and Fall of Eddie Perez Hartford’s Mayor on the Hot Seat I don’t know Eddie Perez,... Read More »

The Smells of New England

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You’ve probably heard that a week or so ago, one of the big news items coming from New... Read More »

The Up Side to Recession

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Recently I brought some pants in to Jane’s in Stitches, a tiny nook of a place on a... Read More »

Tough Mudder New England

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As I trekked around the sprawling snow free, mud streaked landscape of Vermont’s Mount Snow last Sunday, I... Read More »

Vanished Without a Trace

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From Yankee Magazine September 1979 Even now, four years later, Ron and Jill Newton will sometimes let their... Read More »

VIDEO: Spring Skiing at Tuckerman

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By late spring all but the most diehard skiers have put their skies and boards away, turning their... Read More »

What Ever Happened to Daphne?

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Yankee classic from October, 2001. If it hadn’t been for the test, most likely nobody outside of Aroostook... Read More »

What You Like (and Don’t) in March/April

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Our March/April issue is now on sale where magazines are sold, and subscribers have had a head start... Read More »

Where Are the Snows of Yesteryear?

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I am writing this on a January morning that feels as if spring has leaped into our midst... Read More »

Where People Fly

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This past Sunday I drove west about 30 miles, to Brattleboro, Vermont, where the best of what a... Read More »

White Mountain Guide, Rescuer, Photographer

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If you’re lost or injured in a winter storm in New Hampshire’s White Mountains, you want Joe Lentini... Read More »

Why are you changing my Yankee?

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Even before Yankee‘s new January/February issue arrived in subscribers’ homes, the letters and e-mails started coming: “Why are... Read More »

Why Community Matters

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Why Community Matters When Yankee editor Mel Allen gave the keynote speech at the Howard Center’s Big Night... Read More »

Why People Love New England

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A few weeks ago, a reader named Dawn Rigoni left this comment on my blog: “… I’m one... Read More »

Winter Traditions

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Traditions Wrap Us in Warmth In the winter of 1976, we lived in a cottage built for summer... Read More »

Write It and They Will Come

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The July/August issue of Yankee features one of the most complex stories we have done during my nearly... Read More »

Writers of the Future

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For eight years I’ve taught magazine writing at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. The class is always... Read More »

YANKEE CLASSIC: 9/11 Started Here

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After all those years working the dawn flights at Logan, and then for 16 more at Portland, Mike... Read More »

Yankee Classic: The Battle Within

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"One thinks of the answer given by Audie Murphy to the question about how long it takes a... Read More »

You’ll See More Changes

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The March/April issue arrived here at Yankee Publishing a few days ago. Up until the time I can... Read More »