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The Boston Pops at Christmas: How do you make it new?

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Santa Claus will come to town, the herald angels will sing, and the bells will jingle all the... Read More »

The Boy Who Didn’t Like Summer Camp

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While thousands of youngsters cherished their memories of a boys’ summer camp along a Maine lake, the owners’... Read More »

The Cape Cod Artisans Trails

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The Shining Sea Trail beckons, no less so the Great Dunes Trail: seven trails in all, crisscrossing Cape... Read More »

The Cape Cod Canal Turns 100 | New England By the Numbers

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1623 year Myles Standish proposed creating a canal separating Cape Cod from the Massachusetts mainland for safer, more... Read More »

The Cardboard Rescuer

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Sometimes you wander into an art gallery and find creativity so intense and fun that you just watch... Read More »

The Caretaker of The Elms in Newport, Rhode Island

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  Harold Mathews has been looking after The Elms, a 48-room Newport mansion, for 30 years. It was... Read More »

The Cod End

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It’s right on a working wharf, with views out to the Muscle Ridge Islands, the bubbly granite shore,... Read More »

The Commons Lunch

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Commons’ stuffies come in heaping portions–a bit spicy, with lots of clams, and both regular sausage and chourico,... Read More »

The Connecticut Antiques Trail

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The broad, mile-long Main Street of Woodbury, Connecticut, is lined with remarkable historic homes built since the town’s... Read More »

The Crèche at Regina Laudis | Local Treasure

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If the crèche at the Abbey of Regina Laudis strikes you as a little out of place, there’s... Read More »

The Day Kurt Newton Disappeared

The Day Kurt Newton Disappeared

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The Newton family was camping at Coburn Gorge in northern Maine over Labor Day weekend in 1975 when... Read More »

The Days Get Longer

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Days Are Actually Getting Longer Daylight hours this season at Yankee’s offices in Dublin, New Hampshire: December 22,... Read More »

The Digs | Mary’s Farm

The Digs | Mary’s Farm

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On clear days, artists sometimes come up here to try to capture this view, a panorama of fields,... Read More »

The Draft Horse Whisperer

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It’s going to be a good day for swearing. John Hutton indicates as much as he heads to... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: B is for BOG

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It’s not often that a farmer’s hard work brings tour buses filled with camera-toting visitors, or families with... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: C is for Cider Doughnuts

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Visit an apple orchard this fall and you’re just as likely to see folks munching on golden-brown apple-cider... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: D Is For Dirt Roads

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I hewed the road out of wilderness in 1779  with my pickaxe as one of Colonel Hazen’s men.... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: E is For Big E

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The Big E began in 1917, when Joshua L. Brooks opened an agricultural fair in West Springfield, Massachusetts,... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: F is for Fungi

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Foraging–the fine art of scouring the countryside in search of edibles–predates the ubiquitous farm-to-table movement by at least... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: G is for Ghost

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David Pitkin, whose ancestors were early settlers of Connecticut, has been fascinated with the afterlife and the unconscious... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: H is for Hunter’s Moon

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We harvested more potatoes today, on a warm, clear October afternoon, geese threading south high above. With the... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: I is for Indian Pudding

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It might not be pretty, but few New England desserts can compete with the historical pedigree of a... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: K is for Kancamagus Highway

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It just may be the most scenic drive in New England, which is why you want to wake... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: L is for Leaf Peepers

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The Perfectionist Like a knight searching for the Holy Grail, the Perfectionist is on a sacred quest for... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: M is for Mohawk Trail

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Photo Credit: Library of Congress The fast way to reach the Berkshires from the east is to hop... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: N is for No No-See-Ums

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Itchless in Autumn With early autumn’s frosty blast, Our ankles whisper, “Free at last!” The only place you’ll... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: P is for Pumpkin Festival

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Autumn is, of course, pumpkin season. And nowhere is it longed for and worshiped more than in Maine... Read More »



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