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Timeline of Lowell History

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c. 1600: Passaconaway, a Pennacook chief living at Pawtucket Falls, emerges as leader of the Merrimack Valley’s native... Read More »

Titanic Survivor | Going Down with the Titanic in Third Class

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Excerpt from “Going Down with the Titanic in Third Class,” Yankee Magazine, September 1987. Very little was ever... Read More »

Tom Wessels | The Big Question

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We ask naturalist Tom Wessels …How do you see the forest for the trees? Tom Wessels believes that... Read More »

Tony C.

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43 Tony C. If you were a kid who loved the Red Sox in the 1960s, you likely... Read More »

Toot Your Own Horn

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When Skip Healy was a child, he often visited the grounds of Rhode Island’s Varnum House Museum (with... Read More »

Topsfield Fair | Blue Ribbon Day at New England’s Oldest County Fair

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There’s already a ticket line 20 deep when I arrive at the Topsfield Fair at 10 a.m. on... 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 »

Town Meeting Tips

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Make a Name for Yourself Some old-timers like to tell new residents not to speak at their first... Read More »

Tracking Maine’s Black Bears

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Last winter I went deep into the Maine wilderness with wildlife biologist Randy Cross and his crew of... 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 »

Tropical Storm Irene | Flood in Vermont

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When Tropical Storm Irene struck Vermont, rain-swollen waterways washed away homes, bridges, and roads. Amid the destruction, Vermonters... Read More »

True Believer

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“The way Santa was presented to me as a kid was that every Christmas morning, we’d sit at... Read More »

True Reflections

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“Let the wood speak for itself,” says designer and woodworker Gary Spykman of Keene, New Hampshire. And so... Read More »

Tuller Family, Ice Cream Makers, West Simsbury, Connecticut

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The Tullers have been working this same land since 1768. Now they’ve taken the venerable “do it simple,... Read More »

Turkey Talk

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Birds, bees, beetles, dragonflies … even spiders and snakes. There’s a surprise waiting to be uncovered when you... Read More »

Turner Fisheries

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The oyster crackers are house-made, and the stew is a hearty mixture of quahogs and cherrystones for intense... Read More »

U.S. Coast Guard Academy | Swab Summer

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Each summer a new class of Coast Guard recruits, known as “swabs,” begin their education with a seven-week... Read More »

United States/Canada Border

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No roads follow the neat borderline between New England and Canada that you see on the map. Instead,... Read More »

University of Massachusetts Campus

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The UMass Amherst campus is a museum of American design, with 19th-century buildings juxtaposed with structures created by... Read More »

Up Close: Bunker Hill Monument

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Don Haska and Maureen Gannon were married at the top of the monument on May 20, 1995. The... Read More »

Valentine’s Day: Sweet Ideas

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1. Stay for an Ivy League weekend at the Study at Yale. 2. Collect antiques — antique Valentines,... 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 »

Vermont Cheese Trail | Cheddar Cheese

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Truly fantastic cheeses, of all types and from the milk of several species, are made in the Green... Read More »

Vermont Cycling Trails

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I could almost hear train whistles, even though the tracks were gone. I’d just left the northern border... Read More »

Vermont Landscape Photography by Jon Olsen

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See More: Vermont Landscape Photography: Jon Olsen Photography One recent midwinter day, landscape photographer Jon Olsen found himself... Read More »

Vermont Neighbors and Online Networks | How New England Can Save the World

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How New England Can Save the World: Part II in a series Part I: 2011 Biathalon World Cup:... Read More »

Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom | Change Coming to the Kingdom

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Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom has long been known for its isolated beauty and the deep snows of Jay Peak.... Read More »



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