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A Mother’s Impact

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“My mom was born into the war in Germany, survived that, and raised four kids as a single... Read More »

A New England Clambake |Recipes from the Kitchen

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Inspired by the cooking at one of Cape Cod’s best restaurants, we asked for a fresh take on... Read More »

A Night of Jazz | Mary’s Farm

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A thin breeze blew up off the lake as I parked in front of the old manse. It... Read More »

A Performing Elephant Never Forgets | Only in New England

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Queenie came into my life in March 1953, when she was 9 months old and I was 8... Read More »

A Pilgrim Primer

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English Separatists, a wing of the new Puritan movement, had fled oppression at home and found refuge in... Read More »

A Rare Invasion | Mary’s Farm

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On Christmas Day I usually have a crowd here–friends, neighbors, and occasionally a cousin or two, my idea... Read More »

A Room Becomes Paradise | Mary’s Farm

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It has been more than 11 years since I bought Mary’s farm. You, readers, have been patient listeners... Read More »

A Sampling of Highlights from the Big E

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Craz-E Burger There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned burger. There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned doughnut, either. Put... Read More »

A Special Place Called ‘Liberty Street’

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Have you ever decided to do something that for most of your life you’d never have even dreamed... Read More »

A Splash of Color

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Want to add a bit of flair to your wardrobe? Try a scarf. Mitzi Johnson manipulates colors and... Read More »

A Table for a Lifetime

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When I was growing up, my parents had a large dining-room table that had been in my mother’s... Read More »

A Wedding Story | Here in New England

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This wedding story is for anyone getting married in this season of weddings. It begins 25 years ago.... Read More »

Acadia National Park in Winter | Yankee Classic

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Yankee Classic from January 1996 If only you had come to Acadia National Park in winter when less... Read More »

Acadia National Park | Art of the Trail

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Magnificent vistas along the miles of hiking paths and carriage roads in Acadia National Park are the result... Read More »

Acadian Heritage | ‘Nous Sommes Encore Ici’

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In the northern reaches of Maine, the people of Madawaska celebrate their Acadian heritage with a festival that... Read More »

Across New Hampshire on the Northern Forest Canoe Trail

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My ash paddle slices into the black water of Lake Umbagog, silently propelling our canoe forward. A great... Read More »

Adirondack Chairs

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On Bruce Ware’s porch above the shores of Lake Champlain, I lower myself into a deep wooden chair... Read More »

Alternative Cancer Treatment Works for Billy Best

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Yankee Classic from January/February 2005 It is early evening, and in the basement of Saint Joseph the Worker... Read More »

Alyson’s Orchard

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At this hilltop orchard in southwestern New Hampshire, you’ll find more than 50 apple varieties in neat rows,... Read More »

Amaral’s Fish and Chips

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For your basic stuffie, head to Amaral’s. This shop prides itself on letting the seafood shine through: delectable... Read More »

America’s Bloodiest War

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In 1600, southern New England was home to approximately 90,000 Indians. Approximately 12,000 were Pokanokets, a tribe living... Read More »

Amy Tan’s Journey

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Lyme disease — also known as neuroborreliosis when it invades the central nervous system — does not discriminate... Read More »

An Insider’s Guide to Brimfield

3 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Brimfield, the country’s largest antiques fair, is a treasure seeker’s paradise, if you know where to go. They... Read More »

An Island of One’s Own

An Island of One’s Own

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For a time in the 1980s, I lived in a small log cabin on a small island in... Read More »

An Old Home Days Summer Sampling

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CONNECTICUT July 9-11 East Hampton Old Home Days, 860-267-8533; easthamptonoldhomedays.org September 19 Canterbury Old Home Day, 860-546-9377; canterburyhistorical.org... Read More »

Anais Mitchell | Music Review

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Anais Mitchell is possibly the most beguiling farmer’s daughter in Vermont. Her father has raised sheep and taught... Read More »

Anatomy of a Mouthful

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Peter Martin built 3-foot-high raised wooden beds for vegetables, to minimize bending. The bonus is that they warm... Read More »



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