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September/October 2006

Feature Stories

A Lyrical Line

A Lyrical Line
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C. H. Becksvoort of New Gloucester, Maine. It’s a name synonymous with high-quality Shaker-style furniture. Chris Becksvoort uses... Read More »

Artful Arrangements

Artful Arrangements
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Balance and harmony are core elements of ikebana, a Japanese style of floral arranging. George Saridakis’s ikebana vases... Read More »

Betsy Wyeth’s World is an Island in Maine

Betsy Wyeth’s World is an Island in Maine
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Islands are the perfect places for Betsy Wyeth. Of the numerous islands in her life, some are metaphoric,... Read More »

Blowin’ in the Wind

Blowin’ in the Wind
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The answer, my friend, is a wind chime by Goose Rocks Designs. Each stained-glass mobile not only delights... Read More »

Boston’s Jack Williams and “Wednesday’s Child”

Boston’s Jack Williams and “Wednesday’s Child”
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On a day in early October 1981, Jack Williams, a popular Boston news anchor, met a little boy... Read More »

Bruce Schwab Talks About Solo Sailing

Bruce Schwab Talks About Solo Sailing
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Bruce Schwab is only the second American to single-handedly sail nonstop around the globe, a distinction he earned... Read More »

Fall in New England: Leaves Fall Like Raindrops

Fall in New England: Leaves Fall Like Raindrops
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Growing up in Buffalo, New York, I saw fall as a harbinger of doom. All I could ever... Read More »

Finding Baseball’s Heart

Finding Baseball’s Heart
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Now that the boys of summer are heading into fall, there comes a fine and insightful book for... Read More »

Fine Art That Floats

Fine Art That Floats
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“Boats are designed to work best in the waters of the designer,” says boatbuilder Nick Schade. “The coastline... Read More »

Karen Allen: Actress to Clothing Designer

Karen Allen: Actress to Clothing Designer
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After nearly three decades in show business, a successful actress moves to a bucolic New England village where... Read More »

Let the Light Shine

Let the Light Shine
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How’s this for amazing? Peter Bloch of New London, New Hampshire, takes 200-pound chunks of local aspen wood... Read More »

New England Today

New England Today
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New England’s Finest: Fine Woods

New England’s Finest: Fine Woods
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New England’s Finest: Jewelry, Totes, Pillows

New England’s Finest: Jewelry, Totes, Pillows
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New House from Old | Mary’s Farm

New House from Old | Mary’s Farm
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A recent cartoon in the New Yorker depicts two older couples sitting amidst the construction debris of the... Read More »

Not Your Common Cold

Not Your Common Cold
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The residents of Boston’s South End may be getting some nasty new neighbors soon: Boston University Medical Center... Read More »

Performance Adornment

Performance Adornment
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Diana Hall of Rumford, Rhode Island, is a sailor, jeweler, and daughter of a carbon-fiber mast maker. Now... Read More »

Princess Charming

Princess Charming
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For something whimsical and playful, choose this sterling-silver toggle charm bracelet by Emily Rosenfeld. A heart, a star... Read More »

Ready, Set … Smile!

Ready, Set … Smile!
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There’s only one problem with choosing Pulp’s handmade albums and scrapbooks — trying not to order too much.... Read More »

Sail Away

Sail Away
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Maine natives Hannah Kubiak and Beth Shissler have created an innovative recycling program — turning retired sails into... Read More »

Seeing Ghosts | Mary’s Farm

Seeing Ghosts | Mary’s Farm
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People sometimes ask if I’ve ever seen a ghost in this house, a reasonable question since the house... Read More »

Shipbuilder to Dream Builder

Shipbuilder to Dream Builder
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Former shipbuilder Brad Story is inspired by the birds of the salt marshes near his studio and home... Read More »

Still Golden After All These Years

Still Golden After All These Years
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Can it really be 25 years since “On Golden Pond” (much of which was filmed on New Hampshire’s... Read More »

The Cardboard Rescuer

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 Gun That Built Hartford

The Gun That Built Hartford
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“The good people of this world are very far from being satisfied with each other, and my arms... Read More »

Three Soldiers Shoot One Unforgettable Movie

Three Soldiers Shoot One Unforgettable Movie
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One of the most praised films and winner of the Best International Documentary competition at this year’s Tribeca... Read More »

Ticking with a Twist

Ticking with a Twist
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In designer Drew Ann Dunigan’s childhood, ticking was the basic bedcovering at camp. Now she has cleverly taken... Read More »

True Reflections

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 »

Wyeth Art Works in New England

Wyeth Art Works in New England
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While the public cannot personally visit Allen Island and the neighboring Georges Islands, you can see some of... Read More »

Food

Artisanal Cheese Makers

Artisanal Cheese Makers
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In September, the hills of western Massachusetts surrounding Hillman Farm are blazing with autumn color. Carolyn and Joe... Read More »

Baked Goat Cheese with Westport Rivers’ Pinot Noir Pepper Jelly

Baked Goat Cheese with Westport Rivers’ Pinot Noir Pepper Jelly
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Bringing Home the Cheese

Bringing Home the Cheese
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Vermont leads the region with small family operations producing world-class cheeses. We are particularly enamored with the following.... Read More »

Canadian Butter Tart Squares

Canadian Butter Tart Squares
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Caramelized Onion Waffles with Dilled Trout Salad

Caramelized Onion Waffles with Dilled Trout Salad
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Chilled Local Scallops with Smooth Carrot Vinaigrette

Chilled Local Scallops with Smooth Carrot Vinaigrette
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Corn-Chive Polenta Cakes with Prosciutto

Corn-Chive Polenta Cakes with Prosciutto
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Cottage Cookies

Cottage Cookies
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Fried Green Tomatoes with Red Onion

Fried Green Tomatoes with Red Onion
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Garlic-Herb Pita Chips

Garlic-Herb Pita Chips
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How to Shuck Oysters | Yankee Kitchen

How to Shuck Oysters | Yankee Kitchen
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The key to shucking oysters at home may be leverage, but you also want to make sure the... Read More »

Individual Yogurt-Blueberry Parfaits with Homemade Maple Walnut Granola

Individual Yogurt-Blueberry Parfaits with Homemade Maple Walnut Granola
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Macaroni and Cheese

Macaroni and Cheese

Macaroni and Cheese
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Macaroni and Cheese | Easy Does It

Macaroni and Cheese | Easy Does It
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Most people enjoy macaroni and cheese just like their mom made. For some, that means a custard-based sauce;... Read More »

New England Cold-Water Fish with Lemon and Dill

New England Cold-Water Fish with Lemon and Dill
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Oyster Farming

Oyster Farming
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Eric Horne and Valy Steverlynck harvest their own particular type of oysters, hauling blue mesh bags of Flying... Read More »

Oyster Guide | New England Oysters

Oyster Guide | New England Oysters
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Oysters are all about the place from which they hail. Following is an oyster guide to some of... Read More »

Oyster History and Recipes

Oyster History and Recipes
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Whether we are drawn to oysters for their supposed powers as an aphrodisiac or for their salty, creamy... Read More »

Oyster Stew

Oyster Stew
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Oysters with Apple Cider Mignonette

Oysters with Apple Cider Mignonette
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Oysters with Spinach and Lemon Sauce

Oysters with Spinach and Lemon Sauce
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Panko

Panko
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Panko is a crunchy, flaky bread crumb from Japan, available in Asian markets and most grocery stores. If... Read More »

Prevent Potatoes from Sprouting | Yankee Kitchen

Prevent Potatoes from Sprouting | Yankee Kitchen

Prevent Potatoes from Sprouting | Yankee Kitchen
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Is it possible to keep potatoes from sprouting and turning green? Also, what exactly are the eyes? H.O.,... Read More »

Recipe: Roasted Vegetable Salsa

Recipe: Roasted Vegetable Salsa
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Roasting, a quick and easy process, amplifies the natural sweetness in vegetables and takes salsa to new levels.... Read More »

Recipes for Zucchini, Green Beans, and Spinach

Recipes for Zucchini, Green Beans, and Spinach
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To deal with the bounty of a successful summer garden, you need a three-pronged plan of attack. First,... Read More »

Roasted Natural Chicken with Roots

Roasted Natural Chicken with Roots
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Roasted Vegetable Salsa

Roasted Vegetable Salsa
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Rolled Stuffed Lasagna with Greens

Rolled Stuffed Lasagna with Greens
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Savory Mushroom Crepes with Herbed Creme Fraiche

Savory Mushroom Crepes with Herbed Creme Fraiche
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Spicy Chorizo Omelet Sandwiches

Spicy Chorizo Omelet Sandwiches
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The Cheese Whizzes of Shelburne Farms

The Cheese Whizzes of Shelburne Farms
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In contrast to the grassroots operation of Orb Weaver Farm, Shelburne Farms in Vermont’s Champlain Valley annually produces... Read More »

To Taste the Cheeses

To Taste the Cheeses
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To taste the cheeses in this story, check local specialty food shops and farmers’ markets, or visit these... Read More »

Westport Rivers Vineyard

Westport Rivers Vineyard
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Not far from Horseneck Beach and the east fork of the Westport River in Massachusetts, the rolling vineyards... Read More »

Westport Rivers Vineyard and Winery

Westport Rivers Vineyard and Winery
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Westport Rivers Vineyard and Winery sits on 500 acres of beautiful farmland located between Fall River and New... Read More »

Zucchini Soup

Zucchini Soup
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Home & Garden

Antiques: Buffalo Pottery

Antiques: Buffalo Pottery
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Buffalo Pottery was established by the Larkin Soap Company, a soap manufacturer. It was the result of a... Read More »

David Haskell’s Picks

David Haskell’s Picks
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One of David’s fall favorites is an unusual plant called Heptacodium miconioides (seven-son flower). It is a shrublike... Read More »

David Haskell: Green Giant in Massachusetts

David Haskell: Green Giant in Massachusetts
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Small stones crunch beneath David Haskell’s boots as he strolls along a shady path amid Allen C. Haskell... Read More »

Fenway Gardens: Community Gardening in Boston

Fenway Gardens: Community Gardening in Boston
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Drivers rolling down Boston’s Boylston Street are sometimes surprised to see — amid the concrete and high-rises —... Read More »

Gardening Question | Why Don’t Hardy Mums Survive the Winter?

Gardening Question | Why Don’t Hardy Mums Survive the Winter?
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Every fall I buy beautiful hardy mums, but they don’t seem to survive the winter in my landscape.... Read More »

Glass artists Jennifer and David Clancy

Glass artists Jennifer and David Clancy
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Happy is the miller who lives near the mill. So reads the script swirling over the mantel in... Read More »

Glass to Last

Glass to Last
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You can view the glasswork of David and Jennifer Clancy at clancydesigns.com. Their studio is located at 382... Read More »

Halloween Collectibles | Antiques

Halloween Collectibles | Antiques
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Halloween is thought of as a quintessentially American holiday that has witnessed mass popularity in the United States... Read More »

House For Sale: Maine Coast

House For Sale: Maine Coast
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How about this: your own cottage on the Maine coast, complete with sailboats, kayaks, a saltwater pool, a... Read More »

How to Start Your Own Community Garden

How to Start Your Own Community Garden
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Contact the American Community Gardening Association (ACGA), a nonprofit membership organization made up of professionals, volunteers, and supporters... Read More »

Is Bittersweet Invasive? | Gardening Advice

Is Bittersweet Invasive? | Gardening Advice

Is Bittersweet Invasive? | Gardening Advice
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Last spring I sent away for three bittersweet plants and received one male and two female plants. These... Read More »

Like Solving a Giant Jigsaw Puzzle

Like Solving a Giant Jigsaw Puzzle
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Fifty tons of fieldstone were used in the foundation of this beautiful lake house. Jim Starkey and his... Read More »

New Hampshire Lake House

New Hampshire Lake House
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When fall comes to this lakeside family getaway in southern New Hampshire, the new color palette of golds... Read More »

Preserve Hydrangeas | Garden Advice

Preserve Hydrangeas | Garden Advice
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Q. My blue hydrangea has produced spectacular flowers this summer, and I want to use them in fall... Read More »

Resources

Resources
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Architect: John Battle, Battle Associates, Inc., Boston, MA. 617-367-5975. battlearchitects.com Contractor: David Wright, Wright Associates Builders, Keene, NH.... Read More »

The Clancy Way

The Clancy Way
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David and Jennifer offer these tips for designing a unique, creative space. Take your time, and you’ll find... Read More »

When to Fertilize Shrubs | Gardening Advice

When to Fertilize Shrubs | Gardening Advice
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The flowering shrubs in our landscape don’t give us much bloom in our sandy soil, even though we... Read More »

While in New Bedford

While in New Bedford
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Don’t miss the whales, more gardens, and Portuguese food. Read More »

Travel

Connecticut: A Natural Gentility

Connecticut: A Natural Gentility
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As you drive along Route 169 in the eastern part of the state, it soon becomes clear why... Read More »

Editors’ Choice — Outlet Shopping in New England

Editors’ Choice — Outlet Shopping in New England
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Connecticut Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets Devour a day in a flash as you browse through the 70 upscale... Read More »

Ipswich, MA: The Inn at Castle Hill

Ipswich, MA: The Inn at Castle Hill
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Vacations are a time for relaxation, good food, dreamless sleep, and quiet morning walks. The Inn at Castle... Read More »

Lodging and Dining

Lodging and Dining
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The Lodge at Moosehead Lake, 368 Lily Bay Rd. Hosted by Sondra and Bruce Hamilton. 800-825-6977, 207-695-4400. lodgeatmooseheadlake.com... Read More »

Maine: Land of Moose and Rivers

Maine: Land of Moose and Rivers
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Calling the Old Canada Road (Route 201) a scenic byway does a small injustice to this 78-mile drive... Read More »

Massachusetts: Where Time Stands Still

Massachusetts: Where Time Stands Still
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If you could survey the generations of Cape Cod visitors and draw a composite picture from their most... Read More »

New Hampshire: Mountains at Every Turn

New Hampshire: Mountains at Every Turn
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The most dramatic way to enter the White Mountains region is to follow I-93 and Route 3 north... Read More »

Out and About

Out and About
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Rhode Island in Foliage Season

Rhode Island in Foliage Season
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Okay, her palette is more subdued. But like her big New England sisters, our state also dresses up... Read More »

Shop Here

Shop Here
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Shop Here

Shop Here
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Shopping

Shopping
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Great Eastern Clothing Co., jct. Pritham Ave. and Lily Bay Rd. A Hamptons-like boutique. 207-695-0770. Kamp Kamp, jct.... Read More »

The Best Foliage Drives in New England

The Best Foliage Drives in New England

The Best Foliage Drives in New England
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So many wonderful drives, so little time. To select these tours, we went to the real road warriors... Read More »

Vermont: Through the Notch

Vermont: Through the Notch
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The 18-mile stretch of Route 108 that connects Stowe and Jeffersonville via Smugglers’ Notch is a destination in... Read More »

Weekend: Greenville, Maine

Weekend: Greenville, Maine
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There’s not much to Greenville, Maine, and that’s the beauty of it. The outpost town (population 1,600) sits... Read More »

Weekend: Woodstock, Vermont

Weekend: Woodstock, Vermont
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Among the villages in New England that beg you to park your car once and return to it... Read More »

What the Locals Know

What the Locals Know
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River Road is a don’t-miss. It parallels the Ottauquechee River from Woodstock to Quechee — perfect for a... Read More »

What the Locals Know

What the Locals Know
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Peak color? If it’s the tallest point in Rhode Island you’re asking about, then the answer is Jerimoth... Read More »

When You Go

When You Go
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When You Go

When You Go
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Moosehead Lake Region Chamber of Commerce, Rtes. 6 and 15. 207-695-2702. mooseheadlake.org Katahdin, Moosehead Marine Museum, Lily Bay... Read More »

Where to Eat

Where to Eat
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Where to Eat

Where to Eat
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Where to Stay

Where to Stay
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Where to Stay

Where to Stay
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More Great Stories

Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art

Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art
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This fall, the Red Sox will have to share the spotlight with a new player in town —... Read More »

Donald Hall: A Poet for All Ages

Donald Hall: A Poet for All Ages
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Donald Hall has long been one of New England’s most gifted writers of poetry and prose. Writing from... Read More »

Get Rid of Poison Ivy | Garden Solutions

Get Rid of Poison Ivy | Garden Solutions

Get Rid of Poison Ivy | Garden Solutions
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Q. How can we get rid of poison ivy that’s growing along the ground and up trees all... Read More »

Maxfield Parrish’s Work Gets a Home

Maxfield Parrish’s Work Gets a Home
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Maxfield Parrish’s Daybreak recently sold for $7.6 million. That’s good news, because the seller’s grant of $300,000 will... Read More »

Nathaniel and Sophia Hawthorne

Nathaniel and Sophia Hawthorne
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When Nathaniel Hawthorne died in 1864, his wife and children moved to England. Years earlier, his wife, Sophia,... Read More »

New England Today

New England Today
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The Smiley Face: More Famous Than Mona Lisa

The Smiley Face: More Famous Than Mona Lisa
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Born and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts, the late Harvey Ball, a self-employed commercial artist, drew the first smiley... Read More »

Yale University | New England By The Numbers

Yale University | New England By The Numbers

Yale University | New England By The Numbers
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16 Supreme Court justices who attended Yale 5 U.S. presidents who graduated from Yale: William Howard Taft, Gerald... Read More »



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