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January/February 2013

Feature Stories

‘Woolies’ | A New England Clothing Tradition

‘Woolies’ | A New England Clothing Tradition
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Growing up in New Hampshire, I saw Johnson Woolen Mills clothing everywhere around me, though I didn’t know... Read More »

Best Used Bookstores in New England

Best Used Bookstores in New England

Best Used Bookstores in New England
14 votes, 4.14 avg. rating (82% score)

Saving the rural New England bookstore is more than a pastime for Richard F. Wright; it’s a passion... Read More »

Book Review | When We Were the Kennedys

Book Review | When We Were the Kennedys
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

This year millions of words will be printed and spoken about the 50th anniversary of the assassination of... Read More »

Here in New England | The Man Who Listens to Soldiers

Here in New England | The Man Who Listens to Soldiers
4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

He wonders: How wide do his shoulders need to be? How open his heart? How deep his soul?... Read More »

How to Teach Your Kid to Ski | Expert Advice

How to Teach Your Kid to Ski | Expert Advice
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Barbara Ann Cochran grew up at Cochran’s Ski Area (cochranskiarea.org), a small operation in Richmond, Vermont, that her... Read More »

In Search of New England’s Classic Cocktail

In Search of New England’s Classic Cocktail
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Emma Hollander is a bartender in Somerville at Trina’s Starlite Lounge, which is essentially a dive bar that... Read More »

Jazz Sunday in Dublin, New Hampshire | Mary’s Farm

Jazz Sunday in Dublin, New Hampshire | Mary’s Farm
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For the past dozen or so years, I’ve sung in the choir of our local church. Each Sunday,... Read More »

Kim Block Fan Meets Idol | ‘This Just In’

Kim Block Fan Meets Idol | ‘This Just In’
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

My sister Betty, who cannot consistently count past 10, is a news junkie. Every evening, in a ritual... Read More »

Love Letters at the Waybury Inn | Yankee Classic

Love Letters at the Waybury Inn | Yankee Classic
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Nobody remembers when the desk first came to the Waybury Inn. The East Middlebury, Vermont, landmark has been... Read More »

Magic at the Top of the Stairs | Wilton Town Hall Theatre

Magic at the Top of the Stairs | Wilton Town Hall Theatre
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Lighting is everything when it comes to aging movie stars; no less so when it comes to this... Read More »

NewEnglandville | The Town of Our Dreams

NewEnglandville | The Town of Our Dreams
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

We’ve all seen those “Best Places to Live” and “Best Places to Retire” stories; they almost always focus... Read More »

NewEnglandville’s Favorite Winter Events

NewEnglandville’s Favorite Winter Events
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JAN. 19-27: STOWE, VERMONT (pop. 4,339) Stowe Winter Carnival. Winter fun, just when you need it most. Now... Read More »

Shopping at a Town’s Memory | Wilson’s Department Store

Shopping at a Town’s Memory | Wilson’s Department Store
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The lady needs an electric can opener. It’s a Thursday morning at Wilson’s Department Store in Greenfield, Massachusetts,... Read More »

Stillness And Flight | Nature’s Winter Gifts in Photographs

Stillness And Flight | Nature’s Winter Gifts in Photographs
3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Outside her window, photographer Allison Trentelman observes a world as small as the beating of a wild bird’s... Read More »

The Big Question | Snowplow Driver Rusty Churchill

The Big Question | Snowplow Driver Rusty Churchill

The Big Question | Snowplow Driver Rusty Churchill
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Ever wondered what it takes to drive a snowplow in New England? We asked seasoned snowplow operator Rusty... Read More »

The Draft Horse Whisperer

The Draft Horse Whisperer
2 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

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

The Sweet Eye-Opener | Allie’s Donuts

The Sweet Eye-Opener | Allie’s Donuts
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The Providence metro area, epicenter of Little Rhody, has the greatest number of doughnut shops per capita in... Read More »

The World at Your Fingertips | Old Number Six Book Depot

The World at Your Fingertips | Old Number Six Book Depot
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Atop a forested New Hampshire hillside, up past an ancient snow-covered burial ground and a 19th-century railroad station,... Read More »

Where Kids Dream Of Flying | Satre Hill in Salisbury, CT

Where Kids Dream Of Flying | Satre Hill in Salisbury, CT
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Tucked into our town is a classic ski jump, a link back to when children grew up impatient... Read More »

Food

Best Cook | Tastes of India

Best Cook | Tastes of India
5 votes, 4.80 avg. rating (93% score)

Jessie Grearson grew up in Meriden, a little village in western New Hampshire. Her mother, she says, made... Read More »

Cod with Ginger-Basil Butter on Fragrant Rice

Cod with Ginger-Basil Butter on Fragrant Rice

Cod with Ginger-Basil Butter on Fragrant Rice
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

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Gloucester “Old Salt” Fish Chowder

Gloucester “Old Salt” Fish Chowder

Gloucester “Old Salt” Fish Chowder
43 votes, 3.86 avg. rating (77% score)

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Go Fish | Community-supported Fishery in Gloucester

Go Fish | Community-supported Fishery in Gloucester

Go Fish | Community-supported Fishery in Gloucester
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Gloucester’s inner harbor pays no mind to the picturesque. It’s a working Massachusetts port, a saguaro-shaped inlet bordered... Read More »

Grapefruit Oatmeal Scones with Citrus Glaze

Grapefruit Oatmeal Scones with Citrus Glaze

Grapefruit Oatmeal Scones with Citrus Glaze
2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

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Maine Shrimp Toasts with Romesco Sauce

Maine Shrimp Toasts with Romesco Sauce

Maine Shrimp Toasts with Romesco Sauce
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

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Monkfish <i>Fra Diavolo</i> with Spaghetti

Monkfish Fra Diavolo with Spaghetti

Monkfish Fra Diavolo with Spaghetti
2 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (72% score)

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New England Baked Bean Soup

New England Baked Bean Soup

New England Baked Bean Soup
14 votes, 4.07 avg. rating (81% score)

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Nina’s Brodo di Pesce

Nina’s Brodo di Pesce
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

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Raita

Raita
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

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Spiced Basmati Rice with Vegetables

Spiced Basmati Rice with Vegetables
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

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Spicy Chickpeas

Spicy Chickpeas
2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

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Home & Garden

Bridget’s Favorite Salvage Shops

Bridget’s Favorite Salvage Shops
4 votes, 3.88 avg. rating (77% score)

New England Demolition & Salvage This huge warehouse carries a section of antique furniture and trinkets as well... Read More »

Crafts | Heart Button Pillow

Crafts | Heart Button Pillow
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Here’s a lovely pillow you can whip up as a Valentine’s Day gift for your sweetheart or as... Read More »

House Tour | Reclaiming the Soul of a House with Salvaged Materials

House Tour | Reclaiming the Soul of a House with Salvaged Materials
2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

When my husband and I set out to restore an 1873 two-family house to the single it was... Read More »

Yankee Humor | Welcome to Your Really Old House

Yankee Humor | Welcome to Your Really Old House
11 votes, 4.27 avg. rating (84% score)

Congratulations! As the proud new owner of a vintage New England home, you can look forward to many... Read More »

Travel

Travel | Legends of the Snow at the New England Ski Museum

Travel | Legends of the Snow at the New England Ski Museum
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

If you’ve never seen an Olympic medal up close and personal, imagine taking in five at once. At... Read More »

More Great Stories

Best Used Bookstores in New England | Honorable Mentions

Best Used Bookstores in New England | Honorable Mentions
3 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (89% score)

Saving the rural New England bookstore is more than a pastime for Richard F. Wright; it’s a passion... Read More »

Community-Supported Fisheries Around New England | Resource List

Community-Supported Fisheries Around New England | Resource List
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Cape Ann Fresh Catch Headquarters: Gloucester, MA 978-283-2504 capeannfreshcatch.org Port Clyde Fresh Catch Headquarters: Port Clyde, ME 207-372-1055,... Read More »



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