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October 31, 2014 No comments

Nick Heyl Performing at Hotel Coolidge

Singer-songwriter and humorist Nick Heyl will be performing at Hotel Coolidge on Friday, Nov. 7 at 6:00 pm as part of the Coolidge Salon Series, an ongoing series of live performances that takes place on the first Friday of every other month. The Coolidge Salon Series also aligns with White River Junction’s First Fridays, a […]

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Lyme Hill Conservation Area
October 31, 2014 No comments

LYME HILL CONSERVATION AREA

The Lyme Hill Conservation Area (LHCA) sits at the southern gateway to Lyme Village on NH Rt. 10. Its 420 acres encompass a variety of habitats including wetland, meadow, mixed hardwood and fir forests as well as the lower portion of Grant Brook. The Lyme Hill area has an interesting history starting in 1991 when […]

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Suzanne Long, Luna Bleu Farm
October 30, 2014 No comments

Vital Communities Receives USDA Grant to Promote Local Food and Farms

Vital Communities has received a two-year, $79,000 grant from the USDA Farmers Market Promotion Program to increase direct sales for Upper Valley food producers through consumer education and community collaborations. Part of a $52 million USDA effort to grow organic and local food economies, this is the first-ever direct federal grant for the White River […]

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October 31, 2014 No comments

Nick Heyl Performing at Hotel Coolidge

Singer-songwriter and humorist Nick Heyl will be performing at Hotel Coolidge on Friday, Nov. 7 at 6:00 pm as part of the Coolidge Salon Series, an ongoing series of live performances that takes place on the first Friday of every other month. The Coolidge Salon Series also aligns with White River Junction’s First Fridays, a […]

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Blue Boats in Essaouira
October 30, 2014 No comments

Pictures Tell the Story: Marrakech to Essaouira

Just sayin’ it with pictures today . Marrakech/ Essaouira, Morocco

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October 29, 2014 No comments

Manuscripts Don’t Burn: On Freedom of Opinion and Expression

On a recent bitter cold Friday night, I forewent a warm evening by the Dartmouth homecoming bonfire in order to watch a film called Manuscripts Don’t Burn at the Hopkins Center for the Arts.* I’m not quite sure what I was expecting the film to be like, but as I left the theater, I knew […]

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October 27, 2014 No comments

Civil Rights Leader Julian Bond Coming to Hood Museum of Art

by Joseph Blumberg  Eminent civil rights leader Julian Bond is coming to Dartmouth as part of a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. He will speak on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 4:30 p.m. in the Hood Museum of Art Auditorium. Bond’s appearance is in conjunction with the exhibition “Witness: […]

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October 20, 2014 No comments

Bruce Duthu ’80 on Promoting Social Justice

By Joni B. Cole The Dartmouth Professor Talks: As a teenager from a Houma family in Dulac, La., Bruce Duthu ’80 had never heard of Dartmouth College. Then an alumnus came to town and pushed him to apply. Duthu made excuses—his native Cajun French was only supplemented by “Bugs Bunny” English, he was more inclined […]

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October 20, 2014 No comments

Bonfire Buildout!

Every year, the College community gathers on the Green for the Dartmouth Night bonfire, kicking off  Homecoming weekend. In this video, students talk about the planning and hard work that go into constructing the enormous wooden edifice that illuminates the Green in the cherished tradition of the bonfire. “It ignites the year and it keeps […]

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September 11, 2014 No comments

King Arthur Flour: $16,000 Raised for Hunger Relief

Norwich, VT   With over a third of all Vermonters not being able to afford enough food, King Arthur Flour is proud to announce that nearly $16,000 was raised to combat the serious issue of hunger. The Second Annual Bakers’ Harvest Tasting Supper brought together two dozen food vendors and farms – allowing 130 attendees to […]

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The Upper Valley's diners are gems - and places that offer many varieties of comfort.
August 18, 2014 No comments

In Praise of Diners

This is an odd week for me, since many of my close friends are starting to pack their belongings in trunks and say their goodbyes before they head off to college. It’s a melancholy time, and as I say farewell I can’t help but think of all the times and places I experienced with my friends. […]

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Worthy Burger is housed right next to the tracks in South Royalton, VT. This is itself a symbol of Worthy's philosophy of simplicity.
June 16, 2014 No comments

Shady Lanes: Worthy Burger

It is entirely fitting to Worthy Burger’s ethos that it is out of the way, deep in the Vermont countryside. Many a wanderer has uncovered the tiny town of South Royalton, VT, after catching word of our region’s secret beef gem. I heard about it from Dartmouth’s student paper a year ago, and I can […]

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September 9, 2014 No comments

Get on Board the Brain Train

Want to stay in intellectual shape? You might want to invest in one of these brain training apps as recommended by CNN. http://www.cnn.com/2014/09/09/health/brain-training-apps/index.html?hpt=hp_c4    

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September 4, 2014 No comments

Social Media and Your Business

Calling all small businesses! Are you a home-based business, small retailer, farmer, independent contractor, or otherwise self-employed? The Cohase Chamber of Commerce is pleased to be hosting a special event on Tuesday Sept 9th at the Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee, VT. In conjunction with the VT Small Business Development Center, a seminar will be […]

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August 27, 2014 No comments

Hyperlapse Is Hyperfun

Check out this great new app from Instagram ( for iphones only)! It’s a lot of fun . You can capture vid with a tap of a finger and speed up your life in a matter of seconds. And, you can  then post your creative side to Facebook and Instagram instantly. It’s sooooo easy. Read […]

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August 10, 2014 No comments

TIL J Was the Last Letter Added to the Alphabet

J must be the loneliest letter in the alphabet. J came in last.

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July 27, 2014 No comments

TIL I Am Not the Only Mother Who Dealt With This.

Disaster relief request made by kid whose mother declared his bedroom a disaster area.

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July 7, 2014 No comments

TIL African elephants can distinguish human languages, genders and ages associated with danger.

Elephants are amazing. I only wish they could see, hear and smell a poacher from 10 miles away. But, they are able to listen to languages spoken nearby and know if it is coming from a possible threat. http://www.nature.com/news/elephants-recognize-the-voices-of-their-enemies-1.14846  

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October 26, 2014 No comments

Portability Election Extension Ends 12/31/14

Portability is a big deal. It authorizes executors of estates of decedents dying after December 31, 2010, to elect to transfer any unused exclusion to the surviving spouse. The amount received by the surviving spouse is called the deceased spousal unused exclusion, or DSUE amount. The surviving spouse may apply the DSUE amount received from […]

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October 21, 2014 No comments

14 Top Year End Tax Moves

‘Tis the season for year-end tax planning. By making tax moves, particularly those that relate to your investments, as the year winds down, you can pile up tax savings. Here are 14 strategies that may result in holiday cheer: 1. Harvest capital gains. Despite recent tax rate increases, you still can benefit from favorable tax […]

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October 6, 2014 No comments

Long-Term Care Insurance and the Partnership Program

The cost of long term care ranges from $3,000 to $12,000 or more a month. The cost will continue to rise. These costs are unsustainable for many, if not most, of the population. Many people are forced to use substantially all of their assets to cover the cost of their long term care. Once assets […]

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