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Meet ASPNC’s New Rec Therapist

This fall Adaptive Sports Partners of the North Country (ASPNC) welcomed Matt Jeralds as its new Recreational Therapist. Recreational Therapy is a practice that develops specific activity-based programs for individuals with injuries or disabilities. These programs aim to improve physiological and physical health and create overall well-being. For ASPNC the new position opens additional possibilities […]

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Doing Good NH: Nate Morison of Vicuna Chocolate

This week I spoke with teen Nate Morison co-owner of Vicuña Chocolate in Peterborough, owner of 603 Property Care, a local landscaping business,  and past intern at Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce and supporter of local non profit Cornucopia Project dedicated to sustainable agriculture in the region. Nate’s family has been Peterbourough residents since in the […]

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Something is Brewing in Durham

In 2013, I moved away from my hometown of Lunenburg, MA, to Durham, NH, to pursue a degree in Hospitality Management from the University of New Hampshire (UNH). College was exciting and challenging. Even though I had worked in the hospitality industry since the age of 14, I was taking in so much new information. […]

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Rainy Day Activities in the North Country

It’s no secret that we here in the North Country love adventures outdoors, but it’s also no secret that the weather can foil those pursuits. When Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate with plans for hikes and watersports, there’s still plenty to enjoy about the North Country. Visit these local spots the next time the weather turns […]

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Not Your Average Women’s Expo 2017

“Cheers to strong women. May we know them, may we be them, may we raise them.” I recently attended the Women’s Expo sponsored by WKNE/The Monadnock Broadcasting Group at the Keene Country Club. I’m going to be honest when I admit I’m not usually one to frequent expos. I’m not crazy about crowds, I penny […]

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A Realistic View into the Cyber Security Profession

The New Hampshire High Tech Council recently welcomed cyber security professional Candy Alexander as the guest speaker for their monthly TechWomen Power Breakfast. Awareness of the need for cyber security has increased year over year as news of security breaches has become more frequent, prompting an eager audience for this highly relevant topic. Candy Alexander […]

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A Lot to Love: A Conversation with The Beal House

There’s a lot to love about The Beal House Inn & Tavern of Littleton. Adam and Lori Evans Alderin purchased the six room inn and American tavern in December of 2015. Their mission: to provide comfort food in a comfortable setting for visitors to Littleton and locals alike. The two opened up about running a business, […]

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Let’s Better Use Cool Old Buildings

We should be more creative when it comes to reusing rural New Hampshire’s historic and obsolete building stock. I wrote my master’s thesis on this topic, so if you’re one of ninety-three who downloaded it from my alma mater’s digital library, feel free to skip this post. Here’s my condensed argument: New Hampshire’s towns are […]