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Team Matters – Leadership Grappone

If you live in New Hampshire, you’ve probably heard of the Grappones. More than likely, you’ve heard Amanda’s voice on the radio. You probably know that we are a car dealership, and you may or may not know that we do business quite differently than the typical dealership. Something you likely don’t know, however, is […]

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Helping Students Transform Causes into Careers While Creating a Pipeline of a Socially and Environmentally Minded-Workforce in NH

An exciting partnership is happening at the University of New Hampshire’s Center for Social Innovation and Enterprise (CSIE) between UNH students and a handful of New Hampshire innovative businesses, nonprofits, & government organizations. In its 8th year, the Social Innovation Internship program is experiencing exponential growth. Since 2011, 81 students have been placed at 39 […]

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March is Maple Month in New Hampshire

It’s that time of year again in New Hampshire—sugaring season! Those of us who grew up dowsing our pancakes and waffles with maple syrup know that there’s really no substitute for the “real” thing. Thankfully, locally made maple syrup is readily available from a plethora of producers both small and large—there’s more than 350 sugaring […]

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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 […]