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The Great Ice Fishing Debate

For those of us who are transplants to the lovely state of New Hampshire, we have probably all had an experience where we referred to, or pronounced, something a little differently than the locals. For example, I made it through entire AP US History classes thinking Concord was pronounced Con Cord. One thing I learned […]

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5 NH Adventures To Check Off Your Bucket List This Summer

#1. Take A Hike It doesn’t mater if you are an expert or newbie, New Hampshire has a hiking trail for every skill level. From the White Mountains and Great North Woods, all the way to the Monadnock and Lakes Region, there are endless options for your next hiking adventure. There is a trails for every skill […]

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Meet State Rep. Deanna Jurius

Age: 26 Area represented: Belknap District 2 (Meredith and Gilford) Occupation and employer: Professional School Counselor at Laconia Christian Academy Number of years in NH: 26 Favorite place in NH: On Lake Winnisquam. Describe NH in three words: Free, Home, Nature. Year first year elected to the legislature: 2018. Legislative priorities: I campaigned with a […]

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Stay, work, play and TEACH!

The University of New Hampshire Teacher Residency for Rural Education (TRRE) program recruits young professionals and recent college graduates to put down roots and teach in a rural NH community. What do these TRRE people have in common? Shared values of commitment to community, education and local NH resources. Meet Alayna and Rebecca, two examples […]

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Small Town Leaf Peeping

I am all about the leaf peeping. I’m a big fan of going all in: driving the Kancamagus Highway, stopping at every chance to take pictures of the endless brilliant foliage, eating every pumpkin-flavored pastry I can find, and hiking muddy terrain to get to the prized waterfall. But I’ve also discovered that small town […]

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Doing Good NH: Jared Guilmett of Celebrate Laconia

This week I spoke with Jared Guilmett, an Architectural Designer at Misiaszek Turpin, the Vice Chair of the Belknap Mill Society, and the Publicity Director of Celebrate Laconia. Jared was born and raised in Laconia. He attended Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston and received both a Bachelors of Science and Masters Degree in Architecture. […]

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Doing Good NH: Kathy Ellis and Jamie Gillon of the AMC Young Professionals Chapter

This week I spoke with Kathy Ellis and Jamie Gillon, board members of the Appalachian Mountain Club‘s young professional chapter (Young Members Group). Kathy was born and raised in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, attended college in Tampa, Florida fell in love and moved with her husband to his beautiful home state of New Hampshire! She said, “I’m […]