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Our participants accepting the Spirit of NH Volunteer Service Award in Concord.

Good Echoes Through the Community at the Echo Thrift Shop

Two and a half years ago, I took a job with Friends in Action (FIA), a non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance the lives of people with developmental disabilities by creating inclusive social and recreational opportunities. My job was to help Friends in Action staff manage their burgeoning partnership with the Echo Thrift Shop. […]

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The Old Beach Highway

Sometimes it’s easy to forget that the world has changed around you. Either the changes are incremental enough or natural enough that it’s hard to say what it used to be before. And it’s only in conversation and reflection that we recall how things used to be. I stumbled into this trap on the way […]

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UNH and New Hampshire Brewers Association host the first annual NH Craft Brewers Conference

With steady growth every year, the craft beer industry is becoming an economic driver than cannot be ignored. To give our state’s young and entrepreneurial students an opportunity to explore this industry, UNH has added a new brewing science minor in the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture. I know what you’re thinking: every college […]

Annual trip to Ray's Seafood restaurant: check!

Lobster isn’t Just Food, it’s Tradition (Plus a Recipe!)

For months, my social media feeds have been flooded with dreamy images of ice cream, summer produce, and locally-caught seafood. New Hampshire summers are very food-centric, and for many native Granite Staters, these foods are tradition. For me, this is especially true of lobster. As a kid, the Isles of Shoals was my home away […]

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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. […]