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Notes From The Garden: Daylilies Are an Excellent Choice for the Garden and Plate

What one kind of flower would you bring with you if you were being sentenced to life on a deserted island? Would you pick peonies for their big, bold blossoms and tantalizing smell? Or perhaps primroses…

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Editorial: Fight Money With Money -- Rubens Bucks a Political Trend

Embrace the irony,''says the Mayday super PAC, which is battling the influence of big money in elections with -- here comes the irony -- big money. That is something to get your head around, a little reminiscent…

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Basil Blight Wipes Out Crop at N.H. Farm

Folks at Dimond Hill Farm in Concord don't mince words when talk turns to one of their most popular crops. "We sell lots and lots and lots of basil every year," said Jane Presby, a seventh-generation farmer…

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Repairing Lobster's Identity Crisis

Lobster, you're on a roll. Recent news reports have chronicled your rise -- or fall? -- citing sustainability, affordability and sheer bounty. In Maine alone, marine biologists are happy to report that…

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Look to Old World For the New Wines

Fancy some furmint? How about a nice glass of grillo? If you've never heard of either, chances are you will. Wine lists are getting a makeover as producers all over the world make a play for U.S. palates.…

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Willem Lange: Paddling Down the River With Good Company for a Good Cause

Just about 30 hours ago I turned into the narrow entrance lane to the refurbished and improved boat launch site in Orford. There were people everywhere in white T-shirts with the word "Volunteer" on the…

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Column: Frustration in Ferguson has Economic Roots

It was the middle-class suburb of Ferguson that boiled over last week, but to the rest of the world this was a St. Louis crisis. All that folks elsewhere know is that greater St. Louis has some problematic…

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Column: Will Scotland Really Vote for a Divorce?

We're now a month away from a vote to determine whether Great Britain will have to continue on as not-quite-as-great Britain. On Sept. 18, Scots will head to the polls for a long-awaited independence…

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Column: The Lessons I learned From Harold Luce

There can never be enough words to describe Harold Luce and his profound impact on traditional fiddling, and on me, personally. I first knew Harold and his wife, Edith, through the Grange. My father knew…

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Forum, Aug. 20: Support the Candidates; Too Much for a Library; Robin Williams and Ourselves

Consider Jim Masland, But Vote To the Editor: As we look around the world, we see the tragedies that play out when a country is ruled by a dysfunctional, corrupt government. The primaries and the…

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Stevens a Work in Progress: School Year Brings New Leader, Ongoing Renovations

Claremont -- Though she begins her first year next week as principal of Stevens High School in the midst of a major renovation, Patricia Barry will gladly accept the short-term disruption for the long…

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James R. Dunham

Fitzwilliam, N.H. -- James R. Dunham, 67, of 384 Route 119 West, died peacefully at his residence Monday evening, Aug. 18, 2014, with his family at his side. He was born in Fitzwilliam on Oct. 3, 1946,…

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Harold "Bud" Singleton

Reading, Vt. -- Harold "Bud" Singleton, 94, of Reading, passed away peacefully Sunday morning, Aug. 17, 2014, at Valley Regional Hospital in the company of his family. Bud was born in Truxton, N.Y., to…

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Arden "Bart" Barton, Jr.

Quechee, Vt. -- Mr. Arden "Bart" Barton, Jr., age 79, of Willard Road, Quechee, Vt. and formerly of Main Street, Hope Valley, R.I., died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at his home in Vermont. He was the husband…

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Barbara May Raftery

Grafton, N.H. -- Barbara May Raftery, 89, of Grafton and formerly of Hopkinton, Mass. passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. She was born in Bridgewater, Mass. on Dec. 18, 1924, to…