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To Chill or Not to Chill?

For many years I've been lecturing anyone who would listen that we shouldn't put tomatoes in the refrigerator. Was I wrong? A very good post on the Serious Eats website this week seems to suggest so.…

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Notes From the Garden: Fall Is the Right Time for Planting Trees

Fall is hard upon us in Cornish Flat. I know I should "toughen up" and ignore the cold, but I admit it here: I had my first fire in the woodstove recently. It felt great on a raw, rainy night. "Real" New…

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On a Quest For Vermont's Heady Topper

Let's not call this a "beer run." That has such a... Friday night frat boy connotation. Let's instead call this a "beer journey." The ultimate beer journey. For the ultimate cult beer. If you have even…

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Editorial: Live and Learn

We're all for practical experimentation in campus living, especially if it aims to divert students from beer pong, binge drinking and other problematical, if popular, extracurricular pursuits. Still, new…

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Column: That Doomed Expedition to Discover the Northwest Passage

Montpelier The recent discovery in the Canadian Arctic of what is certainly one of the lost ships of the doomed 1845 Franklin expedition has our northern neighbors abuzz with excitement. Even the Prime…

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Janet M. Gordon

Epsom, N.H. -- Janet M. (Paquin) Gordon, 88, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at her home on Bishop Lane in Epsom. Born in Haverhill, Mass. on Feb. 13, 1926, Janet was the daughter of Frank and Mary (Miller)…

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Column: Voiceless Brits and the Fate of the Union

To misquote Winston Churchill, this is not the end of the beginning. But it is, perhaps, the beginning of the end. The United Kingdom might have a day to live. The polls in advance of tomorrow's Scottish…

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Buddy Jones

W. Burke, Vt. -- A graveside celebration of Buddy's life, 76, who died Aug. 13, 2014, will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Hartland Village Cemetery in Hartland (Parking at Cemetery and…

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Dartmouth College Has $4.5 Billion Endowment

Hanover -- The value of the endowment accumulated through decades of donations and investments at Dartmouth College reached $4.5 billion on June 30, after a fiscal year in which $778 million in investment…

Sep 16
Sings Of The Times: Players' Autographs Evolve -- Or Devolve

When Hank Conger was a child with dreams of playing professional baseball, he practiced his signature with one thought in mind: the more scribbles, the cooler the player. And he planned on being very…

Sep 16
Local Roundup: Hanover Runners Earn Sweep

Hanover -- The Hanover High girls cross country team has been hard to beat this season. The Marauders' home opener Tuesday was their most dominant performance yet. Hannah Whitman won in 24 minutes, 25…

Sep 16
Sox Fall; O's, Nats Clinch

Pittsburgh -- Charlie Morton came off the disabled list to gain his first victory since July 2, and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Boston Red Sox 4-0 Tuesday night for their ninth win in 11 games.…

Sep 16
Dartmouth Grad Earns Major Hockey Honor

New York -- Bill Daly, a 1986 Dartmouth College graduate, was named one of two recipients of the 2014 Lester Patrick Trophy for outstanding service to hockey in the United States, the National Hockey League…

Sep 16
Tanaka Likely To Start Sunday

St. Petersburg, Fla. -- Masahiro Tanaka is likely to rejoin the New York Yankees' rotation Sunday after an absence of more than two month. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said the Japanese right-hander…

Sep 16
List of 2014 MacArthur 'genius grant' recipients

CHICAGO (AP) - The following 21 fellows will each receive $625,000 over the next five years from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation:

Sep 16
2014 MacArthur 'genius grant' winners unveiled

CHICAGO (AP) - A professor whose research is helping a California police department improve its strained relationship with the black community and a lawyer who advocates for victims of domestic abuse are among the 21 winners of this year's MacArthur Foundation "genius grants."

Sep 16
Warner, Seau among 113 Hall nominees

Super Bowl-winning quarterback Kurt Warner and linebacker Junior Seau are among 15 first-year eligible modern-era candidates nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Sep 16
Natural gas company seeks federal OK for pipeline

BOSTON (AP) - An energy company is seeking federal approval for a natural gas pipeline through northern Massachusetts that has already garnered significant local opposition.

Sep 16
2 arrested in Vermont Gas protest

WILLISTON, Vt. (AP) - Two men protesting the extension of a natural gas pipeline have been arrested at a Vermont Gas Systems site in Williston.

Sep 16
Woman and adult son found dead in Amherst

AMHERST, N.H. (AP) - Authorities are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Amherst, New Hampshire.

Sep 16
Details surface on domestic violence claim against Weare police chief

A judge has granted a new restraining order against Weare police Chief John Velleca, days after his assistant claims he assaulted her at her Hillsboro home. In a petition filed yesterday and released this…

Sep 16
Bill Clinton to stump for New Hampshire Democrats

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Former President Bill Clinton will headline the New Hampshire Democratic Party's annual Jefferson Jackson dinner next month.

Sep 16
Restraining order for troubled department's chief

WEARE, N.H. (AP) - The woman who obtained a restraining order against Weare police Chief John Velleca, her boss, said he came to her Hillsboro home uninvited, grabbed her cellphone and pushed her several times as she was talking to his wife about the affair she'd had with him.