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Gather in gratitude

Contemporary Thanksgiving prep pales in comparison to past celebrations By Robin Anish Historians tell us that the first Thanksgiving feast celebrated by the Pilgrims bears little in common with the Thanksgiving feasts of today; but, what they do share in common is

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In the shadow of Mount Monadnock

By Bob Audette I don’t recall when I first summited Mount Monadnock in Jaffrey, N.H., but it has loomed over my life since my folks uprooted me and my two brothers from suburban Connecticut to the rural, rough-and-tumble village of Troy, N.H.,

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The maestro

On the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth, classical music critic and author Andrew L. Pincus recalls the legendary composer and conductor.

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The Awful Itch of April

"Only in the city can one be so certain of the season. In the country, the issue is still in doubt. We cannot purchase proof of spring. What we have here is the mere best that God can do, which, as March