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Housing Crunch a Challenge For Upper Valley Businesses

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Big employers in the area, including the state’s largest hospital and several industrial suppliers, say the housing crunch is adding to their hiring woes in an already tight labor market. Potential employees are discouraged by the high price points and lack of supply…

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Ticks!

why you should worry & what to do about it
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Important information from Vermont Edition

As the incidence of Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses rises, we're talking about the growing risk and what may happen next.

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Dwindling moose population prompts cut in hunting permits

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Is there a good reason not to do no permits? (Jes' asking.)

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Study confirms profitability of raising dairy beef in New Hampshire

UnionLeader.com

Although the returns may be modest and always subject to the whims of the market, there’s money to be made in raising dairy beef in New Hampshire, a recently released study concluded.…

“Is it going to be a silver bullet for dairy farmers? No,” Lunak said of raising dairy beef. But doing so...

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Organic Matters

The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA Vermont) has released a short film, "Organic Matters", about the importance of organic food and agriculture to human and environmental health. This 9-minute video…features certified organic farmers across Vermont talking about why they...

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How New Hampshire was mapped back in the day: Mountaintop to mountaintop

ConcordMonitor.com

Now that winter has finally departed, it is time to plan some outdoor hikes. Let me recommend climbing Mount Kearsarge in Warner so you can check out one of the state’s most interesting bits of graffiti, a carving that celebrates the plane-geometry precision that created the first accurate map of...

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As N.H. Ages, Littleton’s Getting Younger and Hipper…But How?

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It’s no secret the state of New Hampshire is in search of talented, young professionals. Gov. Chris Sununu now has a “millennial council,” there are local advocacy groups devoted to making the state more attractive to twenty and thirty somethings, and southern New Hampshire towns are trying...

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Democrats lose ground with millennials

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Ashley Reed, a white single mother of three in New Hampshire, said a teenage fascination with Democrat Barack Obama led her to support his presidency in 2008. But her politics evolved with her personal life.

Reed, now 28, grew more supportive of gun rights, for instance, while married to her now...

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Upper Valley Business Finding ‘Pay Dirt’ in Food Scraps

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Saturley-Hall started her business, the Upper Valley Compost Company, about six months ago. She offers two services. She charges $20 per month for weekly curbside pickup, where she takes a bucket full of food scraps including meat and dairy, and leaves a fresh bucket in its place. For half that,...

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Telling Dartmouth’s Stories, Some Still to Be Discovered

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A historical accountability pilot initiative will add to the College’s historical record.

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Officials Setting Fires In White Mountain National Forest

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The Greening of Vermont: From Hippie Invasion To Blue State Conversion and Beyond

CounterPunch.org

Going Up the Country describes the broader impact of Sixties-inspired newcomers on organic farming, “farm-to-table” distribution networks, women’s healthcare, arts and crafts, higher education and music. (In the last two categories, we learn about the role of Goddard College in the formation...

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