Environmental Volunteering in the Upper Valley

There’s always that point in an Upper Valley winter when you are gripped with a dreadful possibility—spring will never come! There’s just too much snow, too much cold, too much ice, for spring to ever find its way home. The crocuses and daffodils don’t stand a chance.

Posted by Flossy Courtemanche on Apr 10, 2019
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Things to Do This Spring & Summer

Emerging from a long winter hibernation can be disorienting. You hole up so long inside the house you nearly forget what the rest of the world beyond your doorstep has to offer. What are these things called sunshine and warmth? Where should I go? What should I do?

 

Posted by Sarah Powell on Apr 3, 2019
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Little Ways to Save Add Up

From Thanksgiving through New Years, many of us throw caution to the wind. We spend more and we eat more, and even now, many of us are recovering from all that excess.

Posted by Charles Taylor on Mar 26, 2019
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Winter in the White Mountains

This is hard to believe, but not everyone who lives in the White Mountains loves to ski or snowboard. Some of us, in fact, don’t like it at all. When winter sets in, we hibernate for months, reading books and binge-watching our shows.

Posted by Janet Costa on Mar 19, 2019
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Five Healthy Activities to Try this Winter

Not that there’s anything wrong with spending your entire winter sitting as close to the fire as you can, reading books, or binge-watching your favorite shows. But if, at some point this winter, you decide you would like to take a different tack to surviving this longest of New England seasons, you’re in luck.

Posted by Sherry Noyes on Mar 12, 2019
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Volunteers on the Slopes

Are you celebrating a recent snowfall? Glad that there is still some winter left vs. hoping for spring to come early? The opportunity to enjoy world class skiing remains an important draw in the Upper Valley, for people who have lived here their whole lives to newcomers adjusting to their first New England winter.

Posted by Sarah Powell on Mar 5, 2019
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Rising Interest Rates and Borrowing

The Federal Reserve closed out 2018 with another interest rate hike, the fourth for the year. That’s good news for savers, who can look forward to savings accounts one day rewarding them with higher returns.

Posted by Dan Harrington on Feb 26, 2019
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Take Little Steps to Start Saving

The Federal Reserve raised short-term interest rates three times in 2018, and more increases may be on the way. Those increases, which could be reflected in higher returns on savings accounts, make this an opportune time to talk about your savings.

Posted by Jason Rogers on Feb 19, 2019
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Volunteer at Tax Time!

 It’s not often that the word “taxes” leads to a discussion about volunteer opportunities. But there actually is a chance for you to turn tax season into a time for giving back to your community.


Posted by Janet Costa on Feb 12, 2019
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Hot Spots in the Upper Valley

Winter in New England is a long haul, lasting all the way from early November into late March or early April, with the occasional May snowstorm thrown in for good measure.

Posted by Flossy Courtemanche on Feb 5, 2019
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