In the Mood for Dinner at the Inn?

Historic inns are part and parcel of the charm of rural New England. They grace the commons of many Upper Valley towns, lending an air of hospitality to even some of the smallest of our small villages. These stately inns connect us to our past, and their laidback refinement is part of our collective vision of the future.

Posted by Sherry Noyes on Mar 1, 2018
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Trains, Planes, and Automobiles: How to Leave the Upper Valley

When you’re planning a trip outside of the Upper Valley, do you assume you’ll have to drive a long distance, or drive a long way to get to an airport that will get you where you want to go? It’s natural enough that you might think that.

Posted by Sherry Noyes on Feb 22, 2018
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Five Great Hospitals in Our Area

There’s never a good time to be sick, to be waiting in an emergency room, or preparing for an operation. But if you are going to need the attention of a primary care doctor, someone to mend a broken arm, or the services of a surgeon, the Upper Valley is not a bad place to be.


Posted by Sherry Noyes on Dec 21, 2017
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Nine Upper Valley Nonprofits Offer a Little Help From Your Friends

In the event of a medical emergency or a fire, everyone knows who to call. Punch 9-1-1 into your phone, and you know help will be on the way soon. But what if the help you need isn’t the result of a medical issue or a house fire?


Posted by Sherry Noyes on Dec 19, 2017
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Your Move-In Guide to Hanover, New Hampshire

Moving is tough. There are a million and one details to attend to and not enough hours in the day to get to them all. But here’s a little help—a quick and easy reference to Hanover, New Hampshire. We can’t run the errands for you, but we can at least point you in the right direction!

Photo credit: Ken Gallager

Posted by Mascoma Bank on Jul 18, 2017
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A Warm Welcome to Our New Corporators!

Mascoma Savings Bank is pleased to announce the addition of four new people to the bank's list of Corporators.

Posted by Mascoma Bank on Apr 18, 2017
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It’s Springtime! Does Your Home Have a Veggie Garden?

It’s been a long winter, and all around Vermont and New Hampshire, people are eagerly turning their minds to the outside. And it’s not just flowers they’ll be planting—lots of people are planning their vegetable gardens to make use of our USDA Hardiness Zone 5 growing season, which tends to be pretty short!

Posted by Flossy Courtemanche on Apr 11, 2017
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5 Easy Tips to Winterize Your House

Cold weather is coming and that means it’s time to think about cutting down on energy costs for the winter.

Posted by Jim Giller on Nov 15, 2016
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What to Expect When You Live in the Country

Rolling hills, old-growth forests, sweeping vistas—what else might you expect at your house in the country?

Posted by Sarah Powell on Nov 10, 2016
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A Handy Check List to Prepare for Weather Emergencies

Here in northern New England, we don't have to worry too much about earthquakes and tornadoes, but ice storms, snow storms, and floods are all possible weather events to be prepared for.

Posted by Sarah Powell on Nov 3, 2016
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