Parlez-vous Francais? Find Your French in the Upper Valley

With our Canadian neighbors so close to our Upper Valley borders in Vermont and New Hampshire, it’s small wonder that evidence of the French language is readily perceptible in our communities.

Posted by Flossy Courtemanche on Jan 2, 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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Checklist to Stay Safe When Driving in Snow

There’s something magical about snow—until you have to drive in it, that is.

Posted by Sherry Noyes on Dec 14, 2017
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Try These Holiday Traditions in the Upper Valley

The holidays are almost upon us! From now until the New Year, you’ll be busy buying gifts, planning meals, and attending parties. Who knows how you’ll manage to fit all these extra activities in to your already hectic lives?

Posted by Sherry Noyes on Dec 12, 2017
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Seeing Stars? You Just Might Here in the Upper Valley!

If you were out and about in Los Angeles or Hollywood, you wouldn’t be surprised if you spied a star or two—that's where many famous actresses and actors live! You can even take a “Home of the Stars” guided tour of their neighborhoods.

Posted by Flossy Courtemanche on Dec 7, 2017
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Old is the New Young: Retirement in the Upper Valley

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld tells a joke about how his elderly parents, who lived in New York, didn’t want to move to Florida when they retired. But they had to. It was the law. If you lived in the north, you retired to the south.

Posted by Sarah Powell on Dec 5, 2017
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Want to Go to a Show? Check Out the Live Theater in the Upper Valley

If you’re a theater lover, and you’re new to the Upper Valley, you might think you have to trek to Boston or New York to meet your live theater needs.

Posted by Sherry Noyes on Nov 30, 2017
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Extra Help for Kids Who Struggle in Upper Valley Classrooms

School has been in session for a couple of months now, long enough for you to have at least some idea as to how your children are getting on. You can tell if they seem happy to head off to school each morning or if they’re struggling to complete their homework assignments.

Posted by Sherry Noyes on Nov 28, 2017
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Looking for Holiday Fun? Celebrate the Season in Hanover, New Hampshire!

It’s hard to say when the holiday season truly begins. But if you had to pick a point when the lights officially come on and people officially got in the holiday spirit, Hanover, New Hampshire’s Celebrate the Season would fit the bill.

Posted by Mascoma Bank on Nov 24, 2017
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