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Recipe of the Week:
Spring Rolls for Game Day

The Story of Kennebec
Ice Company
Once upon a time, before the
invention of modern refrigeration,
folks kept their food cold by
using large blocks of ice. That ice was readily
available to residents of my state, Maine.

Chinooks: A Northern
New England Breed
Did you know that a rare
and famous dog
breed was established
right here in northern
New England?  Who are these dogs and why are they

Mountain Lions: Are They in New England?
You are stopping by the country store
in a small New Hampshire town for
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conversation about a large cat with
a long tail that was seen at first light,
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