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  • Ted Young checks the temperature of boiling syrup outside the Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum in Warner on Saturday, March 28, 2015. The museum hosted activities for Maple Weekend for the first time ever on Saturday, March 28, 2015. Young, 80, said he has been making syrup for 70 years.

(SUSAN DOUCET / Monitor staff)

    Ted Young checks the temperature of boiling syrup outside the Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum in Warner on Saturday, March 28, 2015. The museum hosted activities for Maple Weekend for the first time ever on Saturday, March 28, 2015. Young, 80, said he has been making syrup for 70 years. (SUSAN DOUCET / Monitor staff)

  • This weekend is Maple Sugar Weekend across the state of New Hampshire, and many sugar shacks are holding open houses for the special occastion. For more information about the event, go to nhmapleproducers.com.

(CAMERON JOHNSON / Monitor staff)

    This weekend is Maple Sugar Weekend across the state of New Hampshire, and many sugar shacks are holding open houses for the special occastion. For more information about the event, go to nhmapleproducers.com. (CAMERON JOHNSON / Monitor staff)

  • Presley Gaberseck, age 11, is carried out of the water by members of the Divers Den dive shop after skimming partway across the pond on Saturday, March 21, 2015.

(CAMERON JOHNSON / Monitor staff)

    Presley Gaberseck, age 11, is carried out of the water by members of the Divers Den dive shop after skimming partway across the pond on Saturday, March 21, 2015. (CAMERON JOHNSON / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Harriet Cady, shown at the State House, has been fighting for transperancy in local government for 40 years starting in Raymond while advocating for her son.

(GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff)

    Harriet Cady, shown at the State House, has been fighting for transperancy in local government for 40 years starting in Raymond while advocating for her son. (GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff)

  • Chantal Finlay, age 13, performs a solo Irish step dance in hard shoes at the Barley House in Concord on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. 

(CAMERON JOHNSON / Monitor staff)

    Chantal Finlay, age 13, performs a solo Irish step dance in hard shoes at the Barley House in Concord on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. (CAMERON JOHNSON / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Tedy Bruschi and Jeremy Woodward (left) look over the city of Concord at a charity event to raise money for the marathon runners of Tedy's Team, of which Woodward is a member. Tedy's Team was founded by Bruschi to raise awareness of strokes and stroke prevention.

(CAMERON JOHNSON / Monitor staff)

    Tedy Bruschi and Jeremy Woodward (left) look over the city of Concord at a charity event to raise money for the marathon runners of Tedy's Team, of which Woodward is a member. Tedy's Team was founded by Bruschi to raise awareness of strokes and stroke prevention. (CAMERON JOHNSON / Monitor staff)

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