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PHOTOS: Goats on the pasture

Thursday, August 28, 2014

A yn Whytemare has devised a unique plan to clean up vegetation around stone walls at a property along Route 3 in Pembroke: enlisting the help of a goat crew. Two goats, Zippy and Chewbacca, are in a temporary pen with a shelter and are left to eat all of the vegetation. When the area clears, they move the pen … 0

The Insiders: Here’s your second chance to see ‘Northern Borders’ for the first time

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Jay Craven is a fan of the city of Concord. And it’s safe to say that the city feels the same way – well at … 0

Jolie, Pitt wed privately at chateau in France

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Jolie, Pitt married in French hamlet Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in the French hamlet of Correns, a spokesman for the couple … 1

Kids’ brains reorganize when learning math skills

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Kids’ brains reorganize when learning math skills Sometime in elementary school, you quit counting your fingers and just know the answer. Now scientists have put youngsters into brain scanners to find out why, and watched how the brain … 0

Study: Combining vaccines boosts polio immunity

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Combining vaccines boosts polio immunity Polio has been wiped out of many countries thanks to massive use of oral vaccine. But new research suggests trying a one-two punch where the disease is still a threat: Giving a single vaccine shot to children who’ve already gotten the drops boosted … 0

Pet-friendly dating sites match up people

Sunday, August 24, 2014

On these dating sites, a passion for pets will help you find more than just puppy love. Sites like PetsDating.com and YouMustLoveDogsDating.com have found a new niche as singles flock to computers and smart phones to find relationships, … 0

A look at some of the options for downsizing

Sunday, August 24, 2014

We found three basic approaches to downsizing. What’s right for you? Going smaller If you’re fed up with the maintenance and expense of a big house, you can just move to another home with less square footage and … 0

An insightful look at digital-age clutter

Sunday, August 24, 2014

I fall asleep to the glow of Netflix and, when I awake, begin the digital litany of my day: the relentless email and news, the Facebook and Twitter feeds, the blogs and mindless videos, and on and on. … 0

On My Nightstand: Make time for Patterson’s romantic novel ‘Sam’s Letters to Jennifer’

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Patterson’s latest is a three-hanky novel James Patterson is one of the world’s greatest writers of thrillers. But did you know he also writes romantic fiction? Sam’s Letters to Jennifer is one of these novels. The main character, … 0

USDA: Cost to raise child up slightly to $245,340

Sunday, August 24, 2014

USDA: Cost to raise child up to $245,340 A message for new parents: get ready for sticker shock. A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she reaches the age of 18, with families living in the Northeast … 0

Wilder memoir to give gritty view of prairie life

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Laura Ingalls Wilder penned one of the most beloved children’s series of the 20th century, but her forthcoming autobiography will show devoted Little House on the Prairie fans a more realistic, grittier view of frontier living. Pioneer Girl: … 0

‘The End of Absence’ an insightful look at digital-age clutter

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Quentin Coldwater – a moody, man-child magician – is finally growing up. And just in time to save everything, mostly, that’s ever mattered to him. The Magician’s Land is the final book in the three-book Magicians trilogy, a … 0

Pack like a pro

Sunday, August 24, 2014

I’m not the type of traveler who shows up at the airport without her passport. And I’ll never leave town without my son’s asthma medication. But, given that I’m usually packing for five, I will, on every trip, forget something. A night light for the kids, a phone … 0