Day: February 5, 2015

Window Bird Houses… Peek-A-Boo!

by Steve White Contributing Writer For years, birders have enjoyed the pleasure of actually witnessing, up close, the multiple stages of baby birds through the use of a nest box that attaches itself to a glass window. What makes this bird house so unique is the ability to view the parenting birds by watching from

Carole Keller – A Color Master

By Kimberly J.B. Smith Contributing Writer Tucked in a charming gallery off Main Street in Meredith is a gallery where you will meet a very talented artist. Carole Keller, is a brilliant painter of landscapes, portraits and more. Carole’s work first caught my eye when I stumbled across one of her business cards. On it,

Ukraine Crisis Overlooked Amid Mid-East Flurry

by John Metzler Weirs Times Columnist UNITED NATIONS – While America seems transfixed on a spate of six separate Mid- East crises, there’s been far less attention paid on the brewing storm in Europe. Thus as politico/military efforts are focused on trying to sort out Syria, Iraq, Libya, Yemen, Lebanon and Iran, Washington policymakers have

Making Copies

by Brendan Smith Weirs Times Editor People younger than myself are fortunate in many ways, especially when it comes to technology, Having grown up in the era of tinfoil on the antenna rabbit ears to get a better picture from the television and 8-track cassette tapes that eventually would get caught and ripped to shreds

Bruins Mania!

by Mike Moffett I really enjoyed Ken Cail’s reminiscences of the late Boston Bruins radio announcer Bob Wilson in last week’s Weirs Times. Ken’s mention of the 1971 Boston Braves ice hockey team brought back memories. Young fans today can’t imagine how professional hockey dominated New England sports headlines in the early seventies. The notion

Pro-Choice – For Education

by Ken Gorrell This is tough for a curmudgeon like me to admit, but I got misty-eyed last week. I tried to remain dry-eyed and dispassionate – they weren’t talking about my kids, after all – but as I listened to parents tell of their struggles and sacrifices as they worked to find the right