Day: September 22, 2015

Attracting Strangers

Most of us who feed birds all year long have a group of regulars that visit our backyards. Depending on where you live, this list will likely contain cardinals, different finches and sparrows, a nuthatch or two, chickadees and mourning doves. But what about the other wild bird species? Chances are that you have more

Smutlabs Smuttwater 1.0 – Smuttynose Brewing Co.

When you consider the amount of breweries and product from those businesses that flow throughout NH, you begin to understand our fervor for great beer and endless varieties from those breweries. From Smuttynose comes an offshoot called Smuttlabs. These are the brewing scientists that dream up wild and wonderful concoctions for an ever expanding universe

UN Assembly Session Begins Under Clouds of War and Crisis

 by John J. Metzler Weirs Times Contributing Writer UNITED NATIONS—Dark war clouds swirl from the Middle East, humanitarian crises worsen in Sub-Saharan Africa, and as refugees pour fourth into the developed world, the UN General Assembly is set to open in New York. The 70th General Assembly will see an unprecedented gathering of Presidents, Prime

A Historic Visit

Not long ago I described in this column my trips to the 1964-65 World’s Fair as a young boy with my grandmother. My grandparents lived in Forest Hills, Queens, NY, and it was a quick ten-minute trip from their house to get to the World’s Fair in Flushing. Each trip more wondrous than the last

Caption Contest Photo #561

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