Day: September 30, 2015

Three Little Pigs – Rockingham Brewing Co.

Just prior to New Hampshire’s beautiful fall leave colors and those traveling to ‘peep’ at them, beer enthusiasts are drawn to more full tasting brews. Flavors like pumpkin ales and hard apple ciders and, of course, Octoberfest-style beers. But there are beer styles that also go with this season that are a little less known…

You Can’t Get There From Here

Autumn is a season of change. To the average backyard birder, it is also a time of excitement and anticipation. We are witnesses to our songbirds as they prepare for the onslaught of winter. Food sources are investigated and memorized. Shelters are given a look see and once over. Mixed flocks happily flirt about as

President Xi’s Swag vs the Pope’s Black Fiat

 by John J. Metzler Weirs Times Contributing Writer UNITED NATIONS – Both Pope Francis and China’s President are visiting the United States at the same time. Two men whose paths will nearly intersect, both not touch, in New York at the United Nations are each leaders of 1.2 billion people; the Pope of the Roman

Caption Contest Photo #562

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Best and Brightest

by Ken Gorrell, Weirs Times Contributing Writer There’s nothing quite as life-affirming as attending a Boy Scout Eagle Court of Honor, recognizing the accomplishments of a new Eagle Scout. I’ve attended six Eagle ceremonies as a Troop adult volunteer, and left each one feeling a bit more hopeful about the future. Last Sunday I was

Thirty Years On

I almost let last month disappear from view without recognizing a personal anniversary. It was thirty years ago in September that I moved to Central New Hampshire from Long Island, New York; most likely the reason this column exists in the first place. I was twenty-nine years old when I moved here and today, as