Day: January 19, 2016

Imperial Stout – Moat Mountain Brewing CO,

Maybe there is a good reason why we try to hibernate in the winter… It just seems when the temp starts to really take a dive, you want to just stay in bed or curl up by the fire (if you are that fortunate) and hunker down for the longer of the two seasons in

Foggy Foreign Policy in Obama’s State of Union

by John J. Metzler Weirs Times Contributing Writer UNITED NATIONS – President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address, the annual speech to a joint session of Congress, has emerged as more of a political pep rally than a clear overview of America’s standing in the world both domestic and foreign. The address was touted

National School Choice Week

by Ken Gorrell, Weirs Times   “Resistance is futile!” Anyone familiar with the Star Trek universe will recognize that threat as coming from the Borg (and will know that for some reason, in the 24th century, it’s pronounced FEW-tile). For non-Trekkies: Borg are an evil collective race with a single queen directing billions of cybernetic

Thinking Too Much

I have a really great idea for a very funny column about the upcoming presidential primary, but as I sit down to write it’ll know I am totally at the mercy of my laptop. Will it perform as it is intended, to turn on and make me wait a few seconds; a few seconds I

Ice Rod Matching

by Tim Moore One of the first lessons I teach new anglers and those looking to increase their catch is how to properly match your rod and reel to your line and lure. A properly matched setup allows you to get the most out of the equipment you are using, maximizes the potential of your

Caption Contest Photo #578

Photo #578 Caption This Photo! Entries due by 02/04/2016. Do you have a clever caption for this photo? Send your best caption to us within 2 weeks of publication date… (Include your name, and home town). Caption Contest, The Weirs Times, P.O. Box 5458, Weirs, NH 03247, by email to or by fax to