Day: March 24, 2017

1923 NH Legislature… “Lots Of Fun But No Laws”

by Robert Hanaford Smith, Sr. Weirs Times Contributing Writer It was the year that Robert Frost’s book of poems titled “ New Hampshire” was published, the Laconia Car Company manufactured its last railway cars, and Governor Brown signed a bill giving the University of New Hampshire its name. It was also the year that the legislature

Middlebury March Madness

by Ken Gorrell, Weirs Times Contributing Writer March roared in like a lion at Vermont’s Middlebury college, where students chose to riot rather than debate the estimable political scientist Dr. Charles Murray. If only we could blame it on the month. Sadly, Middlebury followed the example set earlier by schools like UC Berkeley and NYU:


Last week I gave some ideas in using famous movie quotes to help new transplants, otherwise known as Flatlanders, in adjusting to their first winters here. I had no idea at the time what was about to befall us that Tuesday. If I had known in advance about the coming snowstorm I would have included