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Kiley Jacques

Order Homemade Seasonal Food

Chicken potpie. Homemade baked beans. Canned brown bread. Rhubarb pies—grandma’s kind of cooking. That’s Nason’s Stone House. Named ...

Sight Unseen

Oftentimes, when it comes to screening in the landscape, people opt for a fortress-like barrier—one species planted around the perimeter, six to eight fe...

The Gift of Granite

1798 until the 1920s, Cape Ann’s great granite industry boomed, as early inhabitants of the area cut massive columns of stone from the peninsula’s ...
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Revolusun Smart House

Solar Panels have been around since the late 1970s, but they sure have changed. What were once clunky, inefficient monstrosities that cost a small fortune are ...

Movers & Shakers: Mayor Ken Gray

Mayor Ken Gray considers himself a pragmatist. Elected in November 2013, the former engineer governs Amesbury with a problem-solver’s good sense. First o...

Five Shade Perennials to Plant this Fall

When it comes to choosing plants for those shade-prone spots in the garden, just about everyone thinks of hydrangeas, hostas, and ferns. But step outside the p...

Change is Simple Environmental Education

Lauren and Patrick Belmonte are shaping young minds. By sharing simple solutions to global issues, they are lighting the way to environmental stewardship. Laur...

North Shore Alpacas

“Sheep are so familiar. Alpacas are a relatively new concept,” says Melanie Cosgrove, nodding to the pack of animals she and musician Pat Badger ke...

Destination: The Hanover Inn

Autumn in New England—there’s no better time of year to head north to New Hampshire, where leaf peeping is prime. And if that is the plan, then the...