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Northshore Home

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A choice tree can be the difference between ho-hum and ooh-ahh. Homeowners who invest in their gardens know there is always at least one...

The History of History

Historic New England, which maintains 36 properties in the region (including nine on the North Shore), was founded by the country's first full-tim...

Dog Toys and Treats

Summery toys and treats for your furry friend.  1. Poop Bag dispenser, $1.99, Gimme Chews & Moore. 2. The Dog Owner’s Manual: O...

Pool Perfection In Your Backyard

Admit it: How many times have you stared at your patio or backyard on a sultry summer’s day and wished you had a swimming pool? Not just a pool...

Growing Home

Upon inheriting a collection of antique furniture from her late mother, Mary Hayes found herself in need of more space, both for her new possessio...

Susan Howell Talks Mudroom Madness

Mudroom Madness Making room for life’s comings and goings is a serious challenge, but a savvy remodeling company has some ideas for how to k...

Topsfield's Secret Garden

Can a garden have a soul mate? If so, the once overgrown and neglected garden at Thomas Proctor’s old estate in Topsfield has found the one ...

This Old House Hits Essex

This Old House tackles a special home-makeover project in Essex-a home built by John Hays Hammond, Jr.-going to great length to preserve its history ...