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6 Working Class Heroes Memorialized

New England’s working class heroes occupy far less space on commons and greens than soldiers and politicians. Few were laid to rest in lavish mausoleums. Police officers and firefighters are sometimes recognized for dying in the line of duty, but ...

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New England Places To Visit … Free!

This weekend is a great time to get out and see New England without paying an admission fee, as it is both National Park Week and the Little Poland Festival. But first -- libraries! This week the New England Historical ...

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Pass the Tourtiere, C’est Le Reveillon!

For many, many years, le reveillon was the way Franco-Americans ushered in New Year’s Day in New England’s Little Canadas.   The reveillon is a long, late dinner preceding a holiday.  Tourtiere is central to the meal. The celebrated meat pie, ...

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