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Six Places New England Films Were Shot

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New England films number in the hundreds since the turn of the last century, partly because the region provides such rich material for stories and characters set against New England's history and literary tradition provide rich material for stories and ...

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The Oldest Business in Each New England State

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Family-owned businesses are becoming a thing of the past as Amazon and Walmart gobble up the consumer’s dollar. But there are exceptions in New England. They include family farms that survived real estate development, catastrophes and competition from agribusiness. A ...

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Six Loyalist Houses

A Loyalist House was likely to be seized and sold when the American Revolution broke out. Many colonies passed laws that let them confiscate the property of known Loyalists, criminalizing dissent against the war and raising revenue for the war ...

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