Wednesday, November 30, 2005

A Tour of Massachusetts History and Trivia

MassHome has provided this page as a Public Service since 1997. A great source for history trivia!

Monday, November 28, 2005


Support your local economy. Buy locally. For products not manufactured locally, below are links to places where you can buy them. Made in New England.

New Englanders -- Working Together

Best of New England is a locally owned and operated company. Their products are crafted by New England artisans. Food is made or caught by New England farmers, fishermen and chefs. (They are expanding and now include select products for other areas of the USA.)

Made in Northern New England, from The Heart of New England website, a free online magazine for natives, newcomers and visitors that celebrates the unique character of the 'traditional' and more rural/small town New England states of: Maine, New Hampshire & Vermont.

Made in New England Online Marketplace, from the Abbington Village website.
More links sure to follow as I come across them.

Explore New England, an incredible resource from the website.

Bartlett's Orchard , Four Generations of the Bartlett family have been growing, packing and shipping apples for over fifty years. Their fine trees produce an average crop of 20,000 bushels of apples every year on 52 acres of choice apple-growing land on Lenox Mountain in rural Massachusetts.

Sunday, November 27, 2005

Historic New England

Historic New England, the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive regional preservation organization in the country. They offer a unique opportunity to experience the lives and stories of New Englanders through their homes and possessions.

Defining the past. Shaping the future.

Thursday, November 17, 2005

NEFilm is the premier online resource and magazine for local film and video professionals -- reaching over 38,000 unique people each month. Launched in August 1997 with a few pages, has grown to consist of thousands of pages that are updated regularly.

Sunday, November 13, 2005

The Heart of New England

The Heart of New England
The online magazine that celebrates the unique character & culture of northern New England
Maine ~ New Hampshire ~ Vermont

This website is absolutely awesome. It is all, and more, of what I was hoping to put together one day. Now I can put the efforts toward spreading the news of this remarkable site. (...if only she covered the rest of New England) :)


The New England Quarterly

For three-quarters of a century, The New England Quarterly has published the best that has been written on New England’s cultural, political, and social history.Contributions cover a range of time periods, from before European colonization to the present, and any subject germane to New England’s history—for example, the region’s diverse literary and cultural heritage, its political philosophies, race relations, labor struggles, religious controversies, and the organization of family life. The journal also treats the migration of New England ideas, people, and institutions to other parts of the United States and the world. In addition to major essays, features include memoranda and edited documents, reconsiderations of traditional texts and interpretations, essay reviews, and book reviews.

Friday, November 11, 2005

The New England Economic Partnership

NEEP is a member-supported, non-profit organization dedicated to providing objective economic analyses and forecasts. For more than 25 years NEEP has identified and investigated economic issues relevant to New England, giving its members the tools they need to make informed, insightful business and policy decisions.
NEEP member companies represent a broad range of industries and disciplines, and include financial institutions, utilities, insurance providers, government agencies, academic institutions, business services firms, health care organizations, and others.