Stories by Holly Ramer

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016

Banner makes mantel decor easy

CONCORD, N.H. - I recently moved to a new house that is less than half the size of my former home, but the new place has one key feature the old one lacked: a fireplace. Or, more specifically, a ...
By Holly Ramer

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Despite their rounded shape, Easter eggs can be edgy

CONCORD, N.H. - Despite their shape, Easter eggs can be edgy. Give them a modern boost by combining two fashion and decorating trends: color-blocking and gold-dipping.
By Holly Ramer

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Language guide offends college president

CONCORD, N.H. - The president of the University of New Hampshire says he's troubled and offended by many parts of a "bias-free language guide" developed by students and staff, particularly a ...
By Holly Ramer

Friday, April 17, 2015

US senator says it's time to put a woman on the $20 bill

CONCORD, N.H. — The first woman to serve as both governor and U.S. senator is backing a campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill.
By Holly Ramer

Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014

Tree shopping ranges from affordable to costly

WATERVILLE VALLEY, N.H. - Some thrifty folks are paying as little as $5 for trees they harvest themselves from national forests. Others are consumers willing to spend significantly more on trees ...
By Holly Ramer

Saturday, May 3, 2014

DIY photo booth forgoes frills, focuses on fun

Photo booths at wedding receptions are at once old-fashioned and modern, harking back to the vintage coin-operated booths found in arcades but also seizing on the current obsession with snapping ...
By Holly Ramer

Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013

Vending machines to get calorie info

CONCORD, N.H. - Office workers in search of snacks will be counting calories under new labeling regulations for vending machines included in the health care overhaul law.
By Holly Ramer

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013

Use family photos as holiday decorations

The holidays are a great time to pull out old photos and reminisce, but there's no need to huddle around a dusty album - make them part of your decorations.
By Holly Ramer

Saturday, July 20, 2013

History abounds at Isles of Shoals

RYE, N.H. - Year-round residents are scarce, but the Isles of Shoals come alive in summer with a rich blend of history, science and scenic beauty that has long inspired artists and writers. 
By Holly Ramer

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

2 versions of presidential baseball cards confirmed

CONCORD, N.H. - Baseball cards depicting former Presi­dent George H.W. Bush as a Yale first baseman have fetched thousands of dollars each since they were specially made for the White House in ...
By Holly Ramer

Sunday, July 20, 2008

Community is guided by green

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. --- At a time when the housing market remains in a slump, consumer demand is growing for energy efficient homes that are kinder to the environment.
By Holly Ramer
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