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A shmear of tofu

Forget about Governor Benson’s by now notorious decision to leave the Republican convention in New York City a day before President Bush’s acceptance speech - he was reported as being “bored,” at least when it came to some of the…

Associated Grocers gets conditional OK

The Pembroke Planning Board has conditionally approved the planned construction of a 350,000-square-foot Associated Grocers of New England warehouse — the first development in the Soucook River Development District. The board did set out a dozen provisions for Associated Grocers…

Greenland mall case goes to top court

The battle between proponents of a proposed 357,000-square-foot shopping center in Greenland and those opposing it are readying their cases before the state Supreme Court. The court has scheduled a Sept. 23 hearing on the case that was brought by…

Sacre bleu!

We mean no offense to France, Canada or to Americans of French descent, but an anonymous “White House official” used the term as an epithet about John Kerry when the Massachusetts senator appeared irresolute about invading Iraq. So we are…

A family farm’s egg-ceptional business

Eggs, once shunned by the health-conscious public, are making a comeback. High in protein and vitamins, low in saturated fat and only 70 calories apiece, their benefits outweigh most cholesterol concerns. But Jesse Laflamme, his father Gerry and cousin Pete…