When a Bull Moose Crashed the Republican Party

By Cliff McCarthy After the clamor and hyperbole of the 2012 presidential election abates, we cannot help but be drawn to the past for comparison, or at least perspective, on our quadrennial media orgy. What a difference a century makes. Campaigning was different in 1912, when the nation experienced one of its wildest and most … Continue reading When a Bull Moose Crashed the Republican Party


By Betsy McKee  Earlier this summer we booked a tour on the Quinnetukut II, which is supposed to be a replica of the boat from the old movie “African Queen.”  Our captain took us on a tour down the Connecticut River to Turners Falls, with a guide telling us facts about the river, the geology, … Continue reading NORTHFIELD RIVERBOAT TOURS