Since October 2011
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DEADLINE FOR the JUNE 2021 Issue –
MAY 21, 2021


Please Note – depending upon the month, the CLARION closing deadline may vary from the 20th to 22nd of the preceding month. For a reminder of  upcoming deadlines, please sign up (see column to the right) for email notifications from this “blog”.



The Solar Array Field at 1830s Old Sturbridge Village
at Sturbridge, Massachusetts – operating since 2017 serving the living history museum — appropriate, well situated
and you would never know.


Click on the link below to see that:
Let’s get together to Plant Ahead

The Walpole Common – 3 June 2017

Aerial Photo by RAY BOAS

Just about perfect – 29 December 2016



Click here for  images of leaves around town October 20, 2016 including a comparison with the image below

Looking at the Village from North Road – October 18, 2015


Photo by Ray Boas

WALPOLE FROM THE AIR — While living in Walpole, researching the opening chapter of his novel HAWAII, James Michener called Walpole “the quintessential New England Village.”


You may click on the image for a larger size.

I took this video 19 September 2013 from the top of Walpole’s Town Hall. Probably my favorite stereo views (seen in my book – AS IT WAS…AND STILL IS – WALPOLE, NEW HAMPSHIRE) were taken from the Town House Observatory in 1874/5. Looking at those images, and the video below, not much has changed except the trees

And, this was fun to see
SNOW ATOP MT. ASCUTNEY – October 23, 2016
click on image for full panorama




3 Responses to

  1. Madeline Seney Helmer says:

    beautiful……takes me back home with great memories. Thanks

  2. Lovely paper!! And great photos!!

  3. Charles W Houghton says:

    I grew up in Walpole and consider it to have been a wonderful privilege that prepared me for a fulfilling life with good values. I’m pleased to discover this source of local information

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