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Two NH businesses help electric skateboard pick up momentum

Union Leader | J. Koziol FRANKLIN - While developed in California, the Onewheel, a self-balancing electric skateboard that some see as...

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Community, Experience, Franklin NH, Life, preservation, Progress -

“Original river rat” Andy Nadeau stands for a portrait outside the old Sulloway Mills buildings, where both his parents manufactured hosiery in the first half of the 20th century. Nadeau, who is 85, remembers a time when Franklin was vibrant and affluent thanks to its industry along the rivers. Elodie Reed / Monitor staff   A brick lies on the bottom of the Winnipesaukee River, a remnant of the six paper and pulp mills that used to be on the waterway. When the mills were active, sewage and industrial waste were dumped into the river. Elodie Reed / Monitor staff...

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Experience, Family, Growth, Life Advice, Passion, Rafting -

Since 2001 paddling has been a part of my life. It has been one of my longest relationships outside of family, and like any relationship has had some high highs and some low lows.   Paddling Highs were the first time I got on the Bottom Moose, the New Haven Ledges, the Upper Pemi, or managed my first cartwheel or loop. Downs.... well reality is we are all just in between swims, the lows have been hits to my boating ego or self-esteem. However, despite any personal achievement or blunder, this past weekend was my favorite day on the river PERIOD... and...

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