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I had watched him and others race at the Merrimack River during the July 4th festivities. This was back when the river still had whitewater slalom gates at Arm's Park, where the Crack Pipe Wave still sits.

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Where To Hike, Bike & Raft In A Day In New Hampshire

If you drive 90 minutes north of Boston, you’ll reach an area that includes three traditional New England towns – Andover, Franklin and...

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“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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