In this week’s cover story, we take a look at the ski season via an interview with officials at McIntyre Ski Area, which held its opening day of the season on Saturday, Dec. 9. We also list a few places where you can hit the slopes this season and explain the science of man-made snow.
Also on the cover Bedford Village Inn celebrates the season with the Feast of the Seven Fishes (page 26). Restaurants that will be open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (page 27). Naturally 7 plays Derry on Sunday (page 36), and find other concerts (page 42) this weekend.