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Y’all, it’s the Granite State’s birthday!

When I said this aloud in the Valley News newsroom, fellow night editor Matt Clary asked, “Is New Hampshire old enough to drink yet?” (We ask the important questions.)

Today is the state’s 229th birthday, so yes.

On this day in 1788, we became the ninth state to join the union, according to the internet. Raise a glass!