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Manchester Christmas Parade steps off Dec. 6

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The Manchester Christmas Parade will take place Saturday, Dec. 6, stepping off on Elm Street at 4 p.m. The parade will start at the Brady Sullivan Tower and end at Verizon Wireless Arena.

Dover will light its Christmas tree Dec. 5 at 5 p.m.

Dover to hold 29th annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony

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Dover's annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony will be held Friday Dec. 5 at 5 p.m.

Author Doris Kearns Goodwin talks Taft, Teddy and journalism

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On the 51st anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, famous author and presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin visited Nashua to share her knowledge and passion for great American leaders.

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Some gardeners won't be welcome at Salem community farm

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Overseeing Salem's community gardens at Hawkins Farm has come with its share of challenges over the past several years.

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Seth Goodall, regional administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration, makes a purchase at Nicole's Hallmark on Monday morning during a tour of local shops in advance of Small Business Saturday.

SBA encourages consumers to shop local this holiday season

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Kicking off the first in a series of walking tours in downtown areas throughout New England, representatives of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) gathered with local officials and area...

Empty stores, and even kiosks like these, appear throughout the Steeplegate Mall in Concord.

1 Concord's Steeplegate Mall has seen better days

0 Wreaths Around Wadleigh silent auction to benefit library

Granite State Legends

Ocean Born Mary - Londonderry

Legend has it that "Ocean Born Mary" was born at sea on July 28, 1720, to James and Elizabeth Wilson.

Chief Chocorua - Albany

Chocorua's legend states that the proud Indian Chief refused to flee from conflict with the white man.

America's Stonehenge - Salem

The ruins of "America's Stonehenge," a 4,000-year-old man-made structure, is comprised of rock walls, chambers and monoliths that create an accurate astronomical calendar.

Willey Family Tragedy - Crawford Notch

The Willey family was killed by a landslide on August 28, 1826, after one of the most violent rain storms to hit the region.

Ruth Colbath's Love - Carroll County

Ruth Colbath's husband left the family farm one day in 1891, never to return during his wife's lifetime.

The Bear that Heard Sarah - Warren

In 1783, Sarah Witcher was lost in the woods near Warren, NH. Legend has it that the little girl was protected by a bear until she was rescued a few days later.

Smuttynose Murders - Isles of Shoals

In 1873, a double murder took place at Smuttynose, the largest of the Islands of the Isles of Shoals.

Legend of Lake Winnipesaukee - Lakes Region

Many moons ago on the northern shore of this beautiful lake there lived a great chief, Wonaton, renowned for his great courage in war, and for the beauty of his fair daughter, Mineola. She had many...

Owaissa, Owaissa - Hampton

An old Indian legend of Hampton Beach tells of the gentle Owaissa (Bluebird) and her cruel father Kenu. Owaissa had become very friendly with the white settlers and especially their children in a...

Passaconaway the Indian Chief - Merrimack

Passaconaway was chief of a Pennacook Tribe who was born somewhere between 1550 and 1570. Legend has it that he could make water burn, turn dried leaves green and make dead snake skin turn into...

New Hampshire's Doctor Granny - Jefferson

"Granny" Stalbird, also known as Deborah Vicker, was only the second woman to settle in the town of Jefferson.

The Witch of Hampton - Hampton

Eunice "Goody" Cole was New Hampshire's only convicted witch. She was tried and convicted in 1656 during the frenzy of the witch trials.

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