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NH Club Briefs: Annual spaghetti supper benefits scholarship fund

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The New Boston Fire Department Auxiliary's annual Sarah Moody Scholarship Spaghetti Supper is scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at the New Boston fire station.

Halloween Howl serves up early treats

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This year's Halloween Howl , with early trick-or-treating, is set for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at downtown businesses.

NH Club Briefs: Bow Garden Club celebrates 50 years

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Members of the Bow Garden Club recently celebrated the club's 50th anniversary with a wine and cheese party, inviting former club presidents and members to join them in their celebration.

Gardening

The farm stand at the Devriendt family's 178 South Mast Road property is currently filled with fall harvest produce. Summer crops, like tomatoes, are also still available, says owner Lea Devriendt.

Land buy allows Devriendt Farm to expand, evolve

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Devriendt Farm, located at 178 South Mast Road in Goffstown, is preparing to expand onto a nearby 140-acre property, the latest evolution of the family-owned business.

State Reps. Alan Turcotte and Peter Bixby talked about apples and agriculture with orchard owner Andy Mack Sr., during a tour of Mack’s farm store Friday afternoon. 



APRIL GUILMET

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NH People

Manchester event will honor those who have battled pancreatic cancer

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A PurpleLight New Hampshire ceremony Sunday night in Veterans Park will celebrate survivors and honor the loved ones lost to pancreatic cancer.

Londonderry’s Victoria Gilchrist, 15, is spreading holiday cheer via the virtual world. 

COURTESY

0 Londonderry teen turns to Facebook in the spirit of giving

0 Contributions will buy winter coats for kids

Avenues

Shopping

NH drug monitoring program up and running

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New Hampshire is one of last states in the country to institute a prescription drug monitoring program to end doctor shopping.

With the issue of data breaches allowing thieves to get access to victims' credit card data, the result is where those thieves often swipe cards that have the stolen credit card data included.

4 Dover man's nightmare lesson for everyone

0 Home Depot card hack outpaces Target in NH

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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