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Model railroad show set for Saturday


NORTH HAVERHILL — The eighth annual Spring Model Railroad Show hosted by the Ammonoosuc Valley Railway Association will take place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Haverhill Cooperative Middle School on Morrill Drive.

There's fun to be had in cleaning up after a tough winter


The end of snow brings the start of yard cleanup.

Best viewing time for Tax Day's 'Blood Moon' over NH: 3:08 a.m. Tuesday


Gazing at the moon won't be much of a distraction for taxpayers who think the government is trying to get blood from a stone on Tuesday, Tax Day. A lunar eclipse will cause the rocky orbiter to look 'blood-red.'

NH People

Alex Preston performs earlier this year at Souhegan High School in Amherst.

‘Idol’ talk in NH as Mont Vernon's Alex Preston in final 6


Alex Preston Philbrick of Mont Vernon is now in the top six on "American Idol," continuing his quest on the hit television show.

0 Cynthia's Challenge raises $31K to help buy service dog

2 Attorney honored for work helping immigrants


Public feedback needed at upcoming workshop in Dover


A public workshop for the city’s ongoing Downtown Pedestrian and Vehicular Access and Streetscape Study, which is being overseen by the city’s planning department, will take place in City...

0 Real Estate Corner: What you need to know about financing before you buy a home

2 Jewish Federation looking to sell Manchester headquarters


Ashland Community Garden ribbon-cutting set for Saturday


Twenty community organic garden plots are available as part of a partnership between Ashland and HEAL NH to improve community health and quality of life.

Keith Archambault, service manager at Nashua Outdoor Power, gets a lawn tractor ready for summer.

0 Spring will be here eventually, so don't wait for the last minute to prep your power equipment


Bull Moose Records in Salem prepares for the annual Record Store Day event this Saturday.

Record Store Day becomes a boon for independents


In the early 21st century, it's never been easy to hear or buy music whenever and where ever you want to, from iTunes to Spotify to Amazon, it can seem like there are as many music services as there...

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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