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NH Senior Briefs: Alzheimer's education seminar Sept. 20 in Rochester

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The Homemakers Health Services will offer an educational seminar on Alzheimer’s Saturday, Sept. 20, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at its office, 215 Rochester Hill Road.

Mary Noucas, from Portsmouth carries some Greek food including a lamb shank with her daughter Maria Noucas from Hanover during Gledi at Saint George Greek Orthodox Church in Manchester on Saturday.

Glendi being held at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Manchester this weekend

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Mary Noucas, from Portsmouth carries some Greek food including a lamb shank with her daughter Maria Noucas from Hanover during Gledi at Saint George Greek Orthodox Church in Manchester on Saturday.

Gail Fisher's Dog Tracks: There's a solution for dogs that eat things they shouldn't

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You may have seen on the news last week about a Great Dane that had surgery to remove 43½ socks from his stomach.

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NH People

Joe Trudelle is embraced by his sisters, Peggy Hakala and Debbie Syrjamaki, during a ceremony for their father, “Troy's Hero” Pete Trudelle during a ceremony unveling a monument in his honor.

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Troy man's heroic actions honored with monument 51 years later

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Family man, volunteer firefighter and part-time police officer, John William “Pete” Trudelle sacrificed his life 51 years ago to avoid hitting a school bus.

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Avenues

Bedford Planning Board tables Wayfarer approvals again, citing traffic issues

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After being tabled by the Planning Board in August, two final approvals for the proposed John Goffe Plaza on the site of the former Wayfarer Inn were delayed once more by the board at their Monday...

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About 50 area residents and officials attended a community forum Monday evening to discuss the future of Dover's 30-acre waterfront property, which has been used for commercial trade and many public uses over the years. Members of the Cochecho Waterfront Development Advisory Committee listened to the comments and concerns from the crowds who met at the McConnell Center.

Dover officials look to breathe new life into 30-acre site

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As part of an effort to reshape the waterfront, the city is torn between forgoing large apartment buildings for “upscale” housing, recreational space and dockside restaurants to creating...

0 Mike Cote's Business Editor's Notebook: Counting down to Christmas

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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