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IN THE backyard, right in view from the kitchen window, I maintain three bird feeders in the vainglorious hope that I can make a difference with small creatures, of the flying kind. These manage to...
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PINE NEEDLE drop was on the mind of one of our Barrington readers. The letter, slightly edited, follows: “I am a life-long resident of New Hampshire. I was born and raised in Manchester and...
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On Wednesday, I made the three-hour trip to Manchester for a gathering at the Radisson to honor the memory of James Foley, killed at the hands of fanatics. It figured to be a gathering of the clan of...
JOHN HARRIGAN
Last week, I went down (yes, down) to Bartlett, at the foot of Crawford Notch, for the annual Truckers and Loggers Convention. This was and is, by the way, roughly halfway down the state.
DICK PINNEY
We were with our regular band of serious deer hunters, hitting several of our well known deer covers with a half-dozen seasoned guys ranging in age from 18 to me and my best friend, Tomcat, in our...
BY CHERYL KIMBALL
I got a prelude to spooky Halloween a few days ago. I turned off all the lights in the barn after throwing out some late evening hay to the horses, and before I got more than a few feet headed toward...
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WE KNOW not always who are kings by day, but the king of the night is the bold brown owl.” So wrote Brian Walter Proctor (1787-1874) in stanza three of his poem, “The Owl.”
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IN OUR CAMP, we have a 14-pound splitting maul with a triangular head that will split just about any piece of wood if you hit it right, the exception being gnarly yellow birch, which we try to avoid.

One dog tale that had tongues wagging

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What at first looked like a case of animal cruelty turned out to be an inspired ploy by a kid who just wanted a dog of her own.

Gail Fisher's Dog Tracks: Automatic spaying, neutering of mixed-breed dogs has a downside

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I got a nearly incomprehensible email from a reader in response to my column two weeks ago, accusing me of being "breed-ist" and other "Hitlerian" ideas.

Woman sues after her dogs kill neighbor's pet beagle

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Emerald White said she was trying to retrieve her four dogs from her neighbor's yard when the beagle attacked her, causing her dogs to attack, the lawsuit said.

Horse 'n Hound Physical Therapy will be moving into this barn on South Merrimack Road in Hollis in the spring.

Horse 'n Hound moving from Nashua to Hollis for expansion

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A local therapy clinic for dogs and horses is moving from its Nashua location to a former dairy farm in Hollis.

On the Seacoast, cod fishing blues

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Stocky, gray-bearded Joe Bills grimaced late Friday afternoon as he looked at the paltry crates of groundfish and ice stacked onto the front of his skid loader.

Gail Fisher's Dog Tracks: Breed's bad reputation skews the truth about pitbulls

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This was not the column I planned to write for this week, but a letter to the Publisher has me off on a different tack. A reader wrote objecting to a paid ad in last Sunday's newspaper promoting an...

Auburn family's dog found shot in head

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An Auburn family is looking for answers in the shooting death of their beloved Bernese mountain dog.

Glenn Fritzsche said he intervened when a dog attacked neighbor 88-year-old Aniela Borun Sunday near his home in Manchester.

Elderly woman won't need rabies shots following dog attack

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The family of an 88-year-old woman attacked by a dog was relieved to learn Tuesday that the dog was up to date on its vaccinations and the woman would not need a painful series of rabies shots.

Police seek owners of dog that attacked 88-year-old woman

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An 88-year-old Manchester woman was attacked Sunday by a dog, whose owners didn't even stop to see if she was OK.

Witnesses still being sought over death of cat tossed from car

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Police have received some tips, but made no arrest in the case of a cat being tossed from the window of a moving vehicle on Route 11 last weekend

Wind farm opposition does not deter Executive Council OK of Berlin project

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Despite opposition, the Executive Council voted 4-1 to approve $4 million in financing for a five-turbine wind farm in Berlin.

Funding for Berlin wind farm up for council hearing Wednesday

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A proposal for $4.1 million in Business Finance Authority financing for a Berlin wind farm project is expected to be opposed Wednesday at a public hearing before the Executive Council.

Cat dies after reportedly being thrown from vehicle on Route 11 in New Durham

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An unnamed resident witnessed the feline being thrown from the window of a blue car, according to information from police. The cat reportedly bounced across Route 11 to the opposite side of the road.

Fletcher the Rottweiler is a rescue dog with For the Love of Dog.

Swanzey dog rescue seeks funds to rebuild after fire

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When a fire destroyed a barn at the Mukota Kennel on Matthews Road last week, For the Love of Dog Rottweiler and pitbull rescue lost the building where they had quarantined and housed their rescue...

Dead racoon found in Derry tests positive for rabies

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Police are advising residents to make sure their pets are vaccinated after a dead raccoon that was recently found in a local neighborhood tested positive for rabies.

Strafford County Deputy Keith MacKenzie and K9 partner Daisy Mae entered the Pennsylvania woods at 11 a.m. Tuesday to assist in the search for accused cop-killer Eric Frein.

K9 team heads to Pennsylvania to assist in accused cop-killer search

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Strafford County Deputy Keith MacKenzie and K9 partner Daisy Mae entered Pennsylvania's woods at 11 a.m. Tuesday, joining the search for accused-cop killer Eric Frein.

Answers sought over dead ducks, geese

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The sudden death of a dozen ducks and geese in a local pond has shaken up workers in the surrounding industrial park.

Fire at Swanzey dog kennels destroys barn

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A three-alarm fire destroyed a barn at a dog boarding and doggy day care center on Matthews Road early Friday morning.

Eastern Equine Encephalitis found in Sanbornton horse

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A horse in Sanbornton has tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis, or EEE, the second horse in New Hampshire that has tested positive for the disease, state officials said.

Derry residents debate dog leash law

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Some local dog owners say they are concerned about Derry's lack of a leash law and have asked that the town put more teeth into an existing ordinance.

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