Holly Daze: 2013 New Hampshire Holiday Happenings, organized by date and town.
Light Sculpture: A large collection of nativity sets donated to the Shrine of Our Lady...
Delivery: One day after delivering more than 300 turkeys to area families,...
Cornucopia Project: The Cornucopia Project, a children’s gardening program,...
Putting the 'man' in 'manicure': In New Hampshire, Chill is the name of a Manchester day spa whose...
NH Illustrator: dePaola's artistry will be celebrated at Colby-Sawyer College in New...
Ask Fendelman and Rosson: I am wondering if you could provide some information about my antique...
Dromey Heeter's Down to Earth: Tomorrow is my student Lilly's birthday and her fifth-grade class and...
Roy's Variety: Remember Roy's Variety? The famous sign atop the structure became a...
Lifestyles and Culture
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WINDHAM - On Friday before Thanksgiving, a group of song-filled senior citizens wrapped up their schedule for the year at a fitting location: the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Manchester.
Until early November, Riley Wolf practiced with fellow dancers for their upcoming performances of "The Nutcracker." But the 15-year-old lost her battle with cancer the same weekend her dance troupe...
The Planning Board is meeting with residents of the north end of Main Street tonight, Tuesday Dec. 3, to discuss possible changes to the zoning ordinance aimed at protecting the historic character of...
Poinsettias at the University of New Hampshire's Macfarlane Greenhouses are for sale.
NuraBella is participating in the NH for the Holidays Expo, which continues today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel Expo Center, 700 Elm St., in Manchester.
Granite State Legends
Legend has it that "Ocean Born Mary" was born at sea on July 28, 1720, to James and Elizabeth Wilson.
Chocorua's legend states that the proud Indian Chief refused to flee from conflict with the white man.
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.
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 husband left the family farm one day in 1891, never to return during his wife's lifetime.
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.
In 1873, a double murder took place at Smuttynose, the largest of the Islands of the Isles of Shoals.
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...
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 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...
"Granny" Stalbird, also known as Deborah Vicker, was only the second woman to settle in the town of Jefferson.
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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2013 Holiday Happenings