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Eggs-citing events planned across Granite State

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Hop to it. Easter egg hunts are jumping up this weekend across the Granite State. Here’s a sampling of events planned:

Ham radio class being offered

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An introduction to ham radio class will be offered on Saturday, April 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Manchester Red Cross Blood Center, 425 Reservoir Ave.

NH Club Briefs: Stratham Historical Society offers annual appraisal day

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The Stratham Historical Society will host its 24th annual Spring Appraisal Day, known to its members as the “Stratham Road Show,” from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 12, in the Morgera Room of the Stratham Fire Station, which is behind the historical society at the corner of Portsmouth Avenue and Winnicutt Road. The event won't end until all the appraisals are completed.

Shopping

Falling clam juice prompts lawsuit

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A Derry woman is suing Market Basket after claiming she was injured when several bottles of clam juice fell off a shelf and struck her, causing injuries that required several surgeries.

Nashua aldermen have agreed to spend more than $100,000 in surplus parking revenue to help beautify Main Street.

2 Nashua aldermen OK more than $100k to spruce up downtown

0 NH House Roundup: Marriage license fees on the rise, no repeal on cell phone ban

NH People

Super Bowl champ makes Manchester appearance

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Most school children learn the benefits of a healthy breakfast, and the nutritional aspects of milk and dairy products. Those messages got an exclamation point Tuesday when an Epsom dairy farmer, a...

Eddie Edwards, director of community relations for U.S. Rep. Frank Guinta, R-N.H.,  at his office in Manchester last week.

1 He's come a long way from a harsh Georgia upbringing

0 Kingston school launches fund for school worker critically injured in crash

Avenues

Style at Home: Three basic steps to design a space

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When asked my Facebook friends to tell me what they'd like me to write about, one decorating dilemma that came up over and again was: “Where do I start when I'm designing a room?”

0 Your Place: The right primer/paint combo will bust ceiling ghost shadows

0 Ask Angie: Repair damaged plaster first, or painting could be for naught

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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