"> en-us Acres of summer color, without irrigation Tucked away from the winding street at 425 Tibbetts Hill Road is the home of Real and Leslie Fallu 8212 a property filled with brilliant, fiery color in the second half of July each year, courtesy of Real Fallu's massive perennial gardens. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:08:00 EST Down to Earth The best parts of this NH summer I'm feeling sluggish and summery and delightfully lazy, so this month's column will be in list form, dedicated to the best parts of a New Hampshire summer. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:04:00 EST Revised plans for Salem High School renovation satisfy board When architects for the 75 million high school renovation project presented initial sketches for the new entrances at the school last month, some School Board members thought those plans strayed to far from what was presented to voters for the March bond vote. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:04:00 EST Neighbor blames school renovations for home flooding Thomas Campbell built his house near the North Salem Elementary School in 1986 and didn't have any problems with water in his basement until the renovations to the school several years ago, he recently told the School Board. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:03:00 EST Swing band to perform Sunday at Manchester bandstand The Friends of Stark Park welcome the New Legacy Swing Band at the bandstand Sunday at 2 p.m. at the park on River Road. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:02:00 EST Open Doors Manchester offers look at city's art, culture You can experience downtown by trolley Thursday with Open Doors Manchester. The event happens several times a year and includes free access to some of the Queen City's arts and cultural venues. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:02:00 EST Four NH state parks celebrate 50th anniversary In 1964, Clough State Park in Weare Greenfield State Park in Greenfield Wallis Sands State Beach in Rye and Mount Washington State Park in Sargents Purchase were preserved forever. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:02:00 EST Deerfield Heritage Commission offers glimpse into town's storied history For the fourth time this year, Deerfield officials are partnering with the New Hampshire Humanities Council to host a program aimed at educating locals to the rich arts and history within the Granite State. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 20:32:00 EST Derry cyclist makes cause a family affair Rich DiSalvo is prepared to pedal all the way from Maine to Florida in the second part of the three-year fundraising effort for people with autism dubbed the Tour to Endure. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 20:32:00 EST Hearing continues on Salem senior living facility The Planning Board will continue a public hearing on a proposed 84-unitassistedlivingand Alzheimer's care unit for Sally Sweets Way, across from the Ingram Senior Center on Tuesday night. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 20:28:00 EST Pelham family supports Pan-Mass cause Pelham's David Silva and daughter, Shayna, are organizing the area's only Pan Mass Challenge Kids Ride, a child-sized version of the lengthy bike race to benefit cancer care and cancer research. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 20:25:00 EST Local veteran puts on Gala for Warrior Camp The 1st Annual Warrior Camp Gala at the Shattuck Golf Club Saturday night raised about 10,000 to support the treatment active military and veterans who suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 20:25:00 EST Senior News Workshop to focus on 'Telling Your Own Story' Everyone has a story to tell. But taking that first step in telling your story 8212 not a dry, chronological inventory of life since birth but a memoir 8212 can often be the most difficult. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 18:36:00 EST Jack Savage's Forest Journal Test inconclusive on anti-deer fly headware EACH WINTER, when I find myself occasionally longing for the warmer weather of summer, I try to remember the deer flies. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 23:49:00 EST Just running isn't enough adventure races add mud and obstacles LINCOLN - Be they for fun, fitness or competition, with the number of participants ranging from the hundreds to the thousands, New Hampshire has become a popular venue for a variety and number of foot races that involve special challenges and frequently end with racers covered in mud. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 23:44:00 EST Paquette-Murphy engagement Sept. wedding planned David and Cheryl Paquette of New Boston announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Cheryl Paquette, to Eric Thomas Murphy, son of Steve and Celeste Murphy of Goffstown. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 23:16:00 EST 2 from NH complete Air Force training Air Force Airman 1st Class Jennifer A. Zaccardi and Airman Joshua A. Felice graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 23:15:00 EST Felisme-Chartier engagement wedding planned Aug. 10 Cedoine and JoAnn Felisme of Manchester announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole Rita-Elisanne Felisme, to Robert Leo Chartier II, son of Robert Chartier and the late Betty Jo Chartier of South Londonderry, Vt. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 23:14:00 EST Mulla-McGovern engagement summer 2015 wedding planned Retired U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. James and Mrs. Lu Mulla of Manchester announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Anne Mulla, to Stephen Gerard McGovern, son of Dr. Richard and Mrs. Michele McGovern of Coatesville, Pa. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 23:13:00 EST Karwacki-Michaud engagement May 2015 wedding planned Keith and Donna Karwacki of Manchester announce the engagement of their daughter, Abigail Leah Karwacki, to Scott Leonard Michaud, son of Barbara Michaud and the late Neal Michaud of Candia. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 23:13:00 EST Goffstown High School, Class of 1974 reunion Goffstown High School's Class of 1974 has scheduled its 40-year reunion for 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at Brown's Barn in Dunbarton. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 23:12:00 EST At Jaffrey event, they say, 'Let them eat cupcake' About 1,500 people turned out for free cupcakes at the ninth annual Night of 1,000 Cupcakes at the Jaffrey Civic Center on Thursday evening. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 19:38:00 EST Fox News' Cameron to speak at Bartlett event Fox News chief political correspondent Carl Cameron will keynote the Josiah Bartlett Center's annual Libertas Dinner on Wednesday at the Grappone Center, 70 Constitution Ave., Concord. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 19:30:00 EST John Harrigan's Woods, Water Wildlife Righting old wrongs, Native Americans and land management FRIDAY'S NEWS that New Hampshire has 40 or so nesting bald eagles was balm for the soul. It is the latest in this generation's track record of righting old environmental wrongs moose, beaver, wild turkeys, fisher cats, martens, loons. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 18:43:00 EST Host families sought for German teens teaching kids manners class Nashua-area host families sought for German teens teaching kids manners topic of free class Aug. 12 Sat, 19 Jul 2014 18:09:00 EST NH events calendar for week beginning July 20 Preview calendar for New Hampshire events beginning July 20. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 17:59:00 EST Launch of Derry councilor's Spacetown T-Shirt campaign delayed DERRY--The launch of a town councilor's plan to use T-Shirts to help revive Derry's Spacetown USA Theme has encountered a slight problem. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:48:00 EST Group in Lyndeborough, Wilton creating list of trees of significant value in community The Significant Trees of Wilton and Lyndeborough Committee is compiling a list of memorial trees and trees with significant value and want to educate people on the value of trees around them. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:01:00 EST