Kate sat down with traditional Irish folk music and dance group The Revels in studio on Sunday to discuss and perform. The Revels are currently performing their annual holiday show, The Christmas Revels, at the Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth, in Hanover, NH. For more information and tickets, visit the Hopkins Center.
A new report from the Minnesota-based United Health Foundation ranks New Hampshire the third healthiest state in the nation. That’s down a spot from last year. The report weights a variety of factors, including infant mortality, obesity, high school graduation rate and levels of violent crime. Vermont ranked first in the nation for the sixth straight year.
Opponents of proposed wind farms in the Newfound Lake region are getting organized. They hope that they’re forming the foundation of a state-wide anti-wind effort. Newfound Lake Wind Watch has changed its name to New Hampshire Wind Watch: it has a new website, work committees, petitions and letter writing campaigns.
A dozen New Hampshire towns have filed a complaint arguing they are being deprived of their share of $52 million being refunded by the group that manages health insurance pools for public workers and retirees.
If you're planning on trying your hand at ice fishing this winter, probably best to brush up on the dos and don'ts before heading out.
The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s "Let’s Go Fishing Program," in partnership with other groups, is offering several free ice fishing class. They are open to anyone, though those under 16 are encouraged to be accompanied by an adult. Those planning on going are asked to call ahead to reserve spaces.