Serenity Place is a substance abuse recovery center in Manchester, offering detox programs and education to those struggling to overcome addiction. For Stephanie, Serenity Place provided a solid foundation for her recovery from drug and alcohol problems.
Bitcoin, which is basically digital cash, has been getting a lot of hype lately as governments such as Germany, China, and now the United States begin to recognize its validity. That recognition has led to financial speculation on the digital currency, and bitcoin’s value has soared.
According to SkiNH.com, a total of 8 ski areas will be open to the public this weekend.
It is opening weekend for New Hampshire’s Pat’s Peak, Ragged Mountain, Mount Sunapee and Cannon Mountain. When NHPR caught up with Mount Sunapee’s Marketing Director Bruce McCloy, he had his ski boots on, and was headed for the trails himself:
Grass doesn't get a lot of appreciation aside from lawns and hayfields, but grasses play an essential role in ecosystem health. When soil is disturbed by hurricane, fire or logging, grasses take quick advantage of. Dormant seeds awaiting the right conditions sprout and up come the grasses.
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COAT DRIVE AT DURRELL METHODIST CHURCH, BETHLEHEM Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9-11 AM Thursday 5-6 PM. 2057 Main Street. Bring your gently used coats, jackets, and warm winter outerwear. Kids items especially needed. Drop off, pick up, swap.
Most of us here in New Hampshire saw our first snowflakes of the year this week. It's a gentle reminder that winter is on its way. On this holiday that for many of us kicks off a frenzied season of shopping and parties, NHPR's Sean Hurley pauses to reflect on what it means as winter rolls in.
Winter comes in like a winter coat. Down from the storage closet to hang in the dark front hall to wait by the door.
A Vermont man found responsible for the 2010 explosion in Colebrook that killed two men and injured a third is going to prison for at least ten years.
Late in October a jury found Craig Sanborn guilty of two counts of manslaughter and Wednesday in Coos Superior Court he was sentenced.
“The court sentenced Mr. Sanborn to five to ten years incarceration on each manslaughter charge to be served consecutively for a total of 10 to 20 years,” said Stephen Murray, the assistant Coos County attorney.
The company that runs the Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant, NextEra, could lockout 226 union workers, if they don’t come to a contract agreement by midnight Monday.
NextEra and the Utility Workers Union are at an impasse over three items in their contract. How much of a raise workers will receive each year; whether to eliminate 5 or 6 Fire Brigade positions, and whether to move all workers to a rotational work schedule, with overnight shifts.
NextEra spokesman Alan Griffith says many of these concessions have already been made at other nuclear plants across the country.
Thanksgiving before 1863 was something of a moveable feast, with states honoring the holiday at various times or not at all. But as the Civil War dragged on, Abraham Lincoln needed a way to unite the country. It was a prominent magazine editor, Sarah Josepha Hale, who finally persuaded him to declare a national holiday.
Hale, born 1788 in Newport, New Hampshire, was a prolific writer. She authored biographies, cookbooks, novels, editorials, and volumes of poetry, including the children’s rhyme Mary Had a Little Lamb.
Most of our Thanksgiving tables will be filled with turkeys, carrots and cranberries that have traveled from all over the country – and even the world – before making their way to our forks. But at a recent Thanksgiving celebration organized by Slow Food Seacoast, ingredients in every dish were harvested no more than 25 miles away. To see how one goes about shopping for an all-local Thanksgiving menu, we headed to a winter farmers’ market.