Lifestyle

Audio Postcard
4:08 pm
Fri August 12, 2005

Sounds from the Pittsfield Hot Air Balloon Festival

Hot air balloon rides can be an enjoyable event for the whole family.
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This summer, New Hampshire Public Radio has been sharing some sounds of the summer.

One of the traditional family outings in the state is the 24th Annual Pittsfield Balloon Festival.

NHPR reporter Amy Quinton not only attended the event, but was able to catch a ride aboard the hot air balloon, the Lime Rickey.

She filed this audio postcard from the event.

The Exchange
8:00 am
Mon January 31, 2005

Finding Refuge in the Queen City

Over the last few months, several hundred African refugees were resettled in Manchester. We'll take a look at who they are, the challenges they face, and how the city is handling this new and very different population. Laura is joined by Robert Baines, Mayor of Manchester, Dr. Westy Egmont, executive director of the International Institute of Boston, and Beatrice Munyenyezi, a Manchester resident who was a refugee from Rwanda. Ms. Munyenyezi now works at the Manchester Housing Authority.

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