NHPR News

The Exchange
9:00 am
Fri March 8, 2013

New Hampshire Reporter Roundtable

A lot of news is happening in New Hampshire this week.  At the Statehouse there have been votes on if New  Hampshire should expand gambling, also a tussle on the gas tax and the House is looking to increase the cigarette tax.  Also members of the House Finance Committee are about to hit the road to get the reaction of Granite Staters on the Governor's budget and New Hampshire lost a entrepreneur and philanthropist this week, Manchester's May Gruber. We'll talk about the biggest stories this week in New Hampshire with a roundtable of reporters.

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The Exchange
9:00 am
Wed January 2, 2013

NHPR President and CEO, Betsy Gardella

We sit down with NHPR president and CEO Betsy Gardella. In addition to leading this public radio station, Gardella also serves on NPR’s board of directors and has been active in discussions about the future of public-broadcast funding. We’ll talk with her about that, as well as a new broadcast schedule, additions to our newsroom and new opportunities for our website and mobile app.

Guest:

  • Betsy Gardella - President and CEO for New Hampshire Public Radio
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The Exchange
10:03 am
Thu December 22, 2011

Ask the NHPR President

We sit down with NHPR President Betsy Gardella!  She’s steered our ship for the past six years, and she also sits on the Board of Directors at National Public Radio.  We’re taking a look at some of the changes at both institutions over the past year, from programming changes to technology to new transmitters reaching new listeners in the North Country.   

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North Country
12:00 am
Thu October 13, 2011

Maine Aircraft Manufacturer Considering Berlin

Kestrel Aircraft Company

Last week Berlin got the news that a new company – which officials declined to name - could be bringing at least 150 manufacturing jobs to the city. NHPR’s Chris Jensen has talked to the chief executive officer of that company.

The North Country could be getting into the high-tech end of the aircraft industry.

Kestrel Aircraft Company of Brunswick Maine is seriously considering setting up a plant in Berlin.

“Well, Berlin is one of the locations we have been looking at and there are a number of very interesting attributes there.”

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North Country
1:10 pm
Fri August 19, 2011

AG Asks For Help

AG Asks for Help
Dan Gorenstein NHPR

The 11 year old girl’s body was pulled from the Connecticut River near her home six days after she went missing.

The AG’s Office has established a reward fund at the Northway Bank in Gorham.

Senior Assistant Attorney General Jane Young says even the smallest observation could provide the necessary clue to solve this tragedy.

“We are building a puzzle here. So we need the pieces to be put together to get the big picture, to make the determination, what happened to her.”

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Audio Postcard
4:12 pm
Wed December 6, 2006

Everyone has Rhythm

Since everyone with a beating heart already "has rhythm!” anyone can drum. That could well be the motto of the drum-jam, held the first Friday of the month at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Concord.

This past Friday evening, 16 people showed up... of all ages.

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Audio Postcard
12:31 pm
Sat September 16, 2006

The Pleasant Pond Pirates

The Pleasant Pond Pirates delivering treats.

The sound of the ice cream truck's jingle is certainly familiar during the summer, but a couple of young women in Deerfield have come up with another, less common way to peddle frozen treats.

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Audio Postcard
12:20 pm
Fri August 18, 2006

Equine Feats of Strength

The cement blocks and turf are prepared for the next pull.
Cheryl Senter

When it is county fair season, what fair would be complete without those equine feats of strength?

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Audio Postcard
1:50 pm
Tue June 13, 2006

Tuesday's Postcard from Bike Week

The streets of Laconia during Bike Week.

For plenty of participants, Bike Week is nothing short of a Dionysian pilgrimage.

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Audio Postcard
3:39 pm
Mon May 29, 2006

It's Tourist Season in N.H.

A beach goer, sound asleep in his chair, is framed by parking meters that line the beach.
Cheryl Senter

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer.

And across the state, resorts, hotels, and other tourist attractions are taking care of last minute primping before the onslaught of summer season.

One of those attractions is of course, Hampton Beach on the Seacoast.

On Friday, road crews were still painting lines on a section of Route 1A, that goes along the beach.

But ready or not, the tourists came, as they always do, to enjoy the beaches and the boardwalk, to lie in the warm sun and play in the sand.

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Audio Postcard
2:18 pm
Fri May 26, 2006

How to Ride a Motorcycle in 20 (very wet) Hours

Assistant instructor Pete Sperling demonstrates the proper way to put on a helmet and adjust the strap during Friday night's part of the three day weekend NHDMV motorcycle training course.
Cheryl Senter

While most of the state was trying to stay dry two weekends ago, ten people were dreaming of warm, sunny days and open roads.

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Audio Postcard
4:16 pm
Fri July 1, 2005

Fireworks: A Summer Audio Postcard

Although heavier business is in the summer, many firework stores are open all year.
rvaphotodude

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Audio Postcard
3:25 pm
Mon January 24, 2005

New Englands Antique Radio Club Meets in Nashua

Buy and sell ancient radio paraphernalia at the New England Antique Radio Club Swap Meet.
mullica

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