Seacoast

New Federal Grant Aids Seacoast Bus Service

Sep 5, 2012

Southeastern New Hampshire commuters will see mass transit improvements from newly announced Federal grants.

The Tall Ship Privateers Who Shaped the War of 1812

Jul 12, 2012
Courtesy Roger Goun via Flickr/CC - http://www.flickr.com/photos/sskennel/748581002/in/photostream/

Today is the first day of Sail Portsmouth, a four day festival of tall ships on New Hampshire’s Seacoast.

One of the featured ships in this year’s festival is called The Pride of Baltimore II. It’s a recreation of a topsail schooner that served as a privateer in the War of 1812 - ships that shaped the course of the war between the United States and Britain two hundred years ago.

"Short, easy, infallible"

USFWS Headquarters / Flickr/Creative Commons

Beachgoers in the Town of Rye were cleared from the water on Monday. A swimmer spotted two sharks estimated at six feet in length.

Plaid Friday: Go Local

Nov 25, 2011

You may know the Friday after Thanksgiving as Black Friday, but on the Seacoast, today is also Plaid Friday.

Plaid Friday began last year as a way to encourage shoppers to discover local stores. David Boynton is the Executive Director of Seacoast Local, an organization that promotes independent businesses. He explains what Plaid Friday is about to NHPR’s Rick Ganley.

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