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John Harrigan

Is this really what makes guys crazy?

All right, here's one for the books - the Vermont bow-hunting books. And the New Hampshire connection? This happened right across the Connecticut River, in my 35-mile view from Colebrook, in the town of Bloomfield, Vt.

Dick Pinney

Stacey Cole

Stacey Cole's Nature Talks: Owls are a treat for the ears but very rarely for the eyes

WE KNOW not always who are kings by day, but the king of the night is the bold brown owl.” So wrote Brian Walter Proctor (1787-1874) in stanza three of his poem, “The Owl.”

Animals

Cat dies after reportedly being thrown from vehicle on Route 11 in New Durham

An unnamed resident witnessed the feline being thrown from the window of a blue car, according to information from police. The cat reportedly bounced across Route 11 to the opposite side of the road.

Fletcher the Rottweiler is a rescue dog with For the Love of Dog.

Swanzey dog rescue seeks funds to rebuild after fire

When a fire destroyed a barn at the Mukota Kennel on Matthews Road last week, For the Love of Dog Rottweiler and pitbull rescue lost the building where they had quarantined and housed their rescue dogs and all of their supplies.

Outdoors

New signs at Livermore Falls are helping the state park to become a safer family destination, officials say.

Committee eyes larger state role at Livermore Falls

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A regional committee formed to improve the state park at Livermore Falls will meet Thursday afternoon to review the conversion of the falls area from a traditional party spot for area teens to a safe, supervised family destination.

Keene ice rink construction could start in January

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Plans for a city ice rink are just around the corner, Keene ICE president Beth Truman said Tuesday.

72 percent success rate for moose hunt

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There are 91 fewer moose in the state today as participants had a 72 percent success rate in this year's moose hunt.

DERRY--To go with Pinkerton water testing story.
Pinkerton Academy seniors Sarah Goulet and Allyssa Parish and junior Dominique Frechette search for tiny organisms during a water testing project this week.
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Students help monitor Derry pond

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Combing through the mud for small insects and checking PH levels, thirty-nine Pinkerton Academy biology students this week sampled the water quality of Big Island Pond

Former Windham skate park eyed for space for seniors

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The site of the former Windham skate park may soon be transformed into a place for local seniors to enjoy the outdoors.

Last week's Rare Bird Alert

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This is New Hampshire Audubon's Rare Bird Alert for Wednesday, Oct. 22.

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