"> en-us Traffic concerns aired by Hooksett residents Revving engines, buses hitting potholes, trash 8212 residents of Martins Ferry Road said it's not just excessive speed but safety and quality of life concerns that have prompted complaints about traffic on what they said has become a cut-through between River and Hooksett roads. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:20:00 EST Disc golf course takes flight in Manchester About 70 people attended a ceremonial ribbon-cutting held last night at The Hollows, the city's municipally-owned disc golf course constructed along a span of about 70 acres of heavily wooded land adjacent to the Brown and Mitchell Park and the Pine Grove Cemetery, just east of the Merrimack River. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:20:00 EST Owners assess damage after fire at Candia home Workers were at the scene Monday assessing damage to a Candia home destroyed by a fire this Friday Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:45:00 EST Families help enrich NYC kids' summers It was a happy reunion for a group of local families Monday afternoon, as the Fresh Air Fund bus pulled up at Keller Williams Realty Metropolitan on South River Road at 4 p.m., filled with New York City kids ready to spend a few weeks with their 'summer families.' Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:45:00 EST Treasures in Your Attic If it's from Virginia, this old gaming table is a big winner I have a mahogany turn-top game table that I am hoping you can help me identify. I believe it is a backgammon table because of the original oil cloth backgammon liner in the drawer. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:45:00 EST Hooksett is looking for ways to help business From fast-food to jet engines, from health care to hair cuts, businesses provide a diverse array of careers, services and products for the town. Now Hooksett is asking what it can do for the businesses to help them grow and stay in town. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:44:00 EST Salem spraying for mosquitoes Mosquito spraying will be taking place at Salem High School, the Woodbury School, and Field of Dreams over the next several nights in preparation for Fourth of July activities in town. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:45:00 EST New Hampton Fitness Trail a hit Pat Schlesinger is known for her love of her town and the Pemigewasset River, both causes she has made her own over the past several decades. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 21:33:00 EST New sculptures highlight downtown Meredith, hope to scare away geese There's a story going around the docks and downtown shops that the town, which had tried using replicas of coyotes last summer to scare some nuisance geese away from Hesky Park, has brought in a much larger steel wolf replica to do the job this year. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 21:31:00 EST North Country marks re-opening of Stark's iconic covered bridge No one 8212 not even the engineering company that did the latest renovation 8212 knows exactly when the first Stark covered bridge was built to connect New Hampshire Route 110 and Northside Road, but everyone who spoke at the bridge's re-opening Saturday knows how important it is to the town as well as to the state. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 19:42:00 EST Generations come together for NH's woman's 100th birthday Laurette Hudon of Goffstown celebrated her 100th birthday on June 6 with many friends and family, including many fifth generation members. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 19:41:00 EST Days are numbered for art at Candia Recycling Center Selectmen have ordered a cleanup of the town's recycling facility that includes an art collection accumulated over the years. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 19:40:00 EST NH Senior News AARP offers driving refresher classes in NH The AARP Smart Driver course, a classroom refresher for drivers 50 and older, is offered at a variety of locations in the state each month. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 19:38:00 EST New Hampshire 2015 July 4th fireworks and celebrations The most comprehensive list of planned fireworks displays, parades and Independence Day celebrations taking place across the Granite State on and around the 4th of July, 2015! Tue, 02 Jun 2015 09:44:00 EST AAA Record number of drivers will hit road for July 4 Americans will take to the roads in record numbers over the July 4 Independence Day holiday as the improving job market and lower fuel prices spur more people to splurge on getaways, a forecast by AAA shows. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 19:40:00 EST Hunters sense change is coming Bruce Beaurivage has been a hunting guide in New Hampshire for 20 years and has taken folks moose hunting many times. This fall, he'll have the chance to get his own moose. But he's not sure he'll even fire his gun. Sat, 27 Jun 2015 21:45:00 EST Brewfest at Loon makes much of the craft LINCOLN - Now in its 11th year, the New England Brewfest - billed as the Ultimate Craft Beer Weekend - wraps up today at Loon Mountain Resort with a screening of Brew Hampshire, a documentary about why the Granite State is a great place to make beer.Produced and managed by the Lincoln... Sat, 27 Jun 2015 21:43:00 EST Newmarket crash victim recalled as gentle, humble man It seems everybody in town knew Charlie Dearborn Jr., and if you didn't, you couldn't miss seeing him taking his daily walk along Grant Road wearing his orange safety vest. Sat, 27 Jun 2015 21:42:00 EST Weare Chief Sean Kelly New day here for his department Last Saturday Sean Kelly officially took the helm of the Weare Police Department, vowing to right an agency that has been rocked in recent years by turmoil and scandal. The town's Board of Selectmen earlier this month voted to hire Kelly, who had served as the interim chief since last October following the resignation of the previous chief, John... Sat, 27 Jun 2015 21:41:00 EST Some hope for a flounder fishing revival IT SEEMS like the flounder fishing in the Great Bay tidal watershed has been a victim of some kind of outside influence, as there are almost no flounders in any of the traditional flounder waters. Sat, 27 Jun 2015 17:22:00 EST Thanks to the Internet, the past is always present While putting a red chip on B-6 can be a lot of fun for the older generation when there's nothing more exciting on the calendar, when you wire them up to the Internet, bingo takes a backseat. Sat, 27 Jun 2015 17:21:00 EST Early morning sights and sounds from the Adirondack perch AN ADIRONDACK chair sits always at the ready on a small hill outside our barn overlooking the horse pasture. In early morning it is very inviting. The wide flat surface of the arm makes a reliable coffee mug holder a towel on the seat and back absorbs dampness accumulated overnight. With my new binoculars Nikon Monarch 5 8x428212love them! I... Fri, 26 Jun 2015 20:34:00 EST Derryfest is back on for this September The annual tradition of Derryfest will continue in September after all. Postponed earlier this month because of budget cuts, Derryfest is back on, according to officials. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 22:29:00 EST Goffstown rallies around fire victims In the wake of tragedy, Mike Briscoe and Amy Whitney are regrouping and looking for a new home, said Briscoe's sister Amy Chhom. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 22:10:00 EST Bedford councilor Residency rule a hindrance to hiring town manager Following the sudden resignation of former town manager Steve Daly last week, a longtime town councilor is calling for the repeal of a town requirement that managers must live in Bedford. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 22:10:00 EST Hooksett Town Council OKs purchase of 20 Tasers Police Chief Peter Bartlett requested the council allow him to use 26,070 in unused money from his budget to buy 20 new Taser X2 Class III conducted energy weapons to replace older models of the weapons the department currently uses. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 22:10:00 EST Making shopping a festive affair in Concord Market Days, an annual three-day event that turns Main Street downtown into an open-air marketentertainmentfood and drink festival is underway in the capital city. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 21:49:00 EST NH Club Notes Meredith Lions Club selling duck race tickets The Meredith Lions Club is getting ready for its 25th Rubber Duck Race, which will start at 4 p.m. Saturday, the Fourth of July. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 21:48:00 EST 'Morning Buzz' returns to the air to pay tribute to Andy Blacksmith Greg and the Morning Buzz returned to the airwaves Thursday for the first time since losing a member of their family. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 21:48:00 EST