PORTSMOUTH — The keynote speaker at Great Bay Community College’s commencement ceremony told graduates Saturday it is important to be on the lookout for people who will help them realize their potential.
DURHAM — New York Times columnist David Brooks challenged graduates at the University of New Hampshire’s commencement ceremony Saturday to pursue diverse friendships to overcome the crisis of social fragmentation.
MANCHESTER — Ritchie Farrell was a recovering heroin addict from Lowell, Mass. who wrote an HBO film and appeared in the Oscar-winning film “The Fighter,” which was based on local boxing legend Micky Ward and his addicted brother, Dicky Eklund.
ROXBURY — The owner of the now defunct Granite Gorge summer camp won’t have to pay a $2,100 refund to an irate mother, and the mother won’t have to pay $10,000 for allegedly defaming the camp’s owner, according to a ruling issued this week.
A unique gathering of local artists will be marking its 15th year on May 18 and 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. inside the Mack’s Apples farmstand. About a dozen artists will be on hand, showcasing their works of art, but they’ll also be actively creating art.
MANCHESTER — The Manchester Monarchs — the professional hockey team that drew thousands of hockey fans to the Queen City and provided a linchpin in the downtown redevelopment of the early 2000s — is hanging up its skates, the team announced Wednesday.
The Salem Board of Selectmen opted against taking over the cleanup of a private property littered with thousands of inkjet printers Monday night, after the homeowner failed to meet a court-ordered deadline to remove the trash.
Boston Surface Railroad Company, the entity working with the city to potentially bring passenger rail to Nashua, announced Tuesday that it is developing technology that could reduce the need for classic track circuits and infrastructure.
The New Hampshire National Guard has decided that it no longer needs its Berlin armory as it puts more resources into the Littleton armory as its North Country hub, and plans to build new facilities in Pembroke and Plymouth.
An aldermanic subcommittee voted Tuesday to support a request from the general manager of the SNHU Arena for $1.13 million in capital improvement funding from the city, to ensure the “full and continued operation” of the facility.
Drivers should expect delays and detours in Bethlehem and neighboring Franconia as the New Hampshire Department of Transportation on Tuesday started one bridge-repair project and began finalizing a second.
The Salem Planning Board had originally intended to wait until the Tuscan Village development agreement was finalized before granting site plan approval to developers to construct a 281-unit, five-story wrap-around apartment building to be located in the Tuscan Village development. But during a special meeting last week, the board granted site plan approval with a 6-1 vote, according to Town Planner Ross Moldoff.
On Monday night, Boston basketball fans were treated to an evening with Granite State flair as the Boston Celtics honored a handful of Southern New Hampshire University students during the team’s annual SNHU Night celebration of the partnership between the two organizations.