In troubled times, “Look for the helpers,” the inestimable Mister Rogers liked to say. “There’s always someone who is trying to help.”In New Hampshire, you don’t have to look far. The Union Leader put out a call asking readers to tell us about “acts of kindness” — everyday people who go abou…
LONDONDERRY -- When Anakin Williams wrote his letter to Santa Claus this year, the Moose Hill School kindergartner's Christmas list had only one item: to have his older brother Sebastian home in time for the holiday.
LOUDON – The normally quiet streets and parking lots during the off-season at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway became bright and colorful Friday, as the fourth annual Gift of Lights holiday lighting show began.
Editor’s note: Sunday marked the 50th anniversary of an accident that took eight lives on the Mt. Washington Cog Railway. As part of our anniversary coverage, we are excerpting a chapter from Publisher Joseph W. McQuaid’s new memoir “Cog Days.” McQuaid worked at the Cog for four summers. He …
Today is the 50th anniversary of one of New Hampshire's deadliest accidents, a crash on the Mount Washington Cog Railway that claimed eight lives. As part of our anniversary coverage, we publish an excerpt from Union Leader and Sunday News Publisher Joseph W. McQuaid's new memoir, "Cog Days.…
More than 20 months after she first set the wheels in motion to bring a bike rental system to the state’s largest city, Carol Gayman says Manchester’s new two-year pilot program is finally ready to roll.
PLAISTOW — After 26 years as a K-9 officer, it’s not surprising that Plaistow Police Sgt. Alec Porter decided to show off his Halloween spirit by putting cool but creepy skeletons of a cop and police dog on display outside his house.
BELMONT – In a remarkable coincidence, right after meeting Wednesday with his new landlord, Bob Wolak bought some Powerball tickets from his soon-to-be old one -- including one that was a a million-dollar winner.
A partial list of towns with set dates for Fourth of July celebrations and/or fireworks. If your town is not listed, please contact your local police department's business line or town hall for more information.
Although she's modest about her chances of winning, a 15-year-old girl from Alton is nonetheless expected to make history this month when she becomes the first Granite Stater to compete in the 150-mile-long Jr. Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Alaska.
NORTHUMBERLAND — Although safety concerns about the coronavirus pandemic led organizers to cancel the Groveton Memorial Day Parade, the community nonetheless came out in a different way to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.
On Monday morning, you can soar over historic landmarks from England to the beaches of D-Day from your living room with the Aviation Museum of New Hampshire’s livestream its virtual flight from London to Caen, France.
Clay artist Tejas Moses’ work is grounded in the New England landscape, from the materials he digs out of river banks and coastal plains to the layers of clay he painstakingly pinches into large vessels.
W alking along a canal the other day, I noticed a single branched redbud tree stretching horizontally over the water. It was more of a twig than a tree, now in its purple-pink flower, and would form the perfect fishing perch for a kingfisher or heron. But the redbud isn’t lending a helping h…
Speaking personally, the current situation of life inside the house is somewhat akin to when I lived in eastern Ukraine in the early 1990s. Sources of entertainment were scarce for me in the pre-World Wide Web days.
Dear Helaine and Joe: This pitcher came from my aunt’s estate. I have always loved it. The boy is climbing up the tree toward a bird’s nest on one side and has the nest in his hands on the other. Please let me know if you have any information on the pitcher’s origins.
Larry and I have been home together 24/7 for six weeks, with few brief separations for occasional food shopping. While I love being with Larry from one perspective, it is likely creating an issue for the future when Larry will be left home alone.
Are you secretly dreading the end of stay-at-home orders and a return to normalcy — whatever that may look like in the wake of the coronavirus? Your feelings probably aren’t misanthropic, or even all that unusual.
It’s a clear, cool April morning and the air is filled with a chorus of chirping birds, but they’ve got some competition from six eager runners who are loudly prepping for a two-mile loop on wooded trails at Little Lake Massabesic off Depot Road in Auburn.