LOUDON — Trucks, semis, and tons of chrome were the order of the afternoon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Thursday for FanFest, an afternoon of entertainment for the thousands of fans on already on hand for the weekend of racing to come.
DEERFIELD — For Elise Demers, working at the Deerfield Fair runs in the blood. She’s been with the fair’s arts and crafts department for 15 years. That’s 11 years fewer than her mother. And her grandfather does the fair’s commercials.
GILFORD — For the past 21 years, Greg Goddard’s life has revolved around the weather. As the general manager at Belknap County-owned Gunstock Mountain Resort, he checks the daily forecast up to six times a day, hoping for sun during the summer and cold weather or snow during the winter.
KINGSTON — Bob and Marghi Beans’ 35 acres of woodlands and meadows in their backyard have once again been transformed into a magical place where the queen and her knights, pirates, fairies and others dressed in character come together to enjoy some 16th century fun for a good cause.
LITTLETON — Less than two years old, the Schilling Beer Co. has earned still more praise for its brews based on centuries-old European recipes with Ski Magazine recently naming SBC one of six craft brewers in the U.S. who are “perfecting the craft — literally.”
LINCOLN -- There’s still a lot of green around, but the 2014 foliage season is here, and while the rest of the state will follow suit thereafter, the Great North Woods and White Mountains are now displaying flashes of color and expected to reach peak by Sept. 28.
BRETTON WOODS — While many people love the Mount Washington Cog Railway, 10,000 of them have to show their support online before its historic Peppersass and Moosilauke engines can be considered for commemoration in a Lego building set.
STARK — No one — not even the engineering company that did the latest renovation — 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 to…
ROCHESTER — The Rochester Fair is set to begin on Sept. 12 and as volunteers work to bring new life to the event, the organization’s former shareholders and directors are arguing they are owed more than $102,000.
The normal distractions at noontime watering holes — nonstop sports news, social media feeds, run-of-the-mill barstool banter — was widely ignored Friday as lottery officials turned on the switch for Keno 603 in several New Hampshire cities.
MEREDITH — The staff at the Town Docks restaurant at the edge of Lake Winnipesaukee were milling about Thursday, preparing for the hordes of tourists arriving Friday for Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of the summer season.
HAMPTON — A sewer line failure that sent wastewater into the Tide Mill Creek saltmarsh area poses no threat to the hundreds of participants expected to take a dip in the Atlantic Ocean at this weekend’s Penguin Plunge, officials said Friday.