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Rogers Garage: Packard sales and service in Hanover, New Hampshire
The rural college town has never has had a large population, although about ten-percent of its citizens are a part of the academic and administrative staff, many of which earn a relatively high income yearly; this made Hanover a perfect place for...
Date: Jun 22, 2017

Tilton company wins contract for braided rug in Abe Lincoln's boyhood home
In 1968, after 15 years of work, Janice Jurta's father-in-law, George, got a patent for a machine that braided the wool needed for rugs.
Date: Jun 20, 2017

NHPR Audio: Anthrax in Manchester: Revisiting the Arms Mill Outbreak of 1957
It's been 60 years since workers inside a New Hampshire textile mill began getting sick with a mysterious illness. Over a ten week period, four of these mill workers would die, sparking a massive public health investigation.
Date: Jun 20, 2017

Haunting photos of children at war: 11-year-old powder monkey aboard Civil War-era USS New Hampshire

Haunting photos of children at war: 11-year-old powder monkey aboard Civil War-era USS New Hampshire
A powder monkey aboard the USS New Hampshire off Charleston, South Carolina. The picture is thought to have been taken some time between 1864 and 1865. Boys were employed on sailing warships to carry powder to the guns.
Date: Jun 20, 2017

New Hampshire Glossary: Operative
The term operative was used in several ways during New Hampshire's history. In 1762, lye was said to be an operative, while in 1785 the poison of a rattlesnake was described as being operative, each meanthing they had a strong effect.
Date: Jun 18, 2017

New Hampshire's other political claim to fame: Ambassadors
For many around the world, New Hampshire is known as the place that kicks off the presidential race, and thus where the next leader of the free world gets his or her start. In some countries, however, the
Date: Jun 14, 2017

Don Newcombe's lost interview: Dodger great talks about barriers and breaking them down
There was only one club left in the Dodger farm system where we could go, and that was in Nashua, N.H., in the New England League. Buzzie Bavasi was the general manager and Walter Alston was the field manager.
Date: Jun 14, 2017

USS Liberty: Colebrook man survived Israeli attack that claimed 34 lives, wounded 171

USS Liberty: Colebrook man survived Israeli attack that claimed 34 lives, wounded 171
The two men were shipmates on the USS Liberty when it was attacked on June 8, 1967, by Israeli air and naval forces off the coast of Egypt during what's known as the Six-Day War between Israel and its Arab neighbors.
Date: Jun 09, 2017

New museum opens at NHMS at a challenging time for NASCAR
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) -- There are no video games or interactive exhibits at the new North East Motor Sports Museum in Loudon, New Hampshire. Not even a touchscreen.
Date: Jun 07, 2017

American Police Motorcycle Museum back, building vintage bike for Springfield Police Department
MEREDITH - Saying they are thrilled to be involved with Motorcycle Week, Doug Frederick and his wife, Leslyee, owners of the American Police Motorcycle Museum, announced that they have reopened for a limited season and will be offering half-price...
Date: Jun 07, 2017

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