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Ontario TV station to air Challenger disaster 'lost tapes' largely focused on NH teacher Christa Mcauliffe

Ontario TV station to air Challenger disaster 'lost tapes' largely focused on NH teacher Christa Mcauliffe
The Challenger Disaster: Lost Tapes follows the story of the Space Shuttle Challenger and its crew, specifically Christa Mcauliffe, the first civilian to be launched into space.
Date: Oct 19, 2017

The day Brownfield, Maine burned
BROWNFIELD, Maine - Seven decades ago this month, the church bells of prosperous Brownfield, Maine, clanged with a frantic peal. Little did those who pulled at the ropes realize that they were tolling the death knell of their town.
Date: Oct 16, 2017

Concord artist documents NH's covered bridges in book
A watercolor artist from Concord is passionate about painting and documenting covered bridges all over New Hampshire.
Date: Oct 16, 2017

Bank notes were once a way to commit fraud
In New Hampshire in the early days, banks were set up by state charter. The first was the Portsmouth Bank in 1792. Stock was offered and sold by the officers and directors who formed banks.
Date: Oct 06, 2017

Salem students debate place in history for local girl who slaughtered her Indian captors

Salem students debate place in history for local girl who slaughtered her Indian captors
In a project stemming from the conversation around Confederate statues last month, Woodbury students are analyzing the circumstances around Duston's kidnapping, deciding themselves whether she is a hero, villain or something else.
Date: Oct 05, 2017

Jonathan Zimmerman: What's so bad about Ken Burns?

Jonathan Zimmerman: What's so bad about Ken Burns?
Historians aren't very happy with Ken Burns. He's a simplifier; we complicate. He makes myths; we bust them. And he celebrates the nation, while we critique it. That's the party line, anyway, among my fellow academics. And while I agree with some...
Date: Oct 05, 2017

Ona Judge: The slave who ran away from George Washington
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - Stepping off a boat in New Hampshire port in 1796, 22-year-old Ona Judge was on the run from the family of President George Washington. Judge, who was born into .
Date: Oct 04, 2017

Nashua, 1400 baby chicks, and the integration of professional baseball
DURING THE NASHUA DODGERS' 1946 season, a local chicken farmer offered 100 baby chicks for every home run hit. That season, a newcomer to the team, catcher Roy Campanella, hit 14. Campanella sent all 1,400 chicks to his father, who used them to...
Date: Oct 04, 2017

'Cog Days': McQuaid pens ode to youth on mountain railway

'Cog Days': McQuaid pens ode to youth on mountain railway
CONWAY — Union Leader newspaper publisher Joe McQuaid has spent a lifetime in the newspaper business, following in the footsteps of his grandfather and father. But that's not the focus of his new book.
Date: Oct 01, 2017

Laconia approves additional $1.2M to help save Colonial Theatre
LACONIA - Restoration of the historic Colonial Theatre, a project intended to breathe new life into the downtown core, will receive an additional city loan of $1.2 million.
Date: Sep 27, 2017

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