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Tewksbury Man Killed In New Hampshire Motorcycle Accident

A man from Northern Massachusetts has died from a weekend motorcycle crash in New Hampshire, authorities said. David Penney, age 58, of Tewksbury, was killed in a crash that occurred at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Woodland Road in North Hampton on Saturday afternoon, June 25, New Hampshire State Police said.

Custodian mourning his wife asks 'Is it real?" after $50K in donations inspired by teacher

PORTSMOUTH — When Ralph Langer remodeled his kitchen, he joked with his wife Elaine, that it was nearly perfect. All it was missing was a cookie jar. Langer, a longtime custodian at Portsmouth High School, knew exactly who to ask to bring the surprise he had in mind to life: A ceramic cookie jar that is a replica of his Portsmouth home, where he lived with his Elaine, a Dover school reading specialist.

Driver Charged With DUI in Fatal North Hampton, NH, Motorcycle Crash

The driver of a BMW with a child in the car that fatally struck a motorcycle in North Hampton Saturday afternoon was charged with driving under the influence. New Hampshire State Police said the 2015 black BMW driven by Jennifer McCoy, 38, of Boston entered the intersection of Atlantic Avenue (Route 111) and Woodland Road around 3:45 p.m., and hit a 2020 Harley Davidson motorcycle. All three people involved were taken to Portsmouth Regional Hospital where the driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead. Their identity was not disclosed by State Police.

Forget Universal, Play With Dinosaurs This Summer in Maine

Yes, Universal is home to "Jurassic Park," where you can relax on a water ride and see dinosaurs, get turned upside down on the Velocicoaster, and even come face to face with Blue (velociraptor). Did you know you do not have to travel that far to see some dinosaurs? You can actually see and hear some cool dinosaurs in Maine.

Public Has Opportunity Wednesday to Learn More About Little River Dam Removal Plans

The public is invited to learn more Wednesday about plans to demolish the Little River Dam near Lafayette Square in Haverhill. Project managers will be on hand to discuss the dam’s removal and restoration of the waterway Wednesday, June 29, from 4-6 p.m., at Cashman Park, 187 Hilldale Ave., Haverhill. Earlier this year, consultants from Fuss & O’Neil said the removal will bring a cleaner waterway and improve recreational access.

Tourists from Canada boost business at Hampton Beach

HAMPTON, N.H. — The U.S.-Canadian border is back open after being closed for the past couple of years due to COVID-19 concerns and businesses and New Hampshire are thrilled to welcome back tourists. State officials said New Hampshire has been setting tourism records every year since 2020. Last month,...

Do We Have Gay Bars in Maine?

We used to have Styxx in Portland but that closed down years ago and we really don’t have much to replace it with. We’re no Portland, Oregon but if you walk down our streets you’d think there would be a lot more gay-friendly places given our demographic.

AHEPA-Haverhill Foundation Distributes 2022 Grants to Four Local Nonprofits

(More photographs below.) The AHEPA-Haverhill Foundation recently awarded $4,000 in grants, including awards to Veterans Northeast Outreach Center of Haverhill and Bay State District 8 Daughters of Penelope. Veterans Northeast Outreach Center Executive Director Scott M. Forbes, U/S. Air Force USAF (retired), and Elaine Kevgas of Bay State District 8...

New Hampshire’s Dover Coffee and Tea Co. Opening Downtown This Weekend

It's no secret that lots of businesses have been opening or closing their doors lately, and many new ones have begun calling Dover, New Hampshire, home. The Groovy Witch boutique recently opened at their new location at 332 Central Ave, where you can shop for cute clothes and have a tarot card reading all in one visit (pretty "groovy" if we do say so ourselves). Just this past week, The Fermanent at Pointe Place held their grand opening celebration where people learned more about the specialty wine shop and tasting room (and of course, enjoyed some samples).

NEW Intel: How will Duke finish out its 2023 class?

For those who wondered what recruiting would look like as Duke transitioned from Mike Krzyzewski to Jon Scheyer, well, early returns look positive. In his first full cycle as head coach, Scheyer already has four players ranked in the 2023 On3 Consensus top-25 committed. Forward Mackenzie Mgbako, post Sean Stewart, guard Jared McCain, and point guard Caleb Foster comprise the class to this point. Duke’s 2023 class is currently ranked third in On3’s team rankings.