We asked eight of the Granite State’s hardest-working pets (including cats and dogs as well as a chicken, turtle and parrot) about their jobs in various industries, from hospitality to medicine. With a little imagination and some help from their human counterparts, here’s what they had to say.
Fifty years ago this September, a UFO was spotted over Exeter. Or was it something else? This case (and many others that took place here in New Hampshire) remains unsolved. Discover the evidence, read the accounts and decide for yourself what did or didn’t happen.
No one walks the 2,180 miles of the Appalachian Trail and emerges unchanged. Nearly three of every four who set out to do it fail, but even among those the attempt marks a transformative moment in life.
The average American family has fewer than two children. To some, any more than two seems extreme. But with 10 kids the Fisher family has found there’s always enough love to go around.
Doug Towle spent 2.4 million of his own money to restore this historic Gilmanton compound that is home to the 1600s Pilgrim House.
These champion dogs, cats and horses have reached the pinnacle in their respective competitive fields. From a Supreme Grand Champion Maine Coon Cat to a Welsh Corgi with 13 national titles under her collar, these four-legged celebrities are all winners.
Bradford Washburn — renowned explorer, pioneering cartographer and mountain photographer — lived through nearly all of the 20th century. He was born when aircraft was in its infancy and died when GPS instantly mapped every corner of the globe. Washburn was a man ahead of his time and, when he died in 2007 at the age of 96, the last of his kind.
The Portsmouth food scene today is well respected, but credit for its first bright light belongs to Chef James Haller and the Blue Strawbery.
At a time when words like “immigrant” and “refugee” come with loaded political implications, Concord photographer Becky Field has spent the last three years capturing the daily lives of foreign-born Granite Staters, showing that our new neighbors strengthen and enrich our communities.
These native skills, New England traditions and time-honored arts have survived through centuries of change. As the world becomes increasingly digital, will they be passed on to a new generation of hands?