Destination NH

I Hate Town Meeting

I hate town meeting. Town meeting is a laboratory sink for psychologists. Every dreadful facet of human nature reveals itself at these gatherings. One must have the emotions of a sociopath to escape town meeting with one's soul intact. I…

A Tale of Two Cities

Concord, N.H., hums with political power while tipping its hat to shoppers and sightseers. Stay-at-home moms grip strollers in the coffee shops behind representatives, senators and future presidents. It's one of those rare towns where, on Main Street, pedestrians really…

Yay! N.H. High Schools Worth Cheering About

High school is where young people sort things out and, hopefully, learn what they are really good at doing. High schools themselves go through a "sorting out" over time and develop specialties, reputations, sometimes even fame for those programs or…

Dream Towns

If you are daydreaming about waterfront property, a low tax rate with great services, postcard charm, access to the great outdoors, excellent schools, easy commutes or an invigorating place to retire, we’ve picked a place where each of these dreams…

Inside Multicultural Manchester

If you have international tastes and a domestic budget, a Queen City daycation has a lot to offer. Manchester’s federal status as New Hampshire’s refugee resettlement area has attracted ethnic groups from around the world. More than 80 languages are…

Inside Multicultural Manchester

If you have international tastes and a domestic budget, a Queen City daycation has a lot to offer. Manchester’s federal status as New Hampshire’s refugee resettlement area has attracted ethnic groups from around the world. More than 80 languages are…

Our Green Valley

Plainfield, N.H: The field is not plain, despite the name. It is on a plain — a plain renowned for a fertility borne of the work of a hundred million years.It was in the warmth of the Mesozoic Era that…