Q&A

Fierce Defender: Bill Gardner

Every four years Bill Gardner becomes the center of the political universe. As Secretary of State, he has the sole power to set the date of New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation presidential primary. And because by law the primary must be at least a week ahead of any similar contest, setting the date can be dicey.

American Beauty: Regan Hartley

NH has only made the Top Ten once (in 2003) in the entire 90 years of the Miss America contest, but that's about to change if miss NH 2012 Regan Hartley has anything to say about it. tune in to ABC-TV on January 14 for the live broadcast of the pageant and see if this is our year.

Bowls to Fill: Hope Zanes Butterworth

Her name, Hope, surely fits her. Hope Zanes Butterworth is, and has been for years, a source of hope for many in the Concord area. She's devoted an enormous amount of time and energy to good causes, especially to The Friendly Kitchen, which serves meals to the hungry.

Unearthly Encounters with Fiona Broome

Fiona Broome is many things - prolific author, popular public speaker, award-winning artist, Mensa member, Celtic historian, faerie expert and believer in parallel realities. But most of all, she's recognized for her work as a paranormal researcher, particularly as a ghost hunter.

Interview With Dan Aykroyd

Location: the Martignetti Company offices in Manchester, Feb. 25, 2009 for an interview with Dan Aykroyd conducted by New Hampshire Magazine Editor Rick Broussard. Aykroyd wearing a black leather motorcycle jacket and pin-stripe vest was seated at a table below…

Spunky the Frog - A Conway Legend

After a long cold winter, the chirping sound of a Spring Peeper is like a one arm slot machine hitting a jackpot.  A rush of hope shoots through your body and you begin to recall what warmth once felt like.…