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  1. Wine Me Dine Me: Head north to Maine Restaurant Week Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 1 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Portsmouth and the Seacoast Restaurant Week commences on April 5 this spring, so stay tuned for more on that in the coming weeks. But first, let me draw your attention to Maine Restaurant Week, which gets Seacoasters further north to some restaurants you might not be familiar with, or back to eateries you love.


  2. Conditions mixed for holiday week skiing in New EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Conditions are mixed heading into one of the biggest weeks of the season for the region's ski industry, but there is snow on the ground and resorts still expect people to hit the slopes. The weekend was cold and snow fell in parts of the region, which is considered by the ski industry to be one of the best ways to encourage people to head north for skiing.


  3. Bringing her big city skills to the Hilltop CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2018 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    After a long career leading some of the state's biggest chambers of commerce, Robin Comstock is finding new challenges in the state's smallest city. “Having the existing relationship with the business community is very helpful,” Comstock said.


  4. American Ambulance accredited for highest standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    American Ambulance, the EMS provider for Somersworth as well as Berwick, Kittery and Eliot, Maine, has once again achieved the “gold standard” as an emergency medical services provider. After meeting more than 150 standards looking at every part of their operation, American Ambulance has been accredited by Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services.


  5. AccuWeather blames weather service for bogus tsunami warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    A private forecasting company took what was intended to be a routine National Weather Service test message and sent it to subscribers' phones as an official tsunami warning Tuesday morning, the latest in a spate of false alarms since last month. AccuWeather blamed the National Weather Service for the false alarm, saying the government weather agency "miscoded" a test message as a real warning.


  6. Conservation group looks to stop Turnkey Landfill expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The nonprofit Conservation Law Foundation is attempting to stop Waste Management's 58.6-acre expansion of the Turnkey Landfill due to environmental concerns. The CLF is urging local residents to email state regulators by Thursday afternoon to request the proposed expansion be blocked.


  7. Fire in the Field returns home to play Stone Church Jan. 12 Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    On Friday, Jan. 12, Fire in the Field makes its triumphant return to the Granite State when the band shares a bill at the Stone Church with Gretchen & the Pickpockets. The show marks the first New Hampshire play for the band in nearly two years.


  8. Statewide Indigenous Peoples Day hearing set for Wed.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    In late summer, Durham became the first New Hampshire municipality to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day. Now, at the urging of the Durham Town Council, two Durham state representatives hope the state will follow suit.


  9. High temps in NH, Maine were record lowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The National Weather Service says Thursday's high temperatures were record breakers for the day in Maine and New Hampshire. The high temperature in Portland, Maine was 8 degrees, breaking the record for the coldest high temperature on that day.


  10. Joy to the weed: Pot legalization bears gifts Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Peter Bernard's Yuletide plans include dressing up in a tuxedo emblazoned with marijuana leaves, donning a green Santa hat and doling out cookie bars made with marijuana to his friends from a big pillowcase. "That's me exercising my right to give marijuana this Christmas," said Bernard, a Taunton, Massachusetts, pot lover who heads the Massachusetts Growers Advocacy Council when not doubling as "Pot Santa" at events for weed enthusiasts.


  11. Dining Out: Small plates at Sarma in Somerville worth the trip Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    While I stay close to the Seacoast for my reviews, I do love a good road trip to Portland, Maine and a bit south to Boston every once in awhile. Many of you do go into the bigger cities for work, the holidays or just for a night out in to dine at some spectacular restaurant in a more urban setting you've heard about or read about in Bon Appetit Magazine.


  12. Wildlife giving thanks: There's plenty to eat Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Abundant crops of acorns, beech nuts and other less-well-known species are providing wildlife across at least parts of the Northeast with an unusually bountiful Thanksgiving feast that is fattening every animal that depends on them, from mice and squirrels to turkeys, deer and bears. The volume of nuts and berries in the woods this fall is so great in some areas that birds are staying away from backyard feeders, prompting calls of concern to experts.


  13. Family says urn 'mistakenly' donated to Salvation ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    An urn recently donated to the Salvation Army Family Store, engraved with the name of a man who died in 1981, did not contain human remains and is being reclaimed by family, according to a statement provided by William "Bil" Moriarty, Donation Development Coordinator for the Salvation Army.  “We're grateful for the donations from this family and are glad the urn is back where it belongs,” said Maj. Ron Bernardi, administrator of The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center in Portland, Maine, which oversees the Portsmouth store.


  14. A back road to hope: US immigrants stream over into CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    They have come from all over the United States, piling out of taxis, pushing strollers and pulling luggage, to the end of a country road in the north woods. Where the pavement stops, they pick up small children and lead older ones wearing Mickey Mouse backpacks around a "road closed" sign, threading bushes, crossing a ditch, and filing past another sign in French and English that says "No pedestrians."


  15. Rochester eliminated by Maine at Babe Ruth NEs Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Winless in pool play, single elimination offered the Rochester 13-15 Babe Ruth All-Stars a fresh start. But it turned out to be more of the same.


  16. Babe Ruth regional: Frustrated Rochester drops third straight Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ROCHESTER – As the Rochester 13-15 Babe Ruth Baseball team huddled in the outfield at Simard Field on Tuesday after its 9-2 loss to Gateway Wareham, Mass., in the final pool play game of the New England regional, there were notable absences from the group – its coaches. The game was frustrating to say the least, as Rochester committed five errors and left the bases loaded on two occasions.


  17. Food Truck Fest a successful showcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    When it came to showcasing what the Hilltop City has to offer, organizers of the first ever Seacoast Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival say the effort was a success. The festival on Sunday likely drew a crowd equal to population of Somersworth, organizers said.


  18. White Pine Programs connect kids to nature Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Since he was 7, he has been coming to White Pine Programs, a nonprofit organization that offers outdoor nature immersion classes in the woods near Mount Agamenticus. He admits that as a kid he was “probably on a bad route in school” and that White Pine has turned his young life around.


  19. Woman hospitalized after Spaulding crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The operator was identified as Christy Marcoux, 35, of Ossipee. Marcoux sustained serious injuries and was med-flighted to Portland Hospital in Portland, Maine, police said Police said on-scene investigation showed Marcoux left the travel portion of the roadway and struck the traffic sign support beam.


  20. Hundreds joins Peoplea s Climate March in PortsmouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Today, she said, erosion and sea level rise have whittled away at the island's shoreline. “In my lifetime, I've seen these changes.


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