Brian Liberty of Rochester said he was shocked when he learned Wednesday that his son had been convicted in the 2007 killing of at least a dozen Iraqi civilians in Baghdad.
It may have been the venue, but a record number of attendees turned out Thursday for the Northern Community Investment Corp.'s annual luncheon meeting where they heard how the nonprofit last year promoted vibrant communities, stronger businesses, and helped create jobs in Northern New Hampshire and Northeastern Vermont.
A lighting ceremony on Sunday to dedicate the sculpture created to mark the city's 250th anniversary will be preceded by a jazz concert as part of the city's birthday celebration.
The enchanted woodlands at Pine Hill Waldorf School will come alive with storybook characters Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to foster the imagination of children. Woodland Storybook Walk is designed to be a non-scary Halloween alternative for families with young children.
A PurpleLight New Hampshire ceremony Sunday night in Veterans Park will celebrate survivors and honor the loved ones lost to pancreatic cancer.
As word continues to spread, a Londonderry High School sophomore's Facebook post seeking a local family she might "adopt" for the holidays has grown into something much bigger.
Manchester firefighters will be undertaking several efforts to raise money for new winter coats for needy elementary-school aged children who live in the city.
The man who quietly led efforts to treat mental illness in Manchester, including the integration of mentally ill people into the community, will retire in February. Peter Janelle has been president and chief executive of The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester for 15 years.