Bill Hickman clears a fallen sugar maple on Hanover Steet in Manchester on Thursday. He said his uncooked turkey was in the oven awaiting the restoration of power.
MANCHESTER — A Thanksgiving Eve Nor'easter dashed plans for home-cooked feasts and football viewing from the couch, leaving more than 200,000 homes and businesses without power on Thanksgiving and the potential for more dark days.
NEWMARKET — They may have been lacking electricity this year, but there was no shortage of smiles or turkey at Jeremy's fifth annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday.
Many began lining up at the Best Buy store at the Mall of New Hampshire on Wednesday, hoping to get a cheap large-screen television or a low price on a tablet or camera. But they were only marginally ahead of people who waited almost until the store's 5 p.m. opening on Thursday.
NASHUA — This weekend, the downtown area will be transformed into a winter wonderland complete with ice carvings, a visit from Santa Claus and an estimated 30,000 visitors.
Formerly an education major, Naval Petty Officer 2nd Class Kathryn Teague left Keene State College after a year due to financial reasons, working a variety of jobs before discovering her Navy niche.
The new event combined with a spring masquerade ball and continued funding from the Monadnock United Way and the city of Keene should keep the cold weather shelter on solid footing financially, said Hundred Night executive director Mindy Cambiar on Wednesday.
DERRY — Hoping to make the holiday season brighter for the area's needy, the Town of Derry has set up a "Giving Tree" in the lobby of the Municipal Center.
The Winter Holiday Stroll meanders into the season — and the downtown area — from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday.
St. Joseph Regional Catholic School will host its sixth annual Christmas Festival on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.