Friday, May 24, 2013
"Symbolic Burial at Sea" at Prescott Park Friday morning will kick-off city's Memorial Day ceremonies to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice and who serve their country.
The city will celebrate Memorial Day with three events that will honor veterans' military service throughout the holiday weekend. On Friday at 10 a.m., the Middle School Band will play at the Central Veterans Council’s “Symbolic Burial at Sea” service at Prescott Park. At 10 a.m. on Monday, Navy veterans will gather at Albacore Park to honor the 129 sailors who lost their lives on the USS Thresher on April 10, 1963 a day after it was launched from the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. The Portsmouth High School Brass Ensemble will perform during the ceremony. Family members of the Navy sailors and officers who died in the tragic accident traditionally gather to remember their sacrifices. Then at 1 p.m., the Central Veterans Council will hold its …
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Homes in Exeter, Hampton, North Hampton and Portsmouth that sold recently, according to Zillow.com.
Homes that sold recently in Exeter, Hampton, North Hampton and Portsmouth include the following, according to our partners at Zillow.com. Click the links for additional information. EXETER Find more Exeter properties here HAMPTON Find more Hampton properties on Zillow NORTH HAMPTON Find more North Hampton properties on Zillow PORTSMOUTH Find more Portsmouth properties on Zillow
Saturday, May 18, 2013
This dog and many other pets are available for adoption this weekend at the NHSPCA in Stratham.
Saturn is a fun-loving, happy all the time, glass is half full kind of dog looking for someone who loves to laugh and play around. She is an 8 year-old shepherd/beagle mix who’s got the whole package: she’s smart, adorable, loves to learn and lives to please. Saturn will be a constant companion to her new owner and will be content to sit at your feet, walk by your side or curl up next to you on the couch. She walks very well on a leash and knows many tricks including sit, stay, down and paw. Like all the animals available at the NHSPCA, Saturn is spayed, micro-chipped and up to date on all her shots. Come adopt your new best friend today! Submitted by Courtney Vavra, donor relations coordinator, NHSPCA, Stratham
Saturday, May 11, 2013
This cat and many other pets are available for adoption this weekend at the NHSPCA in Stratham.
Rocky, despite being 11 years old, is still a kitten at heart. Full of charisma and frisky playfulness, one minute this handsome charmer will be rubbing himself against you, and the next he’ll be zipping across the room showing off his athleticism and feline grace. He’s an entertaining cat, who is in desperate need of a real home where he can spend his days playing and exploring. Mostly, he needs a home where after a busy day he can curl up next to you and feel safe and loved. Rocky is declawed, neutered, micro-chipped and up to date on all his shots. Please adopt today! Submitted by Courtney Vavra, donor relations coordinator, NHSPCA, Stratham
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Check out five Seacoast-area properties that were recently sold.
Here are five properties in the Portsmouth area that were sold in the last month: Information from Zillow
Saturday, May 4, 2013
This dog and many other other pets are available for adoption this weekend at the NHSPCA in Stratham.
Sway is ready to join you on all of life’s adventures. She is a 2 year old hound mix that thinks everything is fun, interesting and meant for play—especially you. Sway would be terrific companion for someone with an active lifestyle. Hiking, running, playing fetch—this smart girl is always eager to get outside and play! She is currently enrolled in our in-house obedience program where she has been working on basic obedience, manners and real life skills such as, walking on leash, settling when asked, politely greeting a stranger, table manners and much more. Like all the animals available at the NHSPCA, Sway is spayed, micro-chipped and up to date on all her shots. Come meet this smart girl today! Submitted by Courtney Vavra, donors …
Friday, May 3, 2013
You can take a look inside this home and many others up for sale this weekend.
Here are five homes for sale in the Portsmouth area that have open houses this weekend. More Portsmouth Real Estate Listings >>
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Several Portsmouth area homes recently changed hands.
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Dollar Tree Plaza has an open retail space available for lease.
The Dollar Tree Plaza on Woodbury Avenue is pretty full of businesses these days with the exception of one empty store front that was previously occupied by the AllWireless store. The available retail space is flanked on either side by several other businesses that include AT&T, Furniture Forever, Joe's New York Pizza, the Dollar Tree store and Jenny Craig Weight Loss Center. The plaza typically enjoys very strong customer traffic. For prospective entrepreneurs who are interested in leasing this space, they can call 508-586-8456, ext. 204. What do you think would be a good fit for this retail space in the Dollar Tree Plaza? Let us know in the comments below.
Friday, April 26, 2013
The 11th annual "Wild and Scenic Film Festival" at the Music Hall Friday; Wooden Eye rocks the Press Room Saturday; "Rounding Third" finishes its run at The Rep this weekend.
As most city residents know, there is never a shortage of fun things to do or places to go in Portsmouth. Each Friday, we will offer five suggestions for people who are planning out their weekends. 1. Film festival at Music Hall: The "Wild and Scenic Film Festival" will be held at the Music Hall on Friday at 7 p.m. and tickets are $10.50 and $9 for seniors and students. According to the Music Hall's website, the theme for the 2013 festival is “A Climate of Change." 2. "Rounding Third" at The Rep: The play, "Rounding Third," which tells the story of two Little League coaches who debate the timeless question of whether they are playing to win or to have fun continues its run at the Seacoast Repertory Theatre this weekend. 3. Funkasaurus at …