The purple bus is calling us

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If you live in the Seacoast, you’ve probably seen the purple bus. It belongs to Eli Elkus, singer and guitarist for local band People Like You. In the spring and summer, the bus has become a mobile landmark, seen frequently navigating downtown Portsmouth, cruising along the coast, or parked on the roadside.

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Day and Night

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In a low brick building behind the Button Factory artist studios in Portsmouth, Megan Stelzer takes a soldering torch to sterling silver. “I want jewelry to...

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Talking about the end

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For Rondi Boyer, a hospice nursing assistant and former volunteer coordinator at the Hyder Family Hospice House in Dover, NH, death is part of life’s...

Renewed traditions

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My family was not so great at holiday traditions. Then and now, I chalked it up to proximity: my parents and I lived about 15...

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Growing trials

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Becky Sideman, a researcher with the N.H. Agricultural Experiment Station (NHAES) at the University of New Hampshire, loves Brussels sprouts. But the real reason she...

Day and night

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Maxwell DeMilner is aware of the stereotypes. “I was worried you were going to say the c-word,” he admits sheepishly. “Clown.” DeMilner is a unicyclist....

Friendly competition

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It’s late on a Tuesday night in Kittery Foreside. The stores, cafes, and galleries are closed, but a crowd is starting to form outside Anneke...

Hair to stay

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For Justin Kelcourse, growing a beard was a career choice. Long before the Portsmouth resident became known as “the biggest beard in real estate,” he...

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The Pumpkin Spice Index

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There was a time, long ago, when pumpkin-flavored treats were scarce. That time is no more. In the time it takes to make a latte, pumpkin-spice...

The queen of Halloween

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In Diana Kirkpatrick’s basement, hundreds of lifeless eyes gaze into the darkness. A pile of body parts lies in the corner, spattered with blood. “I...

Dawn of the drones

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When Andy Swanson purchased an unmanned aerial vehicle for the town of Exeter in June, he thought of it as just another tool. Swanson is...

Day and Night

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John Demos sits with the windows open at his home in South Berwick, Maine, while the day warms up. Outside, the buzzing of cicadas is...

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Beyond belief

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When Norman Muscarello burst into the Exeter police station early on the morning of Sept. 3, 1965, he likely had no idea he was making...