Moto madness in P-town

Lifestyle, Outdoor

In advance of the third annual Welcome East Motorcycle Show in Portsmouth, area motorcyclists share tales of heroic restoration efforts, glorious cross-country trips, and other experiences.

Season extension greens

Lifestyle, Outdoor

For many vegetable gardeners, peak harvest season has passed. Luckily there is still time to try seeding some cool-season crops that can handle colder temperatures and actually taste better once cool weather arrives.

Port Watch: Week of Sept. 12

News, Outdoor, Port Watch

As fall approaches, marine traffic is increasing at the Port of New Hampshire. A cable layer is in port, and three other ships are slated to arrive in the next couple of days. Get the details with this week's installment of Port Watch.

Striving for resilient gardens

Outdoor

As a challenging season winds down, Jeremy DeLisle of the UNH Cooperative Extension outlines ways to increase the sustainability of gardening practices and build resiliency into gardening systems.

Gardening tips: early harvest

Lifestyle, Outdoor

Are your pumpkins already fully orange? Farmers and gardening enthusiasts have been reporting very early ripening in both pumpkins and winter squash. The UNH Cooperative Extension Education Center explains how to handle your early harvest.

Gardening tips: drought stress

Outdoor

During an exceptionally dry summer, Jeremy DeLisle of the UNH Cooperative Extension Education Center offers tips on caring for trees and shrubs under drought stress.

Nor'easter Iver Progress

Port Watch: Week of Aug. 22

News, Outdoor, Port Watch

The tanker Iver Progress, a frequent visitor to Portsmouth, arrived at the Port of New Hampshire on Sunday. Other than that, it’s shaping up to be a quiet week at the port, except for ongoing construction work on the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge.

Gardening tips: slime mold!

Outdoor

Jeremy DeLisle of the UNH Cooperative Extension Education Center tells gardeners everything they need to know about slime mold, an unsightly but harmless visitor to gardens in moist conditions.

Port Watch: Week of Aug. 15

News, Outdoor, Port Watch

The tall ships from this year’s Sail Portsmouth event came and went over the weekend, and now it’s back to business as usual at the port. The bulk carrier Nord Angel left the port this morning, making way for the tanker Habip Bayrak. The Palanca Luanda is scheduled to return to port on Thursday with a load of asphalt.

Port Watch: Week of Aug. 8

News, Outdoor, Port Watch

The tanker Iver Progress came and went over the weekend, and at least two more ships are expected in port this week. The barge Penn 92 arrives at midnight with tug Coho (above), and bulk carrier Nord Angel is on its way for Wednesday.

Port Watch: Week of July 18

News, Outdoor, Port Watch

It’s shaping up to be a busy week at the Port of New Hampshire, with a tanker sailing this evening and a new ship arriving in port each of the next four days. Read about all five ships in this week's installment of Port Watch.

Help clean up Great Bay

Outdoor

Soda bottles, tires, abandoned canoes and other large pieces of trash are littered around Great Bay. Several organizations are teaming up to do something about it, and they’re looking for volunteers to help on June 21.

Reaping the benefits of biking

Outdoor

The Bicycle Benefits program includes about 20 participating businesses in Portsmouth, each of which offers special deals to customers who arrive on bicycle.

USS Hampton arrives in Portsmouth

News, Outdoor

The nuclear-powered attack submarine USS Hampton arrived at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard on Wednesday to undergo maintenance work and system certifications. The crew's host community, fittingly, is Hampton.

Port Watch: May 17

News, Outdoor, Port Watch

DECISIVE Type of ship: cable layer Expected arrival: in port, departing May 21 Flag: Marshall Islands Cargo: cable Deadweight: 10,077 tons Length x breadth: 140...