Adding a little extra excitement to the latest edition of Port Watch is the arrival late last week of the USS Springfield, a nuclear-powered attack submarine undergoing maintenance work and system certifications at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. There are also a few cargo ships scheduled to arrive in port this week.
For the next three weeks, Seacoast entertainment will be dominated by the holidays. Don’t fight it; just pour some rum in your eggnog and ease into the festive spirit. Here are some ways to enjoy the season.
A tanker came and went over the weekend, but no other ships are currently scheduled to arrive at the Port of New Hampshire. Here are the details on that tanker.
A tanker came and went over the weekend, and a shipment of heating oil is due to arrive Wednesday. Other than that, it’s looking like a quiet Thanksgiving week at the Port of New Hampshire. Details in this week's edition of Port Watch.
The Sprague terminal has a steady flow of ships coming and going early this week. Later in the week, a yet-to-be-identified cable ship will be coming to port. Here’s what we know so far.
Much of New Hampshire is seeing a great crop of acorns this year. The UNH Cooperative Extension sheds some light on this phenomenon by explaining the natural cycle of mast crops.
UNH Master Gardener Rebecca Briccetti shares tips for eliminating cabbage worm, a pest that can remain active deep into fall and can be destructive to many garden vegetables.
It's expected to be a fairly quiet week at the Port of New Hampshire, except for the arrival of one enormous tanker. Get the details in this week's edition of Port Watch.
Now is the time to plant garlic on the Seacoast, and Jeremy DeLisle of the UNH Cooperative Extension has some planting tips.
With October winding down, Jeremy DeLisle of the UNH Cooperative Extension shares tips on how to get your garden ready for the cold season.
The tug Ruth Reinauer guided the barge RTC 102 into port with a load of heating oil this morning, and the tanker Great Eastern follows with heating oil and diesel on Wednesday. Get the details in the latest edition of Port Watch.
The center span of the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge was removed on Friday night, and it’s back to business as usual at the port. A gypsum ship arrives today, and a salt ship departs tomorrow, with another tanker scheduled to arrive on Friday.
Jeremy DeLisle of the UNH Cooperative Extension shares tips for local apple picking, how to grow apple trees in small spaces, and the importance of apples to U.S. history.
Most activity at the port this week will involve preparation for deconstruction of the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge, which is set to take place on Friday morning. But there is a salt ship slated to arrive on Tuesday afternoon. Here are the details.
You know winter is on the way when ships start arriving with salt and heating oil. Check out what’s on tap at the Port of New Hampshire in this week’s installment of Port Watch.
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.
Sights and scenes from the sixth annual Surf Re-Evolution event, presented by Grain Surfboards in York, Maine, on Saturday, Sept. 24.
Coinciding with the arrival of cool fall temperatures, the tank barge DBL 103 is headed to the Port of New Hampshire with heating oil this week.
It's a relatively quiet week at the Port of New Hampshire, with bulk carrier Strategic Harmony setting sail on Wednesday and tanker Iver Progress returning on Friday. Here are the details.
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.
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.
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.
After a quiet stretch last week, activity is picking up at the Port of New Hampshire. The tanker Iver Prosperity arrives this afternoon, and three more ships follow over the next two days.
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.
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.