From The Back Porch

From The Back Porch
Written By: Jenne H One of the great thing about writing for a blog/website such as this one, is that it often makes you think about and see things in a different light. For example, I recently found myself thinking how easy it would actually be, to live an entire year without ever leaving the ...

Wishing You A Very Merry Christmas

Wishing You A Very Merry Christmas
No matter how you choose to celebrate the holidays, I hope that you have a wonderful and safe time this year!

Do You Remember This?

Do You Remember This?
I’m told that for many years, the General Electric building on Main Street, was the talk of the City at this time of the year. When I was at the history museum last week, I was lucky enough to talk to more than a few people that remember this sight above the GE building, which ...

Warning: Statistics Can Skew Your Perception

Warning: Statistics Can Skew Your Perception
Written By: Jenne H Like many Somersworth residents I logged onto the WMUR website yesterday and saw the link that purported to tell me which city was the most dangerous in NH. Like many residents I was stunned when I saw that Somersworth ranked number one in the published list. This slideshow was apparently the ...

Shop Local It’s Easier Than You Think (Part 2) 4

Shop Local It's Easier Than You Think (Part 2)
Written By: Jenne Holmes This is part two of  the trip that my daughter and I took last week to see what the city had to offer the Christmas shopper. If you missed part one, you can find it HERE. So this week we started off at High Street, 82 high street to be exact, ...

Summersworth History Celebrated

Summersworth History Celebrated
Written By: Jenne H Preserving memories is as almost as important as making them, and preserving the rich history of Sommersworth is something that the history museum does very well. On Sunday December 14th, the Summersworth history museum opened it’s doors for it’s annual holiday house.  For three hours the exhibits that are housed in ...

Bread, Beer And Ugly Sweaters, Oh My!

Bread, Beer And Ugly Sweaters, Oh My!
By Jenne H 2014 has been something of a year of first this year for me.  My first penny sale, my first horse driven carriage ride in the snow, and now my first ever ugly sweater party. I know, I know I have no idea how I’ve managed to live without ever experiencing these things ...

Residents Help Firefighters Wrap Up Toy Drive.

Residents Help Firefighters Wrap Up Toy Drive.
The Somersworth fire station is generally a hub of activity, but for one night every year it would be easy to mistake it for Santa’s workshop.  Instead of fire engines, you’ll find a stack of unwrapped toys in one corner, the entire station filled with tables where wrapping paper cascades off the end, and enough ...

The Great Candy Cane Hunt! 2

The Great Candy Cane Hunt!
By: Jenne H Did you know that nearly 2 billion candy canes will be sold in the four weeks leading up to Christmas? Many of those candy canes found their way to Millennium park and could be found hidden there thanks to the Somersworth recreation department. The ever popular candy was the center of attention ...

Shop Local, It’s Easier Than You Think! (Part One) 1

Shop Local, It's Easier Than You Think! (Part One)
If you think you have to get in the car and drive further than the limits of the city of Somersworth to find all the things on your Christmas list I’m here to tell you you’d be wrong. We have all the big box stores here, it’s true. Walmart or Target have a lot to ...