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NEWS

Linda Lee Bouchard

The Iver Prosperity sailed in this morning, joining the Leo at the Port of New Hampshire. Both ships sail on Tuesday, but several others are due in later this week. Get the details in this week's installment of Port Watch.
Genesis Liberty Service

The onslaught of recent snowstorms has thrown schedules askew at the Port of New Hampshire, but several ships are expected to drop anchor this week. Here are the tentative details.
Decisive

Two ships are in port and several others are on the way, including a yet-to-be-identified Navy vessel coming on Wednesday. Find out what we know in this week’s edition of Port Watch.

MUSIC

Flying Vipers

A conversation with New Hampshire natives John and Marc Beaudette of Flying Vipers, who just released their second tape and have a show in Boston on Friday.
Now Hear This January

Music writer Austin Sorette shares his reviews of the latest releases from Seacoast bands Lilith, Rick Rude, and Black Lake.

ART

Fall Photo Contest

The Sound's sister site, PortsmouthNH.com, announced the winners of its Fall Photo Contest this morning, awarding three striking images that capture outdoor scenes on...
Top Five Things Dec. 9

Our roundup of weekend entertainment on the Seacoast includes food, art, music, and celebration — and not all of it is tied to the holidays.

SCREENS

Ghosts on the Banke

Halloween is Monday, and trick-or-treating in most communities is this weekend. But there are, in fact, some non-Halloween events coming up that are worthy of mention too. Here are some highlights.
New Hampshire Film Festival

We’re unveiling our top-five weekend events a day early this week, as the 16th annual New Hampshire Film Festival gets underway tonight in Portsmouth. We’ve also got local options for theater, art, music, food, and beer. Lots of beer.

FOOD

Officials in Portsmouth, NH, are asking residents to cut down on their water use.

Seed catalogues are now showing up in mailboxes in full force, assuring us that spring is not too far away. The UNH Cooperative Extension offers a few suggestions to help ensure gardening success in the coming season.
winter farmers market Wentworth Greenhouses

Buying local foods can seem easier in the warmer months, but there are plenty of ways to continue purchasing from local farms right through the winter. The UNH Cooperative Extension has some tips to make it easier.

PHOTOS

Thousands of people concerned about the agenda of newly-inaugurated President Donald Trump rallied in downtown Portsmouth on Saturday. all photos by Roger Goun

Women's March 1
Women's March 1

Women's March 1

Participants walk along Congress Street in downtown Portsmouth. photo by Roger Goun

Women's March 2
Women's March 2

Women's March 2

Judy Stadtman of the N.H. AFL-CIO speaks to the crowd. photo by Roger Goun

Women's March 3
Women's March 3

Women's March 3

A crowd listens to speakers in Market Square. photo by Roger Goun

Women's March 4
Women's March 4

Women's March 4

Jessica Ecker and her daughter Kennedy of Dover. photo by Roger Goun

Women's March 5
Women's March 5

Women's March 5

Kari Prichard of York, Maine; Pamela Wallis of Cape Neddick, Maine; Heather Parker of Portsmouth; and Wendy Weise of York, Maine. photo by Roger Goun

Women's March 6
Women's March 6

Women's March 6

Sean Matthews and his daughter Violet of Kittery Point, Maine. photo by Roger Goun

Women's March 7
Women's March 7

Women's March 7

Anita Mathur and her daughter Maia of Durham. photo by Roger Goun

Women's March 8
Women's March 8

Women's March 8

Krista Sonia of Fremont and Matt Katron of Exeter. photo by Roger Goun

Women's March 9
Women's March 9

Women's March 9

Bradley Flynn and Samantha Carroll of Exeter. photo by Roger Goun

Women's March 10
Women's March 10

Women's March 10

Becca Pawling of Lebanon, Maine, and Kelly Reddy of Dover. photo by Roger Goun

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