N.H. Backstory
The Backstory talks about a new road ahead

The Backstory talks about a new road ahead

April 10, 2019

Journalism, in order to survive and thrive, is always changing. Ray Duckler and Geoff Forester discuss a path ahead focuses on local topics and digital platforms. 

Director shares the backstory of ‘Beyond Boobs’ documentary

Director shares the backstory of ‘Beyond Boobs’ documentary

February 25, 2019

Kristen Vermilyea shares the story of breast reduction, how her boobs shaped her identity and how society objectifies women through their appearance. 

Homeless in Franklin

Homeless in Franklin

February 7, 2019

A laundromat owner shares her experiences dealing with people who are homeless in Franklin and a local group's efforts to help combat the growing problem. 

David and Seraphim Afflick are following their dreams in the world of entertainment

David and Seraphim Afflick are following their dreams in the world of entertainment

January 18, 2019

David Afflick - an actor - and his wife, Seraphim - a singer - live in New Hampshire and are pursuing their dreams to be professional entertainers with commercials, movie appearances, stage shows and more. 

The separation of church and state during the holidays

The separation of church and state during the holidays

December 3, 2018

Ray Duckler talks with Jack Shields about his efforts to place a "Bill of Rights Nativity" in Concord's City Plaza as a statement on the religious Nativity located in the same plaza, nearby. 

An escaped doggie pal met a tragic end

An escaped doggie pal met a tragic end

December 3, 2018

Ray Duckler talks with Cathii Lapierre about her dog, Poppy, who ran out of the house while she was carrying in supplies and was hit by a driver who didn't stop. Poppy died from his injuries. 

Safiya Wazir, once a refugee from Afghanistan, is now a Concord citizen running for office

Safiya Wazir, once a refugee from Afghanistan, is now a Concord citizen running for office

October 22, 2018

Ray Duckler interviews Safiya Wazir, a new American, running for the N.H. House of Representatives for District 17, which covers ward 8 in Concord, the state's capital. 

Learn more by reading "Refugee running for state rep looking to make history" and "27-year-old former refugee defeats life-long Concord resident in Democratic primary for state rep."

Bob Tewksbury threw softly, won big

Bob Tewksbury threw softly, won big

September 19, 2018

Bob Tewksbury recently was inducted into the Merrimack Valley High School Hall of Fame. To this former big leaguer, that was a big deal.

Reflections on the Rev. Robert Wood, a man of God and gay rights

Reflections on the Rev. Robert Wood, a man of God and gay rights

August 22, 2018

The Rev. Robert Wood, who died this week at age 95, was a giant within the gay rights community 50 and 60 years ago, a man of God who dared fight for gay marriage and anti-discrimination laws long before society was ready. Rejean Blanchette and Bob Paradis, who were married by Rev. Wood five years ago and now live in Deerfield, N.H., share their reflections on the man Wood was. 

Remembering Concord’s past - Part Two

Remembering Concord’s past - Part Two

August 17, 2018

Mary Knee and Jeff Smith share their recollections of growing up in Concord in the 1950s and '60s.