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These high schoolers just changed the game with their amazing student ID photos

Senior year of high school is a sacred time filled with traditions and rites of passages, like wrapping your principal's car in plastic and running for yearbook superlatives. But North Farmington High School in Detroit might have the best senior year tradition ever: Their students dress up as a famo

WMUR.COM - 2017-09-19 18:57:00

Leadership Seacoast to host informational breakfasts

PORTSMOUTH - Leadership Seacoast, an organization committed to developing informed and active community leaders, will host two informational breakfasts for candidates, alumni and the general public to attend. The first will be held at the Service Credit Union Victory Club at the University of NH Wil

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 15:38:17

To the Editor: Protecting the freedom of speech by opposing book banning

Sept. 18 - To the Editor: Freedom of speech is getting overwhelming attention from competing forces these days. Ideas expressed in rallies and demonstrations, in the press, and in books, are powerful. That's why freedom of speech, and intellectual freedom, need the protection of the First Amendment.

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 13:39:27

Live free and eat pie in Milton

MILTON - If you like pie, the N.H. Farm Museum will be the place to be this Sunday for the 9th Annual Great NH Pie Festival. Dozens of local bakeries are donating pies for visitors to sample at the Sept. 24 event, which begins at noon and lasts until the pie's all gone. In addition to pies provided

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 18:20:33

Betting on retail a mistake

Sept. 18 - To the Editor: I wanted to follow up a bit on a recent letter I wrote Foster's published. In that letter I made mention of the millions of dollars Rochester taxpayers have put up in the name of economic development and how eCommerce was not just a passing "fad." Well, I recently read an a

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 13:39:32

Nourse returns to Rochester to lead city services

ROCHESTER - Rochester's new director of city services isn't so much a new hire as he is a familiar face who is replacing his own replacement. Peter Nourse has been hired to succeed John Storer, who left Rochester in July to become Dover's director of city services. Nourse's hiring gives a circular n

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 08:15:00

Rochester Emblem Club installs officers

ROCHESTER - The Rochester Emblem Club #40 Installation of Officer's was held recently at the Rochester Lodge of Elks Hall with President Sue Cook presiding. Installing officer was Past Supreme President Simone Crosby and installing marshal was Pat Hall. The 2017-2019 Rochester Emblem Club #40 office

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 15:59:06

Rochester Chamber readies for Operation Thank You

ROCHESTER - The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is beginning preparations for its Annual Operation Thank You. Sponsored by Federal Savings Bank, Operation Thank You is the Chamber's membership appreciation day where all Chamber members are thanked for their contributions and support and those

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 18:47:48

Rochester tree lighting, parade set to open holidays

ROCHESTER - Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce Holiday Events Committee announceD that plans are under way for this year's annual Holiday Tree Lighting and Holiday Parade. Underwritten by Frisbie Memorial Hospital, the 7th annual community Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on Friday eve

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 18:38:07

To the Editor: McCarley, Hutchingson endorsed in Rochester

Sept. 19 - To the Editor: I'm writing to endorse Mayor Caroline McCarley for a second term as mayor for the City of Rochester and Jeremy Hutchison for Rochester City Council, Ward 1. As the co-founder and president of our first community art museum, I wholeheartedly believe the key to Rochester's re

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 17:44:42

Horne Street School 5K: Litterbrant, Dunn run to titles

DOVER - Dover's Taryn Litterbrant ran 21:34 to win the women's division of the Horne Street School 5K on Sunday, while Chris Dunn of Kennebunk, Maine, won the men's race in 17:12. The race and the accompanying Fran's Fitness Walk drew more than 500 participants. Age group winners were Tessa Millette

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 00:02:59

Former Foster's columnist publishes 'Story of Life'

SOMERSWORTH - Somersworth High School English teacher Stephen MacKenzie, and Amity Publications, Barrington, announce publication of MacKenzie's first book. It is a work of nonfiction titled "Adam: A Story of Life and Death .. and Love," a poignant account of the life of Adam Routhier, who died in a

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 14:09:42

Our view: Time to reconsider school cellphone bans

Somersworth High School will embark on a controversial experiment that we believe has merit. Cellphones, which have long been banned for students in the school district, will be allowed in some classrooms for educational use. Somersworth High School Principal Vic Sokul laid out the arguments in favo

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 08:15:00

Enjoy SoBo Story Slam on Saturday

SOUTH BERWICK - Experience SoBo Story Slam, In a Pickle, Egg on Your Face, or Easy as Pie, featuring engrossing, true stories told by the people who lived them, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, September 23, at Sarah Orne Jewett House Museum and Visitor Center. Whether funny and poignant, incredible an

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-19 21:02:07

To the Editor: Inspired by Chief George Gorman

Sept. 18 - To the Editor: Seeking an idyllic place to raise our growing family, my wife & I moved from Massachusetts to South Berwick, Maine, in 1999. Sixteen years ago, I was drawn to serve on the fire department and responded to an ad in the local paper and met Chief George Gorman. Despite our vas

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 13:39:30

Hospital soliciting proposals for Caf Art Gallery

The Art Committee of York Hospital is soliciting proposals for artwork to be hung in the Caf at York Hospital for the year 2018. Each exhibition will be hung for three months beginning in January 2018. Artists should send a biography and CD to Karen Blake, York Hospital, 15 Hospital Drive, York, ME

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-19 21:01:43

Somersworth centenarian not slowing down

SOMERSWORTH - Ruth Joyall says the reason she's lived to be 100 is because she never sits still. Joyall celebrated her 100th birthday in February, but she still takes care of her whole house. "I cook and clean and do my own shopping. I keep busy all the time. I'm never still," Joyall said. "If there

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 22:04:42

Somersworth filing period is open

SOMERSWORTH - The filing period for candidates for the Nov. 7 Municipal Elections opens Wednesday and runs through Sept. 29. According to Somersworth City Clerk Trish Harris, votes will be cast for: mayor, City Council Wards 1-5, City Council At-Large, School Board Wards 1-5 School Board, At-Large,

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 21:00:34

Keno to go on Somersworth ballot

SOMERSWORTH - The decision of whether Somersworth will allow Keno will go before the voters. The City Council on Monday approved placing the question of Keno on the ballot after another long discussion. The new "Keno 603" is a rapid draw numbers game where 20 winning numbers are drawn every five min

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 22:12:40

A 'fantastic day': Sanford-Springvale YMCA unveils expansion

SANFORD John Roux means it when he says that the completion of the Sanford-Springvale YMCAs expansion is a triumph for the community. After all, as the Y board member would say, the community helped build it. During the Ys grand opening of its new addition on Sunday, Sept. 17, Roux pointed to two ve

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-19 18:04:37