Though home to just one-third of 1 percent of all Americans, New Hampshire long has played an outsized role in the U.S. presidential nominating process. A few characteristics distinguish the 1.3 million residents of New Hampshire.
Fire consumes. That is its nature, turning air and fuel into light and heat. But when it burns beyond our control, as it did in New Castle last weekend, leaving only ash, and rubble, and memories, we find ourselves hopelessly measuring the immeasurable.
A fire official is raising concerns that part of a New Hampshire island town has an insufficient water supply to battle fires after a blaze destroyed a historic house over the weekend. The fire ripped through the more than century-old home once owned by impressionist painter Edmund Tarbell on Saturday night in New Castle.
A historic New Hampshire house once owned by impressionist painter Edmund Tarbell was destroyed by a fire over the weekend. New Castle residents say flames broke out at the Portsmouth Avenue home at around 9 p.m. Saturday.