This is New Hampshire Audubon's Rare Bird Alert for Monday, April 27. A black vulture was seen in Henniker on April 21. A snowy owl was seen at Hampton Beach State Park on April 23. A sandhill crane was seen just west of the Alice Bemis Thompson Wildlife Sanctuary on Route 113 in Sandwich on April 13. An Iceland gull was seen at the Exeter ... (more)
A snowy owl has continued to thrill Seacoast birders and was last seen on Friday, April 23 at Hampton Beach State Park. Meanwhile, New Hampshire is welcoming waves of returning birds who fled a particularly cold and harsh winter around the area.
New Hampshire Executive Councilor Chris Sununu announced this week he will turn over day-to-day operations of his family's ski resort, Waterville Valley, to pursue a Republican bid for governof in 2016. Sununu will have a high-dollar campaign fund-raiser in Concord next month, according to a copy of the invitation.
While we fully support the decision by Kittery's Mitchell school to read the book “I am Jazz,” which portrays a transgender child, we agree that parents should have been notified in advance of the lesson. The school felt the need to share the lesson with its K-3 students because they have transgender classmates.