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Local realtor launches website promoting historic home preservation

The Salem News 08 Sep 2021
NEWBURYPORT — A local realtor launched a new website, Historic Home Towns, on Friday with the goal of educating homeowners from Portsmouth, N.H., to Ipswich and Salem on how they can have the house they desire, while still preserving its historical features ... There is even a list of contractors that specialize in antique houses.
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Historic Home Towns project explores restoration

Newburyport Daily News 08 Sep 2021
He was seeking a crew for the last leg of the trip to sail from Virginia to Newburyport ... It also introduced him to Newburyport ... It will also be a place to compile information about prominent historic communities such as Newburyport, Salem, Ipswich and Portsmouth, New Hampshire. There is even a list of contractors who specialize in antique houses ... .
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A Yankee Notebook: Boats against the current

Times Argus 21 Aug 2021
On a cool August morning — slowly lifting fog, light offshore breeze, more bearable than it’d been for several days — the crew and I showed up at the town landing in Kittery Point ... The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard lies just a bit farther in, partly protected in antiquity by forts and batteries in the outer harbor and a sinuous, easily defended channel.
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Portsmouth's new Puddle Dock Restaurant celebrates food and city history

Fosters 08 Jul 2021
PORTSMOUTH — To achieve a “modern colonial” atmosphere inside The Puddle Dock Restaurant on Marcy Street, several staples of historic Portsmouth were required. Upon entering the new restaurant, visitors will see a clipper vessel found at Route 1 Antiques ... First Lady Jill Biden celebrates post-pandemic freedom in Portsmouth.
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Give old furniture a fresh start

Union Leader 26 Mar 2021
Tired pieces can be reimagined in whatever your style may be — antique, modern, contemporary, traditional ... “There was an antique sofa that someone in Portsmouth had given me.
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Eight months and counting: Portsmouth's mask mandate

Marietta Daily Journal 13 Mar 2021
13—PORTSMOUTH — Families and friends out-and-about ...
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Woman reports 'creepy' stalker at work: Portsmouth police log

Portsmouth Herald 02 Mar 2021
8.29 a.m. ... Rochester police arrested a woman from Rochester who the Portsmouth Police Department had a warrant out on for charges of willful concealment and theft by deception ... Rendered assistance to the Portsmouth Fire Department in response to a woman experiencing cardiac arrest ... More Portsmouth police log. Antique stolen from city residence .
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Antique stolen from city residence: Portsmouth police log

Portsmouth Herald 01 Mar 2021
6.16 a.m.. Dover woman arrested on Lafayette Road on charges of driving after revocation or suspension. National Wrecker reported to the scene for towing the woman's vehicle ... Report taken for theft after a Pray Street caller said they had a 60-year-old antique stolen from them earlier in the year. More Portsmouth police log ... More Portsmouth police log.
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Ask the DMV: Replacing one lost antique plate

The Providence Journal 28 Nov 2020
Q. Recently, I discovered that one of the antique plates on my 1980 Triumph had fallen off the car and I have no idea where ... In trying to figure out what I need to do, I have become totally confused as none of the forms address loss of one plate nor do they address Antique plates ... — Paul C., Portsmouth.
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History Matters: Kearsarge pumper fought Great Boston Fire of 1872

Portsmouth Herald 16 Nov 2020
This city’s most famous and ornate antique vehicle rests silently inside Portsmouth Fire Station 1 at 170 Court St ... Portsmouth Mayor Thomas E.O ... Known officially as Kearsarge Steam Engine 3, the 6,000-pound coal-fired engine was the third machine Portsmouth had purchased from the Amoskeag Manufacturing Co.
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After 76 years, a D-Day hero's long-lost Purple Heart returns to his family after being ...

Union Leader 20 Sep 2020
PORTLAND, MaineThere are plenty of battlefield relics inside the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6859 on Forest Avenue ... Mere Eglise ... A truly amazing story ... In 2000, York Harbor restaurateur and designer Denise Rubin found it at an auction preview in Portsmouth, N.H. Rubin had gone to the affair looking for antique decor for her eatery, On the Marsh.
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After 76 years, a D-Day hero's long-lost Purple Heart returns to his family

Stars and Stripes 18 Sep 2020
PORTLAND, Maine (Tribune News Service) — There are plenty of battlefield relics inside the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6859 on Forest Avenue ... In 2000, York Harbor restaurateur and designer Denise Rubin found it at an auction preview in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Rubin had gone to the affair looking for antique decor for her eatery, On the Marsh.
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After 76 years, a D-Day hero’s long-hidden Purple Heart returns to his family

Bangor Daily News 18 Sep 2020
PORTLAND, MaineThere are plenty of battlefield relics inside the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6859 on Forest Avenue ... Mere Eglise ... Credit. Troy R ... In 2000, York Harbor restaurateur and designer Denise Rubin found it at an auction preview in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Rubin had gone to the affair looking for antique decor for her eatery, On the Marsh.
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Glenda Banks Coffin

The Courier Times 10 Dec 2019
Glenda Banks Coffin, 85, of New Boston, New Hampshire passed away on November 27, 2019 at the Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association Hospice Center in Concord New Hampshire ... Art was exhibited at the Maine Statehouse ... Related business was her development of a shop in downtown Portsmouth that integrated Mexican art and New England antiques ... .
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Million-dollar condos coming to old Portsmouth firehouse

Portsmouth Herald 25 Oct 2019
PORTSMOUTH�— The city's antique fire engine "Kearsarge" was rolled out Thursday to kick off restoration of an 1863 firehouse, where Kearsarge used to be stored, but will soon be three townhouses, each in the $1 million range.The old firehouse at 202 Court St ... New owner Norman Rice of New Castle and contractor Matt Silva of Profile Homes ... .
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