Beat the heat with smoked pulled pork

Beat the heat with smoked pulled pork

Outdoor cooking is a staple come the warmer weather. When the dog days of summer arrive, few people want to spend time turning on the oven or standing...

July 4th, 2021 |  


Portsmouth Public Library book recommendations

Portsmouth Public Library book recommendations

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Public Library would like to recommend these book titles. Each title is available to borrow with your library card! ...

July 4th, 2021 |  


What to know about germs and your child’s summer camp

What to know about germs and your child’s summer camp

(StatePoint) Parents sending their kids to summer camp often worry about whether they’ll be safe and have a good time. But while summer camps ar...

July 4th, 2021 |  



Tips to give bugs the boot this summer

Tips to give bugs the boot this summer

(StatePoint) Warm and wet spring and summer conditions predicted for much of the country are going to make for an extra buggy season, according to the...

July 4th, 2021 |  


Tips for hosting a fun 4th of July party

Tips for hosting a fun 4th of July party

The Fourth of July is a day to celebrate in the United States. Much about July makes the fourth day of the month the ideal time to celebrate. School i...

June 27th, 2021 |  


Remember fireworks safety when celebrating

Remember fireworks safety when celebrating

Outdoor celebrations dominate social schedules each summer. Several of these celebrations coordinate with national holidays or days of national pride ...

June 27th, 2021 |  


Take your Fourth of July burgers up a notch

Take your Fourth of July burgers up a notch

The year 2020 is one few people will soon forget. Life changed dramatically and perhaps forever in 2020, when the outbreak of the novel coronavirus CO...

June 27th, 2021 |  


The history of America’s Independence Day

The history of America’s Independence Day

Few summertime holidays elicit as much excitement as the Fourth of July, also known as Independence Day in the United States. Each year, family, frien...

June 27th, 2021 |  


The importance of safety when swimming in backyard pools

The importance of safety when swimming in backyard pools

Backyard pools provide families with ample opportunities for recreation. It’s easy to be distracted by all the fun when swimming in a backyard p...

June 20th, 2021 |  


How to keep kids safe until they can be vaccinated

How to keep kids safe until they can be vaccinated

By mid-spring 2021, tens of millions of people in the United States and Canada had heeded recommendations from public health officials and gotten vacc...

June 20th, 2021 |