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Archive for 'For the Record'

Somethin’s Happening Here

Thursday, January 16, 2014 — What’s this? A post? Not just a download of the latest issue? Dern right, Pilgrim. The New Hampshire Rebellion is underway. And it’s about time. The NHRebellion is a group of people walking the length of the State of New Hampshire — right now, in January. Their purpose is to […]

Final Crossings

Sunday, January 8, 2012 — Today was the final full day of service for Memorial Bridge, connecting Portsmouth, New Hampshire with Kittery, Maine. Today, our Newsreel Division recorded one last round-trip, north and south.

Rhourd Enouss entering and leaving Portsmouth Harbor

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 — Sonatrach’s Rhourd Enouss is shown entering Portsmouth Harbor at about 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 14th, and leaving at about 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 18th. The ship is 670 feet long, has a beam of 108 feet, and carries a little over 2 million cubic feet of propane. Owned […]

Launch of the Gundalow Piscataqua

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 — The Gundalow Company ( moves the Piscataqua from Strawbery Banke, in Portsmouth NH, to Peirce Island on December 9th, then launches it on December 10, 2011. Video by the Newsreel Division of The New Hampshire Gazette.

Occupy Earth

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 — The movement began, quite brilliantly, as an occupation of one location: the seat of power — Wall Street. By striking at the root of the problem, it changed the global topic of conversation in just two months. Unlike the collapse of the global Ponzi scheme, no one could have predicted […]

Now is the Time — Help Save RiverRun

Monday, November 7, 2011 — On September 7, 2006, a hundred or more members of the local community who understood the value of their independent bookstore rallied for a couple of hours to help it move. In a spontaneous gesture of affection, volunteers also lifted Tom Holbrook, the person who brought us the bookstore, on […]

Winter is Coming

Thursday, October 27, 2011 — Winter is coming. This will make the Occupations — which can now be declared a success — more difficult to sustain. We believe the current physical Occupations can and should be transformed into an unprecedented free media space, uninfluenced by and impervious to corporate power, and covering the entire nation. […]

Who are OccupyMARINES? Who is Xervarian?

Monday, October 17, 2011 — Anyone who has read our coverage of the Occupation knows we’re not objective. We’re for it. And we don’t want anything bad to happen to it. Which is why we’re concerned about Twitter user @OccupyMARINES. In a world where nobody on the Internet knows you’re a dog, things are not […]

435 Hohners — Our Simplistic Solution to the Nation’s Most Intractable Problem

Friday, August 19, 2011 — In his New York Times column this morning, Paul Krugman points out that the dominant ingredient of the federal government’s response to our economic situation is “awesome wrongness.” Krugman did not explain why that is, but on the Diane Rehm show this morning, John King did. He argued that the […]

The Future of News is the Future of Civilization

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 — BusinessInsider recently invited the Editor of this paper to be one of a group of “thought leaders describing their vision of the future of news.” Here is his response, followed by some elaboration. (The alleged Editor of the Gazette, and Glenn Beck: together at last. Who’d a’ thunk it?) The […]