Jan. 28 Declared Christa McAuliffe Day in NH; Journalist Roger Wood Remembers

Roger Wood recalls: “On Jan. 27, 1986, I sat in a motel room in Florida watching the New England Patriots get trounced 45 to 3 by the Chicago Bears in their first Superbowl Appearance. After the lopsided loss, I said to the other reporters, ‘At least tomorrow will be a great day for New England.’”

InDepthNH.org Is Growing Into 2018 Because of Your $10,732 NewsMatch Donations

Podcast: Associate Publisher Roger Wood and founder Nancy West say thanks for the $10,732 NewsMatch donations you all made to the New Hampshire Center for Public Interest Journalism. The money will be matched dollar for dollar by the Democracy Fund, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The Miami Foundation is the fiscal sponsor.

Sarah Long Bridge Float In Connecting NH and Maine

ROGER WOOD INTERVIEW: It’s a wild week for work on the new Sarah Long Bridge connecting Portsmouth with Kittery, Maine. It’s the day that the center lift span of the $160 million bridge replacement is being floated in on barges, to eventually settle on bearings to support it.

Portsmouth Photographer’s ‘Power of Place’ Explores Northern Pass

Roger Wood interviews Portsmouth photographer Jerry Monkman, whose video “The Power of Place” explores the places, issues, and people affected by Northern Pass, a proposed 180-mile long electricity transmission line project in New Hampshire that will carry electricity from Quebec to southern New England.

Toxics out in Portsmouth

PODCAST: Veteran City Councilman and Assistant Mayor of Portsmouth is wrapping up his latest council term with an environmental victory. The former legislator has ushered in a resolution to have toxic chemicals removed from any cleaning in the city’s buildings and schools.