A Christmas Carol runs at The Players' Ring from December 2-22
Culture

He’ll be home for Christmas: The Players’ Ring to present Michael Tobin’s ‘A Christmas Carol’

Thirty years ago, Michael Tobin stood in the wings of The Players’ Ring, waiting for the City of Portsmouth’s final approval before opening the doors and welcoming audiences to the very first show of the area’s newest theater. Now, 30 years later, The Players’ Ring is proud to honor the history and legacy of that first show with their production of Michael Tobin’s “A Christmas Carol,” running from December 2–22. READ MORE

Community

Here’s why NH Legislative Fiscal Committee must approve $40M in federal broadband funding on Dec. 2

Imagine it’s 1936 and all the towns around you have electricity except yours. Your neighbors are using power saws to cut their cords of wood, electric washing machines to wash their clothes, getting their news and entertainment at night from radio. You are living down the road a few miles away reading your newspaper by kerosene lamp and hand sawing your dozens of cords of wood.  This is what it feels like in 2022 to be one of the thousands of residences in rural NH without access to high-speed, reliable internet. READ MORE