Our Hometown

No one knows your hometown like you.

The premise of NHPBS's award-winning Our Hometown series is that each New Hampshire town and city has a unique story to tell, and the people who live there are ideal storytellers for their hometowns. 

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Each episode in this series will explore the culture, commerce, history and people of one of New Hampshire's 221 towns and 13 cities. New Hampshire author and storyteller Rebecca Rule hosts each 30-minute episode. Your town could be next!


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Berlin | Andre Belanger

Berlin | Andre Belanger

Andre speaks to us about growing up in Berlin.

Berlin | Yvonne Thomas

Berlin | Yvonne Thomas

Yvonne recalls growing up in Berlin, and speaking two languages in school.

Berlin | Haven Neal

Berlin | Haven Neal

Moving to Berlin was a dream come true for Haven, as he loved working in the woods.

Berlin | Rachelle Beaudoin

Berlin | Rachelle Beaudoin

Berlin has a language all its own, and Rachelle decided to compile a dictionary of words.


Berlin | Walter Nadeau

Berlin | Walter Nadeau

Walter tells us about Berlin's Skier/Soldier, Paul Petersen, and a love story.

Berlin | Renney Morneau

Berlin | Renney Morneau

Renney tells a couple of great stories about growing up in Berlin.

Berlin | Aime Ramsey

Berlin | Aime Ramsey

Aime tells the story of his immigrant grandfather, Francois Bisson, migrating from Quebec.

Berlin | Lorna Stiles

Berlin | Lorna Stiles

Lorna recalls heading into Berlin on Friday nights, for shopping & meeting up with friends

Berlin | Diane Pelchat

Berlin | Diane Pelchat

Diane talks about going from a 45 year career in the banking industry.

Berlin | Roland Pelchat

Berlin | Roland Pelchat

Roland talks about working in every aspect of the paper industry, over 4+ decades.

Berlin | Dennis Murphy

Berlin | Dennis Murphy

Dennis tells the story of the history of boy scouts in Berlin, NH.

Berlin | Olive Caron

Berlin | Olive Caron

Olive speaks about growing up in Berlin, in a family that owned Bisson's Sugar House.

Berlin | Bob Morin

Berlin | Bob Morin

speaks about growing up in Berlin, his paper route, and a creative way to make some money.

Berlin (Preview)

Berlin (Preview)

Explore how "The City That Trees Built" is reinventing itself.

Nashua

Nashua

Explores why this Hillsborough county city was named twice as "Best Place to Live".

Nashua | Mola Foods

Nashua | Mola Foods

Lafortune Jeannette Djabea brings her Grandmothers recipes to Nashua.

Nashua | Marta Alvarado

Nashua | Marta Alvarado

She has made it her mission to help other immigrants, arriving in Nashua.

Nashua | The Nashua Dodgers

Nashua | The Nashua Dodgers

Carolyn Fluke talks about growing up around the Nashua Dodgers.

Nashua | Jhon Lopez-Rios

Nashua | Jhon Lopez-Rios

He recalls how welcoming & helpful the people of Nashua were when he first arrived.

Nashua | Student Filmmaker Series: John Richard

Nashua | Student Filmmaker Series: John Richard

John Richard edited by Jackson Torres

Nashua | Student Filmmaker Series: Kendall Reyes

Nashua | Student Filmmaker Series: Kendall Reyes

Kendall Reyes edited by Abigail Russell

Nashua | Student Filmmaker Series: Beth Kreick

Nashua | Student Filmmaker Series: Beth Kreick

Beth Kreick edited by Alexis Page

Nashua | Student Filmmaker Series: Cathrine Poulin

Nashua | Student Filmmaker Series: Cathrine Poulin

Cathrine Poulin edited by Kylie Soucy

Nashua | Student Filmmaker Series: Tony Courounis

Nashua | Student Filmmaker Series: Tony Courounis

Tony Courounis edited by Jacob Whelan

Nashua | Student Filmmaker Series: Ed Lecius/Torbio Blanco

Nashua | Student Filmmaker Series: Ed Lecius/Torbio Blanco

Ed Lecius edited by Samira Torbio Blanco

Nashua | Student Filmmaker Series: Gabriel Cadet

Nashua | Student Filmmaker Series: Gabriel Cadet

Gabriel Cadet edited by Austin Duponte

Nashua | Video Production and Broadcasting

Nashua | Video Production and Broadcasting

A lot of students inspired, and a lot of careers launched.

Nashua | Tolles Street Mission

Nashua | Tolles Street Mission

Kimberly Whittaker speaks about her Grandmother, and the Tolles Street Mission.

Nashua | The Wingate Family Pharmacy

Nashua | The Wingate Family Pharmacy

Gary Wingate tells us about the many generations running Wingate's Pharmacy.

Nashua | The 234 Club

Nashua | The 234 Club

Marcel talks about The 234 Club. Have you visited every town in the state?

Nashua | Fortin Gage Flowers and Gifts

Nashua | Fortin Gage Flowers and Gifts

Fortin / Gage Flowers and Gifts, Nashua's oldest Flower Shop.

Nashua | The Brian S. McCarthy Foundation

Nashua | The Brian S. McCarthy Foundation

Kim talks about her father & his legacy of service.

Nashua | Jeannotte's Market

Nashua | Jeannotte's Market

"Give the customer what he wants." It's as true now as it was back in the early days.

Nashua | The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Nashua

Nashua | The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Nashua

From participant to Director, Janail Archer tells us about The Boys and Girls Club.

Nashua | Nashua Area Artists' Association

Nashua | Nashua Area Artists' Association

Jacqueline Barry & Marilene Sawaf talk about the history and reach of the NAAA.

Nashua | The First Female Mayor of Nashua

Nashua | The First Female Mayor of Nashua

Donnalee Lozeau was the First Female Mayor of Nashua.

Nashua | Nashua's Wake-Up Man

Nashua | Nashua's Wake-Up Man

Frank Teas' father was a prominent figure in Nashua.

Nashua | Two Generations of Photographers

Nashua | Two Generations of Photographers

Dean Shalhoup speaks about his Dad, as well as his own 50 year career.

Nashua | The Gate City

Nashua | The Gate City

Claudia Decker talks about what Nashua,... New Hampshire's Gate City means to her.

Nashua | Bill Shae

Nashua | Bill Shae

1950s Little League Baseball Memories.

Nashua | Betsy Houde

Nashua | Betsy Houde

Betsy discusses her many roles in Nashua, and the humble beginnings of the SNHMC.

Nashua | Adria Bagshaw

Nashua | Adria Bagshaw

Adria talks about her families heritage & starting The Walter Bat Company.

Nashua | Old Time Downtown Nashua

Nashua | Old Time Downtown Nashua

Deborah Bates speaks about visiting Downtown Nashua, back when she was young.



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