Monstrosity? Purple colored house causes stir in Epping

EPPING — It's the color of royalty, richness, grapes and wine. And in Epping, it's the color of controversy.The lilac Victorian house on the corner of Main and Academy streets is raising eyebrows and chuckles. The home of Creative Community Space, an art studio and art education facility, it is fulfilling founder Vandy Leigh's vision.Leigh was … Continue reading Monstrosity? Purple colored house causes stir in Epping

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Belanger, Vose square off in primary for state House seat

EPPING — A primary will be held Aug. 20 to determine which Republican candidate will challenge Democrat Naomi Andrews in an upcoming special election to fill Epping's vacant state representative seat.Republicans Cody Belanger and Michael Vose are both running for the opportunity to replace former state Rep. Sean Morrison, who resigned from his seat Memorial Day … Continue reading Belanger, Vose square off in primary for state House seat

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Two DWI arrests within hours for Epping man

BRENTWOOD — An Epping man was arrested twice within hours on charges of driving while intoxicated.Kenny Nguyen, 36, was first arrested Sunday at 11:45 p.m., was released and then arrested again shortly after 3 a.m. Monday.The first arrest occurred shortly after police received a report of an erratic driver of a white Honda Accord on Route … Continue reading Two DWI arrests within hours for Epping man

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All politics is local? Not always in presidential races

EPPING — For New Hampshire, the perk of being the first in the nation primary is the parade of candidates crisscrossing the state and pressing palms with residents, in hopes of making a real personal connection with undecided voters.As longtime U.S. Speaker of the House Tip O'Neil would say, "All politics is local," after all.But when … Continue reading All politics is local? Not always in presidential races

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Yang, Ryan to speak at Dems’ summer barbecue Aug. 18

RAYMOND — Presidential candidates Andrew Yang and Congressman Tim Ryan will speak at the Epping and Raymond Democrats' Summer Barbeque Sunday, Aug. 18 at White Gate Farm, at 119 Prescott Road, in Epping. The event is from 2 to 4 p.m.Other Democrats scheduled to speak include state Executive Councilor Andru Volinsky; former state Rep. Mindi Messmer; … Continue reading Yang, Ryan to speak at Dems’ summer barbecue Aug. 18

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National Night Out brings community together

EXETER — It was an outpouring of support for local law enforcement and first responders as both the Exeter and Stratham Police Departments each hosted their first-ever National Night Out Tuesday.In Exeter, police vehicles lined Swasey Parkway from several Seacoast communities, including Brentwood, Epping and Newfields. Dozens of attendees were treated to entertainment courtesy of TEAM … Continue reading National Night Out brings community together

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