Maureen Hancock will be at the Music Hall in Portsmouth Saturday night.  There are still some tickets available, but you probably don't want to wait until the last minute.

If you've been listening to The Morning Waking Crew recently, you know Maureen has connected listeners with loved ones on the other side.

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Her show Saturday night is going to be a great event that you don't want to miss. Plus, the Music Hall in Portsmouth is a great venue to see a show.

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Cocheco Valley Humane Society

CVHS Charlie

Our friends from CVHS stopped by Studio Big with Charlie.  Charlie is so lovable and cuddly, you'll want to go meet him in person!

Make Plans For Next Saturday

Portsmouth Officer Eric Kinsman
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The event will be held at Stratham Hill Park beginning at 10am.  There is still room available for vendors.  The Hampton Police Mounted Patrol will be on site as well as a lot of family friendly events. A $5 dollar suggested donation is appreciated.  Remember, to please leave your pets at home.


Everybody will see a mix of sun and clouds with the chance of an afternoon shower and 80...75 in the North Country.  The weekend is sunny and warm everywhere.
Meteorologist Gary Best rated the weekend a *9.5* - Enjoy it!

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