Granite Talk
Episode #8 - Hampshire Hills Owner/CEO Rick Holder -Part II

Episode #8 - Hampshire Hills Owner/CEO Rick Holder -Part II

October 21, 2020

In part 2 of my interview with Hampshire Hills’ owner and CEO Rick Holder, we continue
our discussion of the history and stories behind the scenes at Hampshire Hills, and the
Hampshire Dome, in Milford, NH.

Rick recounts stories of some of the more notable events that have been held at this
great facility, from political campaigns to major sporting events.  Rick talks of hosting
Presidents from Regan to Trump and (literally) everyone in between.

Episode #7 - Hampshire Hills Owner/CEO Rick Holder - Part I

Episode #7 - Hampshire Hills Owner/CEO Rick Holder - Part I

October 10, 2020

My guest for this episode is Rick Holder, owner and CEO of Hampshire Hills and the Hampshire Dome in Milford, NH.

Hampshire Hills is one of the premier multi-recreational complexes in the state, and in many aspects, the country. They have a wide array of facilities including pools, tennis courts, sports fields, walking trails and a world class Fitness Center.

Rick talks with us about the history of Hampshire Hills, the many events that have been held there over the years (Presidential campaign stops, VIPs from the sporting world, etc.), and  shares some interesting stories and anecdotes from the past 50 years.  

 

Episode #6 - Magician/Performer Andrew Pinard

Episode #6 - Magician/Performer Andrew Pinard

August 25, 2020

Andrew Pinard is a professional actor, performer and magician, as well as the founder of, and Executive Artistic Director for the Hatbox Theater in Concord, NH

Andrew talks with us about his lengthy career in the arts as well as the state of professional and local/community theater here in New Hampshire.

Join us as we learn about theater, magic and all sorts of interesting tidbits concerning performance art in the great state of New Hampshire (and beyond!)

 

 

Episode #5 - 603 Brewery and Beer Hall

Episode #5 - 603 Brewery and Beer Hall

August 3, 2020

PJ LaJeunesse is Sales Director and general jack of all trades at the 603 Brewery in Londonderry, NH.

In this episode PJ sits down with Tim and talks about the history of 603 Brewery and its new production facility (and Beer Hall!) in Londonderry.  We talk about the craft beer industry as a whole, as well as how 603 is handling the recent challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

So grab a cold beer (is that an IPA or a Lager?) and sit back and enjoy the episode! 

Episode #4 - Mike Morin; New Hampshire Radio & TV personality

Episode #4 - Mike Morin; New Hampshire Radio & TV personality

July 6, 2020

Mike is in his 50thyear as a radio and television personality. Five years into retirement, Mike returned to the airwaves in 2019 as host of Morin in the Morning, on Frank FM, now heard on four stations in New HampshireAlong the way, Mike also worked at stations in Detroit, Toledo, Washington, D.C., New York City, Boston and served as 12-year co-host of New Hampshire in the Morning on 95.7-WZID in Manchester.

Join me as we sit down with Mike and discuss his long radio & TV career, talk about what is to like to host a
popular morning radio show, as well as get a preview of some of his upcoming projects.

Episode #3 - Doc Adams - Founding Father of Baseball

Episode #3 - Doc Adams - Founding Father of Baseball

May 27, 2020

In this episode, we sit down with Marjorie Adams, the great-granddaughter of Daniel Lucius "Doc" Adams, M.D. from Mont Vernon, NH.

Doc Adams was one of the founding fathers of baseball (called Base Ball at the time), having written the "Laws of Base Ball" in 1857 which defined, among other things, 9 men per team, 9 innings per game, and 90 feet between bases.

Doc also created the position of shortstop and was the first person to ever play it.

Join us as Marjorie tells us Doc's story, and talks about her efforts to get him enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown NY.

Episode #2 - The Corona Virus Episode with Andy Rowe

Episode #2 - The Corona Virus Episode with Andy Rowe

March 29, 2020

This week Tim sits down with Amherst's Andy Rowe.  Friends for many years, Tim and Andy talk about the unprecedented times that we are all going through right now and how we all seem to be getting along.   For nearly an hour the two discuss everything from toilet paper to the future of education in America. 

In this age of endless social media and 24 hour news talking heads, listen in as two run of the mill guys from adjacent towns try to solve all of the worlds problems with some simple back and forth, old fashion talk.

 

Episode #1 - Milford Thrives; Nancy Amato and Joelle Martin

Episode #1 - Milford Thrives; Nancy Amato and Joelle Martin

March 18, 2020

Join us as we sit down with Nancy Amato and Joelle Martin to discuss their latest venture "Milford Thrives".

Milford Thrives is a program designed around building a healthy, resilient, connected Milford community. Nancy and Joelle discuss this program and talk about their goals to help Milford be a place where

  • young children grow up in a nurturing, supportive environment
  • community members — children, young adults, families and seniors — are healthy and feel connected
  • citizens are aware of how to protect our local environment.

 

Welcome to the Granite Talk Podcast

Welcome to the Granite Talk Podcast

February 17, 2020

Introducing a new podcast from the makers of "Inside Milford". This is a general interest podcast, focusing primarily on issues, concerns and topics of interest for Granite Staters, however we will not shy away from any other subject that we feel will be of interest to our listeners.

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