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One of several one-ton stone sitting benches donated by the Friends of Anne Hutchinson. They were designed by Elizabeth Vangel of Foss Media.

Anne, followers get their due in Portsmouth

Anne, followers get their due in Portsmouth

Go on, it’s OK to admit it. You’ve never been to Founder’s Brook, right? You may not even know where it is. For those of you who have trekked to the bucolic site off Boyd’s Lane where the town was first settled in 1638, good for you. If you haven’t, though, now’s the perfect time

Cassie Letendre (left) and Karla White help with some plantings at Founder's Grove Saturday. Three Girl Scouts troops and the Portsmouth Garden Club were there to spruce up the area.

Spring cleaning for Founder’s Grove in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Three hundred and seventy-five years later, the family of Anne Hutchinson is still touting the benefits of medicinal herbs. “This is an old-fashioned pharmacy,” said Michael Ford, pointing to an herb garden at the Anne M. Hutchinson Memorial Park at Founder’s Grove, which was cleaned up Saturday by members of the Portsmouth Garden Club

From 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, the Portsmouth Garden Club and Girl Scouts will lead a cleanup of Founders' Grove, where the town settlers first arrived in 1638.

Portsmouth 375th busy on Saturday

PORTSMOUTH — It will be another busy weekend for the Portsmouth 375th celebration. First, the 375th Steering Committee is helping to promote the Portsmouth Free Public Library‘s annual spring fund-raiser, “Touch-a-Truck,” which starts at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 4, at Glen Park. The event gives youngsters a chance to get up close and personal with all