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Do, See, Taste

Loudon man wants to build War on Terror Memorial

Monday, May 25, 2015

Preston Lawrence’s vision for a War on Terror memorial in New Hampshire began in Vermont. Lawrence, a longtime Loudon resident and son of an Air Force officer, was visiting a friend who is buried at Vermont Veterans Memorial Ceremony when something caught his eye. “As I was leaving the cemetery, I saw this memorial, and I got out of my …

John Nash, wife, ‘A Beautiful Mind’ inspiration, die in N.J.

Monday, May 25, 2015

John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie A Beautiful Mind, has died along with his …

The reason we celebrate

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Hot dogs will be sizzling on the grill. Coolers will be fully stocked. But to Leonard Stuart, the program information officer at the New Hampshire …

MacDowell colony launches diversity fellowship

Saturday, May 23, 2015

One of the country’s oldest artist colonies is starting a fellowship dedicated to literary diversity. The MacDowell Colony, chaired by Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon, announced Monday that it had acquired funding for a fellowship to be awarded to writers from “populations across racial and cultural boundaries.” The …

TLC pulls Duggar family series amid misconduct reports

Saturday, May 23, 2015

TLC pulled the reality series 19 Kids and Counting from its schedule yesterday, a move that follows reports of sexual misconduct allegations against one of the stars, Josh Duggar, stemming from when he was a juvenile. In a …

Review: Whitesnake delves deep into Purple past on new album

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Who says you can’t go home? David Coverdale delves deep into his Deep Purple background on the new Whitesnake album, which re-does songs from his tenure fronting the legendary classic rock outfit. The Purple Album begins with a …

Ray Duckler: Bet on Betsy, founded by kids, rocks in race

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Betsy Segal arrived in the conference room yesterday at 5:05 p.m., about an hour before the race, and slipped on a T-shirt made especially for her. “I feel so official now,” said Segal, shortly before the Rock ‘N …

Local runners Ham and Jennings continue their dominance

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Colton Ham of Webster and Concord’s Connor Jennings are familiar names in the local running community, and neither did anything to change that fact last night. Ham and Jennings finished one-two in the 13th edition of the Rock …

The Insiders: Keep those love letters coming; also, go see ‘Love Letters’ tonight

Thursday, May 21, 2015

We love that all of you send us love letters on a regular basis, even though your cute pet name for them is “Letters to the editor” and you write them all with that adorable biting sarcasm. That …

Free St. Paul’s School ballet performance highlights modern choreographers

Thursday, May 21, 2015

St. Paul’s School ballet students are offering two free opportunities to experience contemporary dance by influential choreographers and composers. The 17 dancers directed by Jennifer Howard will perform selections by Merce Cunningham, Philip Neal and Sydney Skybetter this …

Two hours, 12 high school, 25 films: N.H. High School Film Fest showcases nuggets of creativity

Thursday, May 21, 2015

‘ S tar Wars was not the first film that George Lucas ever produced. Steven Spielberg didn’t start his career with Jurassic Park. Lucas began filming car races when he was in junior college. Spielberg made his first …

The Insiders: Run, walk or watch just be a part of Rock ‘N race tonight

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Sure you can spend your afternoon working up a sweat listening to music on your head phones at the gym, but does that sound as fun as running around the streets of Concord among thousands of people while …

The FDA has a plan to prevent the next ice cream disaster

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Months after an outbreak of deadly bacteria in ice cream that killed three and sickened seven more, U.S. regulators are near making food producers like Blue Bell Creameries have safety plans to minimize future outbreaks. There hasn’t been a federal requirement that all food producers have a written-down …