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Do, See, Taste

The Insiders: Want some college students to do something zany? It only costs $1.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Some of the best things in life are done off the cuff, spur of the moment and with no real plan. Like the time we thought it would be a good idea to play Matt and Luke Bonner two-on-two. Wait, that actually wasn’t all that great of an idea, but luckily there wasn’t enough time to be embarrassed on that …

Trick-or-treating times

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

These are the trick-or-treat times for area cities and towns: Today Penacook 5-7:30 p.m. Tomorrow Allenstown 6-8 p.m. Alton 5:30-7:30 p.m. Andover 5-8 p.m. Barnstead 5-8 p.m. Belmont 4-8 p.m. Boscawen 5-8 …

Photos: Beautifying with bulbs

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The East Concord Garden Club will enter its 80th year in 2015. …

Moore spills decades-old beans in ‘One Lucky Bastard’

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Roger Moore’s screen superpower has always been his ability to project the seemingly opposing qualities of geniality and entitlement at the same time. He was already a 45-year-old star of British television when he was propelled to global …

Travel Talk: Avoid a potential nightmare scenario – always pack your ID

Sunday, October 26, 2014

A few days before I travel – international or domestic, it doesn’t matter – I have the same nightmare. It goes like so: I finally weave through a long line and arrive at airport security, and as I …

Tourists watch solar alignment in Egypt temple

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Hundreds of visitors gathered in Egypt on Wednesday at the Great Temple of Ramses II to watch the sun illuminate colossal statues, a rare 3,200-year-old astronomical ceremony that happens twice a year. At dawn at Abu Simbel, local …

Living in an empty nest isn’t so bad

Sunday, October 26, 2014

My children left home for school a few months ago. My wife and I dropped our son off first, followed by our daughter a week later. We hugged them both, reminded them to stay in touch and told …

For a better run, tread(mill) carefully

Sunday, October 26, 2014

In praise of treadmills Runners – a group of people accustomed to bloody nipples, blackened toenails and mid-route diarrhea – seem to become embarrassed by only one thing: treadmills. “They say, ‘I can’t get on one.’ There’s this shame,” says David Siik, creator of the new Precision Running …

Spot will cost you: Pet rents become apartment fad

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Man’s best friend is taking a bite out of renters’ wallets. Pet security deposits register in the hundreds of dollars and are getting steeper. Now, a monthly rental payment ranging from $10 to $50 is quickly becoming the …

The Insiders: We’d be thrilled if you checked out this thriller at Red River

Saturday, October 25, 2014

If the suspense and thrill you feel waiting to read this column every day isn’t quite enough for you, you’re probably just a crazy thrill seeker. But if you’re truly looking for more, Red River Theatres has you …

PHOTOS: Wicked Fit 5K Run haunts South End

Saturday, October 25, 2014

The 3rd Annual Wicked FIT 5K run/walk was held starting in Rollins Park in Concord Saturday to benefit Families in Transition (FIT), a nonprofit organization located in Manchester, Concord and Dover, New Hampshire, was founded in 1991 in …

TLC cancels ‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo has been officially canceled by TLC, the network confirms, after disturbing reports that star Mama June is in a relationship with a convicted child molester. “TLC has canceled the series Here Comes Honey …

PHOTOS: Honoring an educator

Friday, October 24, 2014

Mill Brook School celebrated the contributions of Laurie Hart during a thank you event at the school in Concord on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Hart has been the Family Literacy Facilitator at the school since it opened just …