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Concord event marks day for remembering those who lost their lives because of their gender identity

Thursday, November 20, 2014

They were hoping to send a simple message: We’re here for you. The team at the Concord Feminist Health Center was pleasantly surprised, then, when more than 40 people heeded their invitation to a candlelight vigil for Transgender Day of Remembrance last night. “I think it shows New Hampshire is welcoming and is open,” Executive Director Dalia Vidunas said of …

Thanksgiving getaway: 46.3 million to hit the road

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The good news for Thanksgiving travelers: The price of gas is at five-year lows. The bad news: A lot more people will be on the …

The Insiders: The Tall Granite Big Band is debuting this weekend – and it’s for a good cause

Thursday, November 20, 2014

If 17 musicians get together and no one is there to hear them play, do they make a sound? We’d assume so, but how could …

Sherman’s March at 150: 5 questions and answers

Sunday, November 16, 2014

A turning point in the Civil War came 150 years ago last week, when Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman left the smoking ruins of Atlanta and launched his scorching March to the Sea. Here are five questions and …

With Saint Nick’s entry comes racial controversy

Sunday, November 16, 2014

The police arrested 90 protesters yesterday as a traditional Dutch celebration of the arrival of Saint Nicholas was disturbed by demonstrators who say his faithful sidekick, “Black Pete,” is a racist caricature, and by supporters of the popular …

What’s black, purple and Blu-ray? Now, the classic ‘Batman’ TV series

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Holy high-definition! A Batman of yore is finally getting the high-res, 1080p-treatment, as the 1966 version of the Caped Crusader is really ready for his close-up. Fans of the classic TV show starring Adam West and Burt Ward can put the Dynamic Duo in their Blu-ray players starting …

PHOTOS: Concord Community Music School offers lunch time concert

Saturday, November 15, 2014

On Thursday, the Concord Community Music School offered its first concert as part of the Bach’s Lunch Series to a mostly packed recital hall of eager listeners, many of whom had brought their lunch. The folk concert was …

The Insiders: Calling all princesses: It’s time to gather at Red River

Friday, November 14, 2014

We’ll admit, we haven’t met any actual princesses – although we do know a few people who we think would put themselves in that category. You can see a bunch of them today, though, when the Concord Contemporary Club (a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs) …

Prince William, Kate to visit New York next month

Friday, November 14, 2014

British royal officials said Prince William and his wife, Kate, are traveling to the United States next month on a trip that includes visits to the National September 11 Memorial and an NBA basketball game. The visit, from …

Founder of Jivamukti Yoga to teach at Bethel Farm for the first time Saturday

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Sitting on a yoga mat in a studio lit by a strand of white lights and tea candles, Stephen Bethel leads a class in a yoga style known as Jivamukti. It’s the style at the heart of Bethel …

Hynde is back with a new album, new band – but the same attitude

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Rock legend Chrissie Hynde is back with an album called, Stockholm, and a new band that is not called the Pretenders. After fronting the Pretenders for 35 years, Hynde, 62, is finally recording and touring under her own …

The Insiders: Here’s some stuff to pencil in to your planner, 1997-style.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Look, we don’t pretend to know what your schedule is like. We don’t have to pretend, because we’ve already thumbed through your planner while you were reheating your lunch (forgive the reference to the archaic organizational instrument known as a “planner.” Just think of your smart phone calendar …

PHOTOS: Story time at Maxfield Public Library in Loudon

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Three times a week, children’s librarian Cheryl Ingerson reads two books and offers a related craft during story time at the Maxfield Public Library in Loudon. This week she read “Baby Bear Counts One” by Ashley Wolff and …