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PHOTOS: Pierce Manse celebrates 40 years with a summer concert

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The Pierce Manse in Concord celebrated 40 years of being open to public with an open house and a performance by the New Hampshire Army National Guard 39th Army Band on the lawn of the former home of the 14th President and his family on Thursday. … 0

Fans start lining up as Comic-Con floor opens

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Comic-Con is all about bringing fans close to the artists and properties they love – after navigating crowds and waiting in line. The lineups began … 0

PHOTOS: Picking flowers at Apple Hill Farm in Concord

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

With the sun high overhead, three workers with bare feet plucked bright splotches of color from rows of plants at Apple Hill Farm in Concord … 0

Bicycle enthusiasts to gather on Main Street to re-create historic Concord photo

Friday, July 18, 2014

While flipping through books at the Museum of New Hampshire History, Lorraine Courtney stumbled across a photo dating to about 1890 that shows a line of bicyclists posing on Main Street in Concord. They had gathered to commemorate … 4

The Insiders: We yell fire truck pull in a crowded newspaper column

Friday, July 18, 2014

All good things must come to an end, readers, so we might as well wrap up today’s column. Just kidding – we barely started it. But we’ll use it to tell you today is the final day of Market Days, and there’s tons of great stuff going on, … 0

Review: Amazon’s new unlimited e-book service is limited

Friday, July 18, 2014

Amazon’s new “unlimited” e-book service lets you read 600,000 books. That sounds like more than you’ll ever read, but I found myself struggling to find the books I wanted. It turns out that the library of 600,000 is … 0

PHOTO: Concord at night

Friday, July 18, 2014

Long after state workers have emptied out and residents have nestled their cars into driveways, then and only then, does Concord take on the quality of a town rather than a capital city. Dusk approaches. The noises are … 1

The Insiders: Take the plunge and check out The River stage at Market Days

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Here’s a quick history lesson for you this morning: Did you know that, as with so many good jams, the old ditty about the little piggy going to market was actually edited so it could better fit into a pop radio format? The original first line told of … 0

Locals, business owners reflect on Market Days over the years

Thursday, July 17, 2014

At Market Days yesterday, Concord native Paulette Ferlane walked up and down Main Street, pointing out which tents were new and recognizing ones that have become fixtures at the event over the years. This year marks the 40th … 2

Elaine Stritch, brash stage legend, dies at 89

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Elaine Stritch, the brash theater performer whose gravelly, gin-laced voice and impeccable comic timing made her a Broadway legend, has died. She was 89. Joseph Rosenthal, Stritch’s longtime attorney, said the actress died yesterday of natural causes at … 1

Reverence in work to restore New Hampshire cabin

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

John Rossi slipped the chisel end of his “spud bar” into the space between two logs that run 16 feet along one wall of the old White Mountain National Forest guard cabin. With a few sledgehammer taps from … 0

The Insiders: Walk around Main Street today. It’s ok, it’s Market Days!

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Now we’re not ones to advise you to pull a Matt Bonner and walk out into the middle of a busy street, merely for a picture with the NBA Championship trophy during a whirlwind tour of the city like he did last week. But since there will be … 0

Singer Michael Buble gets emergency dental help before Manchester show

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Thanks to some help from a dentist, singer Michael Buble was able to go on stage in Manchester as scheduled. WMUR reported that less than 24 hours before he was to perform in Manchester last week during his … 0