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Do, See, Taste

The Insiders: Meet the library’s new telescope and finally learn what you’ve been looking at

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Have you ever just stood outside, staring at the night sky and wondering what you’re looking at? Well join the club because all of those groupings of stars sure do look a lot alike – that is unless someone who knows what they’re talking about carefully points the constellations out to you, such as the members of the New Hampshire …

'6X6' show challenges dozens of artists to contain visions in a small, square space

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

When artists from across the country decided to donate a “little” something to the North Country Studio Workshops, no one anticipated how big that gesture …

Shatner, ‘Trek’ director to meet about new film

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Star Trek may be the next frontier for William Shatner – again. Shatner, who played the original James T. Kirk, says he’s meeting soon with …

HBO unleashes streaming from cable contracts

Thursday, October 16, 2014

No cable? No problem. Viewers longing to watch Game of Thrones, True Detective and Veep will no longer have to pay big bucks for cable and satellite contracts. Next year HBO is cutting the cord and selling its …

The Insiders: Learn to make your own cheese and taste some too

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Cheese is delicious. But have you ever wondered how it’s made? Well wonder no more, because tonight at New England College in Concord beginning at 6, Barbara Benton of NOFA-NH will give you the lowdown on soft cheese making. Benton will discuss the history of it, describe your …

Old Ways Days works to keep traditions alive

Thursday, October 16, 2014

These days when you want a nice table, bookshelf – heck, even a canoe – the first step is usually to get in the car or hop online and find a favorite store from which to buy it. But it wasn’t so long ago that whatever you wanted, …

Franklin veterinarian, author and songwriter debuts ‘old’ pastime

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Franklin veterinarian showcases his musical ‘Doc” Barry Taylor – longtime Franklin veterinarian – is embarking once again upon a new “old” pastime of directing his own musicals, to which he plays the accompanying piano. And the first fruit …

Fourth annual Cemetery Walk to be held in Hopkinton’s Stumpfield Cemetery

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Time for a cemetery walk in West Hopkinton The Hopkinton Historical Society will hold its fourth Cemetery Walk at the Stumpfield Cemetery on Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. Visitors will hear the stories of West Hopkinton’s “former” residents, portrayed by actors in period costume, who will share …

Giffords hosts Concord roundtable on women, gun control

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Former U.S. representative Gabby Giffords yesterday urged women across the state to help prevent stalkers and abusers from getting guns, and to continue working toward stricter laws to protect domestic violence victims. Speaking in Concord as part of …

Taking the tedium out of making pumpkin risotto

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

If you’ve never made risotto before, you’re missing out on a great candidate for a weeknight meal. With no more at hand than the right rice, an onion, some broth and a wedge of Parmesan, you have dinner. …

Art studio on the move in Boscawen

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Boscawen’s new artist gallery and workshop was very slowly on the move yesterday. The former town office building had been loaded onto a flatbed and was blocking traffic as it inched toward the split of routes 3 and …

The Insiders: You’re nobody’s puppet, but you should still go to tonight’s poetry reading at Gibson’s

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

File under things we didn’t know existed: Puppetry International magazine. File under things you didn’t know until right now: The editor of said magazine will be in Concord tonight as part of the Poetry Society of New Hampshire’s …

PHOTOS: Grazing until the cows come home

Monday, October 13, 2014

Cows graze in a field behind LAD Welding and Fabrication on Fisherville Road in Concord yesterday. …