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Do, See, Taste

Review: ‘Calvary’ is exquisitely nuanced

Friday, August 1, 2014

John Michael McDonagh’s 2011 debut, The Guard, provided the wonderful Brendan Gleeson with a vehicle for some of his best screen work, playing an Irish West Country cop unencumbered by diplomacy skills. But Calvary, the follow-up collaboration of the writer-director and lead actor is in a whole different league. Gleeson’s performance as a man of profound integrity suffering for the … 0

PHOTO: Boys & Girls Club pitches in for Food Bank

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The mobile Food Bank visited The Concord Boys and Girls Club on Wednesday evening where members and their families and the general public came to … 0

The Insiders: Catch up with a bunch of your favorite characters, non-Insider staff division, tonight at the Capitol Center

Thursday, July 31, 2014

We’re a big fan of mashups, especially when they involve delicious foods. Peanut butter and chocolate, pretzels and chocolate, strawberries and chocolate, dark chocolate and … 0

At Canterbury disc golf course, game is ‘good for the soul’

Sunday, July 27, 2014

A round at Canterbury’s Top O’ the Hill Disc Golf Course really begins at basket three. Making par is realistic on the first two baskets, which feature open fairways and pins less than 200 feet from the tee … 0

The Insiders: This paddle trip with Five Rivers ought to float your boat

Saturday, July 26, 2014

There’s no truth to the rumor that the script for A River Runs Through It was originally penned about Concord, or that we were originally considered for the role played by Brad Pitt. In fact, there’s no such rumor at all. But the fact of the matter is … 0

Men, plastic surgery can get you that shaggy facial look

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Trouble with your stubble? Fret not. There’s a hair-raising solution growing in popularity: the facial hair transplant. Inspired by the hirsute hipster trend taking pop culture by storm, men are turning to this minimally invasive cosmetic procedure for bushier mustaches, sideburns, goatees and full beards, Palm Beach County, … 0

PHOTOS: Annual fair returns to Canterbury

Saturday, July 26, 2014

The annual Canterbury Fair filled Canterbury Center on Saturday, featuring the Woodchuck Classic 5k Road Race and a variety of crafts, games, music and vintage farming technologies demonstrated for families. … 0

Seniors use roommate-finding agencies to cut costs

Saturday, July 26, 2014

It’s not exactly The Golden Girls, but for Marcia Rosenfeld, it’ll do. Rosenfeld is among thousands of aging Americans taking part in home-sharing programs across the country that allow seniors to stay in their homes and save money … 0

CBS says Colbert keeping CBS’ ‘Late Show’ in NYC

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Stephen Colbert will not only be following in David Letterman’s footsteps, he’ll be doing it on the same stage. CBS said Wednesday that Colbert, who is replacing Letterman as the Late Show host next year, will keep the … 0

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 … 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 as soon as the San Diego Convention Center opened its doors. Fans with … 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 on Wednesday, dropping stems in buckets of water to keep them fresh amid … 0

Ray Duckler: Wright knew what was right when it came to fire fighting

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Dick Wright, modest and gentle, is 81 years old and lives alone in Loudon. His house, though, is filled with muffled voices, high-pitched beeps and static that crackles, just as it has for decades. The sounds are from … 0