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New England raking in millions from leaf peepers

Sunday, October 19, 2014

On Mount Monadnock, hikers file up the 3,165-foot peak in lockstep, protected from drizzling rain by a luminous golden canopy of leaves. They’re not just gazing at foliage – they’re looking at cold, hard cash. Money really does grow on trees in autumn in New England, and all six states are raking it in. Officials say tourists will spend upward …

‘Fury’ blasts ‘Gone Girl’ from top of box office

Sunday, October 19, 2014

The bloody World War II drama Fury blew past Gone Girl at theaters this weekend. Gone Girl was tops at the box office for two …

Review: ‘The Lost Key’ is compelling thriller

Sunday, October 19, 2014

A sub that disappeared near the end of World War I plays a key role in a modern-day murder in Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison’s …

Six design blogs to make you happy

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Are you looking for a regular dose of DIY adventures? Try reading one of these design blogs with your morning espresso or midafternoon snack break: ∎ A Beautiful Mess: Two sisters share their ideas for homemade style, whether painting your own outdoor rug, creating DIY house numbers or throwing …

Baggage Check: Talking through feelings hurt by a spouse and a good friend

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Q: My husband has become very involved in online message boards, to the point that it’s all he talks about. There is a woman on several of these boards with him. She lives across the country, but I know they Skype a lot. He doesn’t think he’s doing …

The new family portrait? 3D-printed statue selfies

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Walk into Eddie DaRoza’s office and you’ll find two of him there: the actual 32-year-old video producer and a 5-inch statuette of him. “There are a lot of double takes. It’s like a little action figure of myself,” …

Is cash hidden in your closet?

Sunday, October 12, 2014

It won’t be long until the weather turns frigid. Now is the perfect time to do a thorough closet cleaning so you’re prepared for cooler temperatures. For many people, making decisions about what to keep and discard is difficult. Harder still can be figuring out what to do …

The Insiders: Don’t forget to go to Dead Poets Remembrance Day at Gibson’s

Saturday, October 11, 2014

You can’t hang out with dead poets, unless you’re a medium or know somebody who is. Or unless a local bookstore is celebrating Dead Poets Remembrance Day and invites you to an event featuring a tribute to several …

PHOTOS: Warner Fall Foliage Festival

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Warner opened its doors yesterday to celebrate its 67th rendition of the Warner Fall Foliage Festival. There was no shortage of leaf color for visitors, who enjoyed carnival rides, music, crafts, community events, food and a wide variety …

‘Fun’ archaeological dig to be held at old meeting house

Saturday, October 11, 2014

The Allenstown Historical Society will host an archaeological dig at the site of its 1815 meeting-house Saturday. Historical Society President Armand Verville said his group has been restoring the Old Allenstown Meeting House for the past 10 years. During that time, members ran power lines underground to the …

Carol Burnett returns to Broadway, happily

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Carol Burnett doesn’t want to brag, but she’s done it with a lot of famous guys. Her first time was with Leslie Nielsen, then Tony Roberts. She did it twice with Charlton Heston, twice with Cliff Robertson, once …

Court gives go-ahead to same-sex marriage in Idaho

Saturday, October 11, 2014

The Supreme Court last night cleared the way for same-sex marriages to begin in Idaho, ending a dramatic week in which the right of gay couples to marry expanded dramatically across the nation. In a two-sentence order, the justices denied a request from Idaho Gov. C.L. Butch Otter …

The Insiders: Today is the Global Cardboard Challenge, so it’s okay not to recycle

Friday, October 10, 2014

We understand that today is probably dump day for many of you. It’s the morning you load up the family station wagon with all the recyclables from the week and head on over to the local transfer station. But what if we told you that instead of packing …