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The Insiders: Look at some shiny things – and enjoy a lot of family fun

Friday, August 22, 2014

For anything to last 51 years is quite an accomplishment. And for those who aren’t so great at math that’s just over half a century (which is 100 years). Don’t feel bad, we had to look it up too. Any who, if you feel like being a part of something pretty old – and that dreaded birthday one year after … 0

Documentary filmmaker R.J. Cutler says he’s here to ‘Stay’

Friday, August 22, 2014

His classmates were readying for their week of freedom – for the aimless bike rides, ice cream cones, sunburns. But R.J. Cutler would not waste … 0

Ray Duckler: Time to pay back Beanie for all she’s done

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Things got done on a recent afternoon on Clinton Street in Concord. All in the name of Beanie. “Melanie and Paul will be cooking hot … 0

Robin Williams’s wife: He had Parkinson’s disease

Friday, August 15, 2014

Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease at the time of his death, his wife said yesterday. In a statement, Susan Schneider said that Williams, 63, was struggling with depression, anxiety and the Parkinson’s diagnosis … 0

The Insiders: Red Rivers is adding sound to silent film and you should check it out

Thursday, August 14, 2014

When silent films were created, audiences were in awe. Now, a silent film has it’s place in history, but the thought of a movie created today without the use of sound is like making chocolate chip cookies without the chocolate chips. It just doesn’t make sense. So you … 0

Review: ‘Let’s Be Cops’ falls flat

Thursday, August 14, 2014

At one point during Let’s Be Cops, actor Damon Wayans Jr. has a scene in which a huge naked man’s groin is inches from his face. That’s a good approximation of what filmgoers will experience during this witless … 0

Review: ‘The Giver’ arrives

Thursday, August 14, 2014

It was almost 20 years ago, and actor Jeff Bridges was searching for a movie project that would be a family affair — one in which he could direct his father, Lloyd, and that his children, then around … 1

Gilmanton portrait: New book explores rich history of ‘Peyton Place’ inspiration

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Gilmanton is a town in Belknap County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 3,777 at the 2010 census. The town includes the villages of Gilmanton Corner and Gilmanton Ironworks. That’s the Wiki version. Jessica Lander’s version of … 1

PHOTO: Concord Crew shoves off

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Concord Crew members pushed off from the dock at Kiwanis Riverfront Park in Concord on Tuesday. … 0

Group sues to stop installation of ramps

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

A Beacon Hill residents association has sued the city of Boston to stop the installation of sidewalk ramps for the disabled the civic group says would spoil the character of the historic neighborhood. The Beacon Hill Civic Association said in the complaint filed in Suffolk Superior Court on … 0

Deadline extended for bidding on Maine lighthouse

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The federal government has once again extended the deadline for bidding on New England’s tallest lighthouse. Bidding was supposed to end Tuesday, then yesterday, for the Boon Island Light Station off York, Maine. Now the General Services Administration has extended bidding again – until this afternoon. There’s been … 0

Robin Williams’s public joy, private pain

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

In public, Robin Williams shared only the joy he found in life, never the sorrow. He was the same man in private, shielding even longtime friends from the darkness of depression that finally enveloped him. “I can honestly … 0

PHOTOS: A variety enjoys Concord Skatepark

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

A variety of skaters, bikers and scooterers could be found at Concord Skatepark on Tuesday. Some had been skating there for over a dozen years, others weren’t even born then, and one visitor going up and down ramps … 0