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In this image released by ABC, Kaitlyn Bristowe, left, and Shawn Booth appear on the season finale of "The Bachelorette." The bachelorette and her chosen fiancé are finally able to live their love away from TV cameras after Monday night’s  finale where Bristowe chose the 29-year-old personal trainer as her one true love. (Rick Rowell/ABC via AP)

Kaitlyn spoiled ‘The Bachelorette’ finale results weeks ago

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

On the season finale of The Bachelorette Monday night, 29-year-old dancer Kaitlyn Bristowe accepted a marriage proposal from 28-year-old personal trainer Shawn Booth, naming him the winner of the season. Minutes earlier, she dumped the runner-up, 34-year-old software sales executive Nick Viall, who angrily left in a limo ride of shame. This was all very dramatic and surprising – except …

The Insiders: Music on the lawn continues at the library with the N.H. Ukeladies

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Unfortunately, as hard as it is to admit, the summer is starting to slip away from us. The day are getting shorter and before you know it, fall will take over and we all know what comes after that. So in a nut shell, we’d like you to enjoy as much sunshine and outdoor time as possible. And why not listen to some …

Who should play Doctor Who?

Monday, July 27, 2015

The ninth season of Doctor Who will soon be upon us, and that means the show’s alumni have already started popping up and offering their thoughts on all things TARDIS-related. Seventh Doctor Sylvester McCoy thinks the Doctor should absolutely remain a man and a man only. “I’m a feminist and recognize there are still glass ceilings in place for many women, but where …

‘Southpaw,’ ‘Ant-Man’ are box hits

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Ant-Man crept past new opener Pixels to claim the top spot at the box office this weekend by an ant-sized margin. The Disney and Marvel superhero pic brought in $24.8 million over the weekend, bringing its domestic total …

PHOTOS: Canterbury Fair offers full day of family fun

Sunday, July 26, 2015

The 57th Canterbury Fair was held Saturday. Family-friendly activities were held throughout the day, with games for children, live music, dancing, local artisans demonstrating their skills and selling their products, and vendors selling food, such as barbecue chicken …

The Insiders: You don’t have to be lonely at the Penacook farmers market tomorrow

Saturday, July 25, 2015

If you’re like us, you wake up in the morning dreaming of eating fresh veggies, like pepperoni or pepper steak (we love almost everything in the pepper family, really). But you’re probably also thinking you missed your chance to hit up the local farmers market until next weekend. …

‘Watchman’ sales exceed 1.1 million copies in first week

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Sales of Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman have sold more than 1.1 million copies since the book went on sale in the U.S. and Canada on July 14, HarperCollins Publishers said. The company, part of News Corp., …

Temperance Brennan returns in ‘Speaking in Bones’

Saturday, July 25, 2015

A hallmark of Kathy Reichs’ Temperance Brennan novels is how she incorporates a solid knowledge of forensics in a way that a novice can understand the intricacies, yet still appeal to an expert in the field. In Speaking …

Anderson suggests policy shifts that young people ‘like’

Saturday, July 25, 2015

The only thing less original than the selfie as a form of expression is the selfie as shorthand for a generation. So I was inclined to distrust The Selfie Vote, Republican pollster Kristen Soltis Anderson’s look at how …

Diary allows access to ‘Saint Mazie’s’ past

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Mazie Phillips-Gordon, the so-called Queen of the Bowery, was a cartoonishly large real-life heroine that no fiction writer would dare make up. A busty bottle-blonde with a green celluloid eyeshade and a booming voice, Mazie occupied the ticket …

150 years of Wonderland history

Saturday, July 25, 2015

This year marks the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, probably the most beloved children’s book in English, as well as the most parodied, quoted and analyzed. Its 1871 sequel, Through the Looking-Glass, and What …

Coach’s misdeeds protected by town

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Rape, an ugly reality once mostly whispered about, is now everywhere in the news: rapes by college boys and star athletes, in fraternity houses, prisons and the military – even rape used as an instrument of war. Allison …

YouTube creators looking elsewhere for money

Saturday, July 25, 2015

When 29-year-old YouTube star Meghan Tonjes launched a podcast with crowd-funding site Patreon a year ago, it was one of dozens of things the singer-songwriter was doing to grind out a living online. Today, it’s paying her rent. …