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Just published: ‘Deception’ and ‘The PeaceSeeker’

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Deception Dan Lawton of Belmont recently self-published his first book, Deception. The crime-thriller is set in Topeka, Kan., somewhere Lawton has never been. When officer Billy Lewis’s father, the sheriff, is killed by a group of hitmen, Lewis seeks out revenge, money and the heart of a Cuban immigrant. Lawton is a technical writer at Terex in Newton, Mass., and is working on his second book, Operation Salazar. The PeaceSeeker A. T. Eddo released The PeaceSeeker: Inspiring a New Generation, published by Tate Publishing, last week. The world is a chaotic place filled with hate when John Lewis begins his quest to find peace in …

PHOTOS: The Hopkinton 4th of July parade winds through downtown Contoocook Saturday

Sunday, July 5, 2015

The Hopkinton Fourth of July parade beat the rain this year as both the children’s and full parades finished just in time as sprinkles started just as the last parade participant got through downtown Contoocook. …

Start your day with a run

Sunday, July 5, 2015

We’re going to go ahead and call Sunday July 4 extended. There’s still plenty of time for barbecues and swimming and American Flag tank tops. And there’s at least one event that’s convinced it still is the fourth. Today at 9 a.m. is the annual 4K on the 4th road race at NHTI, which benefits the NHTI Lynx cross country team. Creative naming …

PHOTOS: American flag flies for the Fourth

Thursday, July 2, 2015

An American flag is suspended between two cranes over the Route 3A bridge replacement construction site at Exit 12 of Interstate 93 in Concord on Thursday. …

Book suggestions to keep you reading all summer long

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Suggestions from Katharine Nevins of MainStreet BookEnds in Warner will keep you reading great books all summer long. The Truth According to Us By Annie Barrows – $28 From the co-author of the perfect book The Guernsey Literary …

The Insiders: Go to Gibson’s tonight for this novel discussion and maybe find a quote from us on a book jacket

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

You know you’ve officially arrived when you’re a person quoted on a book jacket. It’s an even bigger representation of said arrival when the quote is actually printed on the book jacket and not just scribbled there with …

Will the Deerfield Fair be short-circuited?

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Deerfield Fair, which began taking shape in the 19th century and has been a New England staple since 1924, has problems. That was made clear in a video posted on the town’s website, which showed the June …

How much ‘Terminator’ does the world really need?

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The future, as the Terminator movies keep telling us, is not yet written. But the screenplay of the seventh installment in the sci-fi franchise apparently is. Wait a minute, you say. Aren’t we only up to five? Technically, yes. Terminator Genisys, which officially opened Wednesday – in the …

The Insiders: It’s the first day of July and St. Paul’s is hosting a blood drive

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

In case it slipped your mind, let us be the first to officially welcome you to July. We’re expecting it to be quite a month ’cause things can really get crazy as the summer fun sets in. But …

Misty Copeland named first black female principal at ABT

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Misty Copeland, the Missouri-born dancer who has become a forceful voice for diversity in ballet and a rare celebrity in that field, was named principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre on Tuesday – the first African-American ballerina to …

Chris Squire, bassist of progressive rock band Yes, dies

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Chris Squire, the bassist and co-founder of the progressive rock band Yes who recently announced he had leukemia, has died, according to a statement from his band members on Sunday. He was 67. The band posted a statement …

Fireworks displays for the Fourth of July

Sunday, June 28, 2015

If you’re not up for setting off your own Fourth of July fireworks, here’s a list of some area towns that will put on a display for you: July 3 Ashland: Fireworks at dusk at L.W. Packard Ball Field. Rain Date: July 5. Weirs Beach: Fireworks at midnight …

Former Durst prosecutor writing about book about murder case

Sunday, June 28, 2015

The former district attorney from New York who tried to convict millionaire murder suspect Robert Durst is writing a book. Jeanine Pirro’s He Killed Them All will be published Nov. 3, Gallery Books announced Tuesday. According to Gallery, a Simon & Schuster imprint, the former Westchester County D.A. …