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Goodbye, 2020!

Goodbye, 2020! We take a look back at how the pandemic affected the arts, food and music scenes in New Hampshire, and we (attempt to) look ahead at what we can (maybe, possibly) expect in the early part of 2021 and beyond.

Also on the cover, find in-person fun for the whole family, p. 14, or make your own beef stew with beer, p. 21. And flex your mind with all kinds of puzzles, starting on p. 31.

Now that 2020 is heading into the history books it seems appropriate to look forward to 2021 and predict with ...
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Covid-19 updateAs of December 21As of December 28Total cases statewide37,38841,670Total current infections statewide6,6885,508Total deaths statewide656715New cases5,513 (Dec. 15 to Dec ...
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Where we’re headed with Covid-19 Beth Daly, chief of New Hampshire’s Bureau of Infectious Disease Control and director of Public ...
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With the year coming to a close, it’s time for the Hippo Sports unorthodox awards that annually focus on things ...
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Tons of toys Hundreds of kids in Manchester and Nashua got to open presents this Christmas thanks to two very ...
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2020 became a year of unexpected innovation for arts organizations In 2020, we saw art galleries and performance venues closed, ...
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The latest from NH’s theater, arts and literary communities • A gift from the harp: Salem resident Dr. Diana Kolben ...
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How to make cut flowers last Snow is finally here in Cornish Flat. The cardinals and blue jays are providing ...
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Family fun for the weekend Fun at the museum The iBOT wheelchair is SEE’s newest demonstration. Photo courtesy of SEE ...
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Dear Donna, This cast iron plaque was mounted on our shed door. We removed it when the shed was replaced ...
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News from the local food scene • Free coffee for health care workers: Now through Jan. 31, participating Aroma Joe’s ...
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A look at the food scene in 2020, plus a preview of 2021 In what has been a tough year ...
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Jared DeBernardo’s family has been in the restaurant business for more than three decades, dating back to the mid-1980s, when ...
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A conversation with winemaker Mark Neal On several Napa Valley winery tours, my wife and I were asked by the ...
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Let’s get cooking Usually, we make New Year’s resolutions that involve eating less food or at least less of the ...
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Real Numbers, Brighter Then (Slumberland Records) …Or at least the two advance singles from the third EP from this Minneapolis-based ...
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The Office of Historical Corrections, by Danielle Evans (Riverhead, 288 pages) The late science fiction writer Harlan Ellison once said ...
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It was a horrible and great year for movies What even is a 2020 movie? This year’s Oscar race will ...
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Wonder Woman 1984 Diana Prince suits up in her golden armor for an all-too-brief fight sequence in the otherwise extremely ...
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Local music news & events • Junk out: Ever since America’s Got Talent made them a national sensation, Recycled Percussion ...
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The good parts of a not great year, and what’s (maybe, possibly) ahead The year 2020 began well enough, as ...
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