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The year of pets

The year of pets

With more time at home in the past year, many people took the opportunity to welcome new pets — and it wasn’t just cats and dogs (though there were plenty of those too). Check out stories of owners who brought home canines and felines, sugar gliders, a bearded dragon, a parakeet and even a potbellied pig.

Also on the cover, the Hippo’s Best of readers’ poll closes Feb. 28, so don’t forget to vote for your favorite people, places and events in southern New Hampshire. See details on p. 39. And find local music, in-person or virtually, starting on p. 31.

I’ve been hearing and thinking about annual cycles lately including Black History Month, the Lunar New Year, Mardi Gras, and ...
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Covid-19 updateAs of February 15As of February 22Total cases statewide71,01773,665Total current infections statewide2,9532,883Total deaths statewide1,1351,154New cases2,518 (Feb. 9 to Feb ...
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The latest recommendations for proper mask use State Epidemiologist Dr. Benjamin Chan gives an update on best mask-wearing practices. What ...
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Following their latest loss, where they blew a 20-plus-point lead again, the 15-15 Celtics are straddling a line between their ...
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Bedford boy appears on Ellen “This is awesome! I never thought I would hear my voice and now it’s on ...
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Walker Lecture Series goes virtual After canceling its events in 2020, the Walker Lecture Series will return for its 124th ...
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The latest from NH’s theater, arts and literary communities “Loves Me” and “Loves Me Not,” paired colored pencil drawings by ...
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The tales of puppies, sugar gliders, a potbelly pig and other animals that found new homes in the last year ...
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Mid-winter care for sad indoor plants Are you suffering from the mid-winter blahs? More importantly, are your houseplants? We can’t ...
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Family fun for the weekend Bounce and climbCowabunga’s (725 Huse Road, Manchester, 935-9659, cowabungas.com) has extended hours for February vacation ...
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Dear Donna, I had considered having this clock converted to battery-operated and then began to research. I believe it is ...
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News from the local food scene • More drive-thru Greek meals: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church (68 N. State St., ...
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Red Beard’s Kitchen offers ready-made farm-to-fork meals From soup, chowder and chili to beef stew, veal Bolognese and shepherd’s pie, ...
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Game of Thrones-inspired cafe now open in Amherst A new cafe in Amherst is inviting you to transport to the ...
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What is your must-have kitchen item? Definitely a knife. What would you have for your last meal? A spaghetti and ...
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What you eat or drink affects your brew In sort of a famous family incident several years ago during a ...
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Sana Nagano, Smashing Humans (577 Records) Hey man, if I have to get introduced to an avant punk-jazz record by ...
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The Bad Muslim Discount, by Syed M. Masood (Doubleday, 368 pages) The Bad Muslim Discount is the second book by ...
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Nomadland (R) Frances McDormand gives one of the year’s great performances in Nomadland, a movie based on the non-fiction book ...
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I Care A Lot (R) Rosamund Pike, Peter Dinklage. This recent Netflix release feels like half of a good idea: ...
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• Returning: A vital force in the region’s live music scene is back, virtually. Parsonsfield, now a duo of Antonio ...
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Fable finds Leaving Eden in fine form Since forming in 2011, Leaving Eden has remained among the most dedicated bands ...
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Bars across New Hampshire offer trivia fun By Sadie Burgesslistings@hippopress.com If you’re full of seemingly useless information, you can put ...
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