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A winter hike – 01/06/22

Taking to the trails this season poses a few unique challenges compared to spring, summer and fall hiking, but it can be done safely (and comfortably!).

Also on the cover, check out a new exhibit featuring quilts created by Hollis artist Ellen Fisher at the Nashua Public Library, p. 14. Osaka Japanese Restaurant opens in Manchester, p. 27. And April Cushman plays live in Concord, p. 34.

Our family has always enjoyed stories. Car rides, since the time my daughter was very young, have included listening to ...
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Covid-19 update As of Dec 27 As of Jan 3Total cases statewide 194,470 203,749Total current infections statewide 8,026 8,785Total deaths ...
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NH Poet Laureate guides magazine by teens, for teens Under the Madness is a new magazine, designed and managed by ...
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Here are a few predictions for 2022, some real and others of the fantasy variety that would make sports in ...
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Upgrades for local libraries Forty-two New Hampshire public libraries will get funding through an Institute for Museum and Library Services’ ...
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Big Events January 6, 2022 and beyond Friday, Jan. 7 Winter is for the birds — which birds? Find out ...
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Hiking writer and gear expert Philip Werner stops for a break near Mount Garfield during a recent winter hike. Among his gear choices for this hike are softshell pants, single layer insulated gloves, a thin wool base layer shirt, high gaiters
How to stay safe and warm while exploring NH’s winter wonderland By Dan Szczesny At just over 2,300 feet, Belknap ...
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Art quilts bring nature to Nashua Public Library Ellen Fisher’s background in landscape design and conservation is at the heart ...
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The latest from NH’s theater, arts and literary communities • Whimsical musical: The Palace Youth Theatre, consisting of student actors ...
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Fostering a curiosity for nature One recent morning I decided it was time to finish reading a small book of ...
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Family fun for the weekend Winter fun • Snow tubing opens Thursday, Jan. 6, at McIntyre Ski Area (50 Chalet ...
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Dear Donna, I’m wondering if you can provide any information on this Pansy’s Stories for Boys and Girls book. It’s ...
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Alison Milioto Human Resource Consultant Alison Milioto is a human resource consultant at BlueLion, a woman-owned and -operated HR and ...
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News from the local food scene • Souvlaki to go: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church (68 N. State St., Concord) ...
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Osaka Japanese Restaurant now open in Manchester A new eatery in downtown Manchester is offering daily lunch specials of sushi ...
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Liz Houle is the owner of Good to the Last Krumb (find her on Facebook @goodtothelastkrumbnh), a homestead business specializing ...
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Hello, 2022! As one often does at the start of a new year, I am eating a little more mindfully ...
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So, you know how every three or four months you go through your pantry and get rid of all the ...
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Get to know claret The Wine Lover’s Companion, a compilation of “nearly 4,000 wine-related terms,” defines claret as a term ...
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Mild Orange, Colourise (self-released) By now you’ve probably noticed a growing preference in this column for dream-pop and chamber-pop. Those ...
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How To Live Like a Monk, Medieval Wisdom for Modern Life, by Daniele Cybulskie (Abbeville Press, 175 pages) When modernity ...
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Nightmare Alley (R) Step right up and enjoy the thrills, chills and stylish miasma of dread concocted by director and ...
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Local music news & events • Prime cuts: While partaking in a namesake 3-pound steak, or lighter fare, listen to ...
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Country singer brings debut disc to Concord Following a Covid-caused delay of more than a year, April Cushman finally released ...
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Thursday, Jan. 6 Bedford Copper Door: Chad LaMarsh, 7 p.m. Brookline Alamo: open mic, 4:30 p.m. Hermanos: Dave Gerard, 6:30 ...
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