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Summer Guide 2022 — 05/26/22

Summer is (almost) here! Check out our annual Summer Guide in this week’s issue, which is filled with events all season long from county fairs and foodie festivals to arts and theater performances, live outdoor concerts and much more.

Also on the cover: The artists have been hard at work on their sculptures for the Nashua International Sculpture Symposium, which will produce new pieces of public art, p. 32; music writer Michael Witthaus chats with Jakob Dylan, frontman of The Wallflowers, ahead of his upcoming show at the Colonial Theatre in Laconia, p. 52, and find sweet and savory eats along with crafty sips at the Greater Derry Londonderry Chamber of Commerce’s annual Taste of the Region fundraiser, p. 42.

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Covid-19 update As of May 13As of May 20Total cases statewide 316,691 321,042Total current infections statewide 4,527 5,216Total deaths statewide ...
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It was a busy week again. Here’s a look at some top stories and sidebars. News Item: NBA playoffs carry ...
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Veteran appreciation New Hampshire is 2022’s 5th best state for military retirees, according to a new report from personal-finance website ...
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Big Events May 26, 2022 and beyond Thursday, May 26 Start the weekend off with some music: Ali McGuirk, described ...
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Chill out with festivals, food events, arts excitement, theater and more Summer is here! OK, maybe the calendar puts summer ...
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Visit artists at work at Nashua International Sculpture Symposium Three artists have spent the past two weeks carving merriment out ...
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The latest from NH’s theater, arts and literary communities •​ Once and Our Town: The Seacoast Repertory Theatre (125 Bow ...
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How to rebalance your plant life Well-intentioned people of the past century imported many handsome plants. Unfortunately, some of them, ...
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Hello, Donna, I plan to sell this piece of furniture but am not sure what to ask for it. The ...
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Finding connection in the most unlikely of spaces By Dan Szczesnydanszczesny@gmail.com This column isn’t about hiking, but it is about ...
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Family fun for the weekend Under the sea, on stage • The Palace Youth Theatre will presentThe Little Mermaid Jr.on ...
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Shawn M. Nadeau Wildlife and pest control operator Shawn M. Nadeau is a certified wildlife and pest control operator and ...
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News from the local food scene • Jewish feasts: Online ordering opens on Wednesday, June 1, for Temple B’Nai Israel’s ...
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Taste of the Region returns to Derry After a successful outdoor event in 2021, the Greater Derry Londonderry Chamber of ...
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Rylan Hill is the head chef of New Hampshire Pizza Co. (76 N. Main St., Concord, 333-2125, newhampshirepizzaco.com), which opened ...
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What to pair with cooking and eating outdoors Memorial Day weekend! Seems like just yesterday we were still blowing snow, ...
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This recipe has a choose-your-own-ending element to it. Some of you may want the sweeter lemon scones that are filled ...
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Ghostkeeper, Multidimensional Culture (Victory Pool Records) I suppose I wasn’t prepared for how much a band said to combine “elements ...
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Kingdom of Bones, by James Rollins (William Morrow, 435 pages) Jim Czajkowski — you might know him by his pen ...
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Downton Abbey: A New Era (PG) The Crawley family (hanging on to their country house and British nobility trappings in ...
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Local music news & events • Like butter: Soulful Boston singer Ali McGuirk released her debut album, Slow Burn, in ...
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Talking Wallflowers with Jakob Dylan Beginning in 1996 with Bringing Down the Horse, The Wallflowers became a band in name ...
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