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Pickleball is everywhere — 09/22/22

It’s been named the “fastest growing sport in America” the last two consecutive years by the Sports & Fitness Industry Association — find out what has so many people hooked on pickleball, the racquet sport combining elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong that originated in Washington State, and where you can go in southern New Hampshire to try your hand at the game.

Also on the cover Learn about Native American history and culture at the Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum’s annual Harvest Celebration (page 18). Ansanm, a monthly Haitian dinner series brought to you by Top Chef alum Chris Viaud and his family, gears up to open its new brick-and-mortar restaurant in Milford (page 25). Local winemakers and vineyard owners discuss the status of this year’s grape harvest and how the recent drought conditions have played a part (page 24).

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New director of homeland security, emergency management Meet Robert Buxton, who was nominated by Gov. Chris Sununu to be the ...
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A few thoughts on interesting sports stories in recent weeks. Count me as enthusiastically on board with the new 12-team ...
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Celebrating recovery Hope for New Hampshire Recovery, a Manchester-based nonprofit that connects people in recovery with people struggling with addiction, ...
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Big Events September 22, 2022 and beyond Friday, Sept. 23 Join 603 Forward and the Forward Foundation for the Forward ...
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A look at the popular sport where community is key By Katelyn Sahagian ksahagian@hippopress.com After getting a quick set of ...
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Try asters, Joe Pye or turtlehead for autumn color Many gardeners go to the plant nurseries in June, and buy ...
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Good afternoon, Donna. I’m wondering if you could help me in determining the worth of a Noritake tea service for ...
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Family fun for the weekend Festival fun • Presentation of Mary Academy (182 Lowell Road, Hudson) is hosting its annual ...
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Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum festival returns By Katelyn Sahagian ksahagian@hippopress.com For close to 30 years, the Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum ...
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Senior caregiver Samantha Borbone is a senior caregiver and owner of Bee Helpful, which provides non-medical in-home services to seniors ...
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News from the local food scene • Greek night out: Join St. Philip Greek Orthodox Church (500 W. Hollis St., ...
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A look at this season’s grape harvest at New Hampshire wineries Extreme heat and unusually dry weather this summer have ...
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Ansanm to open new restaurant space in Milford After a year and a half of hosting successful monthly pop-up dinners, ...
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Jenn Spelas and her husband, Troy Waterman, regularly appear across the Granite State with two food trailers — Monster’s Tacos ...
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I am all for making healthier versions of snacks, if they are still delicious. A great example is these cauliflower ...
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This ubiquitous grape can be a product of its upbringing Chardonnay may have reached its peak in the 1980s as ...
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The Book Eaters, by Sunyi Dean (Tor, 298 pages) Does the world really need another story about mythical un-human creatures ...
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The Woman King (R) Viola Davis makes a serious play for a second Oscar win in the action-drama The Woman ...
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