Feeding our neighbors

Feeding our neighbors
Meet some of New Hampshire’s all-star volunteers! This year has posed additional challenges and created more need, and these volunteers have stepped up to help keep their neighbors fed, housed and healthy.

Also on the cover, The Beatles Cartoon Art Show Tour comes to Manchester, p. 14. Get freshly roasted coffee, Nadeau’s subs and more at McLaughlin’s Country Market in Concord, p. 20. And get some laughs live or at home, p. 30.

Being a local merchant before the pandemic was hard. The tides were against us — from competition from Amazon to ...
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Covid-19 updateAs of November 22As of November 30Total cases statewide17,59820,994Total current infections statewide4,1995,145Total deaths statewide512526New cases2,569 (Nov. 17 to Nov ...
Helping families keep their pantries stocked and more ways Granite Staters are supporting each other This year’s need for volunteers ...
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The Patriots enter December in the very unfamiliar position of being on the verge of elimination from playoff contention. We ...
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Local projects get Moose Plate Grant funds The Conservation Moose Plate Grant Program has awarded $431,901 in grant funds to ...
Yellow Submarine, classic cartoons animator visits Manchester Relive the golden age of Saturday morning cartoons with legendary animator Ron Campbell, ...
The latest from NH’s theater, arts and literary communities “This My Joy,” an oil painting by Brittany Soucy, featured in ...
Help yours survive and thrive I’ll have to admit that I see many fewer volcanoes of mulch snuggling up to ...
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News from the local food scene • More Greek eats to go: Join St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church (1160 Bridge ...
McLaughlin’s Country Market opens in Concord Photo by Matt Ingersoll. While looking for a commercial property to start his own ...
Sunny Side Up Deli now open in Nashua A New York-style sandwich shop with a unique New England twist, Sunny ...
Carrie Williams of Contoocook is the owner and chef of the Flannel Tavern (345 Suncook Valley Road, Chichester, 406-1196, flanneltavern.com), ...
Coffee, doughnuts and beer together at last Harpoon Brewery and Dunkin’ teamed up last year to bring the beer world ...
Life in a Blender, Satsuma (Telegraph Harp Records) So here’s this New York long-time quirk-rock guy, David Rauf, leading his ...
A User’s Guide to Democracy, by Nick Capodice and Hannah McCarthy (Celadon, 349 pages) If there’s anything we can take ...
Happiest Season (PG-13) Hulu offers a solid bit of Christmas content in the streaming-service-holiday-movie competition with Happiest Season, a sweet, ...
Local music news & events • Northern south: New Hampshire native April Cushman finds musical inspiration from singer-songwriters like Lori ...
Dual platform comedy show On more than one level, Mike Koutrobis knows the strange reality of entertainment in the Covid ...
Holiday gifts for the gardener I love the holiday season: the lights, the carols, the cookies and more. It’s a ...

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Holiday Guide

Holiday Guide
It might not look the same as years past, but this holiday season still has plenty of fun ways to celebrate, from in-person tree lightings and festive dinners to livestreamed concerts and drive-thru visits with Santa Claus.

Also on the cover, whether you want a festive cocktail or a glass of wine (or both) on Thanksgiving Day, our drinks experts have suggestions, p. 30 & 31. If you’re looking to get out of the house, there’s still live music to be found, p. 40. And if you’d rather stay in, we have plenty of extra puzzles to keep you entertained, starting on p. 43.

Ready or not, the holidays are here, with Thanksgiving arriving this week. Thanksgiving has been celebrated in various ways since ...
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Covid-19 updateAs of November 16As of November 22Total cases statewide15,02917,598Total current infections statewide3,3444,199Total deaths statewide500512New cases2,330 (Nov. 10 to Nov ...
Zoom dinners, outdoor meet-ups and more holiday tips Nicole Chute, Health Promotion and Communication Specialist for the Nashua Division of ...
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Today is Thanksgiving and we traditionally give thanks to things big, small and less important we sports fans have enjoyed ...
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Drought is a disaster All of New Hampshire is now in a “drought disaster,” the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced ...
If nothing else, 2020 seems to have inspired a lot of event innovation. Virtual tree-lightings, drive-thru holiday displays and socially ...
Kids’ storytimes, Santa visits and more From storytimes and holiday movie screenings to visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus, check ...
Virtual tree-lightings, festivals of trees and more From virtual tree lightings to community-wide light displays, cities and towns all across ...
Virtual races and a couple of in-person events It wouldn’t be the holiday season without a chance to trot off ...
Where to see holiday theater, music and dance There are all kinds of holiday shows coming up — both live ...
Deliciously fun events for your holiday From plated dinners to virtual tastings, there’s still tons of foodie fun to be ...
Where to see and shop for art throughout the season Find all kinds of unique handmade items by local artists ...
Fences, repellent and other deer deterrents Winter is near, and for most of us so are the deer. They need ...
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News from the local food scene • Support local brews: Granite State craft breweries will once again observe Small Brewery ...
Salem’s Fabrizia Spirits launches line of limoncello-infused baked goods Fabrizia Spirits Baking Co. Photos by Mark Feldman. When Fabrizia Spirits ...
Melinda Sergi of Concord is the owner of The Cannoli Stop Cafe & Bakery (239 Loudon Road, Concord, 224-9706, find ...
Holidays are traditionally the time for extended families to gather together. Amid all the hastening and chastening, they are also ...
Wines to consider for your Thanksgiving menu “This Thanksgiving will be unlike all other Thanksgivings!” We have heard that expression ...
Patrick Higgins, Tocsin (Telegraph Harp Records) Just before the election, there was a pretty good meme making the rounds, in ...
The Arrest, by Jonathan Lethem (Ecco, 307 pages) Despite a vague discomfort with what it says about me, there’s never ...
Rey learns a valuable lesson about friendship on Life Day in The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special, a gleefully goofy ...
* Once Upon a Snowman (TV-G) Voice of Josh Gad, Chris Williams. Sure, this is a short, but I’m still ...
Local music news & events • Leading in: Enjoy a variety of musical genres with Tim Hazelton, a singer-songwriter based ...
Americana band Raid the Larder performs Raid the Larder perfectly illustrates the intersectionality of Concord’s music scene. At its core ...

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Give Thanks and Relax

Give thanks and relax
It won’t be a typical Thanksgiving this year for most people, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy all of the traditional sweet and savory flavors. Local chefs share their tips and recipes for an easier, more relaxed meal to celebrate the holiday.

Also on the cover, a local comics artist tells stories of migrant farmworkers, p. 10. Beer columnist Jeff Mucciarone has some suggestions for the best beers to go with your relaxing Thanksgiving meal, p. 22. And if you’re looking for live, in-person music, check out our Music This Week listings starting on p. 28.

Make no mistake about it, Donald Trump lost this election and the passion on both sides was either for or ...
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Covid-19 updateAs of November 9As of November 16Total cases statewide12,69915,029Total current infections statewide2,0573,344Total deaths statewide489500New cases1,379 (Nov. 3 to Nov ...
High school filmmaker confronting stigma U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan named Brielle Paquette, a high school senior from Salem, October’s “Granite ...
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So what do we have here with the Patriots? After losing four straight for the first time since 2002, they’re ...
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Unsettled schooling With the increasing number of Covid cases, school districts across the state are rethinking their learning models, with ...
NH comics artist tells the stories of migrant farmworkers Henniker comic artist Marek Bennett is one of 15 New England ...
The latest from NH’s theater, arts and literary communities Larissa Fassler, Manchester I, 2019-2020, pen, pencil and pencil crayon on ...
Grateful for family, friends and gardens I am grateful for bright red geraniums on my windowsills. Courtesy photo. I think ...
Family fun for whenever Virtual Feztival The Bektash Shriners of New Hampshire is moving its annual Feztival of Trees online ...
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News from the local food scene • More drive-thru Greek eats: On the heels of the success of a similar ...
Ideas for getting big Thanksgiving flavors in smaller, easier dishes If you’re used to cooking a large Thanksgiving dinner with ...
Matt Casey is the owner-operator of Casey Magee’s Irish Pub & Music Hall (8 Temple St., Nashua, 484-7400, caseymagees.com), which ...
The ultimate day of indulgence requires the appropriate brew Thanksgiving is the ultimate day of indulgence — savory gravy, delicious ...
The Old Rochelle, Pony Steps (Crumple Crumple Crumple Records) This band is too messy and cool for me to dismiss ...
How to Write One Song, by Jeff Tweedy (Dutton, 159 pages) Of all the implausible goals on my bucket list, ...
An inventor is lifted out of his doldrums by a visit from his plucky granddaughter in Jingle Jangle: A Christmas ...
Operation Christmas Drop (TV-G) Kat Graham, Alexander Ludwig. A congressional aide eager to impress and an Air Force captain laser ...
Local music news & events • Flighting: Southern California-based tribute band The Eagles Experience presents a convincing recreation of their ...
Fools duo play intimate Manchester show November is a time of year when Mike Girard is usually getting ready to ...
The latest from NH’s theater, arts and literary communities Beatles animator Ron Campbell. Photo by Alex Lowy Photography. • Virtual ...
Family fun for whenever Holiday happenings See Santa Claus at Greeley Park (100 Concord St., Nashua) for a socially distanced ...

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At the movies

At the movies
Local theaters are doing everything they can to stay in business during the pandemic, with some hosting special events and renting out rooms and others offering classic movies either in person or virtually. Find out what to expect from your local theaters in the coming months.

Also on the cover, Jeff Kinney, author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, is bringing a socially-distanced pool party to New Hampshire, p. 10. The New Hampshire Liquor Commission has morphed its annual Wine Week and Distillers Showcase into a 90-day virtual tasting series, p.16. And a new roast beef and pizza shop has opened in Hooksett, p.17.

We have selected a new president and vice president for the United States and as happy as I am with ...
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Covid-19 updateAs of November 2As of November 2Total cases statewide11,32012,699Total current infections statewide1,4072,057Total deaths statewide483489New cases923 (Oct. 27 to Nov ...
How locally-owned movie theaters are weathering 2020 With Covid-related capacity restrictions and a scarcity of big new movie releases, movie ...
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As we start today the Patriots are fighting through a rugged start where if they have somehow lost to the ...
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New threat from scammers There’s a new twist on the “grandparent scam,” according to an alert sent out by the ...
Wimpy Kid author visits Concord and Exeter Jeff Kinney, bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, is ...
The latest from NH’s theater, arts and literary communities “Passing Glance,” watercolor on paper by Bill Childs, 1962, up for ...
Tips for getting them to bloom indoors At this point, the garden is put to bed — or if I’ve ...
Family fun for whenever Movie party Meet Toy Story’s Woody and Jessie during a lunch or dinner viewing party at ...
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News from the local food scene • Italian feast: Make your reservations now for a family-style Italian feast at The ...
Liquor Commission presents 90 Days Around the World tasting series In lieu of its annual Wine Week and Distiller’s Week, ...
Mikey’s Roast Beef & Pizza opens in Hooksett Nashua High School North and Southern New Hampshire University graduate Mikhail “Mikey” ...
Francesco “Frank” Mannino of Nashua is the owner of Pizzico Ristorante Italiano & Martini Bar (7 Harold Drive, Nashua, 897-0696; ...
Sylvester Graham would hate this article. For the purposes of this week’s cocktails, here’s what you need to know about ...
Give the world’s oldest fine wine a chance Whenever I think of sherry, the fortified wine, I cannot help thinking ...
Raf Vertessen Quartet, LOI (El Negocito Records) The term “avant-garde” originally came to us from the military, a catchall describing ...
Squeeze Me, by Carl Hiaasen (Knopf, 336 pages) This year has already seen the publication of one clever novel about ...
Love and Monsters (PG-13) A guy travels through miles of monster-infested wilderness to see a girl in Love and Monsters, ...
Local music news & events • Laugh night: After working as a district attorney and criminal defense lawyer, Paul D’Angelo ...
Fogelberg tribute is a gem A careful return to concerts at the Franklin Opera House includes a hybrid live and ...

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Restaurants Take on Winter

Igloo dining
Covid-19 safety guidelines are presenting new challenges for restaurants as the weather gets colder and outdoor dining becomes less feasible. Find out how some local eateries are planning to keep customers coming in all winter long.

Also on the cover, several artists and galleries along Route 3 are opening up their studios, p. 10. It’s time to think about how your brew choices impact your meal, p. 21. And find live music and comedy for your night out, starting on p. 26.

In a curious way, the pandemic has closed us into our houses and into ourselves at precisely the time when ...
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Covid-19 updateAs of October 26As of November 2Total cases statewide10,39711,320Total current infections statewide1,0021,407Total deaths statewide475483New cases651 (Oct. 20 to Oct ...
Watters honored with lifetime achievement award New Hampshire Humanities has named David Watters as the recipient of its 2020 Lifetime ...
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It’s a week after the Dodgers had the World Series handed to them so everyone has had their say about ...
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The impact of an act of kindness New Hampshire native Justin Spencer of Recycled Percussion shared a heartwarming message on ...
New tour highlights Concord-area arts organizations and artists Handwoven baskets by featured artist Robin Hoyt of Hoytie Toytie Baskets. Courtesy ...
The latest from NH’s theater, arts and literary communities Glasswork by Lee Gordon, featured in the Joan L. Dunfey Exhibition ...
Try Brussels sprouts, broccoli and other fall veggies Cut away fhe fine roots of celeriac to expose the bulbous root ...
Family fun for whenever Spend time in nature Beaver Brook Nature Center in Hollis is offering several outdoor programs for ...
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News from the local food scene • Wine & chocolate: Join Appolo Vineyards (49 Lawrence Road, Derry) for its next ...
How local eateries are handling the change in season Even as the 1750 Taphouse in Bedford broke ground on a ...
Alex Waddell of Hopkinton is the owner and pastry chef of Crémeux French Patisserie (707 Milford Road, Merrimack, cremeuxfrenchpatisserie.com), which ...
The right beer can enhance any meal Pairing beer with food shouldn’t be that hard — but sometimes it is ...
Touché Amoré, Lament (Epitaph Records) I usually swipe left on promos from the Epitaph label anyway, so this Los Angeles ...
Leave the World Behind, by Rumaan Alam (Ecco, 241 pages) To be human in the 21st century, at least in ...
On the Rocks (R) Nothing happens — but nothing with a Sofia Coppola laid-back charm — in the light dramedy ...
The Opening Act (NR) Jimmy O. Yang, Cedric the Entertainer. Stand-up novice Will Chu (Yang, a comedian with a special ...
Local music news & events • Road show: A favorite in their home city of Manchester, Queen City Improv takes ...
Country rockers play Hudson, host song circle The initials in EXP Band stand for “experienced players” — front man Rob ...

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Drinks for Everyone

Drinks for Everyone
Need a drink this weekend? Whether you’re looking for new cocktail ideas or non-alcoholic offerings that still pack big flavors, this week’s cover story features drinks for everybody — including two ideas for drinks to warm you up when the nights get cold.

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the Palace Theatre is hosting a live music-packed show — for free, p. 10. If you’re looking for something to do outside this weekend, we have 21 great ideas, from pumpkin hunts to full-moon hikes, p. 11. And the Annapurna Curry & Sekuwa House opens in Manchester, p.19.

In just a few days we may have an election that sees one of the highest turnout rates ever — ...
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Covid-19 updateAs of October 19As of October 126Total cases statewide9,74610,397Total current infections statewide1,0201,002Total deaths statewide468475New cases603 (Oct. 12 to Oct ...
Local grad working on EagleCam project Bedford High School grad William Edwards, now an undergrad at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in ...
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Given what’s happening in Patriots-land right now, if we want to talk about them it might be better to focus ...
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Fin for the win Fin. Courtesy photo. If being adorable was a job requirement, it’s no wonder Fin got the ...
Palace Theatre presents The British Rock Experience The Palace Theatre in Manchester is ready to welcome you back with free ...
The latest from NH’s theater, arts and literary communities ”Mother West Wind WHEN” Stories by Elaine Caikauskas, featured in “Possessed.” ...
Take a little break from, everything with some events happening in fresh air Pumped for pumpkins 1. Show off your ...
Family fun for whenever Crafts and costume parties There are still a few more days to take part in Not ...
Plant now to have it ready next year When I was growing up, my mom served meat and potatoes nearly ...
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News from the local food scene • Fired up: Learn to make fire cider at the Beaver Brook Nature Center’s ...
Drinks with John Fladd Cocktails and mocktails created for flavor-seekers of all ages The Dad: A new father does a ...
Annapurna Curry & Sekuwa House opens in Manchester Chicken chili. Photo courtesy of Annapurna Curry & Sekuwa House. A new ...
Gary “Diz” Window of Manchester is the head chef and owner of Diz’s Cafe (860 Elm St., Manchester, 606-2532, dizscafe.com), ...
A look at two very different wines France is unarguably and immediately associated with food and superbly diverse beverages. It ...
Laura Jane Grace, Stay Alive (Polyvinyl Records) Laura Jane Grace has a lot her plate dealing with being the most ...
The Upswing, by Robert D. Putnam with Shaylyn Romney Garrett (Simon & Schuster, 350 pages) Robert Putnam, a political scientist ...
Rebecca (PG-13 ) The beautiful Armie Hammer and beautiful Lily James wear some beautiful clothes in the gothic romance/psychological thriller ...
She Dies Tomorrow (R) Kate Lyn Sheil, Jane Adams. Also Chris Messina and around the edges Josh Lucas and Michelle ...
Local music news & events • Rising star: A frequent opener for folk music legend Tom Rush, Matt Nakoa has ...
Music and comedy with a Halloween twist With all the horrors already unleashed by 2020, what’s the point of Halloween? ...

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Still Lots of Treats

Still lots of treats
You may think that 2020 has been scary enough, but Halloween is still happening this year, with frights that promise to be fun. Find out what’s happening for kids, families and adults, plus how to trick-or-treat safely.

Also on the cover, find new eats in Milford and Amherst, p. 18, or try some highly recommended brews that are perfect for fall, p. 22. If you’re in the mood for some live music, check out our Music This Week listings, starting on p. 27.

Right now it seems as if there are many things that we have no control over and simply have to ...
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Covid-19 updateAs of October 11As of October 11Total cases statewide9,1439,746Total current infections statewide6851,020Total deaths statewide456468New cases498 (Oct. 5 to Oct ...
Windham author Renee Mallett (reneemallett.com) has penned a number of books and articles on New England’s folklore, legends, ghosts and ...
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Baseball 2020 entered the final act of its pandemic-affected season when the World Series began earlier this week. It did ...
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Take a hike There’s still time to register for the New Hampshire Forest Society’s 5 Hikes Challenge! Get outside and ...
The latest from NH’s theater, arts and literary communities Rachael Longo stars in Theatre Kapow’s virtual production of Natural Shocks ...
Halloween seems like the perfect time to celebrate the fun kind of scariness — but of course it will look ...
Prepare for scares at haunted attractions From killer clowns to bloodthirsty zombies, New Hampshire haunted houses have scares for everyone ...
There are still plenty of spooky events for kids of all ages this year, following Covid-19 safety guidelines. All events ...
Horror movies, costume parties and other Halloween fun Though the list of Halloween parties isn’t as long as it would ...
Autumn treasures in my garden Summer has faded and gone. Autumn’s bright foliage does compensate, somewhat, for the dearth of ...
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News from the local food scene • Local wine tour: Fulchino Vineyard (187 Pine Hill Road, Hollis) will host the ...
Frankie’s Diner & Stonecutter’s Pub coming to Milford Chicken Parmesan. Photo courtesy of Frankie’s Diner. A restaurateur his entire adult ...
Étagère opens in Amherst Sticky buns at Étagère. Photo by Matt Ingersoll. A new shop in Amherst can best be ...
Josh Buxton of Derry is the owner of Buxton’s Pizza (buxtonspizza.com, find them on Facebook and Instagram @buxtonspizza), a mobile ...
Four beers to savor this fall A few weeks back I sat dangerously close to a heat lamp in the ...
CrowJane, Mater Dolorosa (Kitten Robot Records) For your Halloweening pleasure, we have this Los Angeles lady, last seen as the ...
Cuyahoga, by Pete Beatty (Scribner, 262 pages) You may know the Cuyahoga to be a river in northeast Ohio. If ...
Aaron Sorkin mixes a courtroom drama with the politics of the late 1960s in The Trial of the Chicago 7, ...
*Totally Under Control There are no explosive revelations but plenty of infuriating details in this documentary about the U.S. response ...
Local music news & events • Maine man: The tourists have mostly left for the season, but Bob Marley should ...
Halloween dance party is right for the times Among the many entertainments challenged by the pandemic, EDM — electronic dance ...

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18 Fish (and chips) Story


Battered and fried fish, served with french fries and often coleslaw and tartar sauce, is a classic comfort dish. Find out what local restaurants do to make their fish and chips stand out, then head out for a plate that will warm you up as the weather cools down

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Two annual events, the Nashua ArtsWalk and the New Hampshire Writers’ Project’s conference, are going virtual this year, p. 14. Whether you refuse to acknowledge that summer is over or you fully embrace the fall chill, there’s a cocktail for you, p. 24. And see Grenon play live at the Bank of NH Stage, p.30.

Hippo’s annual magazine, Cool Things About New Hampshire, will hit newsstands next week. It highlights many of the local, independently ...
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Covid-19 updateAs of October 4As of October 11Total cases statewide8,6459,143Total current infections statewide492685Total deaths statewide443456New cases437 (Sept. 29 to Oct ...
Why the drought will continue, and how to save water According to the United States Drought Monitor’s most recent data ...
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The endless NBA season has finally ended with the Lakers winning their (ugh) record-tying 17th title in six games over ...
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Finding hairy pine-sap Hairy pine-sap. Courtesy photo. A rare plant was discovered last month by a student at the Founders ...
ArtWalk and Writers’ Conference to be held virtually Interviewing Tiffany Joslin of the YMCA of Greater Nashua, one of the ...
The latest from NH’s theater, arts and literary communities “Pandemic Posies” by Kevin Kintner • Floral art: Local artist Kevin ...
Lessons from a visit to Shin Boku A few weeks ago I traveled to Shin Boku Nursery in Wentworth to ...
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News from the local food scene • Drive-thru Greek eats: Assumption Greek Orthodox Church (111 Island Pond Road, Manchester) will ...
In praise of the New England comfort classic The Lobster Boat. Courtesy photo. On the menu of nearly every seafood ...
Matt Berry and Lauren Foster Berry of Milford are the owners of Dahlia Restaurant (dahlianomadic.com, find them on Facebook and ...
Celebrating the grapes of the Iberian peninsula Spain is Western Europe’s second-oldest wine producing country, but 3,000 years on, it ...
Argument – There comes a time when a rational adult needs to set aside emotion and accept Reality. Counter-Argument – ...
Yellow Days, A Day in a Yellow Beat (RCA Records) If you believe the hype bubbling up around this second ...
Want, by Lynn Steger Strong (Henry Holt & Co., 209 pages) Books, says the protagonist in Lynn Steger Strong’s novel ...
The 40-Year-Old Version (R) A nearly 40-year-old playwright feels stuck in her career and is facing life turmoil in The ...
Local music news & events • Laugh time: A regional standup showcase offers headliner Alex Giampapa with feature comic Dan ...
Young indie rockers make big stage debut As live music resumes at Concord’s downtown Bank of New Hampshire Stage, a ...

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What’s next for live music

What’s next for live music

Performance venues try to plan for the coming months as colder weather starts to prohibit outdoor performances.

Also on the cover, get your houseplants and herbs ready to move indoors, p. 12. Enjoy food trucks and fireworks at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium, p. 16. And it’s time to shift from the lighter brews of summer to stouts, porters and brown ales, p. 22.

My submission this month was submitted past deadline, an uncharacteristic practice for me. There is just so much going on ...
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Covid-19 updateAs of September 28As of October 4Total cases statewide8,2088,645Total current infections statewide339492Total deaths statewide439443New cases256 (Sept. 22 to Sept ...
How to help in the fight against domestic violence Bruce Miner is a volunteer for Bridges, a Nashua-based chapter of ...
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Not that it hasn’t been the biggest worldwide story for seven months, but the coronavirus reared its head in a ...
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Spotted lanternfly spotted Spotted lanternflies (SLF) have been detected at a New Hampshire nursery, according to a press release from ...
Artists reflect on their possessions in new exhibit The newest exhibit at Twiggs Gallery in Boscawen, “Possessed,” explores just that: ...
• Crafts online: The Craftworkers’ Guild’s first-ever Virtual Harvest Fair is going on now through Oct. 12. The Guild has ...
How to prepare them to move indoors Most of us bring our houseplants outside for the summer. Now is the ...
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News from the local food scene • Virtual sweetness: The Toadstool Bookshops of Nashua, Peterborough and Keene will hold a ...
NH Fisher Cats present food truck and fireworks festival Fisher Cats food truck and fireworks festival. Courtesy photo. The New ...
Second Brook Bar & Grill now open in Hooksett For Jeanne Foote and her husband, Tom, who grew up in ...
Valerie Roulo of Raymond is the owner of Love & Joy Vegan Sweets (loveandjoyvegansweets.com, and on Facebook and Instagram @lovejoyvegansweets), ...
Stouts, porters and brown ales are on the menu now That first cool night in September triggers something in beer ...
Tedy, Boys Don’t Cry (Sony Records) This mononymed 28-year-old singer comes to us from Haiti by way of Montreal, where ...
Welcome to the United States of Anxiety, by Jen Lancaster (Little A, 239 pages) Jen Lancaster, self-described reforming neurotic, is ...
Ava (R) A lady assassin dealing with personal issues must keep herself from becoming the next target in Ava, a ...
Local music news & events Maine attraction: Five shows over two days allow comedian Bob Marley to perform for socially ...
Live music changes with the season Much to the relief of live music purveyors reeling from the hardships and challenges ...

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Voting

Voting With less than five weeks until the election, we answer some of the questions you may have about voting in person and absentee this year, and we took a look at what it takes to be a poll worker.

Also on the cover, traditional fairs and festivals are changing things up this year with drive-thru and to-go events, p. 16. There’s more to chardonnay than you might think, p. 21. And musicians honor Tom Petty’s music at a tribute show in Manchester, p. 26.

As our country reaches the unenviable milestone of 200,000 deaths from the pandemic, the New York Times this week printed ...
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Covid-19 updateAs of September 21As of September 28Total cases statewide7,9528,208Total current infections statewide288339Total deaths statewide438439New cases238 (Sept. 15 to Sept ...
With less than five weeks until election day, it’s not too early to consider how you might want to cast ...
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With an awful lot going on, we’re following as many of the week’s top stories as we can today. News ...
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Warnings about wildfires, well problems Increasing concerns about the drought have prompted warnings from the state about both the increased ...
New photo book shows day-to-day life in Manchester A young photographer is using a street photography project to tell visual ...
The latest from NH’s theater, arts and literary communities • Shop art: The weekly Concord Arts Market is done for ...
Plant bulbs now for spring blossoms Now is the time to buy your bulbs for spring blossoms. Most years I ...
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News from the local food scene • Indian inspired: Chef Keith Sarasin of The Farmer’s Dinner, a series of farm-to-table ...
Drive-thru and to-go food festivals across New Hampshire Despite the absence of traditional food festivals and fairs this year, organizers ...
Copper Kettle To Go opens in Wilton Chris and Megan Gordon really want you to feel at home inside their ...
Dave Mielke of Amherst and his father Harold opened Smokehaus Barbecue (278 Route 101, Amherst, 249-5734, smokehausbbq.com) together in May ...
The Paisley Jane At the risk of oversharing, it seems like when it comes to decision-making I have two settings: ...
Not all of these wines are buttery and oaky “ABC: anything but chardonnay!” We have all heard it — a ...
U96 with Wolfgang Flür, Transhuman (Radikal Records) The march of 1980s Nintendo-techno continues, this time with a worthy-enough pair-up between ...
Billion Dollar Burger, by Chase Purdy (Portfolio/Penguin, 236 pages) You don’t have to be vegan, or an animal-rights zealot, to ...
Enola Holmes (PG-13) The 16-year-old little sister to Mycroft and Sherlock Holmes searches for their vanished mother in Enola Holmes, ...
* All In: The Fight for Democracy(PG-13) This documentary is a nice primer on the Voting Rights Act (its purpose ...
Local music news & events • Cooling off: Singer, songwriter and ubiquitous talent Jennifer Mitchell performs a roll-in to the ...
Tom Petty tribute show at Rex Theatre stars locals Just a week after closing out a tour marking the 40th ...

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