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Kingston Trio returns to the Flying Monkey

The Flying Monkey will welcome The Kingston Trio back to its stage at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23.

Barnstormers benefit auction set for Sunday

The Barnstormers Theatre's annual gathering under the tent at The Highland House, Cleveland Hill Road, is on Sunday, Aug. 24, at 5 p.m.

Catch Roland Goodbody in 'A Pair Of His Own Shorts'

'Get Down Tonight' in Hampton

Somersworth Jakarta Fair Saturday

Benefit concert on Sunday for 'Beanie' David

Mini Maker Faire celebrates creative ideas

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Merrimack to replace bridge over Baboosic River

The historic bridge over Baboosic Brook has been authorized for reconstruction in fiscal year 2015.

Rail rehab proposed for 42 miles of track

The project — which will be paid for by a combination of federal, state and railroad company funds — will expand the line by 0.7 miles in Ossipee

Rye monument dedication remembers Capt. John Smith and his 1614 voyage

A new monument commemorating Capt. John Smith’s 1614 expedition to map the region and coin the name “New England” is set for dedication Thursday at Rye Harbor State Park.

Derek and Jennifer LeClair and their children, Noah, 9, Gavin, 10, and Alessia, 3, are the stewards of Hudson's new Little Free Library in Benson Park. As part of an international literacy movement, the program gives passers-by the chance to exchange free books with one another.

Former Hudson zoo site home to state's newest free library

A Hudson family of five are overseeing the free book exchange program, which is part of the Little Free Library international movement. The Hudson mini-library opened in Benson Park last month.

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About 20 protesters line Route 3A in front of the Hooksett Market Basket on Friday.

Shopper at Hooksett Market Basket: 'It's gone on too long'

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Amid a flurry of reports that Market Basket's board would meet this weekend to consider final offers to buy the supermarket chain, the only car moving in Market Basket's parking lot at one point Friday was a red Jeep belonging to a man teaching a teenage girl how to drive.

Outdoors

Derry to begin spraying program after mosquitoes test positive for EEE

After two batches of mosquitoes recently tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), town officials said Friday they plan to begin a spraying program early next week.

Manchester’s fall Senior Walks schedule announced

Manchester Police have released the fall Senior Walks schedule, with the first walk set for Sept. 8.

Cheryl Kimball's Nature Talks: Lightning strike is not the best path to enlightenment

A FRIEND admitted to me recently that she is petrified of thunderstorms.


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Dining & Food

Fire on the Mountain Chili Fest in Henniker on Sunday

The Henniker Rotary Club will host the 12th Fire on the Mountain Chili Fest on Sunday, Aug. 24, at Pats Peak Ski Area.

Melon salad with feta and mint makes a refreshing summer side.

Summer Melon Salad with Mint and Feta

When local melon is in season, having a melon side salad with any grilled meal is a bonus.

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Life & Culture

2nd Annual Family Fest Saturday in Manchester's Veterans Park

Intown Manchester's free Family Fest is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Veterans Park.

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Kathi Lewis sorts through stacks of donated baby clothing in the loft of her Hollis townhouse Monday afternoon. Lewis’ Stork Project has donated more than 3,080 clothing bundles to needy newborns during the past seven years. 
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Stork Project labor of love for Hollis woman

Over the past 7 years, Kathi Lewis' "Stork Project" has provided several thousand bundles of baby clothes for families in need. Right now, the need for gently-used bassinets and baby bedding is at an all-time high.

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