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Flynn Luscombe, 1, of Keene with his mom Katy Luscombe enjoys his first Night of 1,000 Cupcakes in Jaffrey Thursday.

At Jaffrey event, they say, 'Let them eat (cup)cake'

About 1,500 people turned out for free cupcakes at the ninth annual Night of 1,000 Cupcakes at the Jaffrey Civic Center on Thursday evening.

Talented youth sought for Windham Family Promise fundraiser

A local nonprofit assisting hundreds of homeless children and families in the region is seeking some local talent for its upcoming fundraiser.

Carolyn Rose to perform at the Press Room

Flocking together, Susan Parameter of Sunapee and Mimi Wiggin of Warner present bird-related paintings in July and August at the McLane Audubon Center, 84 Silk Farm Road, Concord.

Birds of a Feather Flock to Concord

Portraying the everyday is a long-practiced tradition started by the Impressionist movement.

Impressionist exhibition at Art 3 Gallery

Jason Thomas, owner of Shield Comics in Meredith, holds a standard Archie comic book in which Archie remains alive.

Comics fans in a tizzy over adult Archie's demise

Ricky Nelson

Twin rockers Matthew and Gunnar Nelson honor father's legacy

Travel & Leisure

Launch of Derry councilor's Spacetown T-Shirt campaign delayed

DERRY--The launch of a town councilor's plan to use T-Shirts to help revive Derry's Spacetown USA Theme has encountered a slight problem.

Rochester police to take on Harlem Wizards for a night of fun on July 26

The Rochester Police Benevolent Association will host a basketball game between officers and members of the world famous Harlem Wizards on Saturday, July 26 at the Rochester Community Center.

Last year, booths lined North Main Street and attracted guests as Rochester hosted a blues and barbecue festival. This year’s event is scheduled for July 19 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Rochester tying together power of blues with Cocheco River in downtown

Organizers hope tangy flavors of sound and substance will continue to entice area residents to the downtown and bring them back to the city.

Outdoor skating rink at Portsmouth's Strawbery Banke within reach

After a multi-year effort that's involved extensive permitting and court proceedings with concerned neighbors, Strawbery Banke Museum appears poised to open a seasonal outdoor skating rink for the public this December on the historic site in downtown Portsmouth.

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Top New Hampshire News

Market Basket workers urged to 'shut it down'; deposed CEO urges fired workers be given jobs back


Thousands of Market Basket employees rallied in support of their ousted CEO on Monday and were urged to do what they could to shutter all the chain's supermarkets, including about 30 in New Hampshire, until the CEO returns. Meanwhile, deposed CEO Arthur T. Demoulas issued his first public statement on the matter, urging that workers who were fired over the weekend be given their jobs back.


John Harrigan's Woods, Water & Wildlife: Righting old wrongs, Native Americans and land management

FRIDAY'S NEWS that New Hampshire has 40 or so nesting bald eagles was balm for the soul. It is the latest in this generation's track record of righting old environmental wrongs (moose, beaver, wild turkeys, fisher cats, martens, loons).

The Significant Trees of  Wilton and Lyndeborough Committee is compiling a list of memorial trees, such as the tree in honor of former Road Agent Earle Bullard planted at Center Hall in Lyndeborough this past May. His son-in-law, Clayton Brown, helped plant the tree which will be the town’s first Christmas tree in its center.

Group in Lyndeborough, Wilton creating list of trees of significant value in community

The Significant Trees of Wilton and Lyndeborough Committee is compiling a list of memorial trees and trees with significant value and want to educate people on the value of trees around them.

A map showing trails connecting areas in Milford is a wish list of future planning.

Milford pedestrian trails plan unveiled

A plan to connect various town areas by pedestrian trails was presented at the June Planning Board meeting and residents have until July 31 to share their comments and ideas.

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Dining & Food

A greenside ace for diners at Pease

A fine dining experience is par for the course at Pease

Some refreshing summer sippers

A toast to summer in beer and wine

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Life & Culture

Real Fallu shows off some of the daylilies providing a blaze of midsummer color in his Goffstown perennial garden.

Acres of summer color, without irrigation

Tucked away from the winding street at 425 Tibbetts Hill Road is the home of Real and Leslie Fallu — a property filled with brilliant, fiery color in the second half of July each year, courtesy of Real Fallu's massive perennial gardens.


NH People

Derry resident Rich DiSalvo and his family are ready for the second stage of the Tour to Endure, his ongoing fundraiser for Autism Speaks. From left are Sue DiSalvo, Rich's wife; DiSalvo with daughter Jennifer; daughter Christina; and son James.

Derry cyclist makes cause a family affair

Rich DiSalvo is prepared to pedal all the way from Maine to Florida in the second part of the three-year fundraising effort for people with autism dubbed the "Tour to Endure."

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