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Twin rockers Matthew and Gunnar Nelson honor father's legacy

When twin music-makers Matthew and Gunnar Nelson first teamed up to celebrate their father's legacy on their latest tour, they wanted to make sure it wasn't billed as a 'tribute show.'

Audrey II, a bloodthirsty plant with diabolical plans, has overtaken a Lincoln stage in a Jean's Playhouse production of 'Little Shop of Horrors,' set to run through July 26 at 34 Papermill Drive, Lincoln, NH.

Little Shop of Horrors has overtaken Lincoln stage

Audrey II, a bloodthirsty plant with diabolical plans, has overtaken a Lincoln stage in a Jean’s Playhouse production set to run through July 26 at 34 Papermill Drive.

Bonner brothers turn from court to stage for Rock On Foundation fundraiser

Foundation of Frank Lloyd Wright's life, architecture examined

James Taylor will play the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook in Gilford in an 8 p.m. show Monday, July 14.

James Taylor will play Meadowbrook

Bluegrass festival takes root at Cathedral of the Pines Sunday

Harpeth Rising, whose folk will play the Shaskeen pub and restaurant, 909 Elm St., Manchester, at 9 p.m. Saturday.

Harpeth Rising will play the Shaskeen Pub

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Two injured by propellers in separate boating incidents on Lake Winnipesaukee

Two people were injured by boat propellers in separate incidents Friday on Lake Winnipesaukee, according to the state police Marine Patrol.

Venture Crew 55 leader

Community groups profit from race week

More than 3,000 volunteers with nonprofit organizations from New Hampshire and New England are participating in race week, said Deb O'Neil, event staffing coordinator for the speedway.

Jack Fanelli, owner of Fanelli Amusements, sets up some rides at the Raymond Town Common Thursday.

Raymond aims to bring community together at annual town fair

Raymond residents will gather near town center this weekend for the annual Raymond Town Fair.

Josh Davis, food operations manager for New Hampshire Motor Speedway, transports chicken fingers in his truck. His son, Jack Davis, will be helping to sell popcorn in the stands on Sunday for the Spring Cup Series race.

Vendors ready to serve NASCAR fans this weekend

Preparations are underway to ensure enough food and beverages to feed over 90,000 mouths while vendors have exciting souvenirs and products to offer NASCAR fans.

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Invasive beetle found near NH, Mass. border

The emerald ash borer is an Asian beetle that can wreak havoc on ash trees, and the beetle is being found closer to the ash tree populations of southern New Hampshire.

The White Mountain National Forest is reminding the public that the popular Lower Falls swimming hole located off the Kancamagus Highway in Albany while renovations are ongoing.

Renovation work shuts down Albany recreation site

As the summer heats up, one of the most popular swimming holes on the Swift River – the Lower Falls Recreation Site – is off limits to would-be dippers so that it can get a much-needed renovation.

Fireflies, fireworks and 'eating dirt'

MY MORNING of July 4 began with a report on peregrine falcons on New Hampshire Public Radio. Actually, it began much earlier, at 5:30 or so, with my last visit to the outdoor wood furnace to heave in the last big pieces of wood that signal the last fire until the beginning of the next heating season sometime in late September.

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Dining & Food

Fine casual dining in a historic setting

Lavinia's: Casual diining in a historic setting

Beverages worth crossing the state line for

Once in a while I run across a wine out of state and think: “Hey, we should have that here in New Hampshire.”

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Life & Culture

Artist Barbara Andrews works on a massive mural Friday on West Pearl Street in Nashua.

Mural dream becomes an artistic reality in Nashua

A view of the former Tremont House hotel is being painted into a mural on West Pearl Street in Nashua.


NH People

John “Pickle” Hyde, center, stands with his mother, Priscilla Putnam Martin, left, and sister Jackie Earle while wearing T-Shirts to show support for Hyde, who was severely beating and strangled on May 3.

Fundraiser to help Lyndeborough assault victim

A Pig Roast and BBQ fundraiser for assault victim John “Pickle” Hyde will be held at Center Hall in Lyndeborough on Saturday, July 19 from 3 p.m.-8 p.m.

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