"> en-us 11-year-old girl raises 917 for camp fundraiser by baking cookies Proceeds from a young camper's cookie sale have pushed the Wildlife Heritage Foundation of New Hampshire over its goal of meeting a 22,500 matching grant. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:48:00 EST Cheryl Kimball's Nature Talks Appreciating squirrels is not always easy I WAS GOING TO talk about birds this week, but when I was doing some completely unrelated research, I ran across the fact that Jan. 21 is Squirrel Appreciation Day. This was too hard to resist. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:48:00 EST Bedford mourns passing of former town manager Artie Robersen Artie Robersen, who served as Bedford's town manager from 1991 to 1998, died on Wednesday at the age of 70. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:41:00 EST NH Club Notes Rotary club accepting donations for food drive The Goffstown Rotary Club will host its annual 'Love They Neighbor, Fill a Truck' food drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Hannaford supermarket on Mast Road. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:58:00 EST Winter Notes Pond skating a quintessential winter tradition in NH Alas, skiing and school commitments as childhood progressed meant less time on the ice. But pond skating, in my mind, remains a quintessential part of a New England upbringing. Even my dad, who grew up a city kid in Springfield, Mass., learned how to skate 8212 and play hockey 8212 on a pond in a city park. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:54:00 EST Paul McCartney sues SonyATV for Beatles music rights Former Beatle Paul McCartney sued Sony Corp's music publishing arm on Wednesday in federal court in New York, seeking to reclaim copyrights to 267 Beatles songs that pop star Michael Jackson acquired two decades before his death. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 02:48:00 EST Watercolors warm winter at Manchester City Hall Frank Rollins stood in City Hall, in a heavy winter coat and boots, looking at a painting. Staring at the piece 8212 depicting a small group of people sailing on a sunny day 8212 brought a smile to his face. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:22:00 EST NH Club News Kensington program to focus on the state dog Kensington Public Library and Kensington Historical Society are sponsoring a program, 'Harnessing History on the Trail of New Hampshire's State Dog, the Chinook,' from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Kensington Town Hall, 95 Amesbury Road Route 150. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:22:00 EST Coasters keep it light with legacy of clown princes of rock 'n' roll 'Too blessed to be stressed,' Joe Lance Williams says in a breezy whoosh of breath. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:13:00 EST Folk show at Bass Hall in Peterborough Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem, a New England-based folk quartet in its 17th year, will play a 730 p.m.Saturday Peterborough Folk Music show at Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:13:00 EST Global Game Jam to bring gamers to NHTI campus CONCORD mdash Teams of dedicated programmers, artists and musicians will gather at NHTI, Concordrsquos Community College, to take part in a worldwide game development event Friday through Sunday. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:13:00 EST Advice to the Players on surviving Shakespeare and a 'Tempest' Andrew Codispoti is artistic director of Advice to the Players, a Center Sandwich theater group that has received nominations from the New Hampshire Theatre Awards for its 2016 productions of 'The Tempest' and 'Hamlet.' Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:13:00 EST Southern NH University gallery unveiling new acquisitions 'New Acquisitions' at the McIninch Art Gallery at Southern New Hampshire University opens with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday night, Jan. 19. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:13:00 EST Symphony NH shapes program through lens of humor and emotion Symphony NH presents a stirring program of classical works at 8 p.m. Saturday at Keefe Center for the Arts, 117 Elm St. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:13:00 EST 'Fiddler on the Roof' caps off grandscale PSU, community project Three weeks of intensive rehearsals will culminate with Educational Theatre Collaborative ETC at Plymouth State University's cornerstone, a full-scale, all-ages musical on the main stage of the Silver Center for the Arts on campus. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:13:00 EST Peek behind the curtain at NH theater before awards show Let's take a closer look at a few of the finalists for this year's New Hampshire Theatre Awards, which will take place Saturday at the Capitol Center for the Arts. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:13:00 EST Milton Mills run not an ordinary road race The third annual Moose Mountain RunAround is a bit like a road race, except it won't take place on city streets and runners will need some extra foot gear to get through the course. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:13:00 EST Swing back into '60s London with 'Shout! The Mod Musical' in Rochester Swing into London and the free-wheeling 1960s once again. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:13:00 EST Mascot Day attracting all kinds of critters to Pats Peak Sunday More than 20 mascots from around the Granite State will be roaming Pats Peak Ski Area Sunday to greet visitors around the mountain. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:13:00 EST It's showtime in Concord for 15th annual NH Theatre Awards New Hampshire Theatre Awards NHTA has planned a night of surprises for its 15th year, from the unveiling of winners of professional and community accolades to peeks at some of the productions that made their way across Granite State stages in 2016. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:12:00 EST Area dance studios team up for 'Rhythm of the Night' The Friends of the Concord City Auditorium The Audi at 7 p.m. Saturday will present 'The Rhythm of the Night,' a showcase featuring 172 dancers from nine area studios that call the theater their home. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:12:00 EST No inaugural parade this year for Lancers Marching Band There will be no New England bands participating in President-elect Donald Trump's inaugural parade on Friday, including the Londonderry High School Lancers Marching Band which attended the past two inaugurations. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:13:00 EST Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen Spice up your game on your next taco night Spice up your game for taco night Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:34:00 EST Our Gourmet Finding an outlet for vegan desires Going vegan at Willow's Plant Based Eatery Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:34:00 EST Tasting Notes with Jim Beauregard Going Rogue with some Oregon ales Going Rogue with two ales from Oregon Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:34:00 EST MPD room could be named for community leader An aldermanic committee has given initial approval to a proposal to name the community room at the Manchester Police Department in honor of a longtime community leader. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:34:00 EST Hooksett roundabout could cost 2.5m Design plans for a new roundabout at a congested intersection are moving forward, as new cost estimates were given to town officials. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:50:00 EST Bringing back the community theater experience in Jaffrey A new 28-seat movie theater on River Street has been opened in anticipation of the rebuilding of the town's old movie house, The Park Theatre on Main Street, which is now planned to be opened in 2018. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:50:00 EST Disc golf course planned in Amherst The town's recreation department is planning to construct a disc golf course along Baboosic Lake Road, and hopes to have the facility open by this summer. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:50:00 EST Rail trail plans on hold in Auburn while funding is sought Plans for a new rail trail system are on hold as town officials look for potential funding for the project. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:50:00 EST