"> en-us Hooksett plans transfer station open house, cleanup for Earth Day Officials from several town departments and commissions are combining efforts to clean up the town next Saturday. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:55:00 EST Cheryl Kimball's Nature Talks Time to open the windows and let sounds of nature in Like muscle memory in sports, the arrival of a new season sets up sensory expectations. In the case of spring, hearing is a key one of the five senses called into service. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:54:00 EST 'Idol' talk in NH as Mont Vernon's Alex Preston in final 6 Alex Preston Philbrick of Mont Vernon is now in the top six on American Idol, continuing his quest on the hit television show. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:52:00 EST Hooksett board wants to hear from residents on failed Pinkerton deal The School Board will host a public forum at Cawley Middle School at 7 p.m. Monday. Superintendent Charles Littlefield said all citizens, parents or not, are encouraged to attend. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:54:00 EST Mt. Washington warning Spring a time of danger As skiers, snowboarders, hikers and spectators arrive on New England's highest peak, spring dangers including falling ice, undermined snow, crevasses and possible avalanches abound, according to U.S. Forest Services snow rangers. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:35:00 EST Bedford police will collect old, unused and unwanted drugs Police to host Drug Take Back Day on April 26 to get potentially dangerous prescription drugs off the street. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:28:00 EST Ashland Community Garden ribbon-cutting set for Saturday Twenty community organic garden plots are available as part of a partnership between Ashland and HEAL NH to improve community health and quality of life. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:24:00 EST Cynthia's Challenge raises 31K to help buy service dog Proceeds from King Pine's Ski-A-Thon raised 31,369 to help a local family purchase a service dog for their daughter who suffers from tuberous sclerosis complex TSC. The service dog will serve as an early alert system before the onset of seizures. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:23:00 EST Preston's 'Idol' adventure goes on New Hampshire's Alex Preston has made it to the final six of this season's American Idol. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:26:00 EST Former legendary Foreigner frontman Lou Gramm to perform Former foreigner frontman Lou Gramm, whose signature vocals helped make hits of 'I Want to Know What Love Is,' 'Urgent,' 'Cold as Ice,' 'Double Vision,' 'Juke Box Hero,' 'Hot Blooded,' 'Say You Will' and 'Cold as Ice,' will play The Flying Monkey Movie... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:58:00 EST Granite State campuses leap into spring with April performances A commissioned dance by New York choreographer Rebecca Stenn will premiere along with three new works by Keene State College faculty during 'An Evening of Dance,' presented by the Keene State Department of Theatre and Dance at 730 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, through Saturday, April 26, at the Redfern Arts Center on campus. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:58:00 EST Joan Osborne's new album beats with matters of the heart Released last week, 'Love and Hate,' is seven-time Grammy winner Joan Osborne's eighth studio album and it not just dives but plunges into matters of the heart. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:58:00 EST Hood Museum of Art wields views of power, strength, artistry and ceremony with exhibition of African objects An executioner's sword, a ceremonial axe and shields of all shapes and sizes, including one constructed from a hippopotamus hide, collectively conjure both a sense of artistry and the art of war, and craft a picture of painstaking work to create, wield and then protect the priceless pieces of history. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:58:00 EST Painters' works on view in Holderness Works by painters Emilie Lee and Jonathan Sherman are on view at the Edwards Art Gallery at the Holderness School in Plymouth through Sunday, May 25. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:57:00 EST Milwaukee painter David Fleming shares work in Rochester showing David Fleming, a Midwest illustrator and designer whose projects include everything from romance novels to trade-show booths, it's his abstract art that takes the spotlight this spring at the Rochester Public Library's Carnegie Gallery, 65 N. Main St. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:56:00 EST Emerging artists on display at Paul Creative Arts Center Exhibitions featuring the work of emerging artists are on view at the Museum of Art, in the Paul Creative Arts Center at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, through Friday, May 16. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:56:00 EST Exhibit chronicles New Hampshire Veteran's Association's history An exhibit that chronicles the New Hampshire Veterans Association's history opens Tuesday, April 22, at a reception at 6 p.m. in the exhibit hall of the Laconia Public Library, 695 Main St. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:55:00 EST 93-year-old artist Ann Tolson continues artistic evolution Art may not have played a role in her childhood or early adult years, but it certainly has meant something to Ann Tolson in the past six decades. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:54:00 EST Apple Hill String Quartet to perform Monadnock Region concert The Apple Hill String Quartet, which this winter took part in a residencies at Arizona State University and the Boston Conservatory, will play 'A Quartet of Sonatas' at Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St., Peterborough, on Sunday, April 27 at 3 p.m. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:53:00 EST Sounds of 'Show Tunes and Movie Themes' at Merrimack show MERRIMACK 8212 Under the direction of Jamie Saucier and Lelia Dutton, the Merrimack Concert Association Chorus and Concert Band will head to the movies with tunes from Disney movies 'Frozen' and 'Finding Nemo' and take a stroll down Broadway with songs from stage classics like 'Porgy and Bess' and... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:53:00 EST Photographers share perspectives of famed French city in exhibit In 'The Moment It Clicks,' the focus isn't only on what a budding photographer learned from her mentor. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:53:00 EST Jackson Browne to perform at the Capitol Center Jackson Browne, known for tunes including 'Running on Empty,' 'Lawyers in Love,' 'The Pretender,' 'Doctor My Eyes,' 'Somebody's Baby,' 'Tender is the Night,' 'Here Come Those Tears Again,' has signed onto the Capitol Center for the Art's summer lineup. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:53:00 EST Granite State Roller Derby welcomed into international association Granite State Roller Derby GSRD has been accepted as a member of The Women's Flat Track Derby Association WFTDA, the international governing body for the sport. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:53:00 EST Bob Marley makes his way around the Granite State this weekend Comedian Bob Marley will bring his comic observations to the Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center in Plymouth at 730 p.m. today and The Palace Theatre in Manchester at 8 p.m. Friday and 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:52:00 EST NH Easter Egg Hunts 2014 Hop, hop, hop into Easter, New Hampshire! Here's a list of Easter Egg Hunts taking place around the state for 2014! Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:51:00 EST Pinkerton opens door on extension to Hooksett pact At the school board's request, Hooksett Superintendent Charles Littlefield recently reached out to Pinkerton Academy to gauge the interest of high school officials in extending the current one-year tuition agreement, which applies to current Hooksett eighth graders, for another year. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:44:00 EST Teen ejected in Candia rollover A local teen was taken to an area hospital early Wednesday following a single-car accident. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:47:00 EST Bedford zoning board says no to Hess Hess Corp. will have to find another location to build a gas station and convenience store in town, or take its chances through an appeal if it wants to pursue the project. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:46:00 EST Goffstown pinpoints infrastructure projects Selectmen are supporting the Economic Development Council in its pursuit to secure future federal funding for three infrastructure projects in town, and to the county's redevelopment of the women's prison. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:46:00 EST 'So I Thought' is a smart comedy and a tragedy, and an original play LHS senior Marc Lussier's LHS Theatre Night on Thursday is comprised of an original play and a new improv comedy troupe. Both are part of Lussier's extensive senior service project. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:36:00 EST Monadnock region thespians to celebrate Bard's birth Young Monadnock region thespians plan to celebrate the Bard's 450th birthday at a Project Shakespeare fundraiser this spring break. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:35:00 EST Prouty aims for 3 million this year After raising its record high of 2.78 million last year, organizers of the 33rd annual Prouty are not resting on their laurels and aim to surpass last year by raising 3 million this year. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:33:00 EST Keene-based film festival awards teen for screenwriting On the last night of the 2nd annual Monadnock International Film Festival at the Colonial Theatre in Keene, ConVal High School junior Elyssa Harrington was awarded 1,000 in a high school screenwriting competition. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:29:00 EST Still a sweet spot in downtown Nashua Martha's Exchange is still a sweet spot in downtown Nashua. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:51:00 EST A Riesling from the South Coast of Mass. Sampling a Riesling from Westport, Mass. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:48:00 EST Candia teen charged with burglarizing relative's home A 17-year-old Candia man was charged with burglarizing a relative's home and taking a rifle and tablet computer, police said. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:48:00 EST Attorney honored for work helping immigrants An attorney who runs a Catholic Charities of New Hampshire program that provides legal help to immigrant survivors of serious crime will receive the 2014 Heroes for Justice Award, Catholic Charities announced. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:47:00 EST New breakfast, lunch diner opens in Hooksett On Monday, Hale and Erica Cole-Tucker opened the doors to Tucker's, Hooksett's newest breakfast and lunch diner, which is located in the same building that originally housed a Burger King before Veano's Italian Kitchen and Four Seasons Diner both inhabited the location. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:46:00 EST Going on pothole patrol in Goffstown Winter's weather brings spring's bad roads. So for the next few weeks, Goffstown will be conducting its seasonal spring repair of potholes. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:45:00 EST Salem group continues push to raise money for bicycle path Selectmen have granted an extension to the Friends of the Salem Bike-Pedestrian Corridor to raise matching funds for the planned bike and pedestrian path that would stretch from the Windham line to the intersection of Old Rockingham Road and Rte. 28. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:39:00 EST Spring a busy time on the Londonderry Rail Trail Londonderry Trailways group readying for a public celebration early next month as they prepare the trail for busy April vacation week. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:39:00 EST Hooksett officials move to correct election error Officials mistakenly posted a one-year term as a three-year opening. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:12:00 EST Big deal in Goffstown over 'Stuart Little' On Monday, Bartlett Elementary School students and staff kicked off Bartlett Reads, a school-wide family read aloud program featuring 'Stuart Little,' by E.B. White. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:12:00 EST Hess seeks OK for store, gas station in Bedford Hess Corp. representatives will go before the Zoning Board of Adjustment tonight April 15 for approval of three variances to build a 1,660-square-foot convenience store and 12 self-service gas pumps on Route 101 and Hardy Road. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:11:00 EST Salem students transform into historical characters By staying almost perfectly still, second grade students at the Fisk Elementary School helped bring some major historical figures to life on Friday Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:01:00 EST