"> en-us In Brief Science center hosting activities tied to new book The Squam Lakes Natural Science Center has started a Celebrating Summer series highlighting activities from the new book 50 Nature Activities for Kids by senior naturalist Dave Erler. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 23:15:00 EST Dick Pinney's Guide Lines Nothing tops the friends you make outdoors MASTER Maine Guide Stu Bristol of Lyman is a multi-talented person and lives a life that Mother Nature has provided the opportunity for him to shine at his profession. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 22:53:00 EST For what ales you An intimate space at Merrimack's big brewery Celebrating the German tradition of community dining and drinking, Anheuser-Busch has opened a new biergarten where the European culture thrives. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 18:14:00 EST A Myrtle Beach vacation is bound to surprise you Myrtle Beach is 60 miles of Atlantic Ocean coastline marketed as The Grand Strand. It's home to 12 communities, some with discreet resorts, others with indiscreet seafood buffets and beachwear emporiums and music venues and monster mini-golf layouts. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:01:00 EST Julie Jason's Your Money Can student-loan debt be forgiven because of a disability? I received a letter from a 71-year-old reader who had about 30,000 of outstanding student loans. This reader, whom I'll call Jeff, described himself as a little older than the typical college loan holder. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:47:00 EST Roadside History Thaddeus S.C. Lowe -- aeronaut, scientist and inventor 1832-1913 Born in Jefferson Mills in 1832, Thaddeus Sobieski Constantine Lowe was an American Civil War aeronaut, scientist and inventor, mostly self-educated in the fields of chemistry, meteorology and aeronautics. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:24:00 EST Susan Dromey Heeter's Budget Vogue Yes Oprah, I've gone gray, and I love it Yes Oprah, I've embraced the gray Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:34:00 EST Cheryl Kimball's Nature Talks Strange commotion in the back yard never quite solved Nature Talks column Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:09:00 EST Win tickets to see Cirque du Soleil OVO Win tickets to see Cirque du Soleil OVO Aug. 25-28, 2016, at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester. Wed, 16 Mar 2016 23:28:00 EST NH Club Notes Strafford Women's Club to host ice cream social The Strafford Women's Club is inviting the public to its annual ice cream social at Bow Lake Grange Hall, 569 Province Road, from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 6. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:40:00 EST Laconia restaurateur to open meats, seafood store The owner of a popular restaurant in Veterans Square will soon be opening a specialty meats and seafood store in downtown Laconia. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:40:00 EST Hooksett firefighter remembered as a man of strength and courage Former Hooksett Fire Captain Daniel Pesula died Tuesday after a year long battle against Stage IV colon cancer. The 41-year-old is survived by his wife, Beth, and their two sons, Tyler and Gavin. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:53:00 EST AG, police investigating LaconiaFest complaints An investigator from the Attorney General's Office was in Laconia on Thursday looking into the ongoing controversy surrounding LaconiaFest, a concert series held for the first time last week during Laconia Motorcycle Week. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:44:00 EST Tupelo Music Hall may find new home in Derry Seeking a larger home, representatives of the popular Tupelo Music Hall are researching a possible move from Londonderry to Derry and have found a potential site, Tupelo owner Scott Hayward confirmed Thursday. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:44:00 EST Bedford development renamed Market and Main Following concerns about what to call the mixed-used development on South River Road, developers of the former Macy's site have agreed to change the name of the complex. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:45:00 EST Merrimack seeks town's oldest citizen for Boston Post Cane One year after the passing of beloved local police officer Roy Ingerson 8212 the holder of Merrimack's Boston Post Cane 8212 the search is now on to find the oldest resident in town to take on the tradition. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:44:00 EST Strafford County summer meals program underway Community Action Partnership of Strafford County announced the start of its summer meals program this week. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:40:00 EST Moreland Arbuckle, Curtis Salgado, Clint Morgan release noteworthy albums CLINT MORGAN Scofflaw Lost CauseIf cookie-cutter country music leaves you cold, check out Clint Morgan. On his sophomore release, the singer-songwriter and boogie woogie piano player drives a rootsy sound that mixes blues and rock with country in the spirit of Steve Earle and Johnny Cash... Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:52:00 EST 'Little Mermaid' makes splash landing at Prescott Park A red-headed orphan 'Annie', an ogre with an attitude 'Shrek', a boy who could fly 'Peter Pan' and a reclusive candy maker 'Willy Wonka' have visited Prescott Park Arts Festival's stage over the years. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:52:00 EST Duo headed to New Hampshire for pair of shows on reunion tour After Brad Whitford left Aerosmith for a few years in 1981, playing hard-driving straightforward rock 8212 no egos allowed 8212 was still a top priority. So that same year, Whitford and Derek St. Holmes, a vocalist and guitarist for Ted Nugent, debuted WhitfordSt. Holmes while away from their respective bands. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:52:00 EST Thriller takes stage at Hatbox Theatre Jan, a young wife recovering from a nervous disorder, and her husband rent a remote cabin from an odd farmer who delights in telling gruesome ghost stories. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:52:00 EST Historical society says 'I Do' to exhibit about brides, weddings The exhibit 'I Do, I Do Seacoast Brides Say Yes,' to go on view June 26 at the New Market Historical Society's Old Stone School Museum Sunday, June 26, is an intimate portrait of several Seacoast brides through period vignettes. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:52:00 EST Portsmouth Athenaeum hosts block party The Portsmouth Athenaeum is planning a block party to celebrate the successful run of its exhibit, 'The North End A Lost Portsmouth Neighborhood.' Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:52:00 EST Storytellers share tales at Mudroom The Mudroom, a social gathering featuring local storytellers modeled after National Public Radio's The Moth Radio Hour, will take place at 630 p.m. today at AVA Gallery and Art Center, 11 Bank St. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:52:00 EST Comedian muses about NH, laundry challenges and FX series 'Baskets' Comedian Louie Anderson uses a lot of F-words in his stand-up routine. 'Family, food, fat, fun, over-50,' he said during a recent conversation. 'That last one is really an 'O,' but you get what I mean.' Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:52:00 EST New England Liberty's Kristen Beckman talks tactics, grueling game Kristen Beckman is playing out her dream on the football field, even if she has to turn the other cheek when it comes to her skimpy uniform. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:52:00 EST 'Driving Miss Daisy' opens Peterborough Players' season The Peterborough Players this week opens its 2016 summer season with 'Driving Miss Daisy,' with Taurean Blacque, known for his portrayal of Det. Neal Washington on TV's 'Hill Street Blues,' playing the role of a soft-spoken African-American tasked with chauffeuring a crotchety white Southern lady around town. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:52:00 EST Muchados 'Fiesta de Musica' on July 23 Manchester's Muchachos All Age Drum and Bugle Corps. will host its 10th annual 'Fiesta de Musica' at 530 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at Memorial High School's Chabot-McDonough Field. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:51:00 EST Grammy winner on Prince's death, watching HGTV, proving he's really Michael McDonald You'd think that with a voice that could melt butter, Michael McDonald could just sing his way out of a jam. A few seconds of that soulful baritone and who wouldn't be charmed and disarmed? Bet he'd never get a speeding ticket, wait in endless lines or receive the wrong order at a drive-through window. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:51:00 EST Turner brings his brand of Country to the Hampton Beach Casino Josh Turner, who recently released his single 'Hometown Girl' off his forthcoming sixth studio album, will play the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, 169 Ocean Blvd., Friday at 8 p.m. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:52:00 EST Grill masters head to country festival The Tri-City Arena at Rochester Fairgrounds, 72 Lafayette St., will set the stage 8212 or at least the grill 8212 for the Phantom Gourmet BBQ Country Fest Friday through Sunday. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:51:00 EST Hop north for New England Brewfest With tried-and-true fan favorites and limited releases, the New England Brewfest will feature beer from more than 30 breweries Friday through Sunday in Lincoln and Woodstock. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:51:00 EST NH Club Notes NH garden federation hosts annual meeting The New Hampshire Federation of Garden Clubs' 83rd annual meeting last month at the Manchester Country Club drew 140 representatives from its 20 member clubs. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:31:00 EST Auburn's road agent sues for damages Auburn's road agent has filed a new civil lawsuit against the town after being found not guilty by a jury of burying scrap metal, tires and other refuse at a former landfill. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:43:00 EST At Londonderry's first assisted living facility, a new model for senior living All American Assisted Living is open for residents in Londonderry, providing something new -- on multiple levels -- in town. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:42:00 EST Newly formed NH Wildlife Coalition says it's time for a change About 20 wildlife enthusiasts from around the state have formed the New Hampshire Wildlife Coalition with the goal of revamping New Hampshire Fish and Game. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:30:00 EST Seniors graduate during Pinkerton Academy ceremony MANCHESTER The largest high school in the state, Derry-based Pinkerton Academy, saw almost 700 students graduate at Verizon Wireless Arena on June 13, their red and white gowns turning the floor into a field of carnations. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:12:00 EST Allenstown celebrates new community center This is an exciting day for Allenstown, Selectman Kate Walker told the audience of about 150 people during the June 14 ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Allenstown Community Center, adding that it had been in the making for about 10 years. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:06:00 EST Seniors graduate during Pinkerton Academy ceremony MANCHESTER The largest high school in the state, Derry-based Pinkerton Academy, saw almost 700 students graduate at Verizon Wireless Arena on June 13, their red and white gowns turning the floor into a field of carnations. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:57:00 EST Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen Sure, you love strawberries in shortcake, but why stop there? Strawberries, beyond shortcake Tue, 21 Jun 2016 20:06:00 EST Tasting Notes with Jim Beauregard Priorat, the wine region of Catalonia The wines of Spain's Catalonia region Tue, 21 Jun 2016 20:06:00 EST Our Gourmet Mombo moves to the top of our list A special experience at Mombo Tue, 21 Jun 2016 20:06:00 EST Hooksett Police seek two reported loitering at local gun shop Police are looking for two men who were reportedly loitering outside of Wicked Weaponry late Sunday night. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 22:57:00 EST Hooksett police looking for spray painting suspect Police are looking for a suspect who reportedly spray painted the words 'Slow Down' 13 times on a local road. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 22:56:00 EST