"> en-us Salem board honors former superintendent This week, the School Board paid tribute to the man who did as much as anyone to shape the direction of the Salem schools. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:15:00 EST Subdivision road work in Salem under scrutiny The issue came up recently when residents of the Deerfield Street subdivision wrote to selectmen asking for help in getting their road completed. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:15:00 EST NH Club Briefs Concord Grange readying for Christmas parade The Concord Grange, which has been one of the major sponsors and organizers of the Concord Christmas parade for more than 30 years, says this year's parade is planned for 930 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, on the Concord Heights. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:14:00 EST Student's service project honors mom fighting MS Rebecca Walker said she plans to devote much of her spare time this year to fundraising for multiple sclerosis research. Walker's mother, Laura, was diagnosed with the disease in June 1998. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:13:00 EST A tailgate trick-or-treat in Mason Instead of the trick-or-treaters going to homes and ringing the doorbell for Halloween candy, the candy and fun will come to them in a safe environment during Tailgate Trick-or-Treat on Halloween night. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:12:00 EST Pats Peak previews winter with fall fun Fall in New England is special with beautiful colors and fall traditions for families to enjoy. This Sunday, Oct. 2, Pats Peak will host their 12th Annual Octoberfest Celebration and the 44th Annual Ski Snowboard Sale, events people look forward to. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:11:00 EST Portion control may be cutting into Salem lunch program In the face of declining participation in the school lunch program, Superintendent Michael Delahanty is considering having the high school withdraw from the Federal Food and Nutrition Service Program. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:24:00 EST NH Club Briefs Windham club plans coat drive, next meeting The Woman's Service Club of Windham plans its second annual coat and sweater drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Windham Town Hall, 3 Lowell Road. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:52:00 EST Grange honors members, public servants NH State Grange honors public servants in annual awards The New Hampshire State Grange honored a number of individuals for service to the Grange and the public at the Grange's annual convention at the Crowne Plaza Hotel last week. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:41:00 EST Committee eyes larger state role at Livermore Falls A regional committee formed to improve the state park at Livermore Falls will meet Thursday afternoon to review the conversion of the falls area from a traditional party spot for area teens to a safe, supervised family destination. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:36:00 EST No change in Pelham tax rate Selectmen have set the 2014 property tax rate at 22.87, which is the same as the 2013 rate. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:34:00 EST Union Leader editor receives media ally award The New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence has presented its first media ally award to Drew Cline, editorial page editor for the New Hampshire Union Leader. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:32:00 EST Hooksett students to lay wreath at memorial Students from Hooksett's David R. Cawley Middle School will take part in a solemn ceremony on Nov. 12 in Washington, D.C., laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:31:00 EST Bedford's tax rate increases by 33 cents from 2013 The town of Bedford's tax rate has been set at 22.50 for 2014, an increase from 22.17 in 2013. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:30:00 EST Closing Salem elementary school could trim 800,000 The closing of the Haigh Elementary School will save the school district about 800,000, with the majority of that savings coming from the elimination of positions. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:30:00 EST Chick-fil-A restaurant's opening draws from near and far for camp-out celebration Before sunrise on Wednesday, the parking lot next to the new Chick-fil-A restaurant on Amherst Street in Nashua started filling up with tents pitched not just by local families, but fans from all along the Eastern Seaboard. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:10:00 EST Day of Dead fest brings film slate to Lincoln Bring a sense of humor and an appreciation for horror to Day of the Dead Family Film Festival Saturday at Jean's Playhouse, 34 Papermill Drive. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:48:00 EST Exhibit weaves fabric of African people, cultures Cloth is a major form of cultural expression among African peoples. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:40:00 EST Craven a good indie film screening? NE Emmy Award-winning director at Colby-Sawyer New England Emmy Award-winning Indie filmmaker and director Jay Craven will lead a screening and discussion of his most recent film, 'Northern Borders,' at Wheeler Hall in Colby-Sawyer College's Ware Student Center at 7 p.m. today. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:40:00 EST Opera Ball set in Concord Piccola Opera formerly Just Love to Sing! launches its season with a Halloween Opera Ball at 730 p.m. Friday at the Concord City Auditorium. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:40:00 EST Award-winning cinematographer John Bailey to chat about career, industry Celebrated cinematographer John Bailey, whose long list of notable films includes 'American Gigolo,' 'The Big Chill,' 'A Brief History of Time,' 'Groundhog Day,' 'As Good As It Gets,' 'How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days,' 'Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood,'... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:40:00 EST Goffstown High students revisit tale of iconic literary monster Goffstown High School senior Elijah Williams, who summoned up the courage to audition for his first theater show, jokes that he was challenged by the opportunity to 'creep people out on purpose.' Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:38:00 EST Screening of silent film classic in Keene The 1920s silent-film classic 'Phantom of the Opera' stars Lon Chaney as the mysterious, deformed presence who both looks over and haunts the inhabitants of a Paris opera house. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:37:00 EST Crooners belt out rock 'n' roll, Motown, doo-wop classics The charismatic former cast members of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical 'Jersey Boys' spotlight favorite rock 'n' roll, doo-wop and Motown hits in 'Under the Streetlamp.' Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:36:00 EST Get props ready for 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' screening The 1975 comedy horror film that has since inspired a legion of fans to dress up for screenings will play Friday at 11 p.m. at the Peterborough Community Theatre, 6 School St., Peterborough. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:36:00 EST Raise a stein to Octoberfest at Pats Peak Pats Peak will host its 12th annual Octoberfest celebration Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Henniker. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:36:00 EST Addams Family musical comedy in Rochester The devilishly delightful Addams Family take center stage in a macabre music comedy at the Rochester Opera House, 31 Wakefield St., at 730 p.m. today and Friday, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:36:00 EST Hood Museum of Art honors New Hampshire couple's art-collecting legacy with exhibition More than 115 works of arts that were collected over a 30-year period by a Dartmouth graduate and his wife have been gifted by the late couple's family to The Hood Museum of Art on the Hanover campus. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:36:00 EST Comedy at the Palace Ralphie May, known for making audiences gleefully uncomfortable with his no-holds-barred brand of comedy, plays the Palace Theatre in Manchester at 730 p.m. Saturday. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:34:00 EST 'Strange Days' in sight at Exeter's Lamont Gallery Celebrating the surreal, the Lamont Gallery at Phillips Exeter Academy presents 'Strange Days The Uncanny, the Curious the Quite Possibly Magical,' an exhibit of ceramics by Angela Cunningham, paintings by Haig Demarjian and Pauline Lim and photographs by Bill Franson. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:33:00 EST Capital Steps jump into political fray The topical Capitol Steps shed some light on political shenanigans in a 730 p.m. show Friday at the Dana Center at St. Anselm College in Goffstown. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:33:00 EST Durham visits seedy side of 'Chicago' Fog settles along the edges of the wet cobbled street. The dense air is cut with the loud bang of a gunshot, followed by the sound of a woman's heeled shoes fleeing the scene. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:33:00 EST Richie Kotzen headed to NH for Tupelo concert Guitarist Richie Kotzen, known for albums like 'Fever Dream' and 'Electric Joy,' as well as the tune 'Dream of a New Day,' will play the Tupelo Music Hall at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3 Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:32:00 EST Rundgren celebrates multi-facted career with tour, visit to Lebanon Dubbed 'An Unpredictable Evening with Todd Rundgren,' a show at the Lebanon Opera House celebrates an evolving musical career 8212 and job description 8212 over several decades. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:32:00 EST Summer camp turns into Halloween Town The sixth annual Halloween Town returns to the ground of Tohkomeupog summer camp and retreat center on Route 153 on Saturday. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:31:00 EST Frights fester in unexpected places at Canobie Lake Park There's a reason it's called Screeemfest. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:31:00 EST Spine-tingling stories on menu A handful of regional tall-tale experts will conjure some spine-tingling stories tonight at the Corner House Inn. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:30:00 EST Scares creep across New Hampshire this weekend Decaying corpses, killer clowns, flesh-eating cannibals and headless zombies at Halloween-themed attractions across New Hampshire won't warm your heart they'll turn it cold. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:29:00 EST Our Gourmet Elegance of India at Elm and Amherst in Manchester Taj India Exotic flavors at the corner of Elm and Amherst Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:44:00 EST Manchester restaurants put on their bacon-y best Looking for an excuse to pig out? How about tonight's Manchester Bacon Tour? Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:44:00 EST A Guinness story a stout and a blonde A blonde to go with Guiness Stout Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:39:00 EST Halloween 2014 Trick or Treat Times, Parades and other Spooky Fun It's all about the spirit boo! of the holiday. Get in character, goblins, superheroes and princesses! It's time to TRICK or TREAT! Don't forget to say, 'Thank you.' Be safe and enjoy, New Hampshire! Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:08:00 EST Pelham Fire Station architecture dispute will continue in trial court The state's Supreme Court recently reversed a Superior Court ruling stating that the former owner of 18 acres of town land did not have the authority to enforce covenants on the property that were put in place when the land was sold to the town in the 1980s. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:45:00 EST Keene ice rink construction could start in January Plans for a city ice rink are just around the corner, Keene ICE president Beth Truman said Tuesday. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:33:00 EST Farm donates pumpkins to Somersworth craft fair After hearing the plight of the Somersworth Festival Association and its missing pumpkins, Coppal House Farm in Lee stepped up with a donation to help make things right. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:33:00 EST