NewHampshire.com UnionLeader.com delivers the lastest news, sports and opinion in New Hampshire. http://www.unionleader.com News/Sports/Business/Entertainment/Opinion Copyright 2017 Union Leader Corp. http://www.unionleader.com/section/?template=RSS en-us Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:43:00 EST cperreault@unionleader.com (Carl Perreault) Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:43:00 EST digital@unionleader.com (Carl Perreault) Carlicus (0.0.1.1) http://www.unionleader.com/images/unionleaderlogo3.jpg New Hampshire Union Leader - Headlines http://www.unionleader.com New Hampshire news, sports and opinion 144 54 Win tickets to see the Boston Pops Holiday Concert Win tickets to see the Boston Pops Holiday Concert on December 16, 2017 at the SNHU Arena in Manchester. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171021/NEWHAMPSHIRE11/171029902/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Sat, 21 Oct 2017 03:14:00 EST Win tickets to see Mannheim Steamroller Enter to win a pair of 2 tickets to see Mannheim Steamroller Christmas at SNHU Arena in Manchester December 5, 2017. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171021/NEWHAMPSHIRE11/171029903/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Sat, 21 Oct 2017 02:51:00 EST Stacey Cole's Nature Talks: Hummingbird predicament ended well Hummingbirds, being so small, can get themselves into all kinds of predicaments. Such a case was brought to our attention by one of our Milan readers. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171021/NEWHAMPSHIRE0302/171029917/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Fri, 20 Oct 2017 23:59:00 EST Weekend Highlights: Oct. 21-22, 2017 For more information on any of these listings, visit our calendar site, nh365.org, and type the event ID number into the box at the top of the homepage. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171021/NEWHAMPSHIRE0501/171029919/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Fri, 20 Oct 2017 22:50:00 EST Hooksett looking to take legal action against Firebird Motel Officials are expected to take legal action against the Firebird Motel, a business residents have described as the most dangerous place in town. http://www.unionleader.com/hooksett-banner/Hooksett-looking-to-take-legal-action-against-Firebird-Motel-10202017&source=RSS Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:31:00 EST NH Club Notes: Bow Garden Club taking poinsettia preorders The Bow Garden Club's eighth annual holiday poinsettia sale offers large red, white or pink poinsettia plants with foil pot covers for gift-giving or display purposes. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171020/NEWHAMPSHIRE02/171029968/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:32:00 EST NH Club Notes: Somersworth group plans craft fair on Saturday The Somersworth Festival Association will sponsor the 24th Harvest Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Somersworth High School, 11 Memorial Drive. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171019/NEWHAMPSHIRE02/171019134/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:51:00 EST Monadnock Pumpkin Festival challenge to raise money for Joy's Network For every pink pumpkin brought to the third annual Monadnock Pumpkin Festival at the Cheshire Fairgrounds Saturday, 3 will be donated to a Keene-based cancer charity. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171019/NEWHAMPSHIRE0501/171019173/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:15:00 EST Hooksett: Lilac Bridge construction halts after officials notice one span is different from the other Work on the new pedestrian bridge in town is stopped after officials noticed a glaring problem: one of the three segments doesn't match the others. http://www.unionleader.com/Hooksett/Lilac-Bridge-construction-halts-after-officials-notice-difference-in-segments-10192017&source=RSS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:20:00 EST Discover Portsmouth proud to go pastel this fall The Pastel Society of New Hampshire presents 'It's Pastel,' its ninth annual juried exhibition, at the Portsmouth Historical Society's Academy Gallery at Discover Portsmouth, 10 Middle St. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171019/NEWHAMPSHIRE01/171019215/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:03:00 EST 'Sacred and the ordinary' on display The Alva de Mars Megan Chapel Arts Center at St. Anselm College marks its 50th anniversary with an exhibition centering on biblical scenes and the Catholic faith. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171019/NEWHAMPSHIRE01/171019216/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:03:00 EST Take a peek behind doors of Deerfield art studios this weekend The Deerfield Arts Tour is a free, self-guided tour of 16 studios from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171019/NEWHAMPSHIRE01/171019217/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:03:00 EST Rusted Root to play two Granite State shows Eight albums later ' and 3 million records sold ' Rusted Root has tapped into wide-ranging genres. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171019/NEWHAMPSHIRE0105/171019218/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:03:00 EST Fresh off '80s tour, synth pioneer Howard Jones ready to 'Engage' NH Synthesizer pioneer Howard Jones is headed back to New Hampshire for a 7 p.m. show Sunday at Tupelo Music Hall, 10 A. St. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171019/NEWHAMPSHIRE0105/171019219/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:03:00 EST Instrumental guitarist Ed Gerhard to perform Grammy Award-winning guitarist Ed Gerhard will play a 7 p.m. show Saturday at Wakefield Opera House, 2 High St., Sanbornville. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171019/NEWHAMPSHIRE0105/171019220/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:02:00 EST Campy show a mashup of music, comic book and teen horror flick 'Curse of the Gay Bride,' a cartoonish sendup about unrequited love, takes the stage Friday through Oct. 31 at the Rochester Opera House, 31 Wakefield St. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171019/NEWHAMPSHIRE01/171019221/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:02:00 EST Getting through 'the change' with song and a sense of humor Is it warm in here, or it just the cast of 'Menopause the Musical?' http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171019/NEWHAMPSHIRE01/171019223/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:02:00 EST Concord music school hosting fiddle festival The second annual Fall Fiddle Fest, featuring music in the Celtic and American folk traditions, will feature a packed day of workshops, jam sessions and an evening concert on Saturday at the Concord Community Music School, 23 Wall St. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171019/NEWHAMPSHIRE0105/171019224/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:02:00 EST Rochester art project turns boarded-up windows and alleyways into community art Boarded windows and alley separators in Rochester's historic district will get a colorful boost from New Hampshire artist James Chase this month. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171019/NEWHAMPSHIRE01/171019225/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:02:00 EST Johnny Clegg shares notes on a storied, game-changing career Johnny Clegg has dubbed his latest tour 'The Final Journey,' but you could call it a victory lap. While 'farewell' tours aren't taken too seriously, Clegg's romp through North America resonates more deeply than a classic rock artist padding a retirement account. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171019/NEWHAMPSHIRE0105/171019226/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:02:00 EST Armed with punk and pop covers, Youngheart Chorus ain't your typical senior choir When Shirley Stevens heads to the Lebanon Opera House for Saturday afternoon's gig, it will be the latest stop in a relatively recent singing career that's taken her to New Zealand, Japan and throughout Europe. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171019/NEWHAMPSHIRE0105/171019227/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:02:00 EST 'Anything Goes' on the Palace's madcap musical voyage Stow away on a musical voyage at the Palace Theatre. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171019/NEWHAMPSHIRE01/171019228/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:02:00 EST Pumpkin festival cropping up in Swanzey The Monadnock Pumpkin Festival will run from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Cheshire Fair Grounds, 247 Monadnock Highway. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171019/NEWHAMPSHIRE01/171019230/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:02:00 EST Follow the clues for hint of Halloween in downtown Concord Teams armed with selfie sticks and cell phones and decked out in Halloween style will compete in Granite State Independent Living's urban scavenger hunt Saturday. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171019/NEWHAMPSHIRE0201/171019231/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:02:00 EST 150 artists and artisans at Somersworth fair The Somersworth Festival Association will host the 24th Harvest Craft Fair with more than 150 vendors at Somersworth High School, 11 Memorial Drive, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171019/NEWHAMPSHIRE01/171019232/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:02:00 EST Octoberfest goes slopeside at McIntyre Ski Area Octoberfest makes it way into McIntyre Ski Area, with a weekend's worth of beer, music and fare from 15 food trucks from throughout New England. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171019/NEWHAMPSHIRE07/171019233/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:02:00 EST Pack Monandock ultilty pole project may cause snag for hikers A project to repair and replace utility poles that go up Pack Monadnock in Miller State Park will begin once design plans are finalized, said Kaitlyn Woods, Eversource Energy spokesperson, on Tuesday. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171019/NEWHAMPSHIRE03/171019306/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:50:00 EST Public can help stock fish in Rochester on Saturday The public is invited to help Waste Management of New Hampshire and Three Rivers Stocking Association stock the Isinglass River with 300 rainbow and brook trout this Saturday. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171019/NEWHAMPSHIRE03/171019343/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:51:00 EST Trump thinks he owns Renoir, but Art Institute says real one hangs in Chicago Trump thinks he owns Renoir, but Art Institute says real one hangs in Chicago http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171018/NEWHAMPSHIRE01/171019161/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:16:00 EST Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: Pears get forgotten in the frenzy over apples and pumpkin spice With all the attention focused on apples and pumpkins, it's easy to forget other fall fruits and vegetables that are around this time of year. Like pears. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171018/NEWHAMPSHIRE0708/171019269/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:58:00 EST NH relief volunteers share their stories from hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico They were bracing for what they would see when they arrived in hurricane-battered Puerto Rico, but two New Hampshire men helping with relief efforts say nothing could prepare them for the magnitude of the damage they found across the island. http://www.unionleader.com/NH-People/NH-relief-volunteers-share-their-stories-from-hurricane-ravaged-Puerto-Rico-10182017&source=RSS Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:57:00 EST Tasting Notes with Jim Beauregard: Wines of Portugal now closer to home I like Portuguese wines. The thing is, they're oftentimes only sold where there is a large Portuguese community. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171018/NEWHAMPSHIRE0705/171019277/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:57:00 EST Our Gourmet: Good Asian fare, tucked away in Hooksett We haven't been up into the Hooksett Village Shoppes plaza much since Walmart moved across the river and the FussBudget and friends moved on from birthdays at Cowabunga's. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171018/NEWHAMPSHIRE0701/171019279/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:57:00 EST Putnam's expansion project granted tax incentive A proposed restaurant expansion project was approved for a tax incentive on Monday. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171018/NEWHAMPSHIRE1409/171019335/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:58:00 EST Hooksett housing project granted extension on conditional approval The Harmony Place project has until October of next year to check off the remaining requirements before the plan can be officially approved. Once that happens, construction can start on the 63-unit development off Route 3 at 1621 Hooksett Road. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171018/NEWHAMPSHIRE1410/171019337/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:58:00 EST Bedford planners to soon vote on 4-story apartment proposal Developers for a proposed four-story apartment complex say the project is not expected to bring a significant number of children into Bedford and its school system. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171018/NEWHAMPSHIRE1408/171019338/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:58:00 EST State awards 822k for recreation, conservation The state has awarded 822,000 to cities and towns for projects aimed at promoting outdoor recreation and conservation. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171017/NEWHAMPSHIRE03/171019396/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Mon, 16 Oct 2017 22:02:00 EST Footrace for the Fallen raises more than 20k The annual Footrace for the Fallen, the 5-kilometer road race hosted each fall by the Manchester Police Department to honor law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty, was held Sunday and raised over 20,000 for the Manchester Police Athletic League. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171017/NEWHAMPSHIRE09/171019410/-1/newhampshire&source=RSS Mon, 16 Oct 2017 22:02:00 EST