"> en-us Ice-Out declared on Lake Winnipesaukee Ice-Out was declared this afternoon on Lake Winnipesaukee. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:55:00 EST It's official Pumpkin Festival coming to Laconia, scheduled Oct. 24 It's official. The event that for the past 24 years has been known as the Keene Pumpkin Festival has a new name and new venue Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:59:00 EST Restaurant bans Goffstown official for allegedly stiffing tab A Pinardville restaurant has banned a Goffstown budget official after alleging he walked out on the bill, but the official claims he was having a cigarette - and that he had left cash on his table to pay his tab. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:03:00 EST Celebrating the Cog The world's first mountain-climbing cog railway will begin its 146th season on Saturday and then three weeks later will celebrate the first 145 seasons in a new public television documentary. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22:13:00 EST Claremont plans festival Let It Shine plans Laconia annoucement The Claremont Citizens Group is moving forward with a proposal for their own pumpkin festival, even as Keene organizers are expected today to announce a move to Laconia for this year. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22:10:00 EST NH Club Briefs Merrimack Valley Quilt Guild's show next week The Merrimack Valley Quilt Guild will celebrate its 35th anniversary at its annual quilt show, 'Celebrate America, the Red White and Blue,' from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 1 and 2, at Timberlane Regional High School, 36 Greenough Road. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:49:00 EST Candia clinic offers free legal assistance to residents in need A legal clinic that offers fee advice, counsel and protection to low-income debtors at the Candia Circuit Court will will soon be expanding to Plymouth.. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22:09:00 EST NH Club Briefs Gen. Stark Day celebration Monday in Dunbarton A celebration of Gen. John Stark Day with Revolutionary War re-enactments will begin at noon Monday on the Dunbarton Town Common. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 22:41:00 EST Hundreds preparing for run to honor slain Greenland chief, first responders Hundreds of runners and walkers are getting ready to lace up for this Sunday's fourth annual 'Chief Maloney Unity Run.' Nearly 700 people have registered to participate in the 10K run, which starts at 11 a.m. at the Stratham Police Department and ends at the Greenland Police Department. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 21:22:00 EST Inspirational African Children's Choir visits NH The African Children's Choir, which has performed before presidents, heads of state and most recently, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, will perform here in the Granite State this spring. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:57:00 EST Lily Tomlin's witticism colors iconic portrayals Over the past 40 years, Lily Tomlin has been conjuring a cast of lasting characters, from the precocious 5 12-year-old Edith Ann to the irascible telephone operator Ernestine. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:37:00 EST UNH choir, orchestra, composers in spotlight The University of New Hampshire Department of Music presents the 'Messiah Project UNH Concert Choir,' under the direction of William Kempster, at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Johnson Theater of the Paul Creative Arts Center, 30 Academic Way. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:35:00 EST Pontine revels in nonsensical search for mythical 'snark' Pontine Theatre premieres its original stage adaptation of Lewis Carroll's 'The Hunting of the Snark' Friday at 730 p.m. at the West End Studio Theatre, 959 Islington St. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:35:00 EST Getting into swing with Glenn Miller Orchestra The Glenn Miller Orchestra, one of the longest-running contemporary music acts in America, for decades has preserved the classic big-band music of the World War II era. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:35:00 EST Terrence Blanchard, Ravi Coltrane in Hopkins Center show A jazz double-header at the Hopkins Center for the Arts in Hanover will see five-time Grammy Award winner and trumpeter Terence Blanchard team up with saxophonist and fellow Blue Note recording artist Ravi Coltrane Friday night. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:34:00 EST What you see is, literally, what you get when Home Free takes stage I've accepted that prerecorded instrumental tracks and soundboard effects are part of today's touring package, though I still hope a lead singer winded by dance moves and multiple costume changes doesn't resort to widespread lip-synching to hide gulps for air. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:32:00 EST Play centers on evolution of trial in Nashua A 1925 trial that led to a conviction of a teacher for lessons about evolution inspired 'Inherit the Wind,' by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:31:00 EST Apple Hill String Quarter takes stage Saturday The Apple Hill String Quartet performs its third annual Music in Bass Hall concert at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture at 730 p.m. Saturday. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:31:00 EST Clarinetist Richard Stolzman in Concord Grammy Award-winning clarinetist Richard Stoltzman, accompanied by his son, pianist Peter John Stolzman, comes to the Concord City Auditorium for a 730 p.m. concert Saturday. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:30:00 EST Dave Coulier brings standup to NHTI You know how some celebrities try to distance themselves from the one song, show or movie that made them famous, and for which they continue to be identified by? Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:30:00 EST Lakes Region artist opening multi-media show Lakes Region artist Valerie Schurer Christle's multi-media works go on display Friday at The Art Place, 9 N. Main St., Wolfeboro, where they will remain on view through Wednesday, May 13. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:29:00 EST Motley Crue's curtain-call tour headed to Manchester Iconic rock band Motley Crue, slated to conclude its two-year 'Final Tour' cycle on New Year's Eve, first will make a stop at the Verizon Wireless Arena this fall. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:28:00 EST Bob Marley the comedian finds humor in family, furnace repair, ice fishing Having the same name as a reggae superstar has never been a big deal for Maine comedian Bob Marley, but it tripped him up when he and his wife traveled to Jamaica in January to stay at an all-inclusive resort. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:26:00 EST These fresh salads add balance to the season's first barbecues Welcome spring with these bright, fresh salads Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:51:00 EST Goffstown selectmen vice chair headed south After accepting a job in another state, a longtime public servant will soon be stepping down from the board of selectmen - and another longtime public servant is expected to take his place. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:38:00 EST Turn off Route 111 for good family seafood Good family seafood tucked away in Windham Tue, 21 Apr 2015 22:18:00 EST Laconia may land pumpkin festival Although the official announcement is not expected to be made until Friday, it appears that the City on the Lakes 8212 which has a history of hosting large annual events, including Motorcycle Week 8212 may be the new home of what was most recently the Keene Pumpkin Festival. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 21:22:00 EST Effort to save old Belmont school at end of line The Save the Gale School Committee has gone through a lot of ups and downs in more than two decades of trying to find a preservation solution for the building that served as the elementary school for all the town's students until 1985. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 21:11:00 EST NH Senior News Seniors Count workshop to focus on 'Understanding Dementia' A workshop on 'Understanding Dementia,' presented by Seniors Count-Nashua, will help caregivers understand what dementia is, what signs to look for and where to seek help when a loved one has dementia. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:06:00 EST 189 acres to be preserved on Rose Mountain A large tract of wooded hilltop recreation land with stunning views for miles could be saved from future development. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:04:00 EST Claremont sets pumpkin festival date The first New England Pumpkin Festival in Claremont will premiere Oct. 17, organizer Michael Charest said Sunday. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 20:52:00 EST Film festival bestows Jonathan Daniels Award The 3rd annual Monadnock International Film Festival honored the 50th anniversary of Keene son, Jonathan Daniels' sacrifice Saturday. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 20:25:00 EST Learning center fundraising dinner set The fourth annual spaghetti supper fundraiser for the Holy Cross Family Learning Center will be held Thursday, May 14, at 357 Island Pond Road. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 20:25:00 EST Hydrant flushing to begin in Hooksett April 27 Residents in the Central Hooksett Water Precinct should anticipate potential changes to their tap water beginning on Apr. 27, as fire hydrants in the area are flushed over the course of four weeks. However, any variations are harmless. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 20:25:00 EST