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Tom King

Tom King

Nashua North football coach Jason Robie reflects on final game

Jason Robie stood on the far corner of the Stellos Stadium turf with his wife, Tammie. It was fitting, because after the Nashua High School North football team he coaches … Full story  


Don Himsel

Don Himsel

New look for established city business

Persian Rug Gallery – now PRG – in downtown Nashua changes with the times … Full story  


June Lemen

June Lemen

My winter is running hot and cold

This year, the Lemen/Broyles household has had no problem reaching our goal of not turning the furnace on before Nov. 1. Sure, we had a couple of cold nights, and … Full story  


Joe Marchilena

Joe Marchilena

Body weight training tops 2015 forecast

If you’ve been doing a lot of push-ups and lunges lately when you go to the gym, don’t be surprised if pretty soon you’re not the only one doing them. … Full story  


David Brooks

David Brooks

Making snow is science and art, water and air, weather, energy, and a dash of mathematical formulas

Making snow, it turns out, is a game of numbers. Numbers like 180,000. That’s roughly how many gallons of water are needed to create a foot of artificial snow over … Full story  


Chris Graham

Chris Graham

Aquarium acquisition may begin fishing expedition to fascinating hobby

Guppies, gourami, platies and snails, mollies, goldfish, sharks and swordtails – all can be found in the tanks of local fish stores waiting to be transferred to the small ecosystems … Full story  


Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith

Superpower required to understand this hero

If you saw “Big Hero 6” and are looking for the Marvel Comics it’s based on, well … you won’t find any. Why not? It’s complicated. Yes, the movie credits … Full story  


George Scione

George Scione

Saturday will be Super for Campbell

Saturday at Cowell Stadium in Durham all three NHIAA title games will take place one after another. It’s about time. There have been calls for a neutral location to host … Full story  


Marc Bouchard

Marc Bouchard

Comforting, savory meat dishes to usher in cooler weather

The weather is turning cooler, and pretty soon the carnivores in your household will be crawling out of their caves in search of food. They’ll crave a hot, savory dish … Full story  


Melissa Runde

Melissa Runde

6 Confessions of a Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad Mom

It goes without saying that since time began, parents have been searching for the manual that gives exact instructions on how to raise perfect children. There are precise directions regarding … Full story  


Kathleen Palmer

Kathleen Palmer

Theater and Thanksgiving prep keeping you busy this weekend

I love this time of year. Certainly not because of the weather; and not even for the holidays. I love it because it’s theater season. Last weekend I saw Ghostlight … Full story  


Scott Flegal

Scott Flegal

The bilge of election ads should put us all on the campaign finance reform bandwagon

I did not want to write this article. I tried to suppress it, I really did. I know that by the time the recent election ended, most of us were … Full story  


Benjamin Garber

Benjamin Garber

Change your culture starting this Thanksgiving

If you look hard beneath all of the super-commercialized, half-off sales, behind the Black Friday-Thursday-Wednesday one-time-only discounts, and despite the historical realities of racism and genocide, there really is a … Full story  


Dean Shalhoup

Dean Shalhoup

Seventh ‘Rockin’ for the Santa Fund’ concert Nov. 28; tickets going fast

Besides the fact that it keeps on growing and may one day attain the distinction of being The Telegraph Santa Fund’s premier fundraiser, there’s not a whole lot I can … Full story  


Eric Stanway

Eric Stanway

Paella: If you’re not a celebrity chef, please pronounce it correctly

The other day, I happened to be flipping through the channels on the TV when I encountered the infamously foul-mouthed British chef Gordon Ramsay referring to some dish which he … Full story  


Sandy Philpott

Sandy Philpott

My VivoFit goal: Defeating the Red Bar of Slothfulness

Don’t hate me when I admit I have never had to worry about my weight, despite not being athletic or even especially active. I was never a runner, I never … Full story  


Alan Greenwood

Alan Greenwood

Online, value of sports rumors trump news

Spotted on the worldwide rumor mill A celebrity football player (some might say notorious) from one of the country’s high-profile programs (think about the state of sunshine and hanging chads) … Full story  


Jessie Salisbury

Jessie Salisbury

Just her type: The old way of creating stories

I came late into the computer age, having learned to type on various sorts of typewriters even before the electric ones that were popular for a few years. My typing … Full story  


Doug Webster

Doug Webster

October 2014: Clouds, rain, mild temperatures return

After a period of very sunny weather from June through September, we saw clouds make a big return during October. Along with the clouds came above-normal rains, which were beneficial … Full story  


Paul Collins

Paul Collins

Riding the peace train again, Cat Stevens is back

He was born Steven Demetra Georgiou in London in 1948. A convert to Islam in 1977, he made the decision to walk away from the dizzying heights and golden trappings … Full story  


Teresa Santoski

Teresa Santoski

When you have a tiny new pet, be careful not to Jinx it

Welcoming a new pet into the family is always an adjustment. Every animal is accompanied by its own particular routines, needs, and idiosyncrasies, and it takes time to acclimate. Following … Full story  


J. Daniel Marr

J. Daniel Marr

Be careful talking about politics in the work place

Politics are on the minds of many of all of us now, yet we should be cautious about if and how we share our political opinions in the workplace. Most … Full story  


Mike Morin

Mike Morin

‘Springing’ to 50

Milestone birthdays. You either love ’em or hate ’em. And why do people insist on throwing surprise parties when you turn 40, 50 or 60? But I digress – already. … Full story