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Don Himsel

Editor’s Note: Imagine Nashua: Then & Now is a weekly photo column by Don Himsel. Each week, he will feature an old photo within a … Full story    

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No time for dog days – gardeners have work in August

Ah, the results of my labor in the garden – the bounty is in! The tomatoes are sun-drenched in flavor. One bite and the sweet … Full story    
Published:  August 24, 2014

Cross-country bicycle trip an education for young Nashua woman

Nashua resident Rachel Picard was pedaling with six other young women down a long, lonesome road somewhere in rural Nebraska last month when one of … Full story    
Published:  August 24, 2014

Crafter seeks wool fabric to create hand-hooked rugs

Rug hooking is an art and a craft, popular in North America for at least 200 years. A person creates a rug by pulling lengths … Full story    
Published:  August 24, 2014

Ramen advocates defend merits of instant meals

SEOUL, South Korea – Kim Min-koo has an easy reply to new American research that hits South Korea where it hurts – in the noodles. … Full story    
Published:  August 24, 2014

Mud runs – big fun, big risk, big business

UNIONTOWN, Pa. – Playing dirty has a whole new meaning; just ask anyone who has ever taken part in one of the latest sports crazes … Full story    
Published:  August 24, 2014

EDITOR’S NOTE: Helping Hands is a bi-weekly feature that provides information about the needs of local nonprofit agencies. Animal Rescue Network of New England P.O. … Full story    
Published:  August 24, 2014

Fall back into health this season

Challenge yourself to get in shape and stay fit this season. There is no better time to start than now! Summer is coming to an … Full story    
Published:  August 24, 2014

3-D printing creates custom knee replacements

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — For some patients who have had knee replacement surgery and undergone the subsequent physical therapy, getting the second knee replaced is … Full story    
Published:  August 23, 2014

Past and present from the Millyard stack

The original image was made by Frank Ingalls, who I can see was braver than I am. This is the second of two photographs I’ve … Full story    
Published:  August 19, 2014

Patient advocates say insurers avoiding the sick

WASHINGTON – Ending insurance discrimination against the sick was a central goal of the nation’s health care overhaul, but leading patient groups say that promise … Full story    
Published:  August 19, 2014

Best seller list

Hardcover Fiction

1. "Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage", Haruki Murakami

2. "The Goldfinch", Donna Tartt

3. "All the Light We Cannot See", Anthony Doerr

4. "Big Little Lies", Liane Moriarty

5. "Adultery", Paulo Coelho

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. "Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book", Diane Muldrow

2. "In the Kingdom of Ice", Hampton Sides

3. "A Spy Among Friends", Ben Macintyre

4. "David and Goliath", Malcolm Gladwell

5. "Think Like a Freak", Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

Trade Paperback Fiction

1. "Gone Girl", Gillian Flynn

2. "Orphan Train", Christina Baker Kline

3. "The Ocean at the End of the Lane", Neil Gaiman

4. "The Valley of Amazement", Amy Tan

5. "The Signature of All Things", Elizabeth Gilbert

Trade Paperback Nonfiction

1. "Unbroken", Laura Hillenbrand

2. "The Boys in the Boat", Daniel James Brown

3. "Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls", David Sedaris

4. "Wild", Cheryl Strayed

5. "Brain on Fire", Susannah Cahalan

The Indie Best-seller List is based on reporting from hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For an independent bookstore near you, visit