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Jerry Jeff Walker, Texas singer and songwriter, dies at 78

Jerry Jeff Walker, a Texas country singer and songwriter who wrote the pop song "Mr. Bojangles," has died at age 78. Walker died Friday of cancer, family spokesman John T. Davis told The Associated Press. "He had battled throat cancer for many years, and some other health issues," Davis ...

James Randi dead at 92

James Randi, a magician who later challenged spoon benders, mind readers and faith healers with such voracity that he became regarded as the country’s foremost skeptic, has died, his foundation announced. He was 92. The James Randi Educational Foundation confirmed the death, saying simply ...

‘Gimme Some Lovin’ rock star Davis dead at 81

LONDON (AP) – Spencer Davis, a British guitarist and bandleader whose eponymous rock group had 1960s hits including “Gimme Some Lovin’” and “I’m a Man,” has died. He was 81. Davis’ agent, Bob Birk, said Tuesday that he died in a hospital while being treated for pneumonia. He ...

An iPad replaces cow art in parody book ‘Good Morning Zoom’

NEW YORK (AP) – The cow art is gone, as is the red balloon, but the calming style of the children’s classic “Goodnight Moon” shines through in the whimsical parody poking fun at lockdown life “Good Morning Zoom.” “Good morning light, and a world not quite right,” the 2020 ...

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Ja Ja Belle’s is a beacon of comfort food and kindness

Sometimes when you walk into a certain kind of eatery, there’s just something special in the air- a vibrancy and an enveloping sense of comfort and belonging. Many Nashua area restaurants and cafes provide these feelings, but one in particular stands out: Ja Ja Belle’s, on the corner of ...

Pumpkin Pie a favorite for the holidays

History books are full of unfounded myths, generally centering on some pivotal event in a particular culture. One of these involves the landing of the Pilgrims, and the idea that local tribes introduced them to the pumpkin. Absolute nonsense. The pumpkin, which had been cultivated by Central ...

Bobola’s Family Restaurant serves the comfort of home

Uncomplicated are the missions of many family-owned restaurants. Home-style cooking, variety, fair prices, friendly service: these standards make up the foundation of a successful establishment, and Greater Nashua enjoys many such eateries. Having originally set up shop in Dracut, MA, in 2005, ...

From nostalgic recipes to twists on classics, Suzie’s Diner hits the spot

New England has a love affair with diners, and there’s no wondering why. Evoking memories of times seemingly less daunting in comparison to the struggles of our current political and social landscapes, they bring us a sense of comfort and nostalgia. Even those of us who did the bulk of our ...