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Authors to host mystery event at Amherst library

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Do you love the safe thrill of a good mystery book? Are you smarter than Hercule Poirot? Are you sure that the butler did it? Come to the Amherst Town Library at 7 p.m. on Oct. 23 to learn about making a mystery with authors Jeannette de Beauvoir, Kate Flora, Arlene Kay and Sarah Smith. In this ...

The mystique of Keith Richards

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It’s probably a bit of a challenge for many music lovers from across multiple generations to try to recall a time when the Rolling Stones weren’t at the epicenter of rock and roll. If it feels as though the original bad boys of rock have been around forever, well, that’s because they ...

Hollywood all-in on original films

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NEW YORK (AP) — When 20th Century Fox greenlit James Mangold’s “Ford v. Ferrari” — an original movie with a nearly $100 million budget — the director’s agent had some advice. “Enjoy this,” Mangold recalled him saying. “This will be the last one of these you ever ...

Beignets are classified as choux pastries

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When I first moved to New England, decades ago, I was surprised to see stands advertising Fried Dough – that is, just big blobs of dough, deep fried, and sprinkled with cinnamon and confectioner’s sugar. It seemed like such an unlikely and literal description of the treat that I wondered ...

League of N.H. Craftsmen select ornament

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CONCORD – The League of New Hampshire Craftsmen recently selected the design for its 2019 Annual Ornament. Titled Tidings of Joy, the ornament was designed by Meggin Dossett of Lebanon, NH, a juried member of the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen. Each ornament will be handmade by Dossett in ...

Evergreen Garden open May 31-June 2

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GOFFSTOWN – Evergreen, the one-acre woodland garden with more than 400 mature rhododendrons, opens to the public without charge May 31 through June 2. Evergreen is always open on the first weekend of June because that’s when its 220 Catawba rhododendrons are at peak bloom, according to ...

Back’s Lunches series wraps up in June

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CONCORD – The final, free Bach’s Lunches of the season take place June 6 and June 13 at Concord Community Music School, with a presentation about stories and moods in music, and a concert of classical music inspired by folk traditions. ••• June 6, 12:10 p.m. Bach’s Lunch ...

Milford Fishing Derby set for Saturday

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The Milford Polce Department will again be sponsoring the annual Fishing Derby in conjuction with family and friends of Michael McBriarty. The Derby will be on Saturday May 18 from 8 a.m. to noon located at Railroad Pond on South Street in Milford. Prizes will be awarded to the children in ...

Yoga and Pilates: What do I look like, Gumby?

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My Craigslist ad: Yoga mat for sale. Used once. As I’m still pretty nimble for my age, I’ll take a hard pass on yoga. I remember when yoga went by its original name: Twister. Why do people wear yoga pants everywhere? Are jeans too stressful? Originally, I liked the idea of yoga ...

Aviation Museum offers vintage Memorial Day tribute

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LONDONDERRY – Get in the spirit of Memorial Day weekend with a vintage silent film drama about U.S. naval aviators that’s a window into what it was like to serve one’s country between the World Wars. ‘The Flying Fleet’ (1929), a star-studded MGM drama filmed on location at key U.S. ...

Amy LaBelle wins a 2019 Cornerstone award

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AMHERST – New Hampshire Businesses for Social Responsibility, a Concord-based nonprofit that works to promote socially and environmentally responsible business in the state, announced its 2019 Cornerstone and Partnership for Innovation Award winners at its 18th annual spring conference held ...

Tynan to perform April 15 at Nashua North

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Dr. Ronan Tynan is known for his versatile range of repertoire, which includes selections from the operatic, oratorio, concert and pop music genres. Tynan, who will perform April 15 at Nashua North High School as part of the Nashua Community Concert Association’s annual slate of show, ...

Association announces 2019-2020 season performers

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NASHUA – The Nashua Community Concert Association will open its 89th consecutive season with an exciting concert in September by the Celtic Angels at Nashua High School North, 8 Titan Way in Nashua. Founded in 1931 by 35 local residents concerned that Nashua expand its arts presence, the ...