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Patrick Dorow Productions presents 'Songs for a New World' at Players' Ring

Patrick Dorow Productions in partnership with The Players' Ring will present the musical hit “Songs for a New World” from Friday through Feb. 8 at the Players' Ring, 105 Marcy St., Portsmouth.

McGowan Fine Art hosts ‘Art and Bloom’ pairing flowers with paintings

McGowan Fine Art and the Concord Garden Club will present the 13th annual “Art and Bloom” show, featuring floral arrangements inspired by art, from today through Saturday at McGowan Fine Art, 10 Hills Ave., Concord.

KSC gallery presents 'Jurors' Choice' exhibit

Alex Preston sits outside of his Mont Vernon home last fall after finishing the “American Idol” summer tour.

Alex Preston up for New England Music Award

Travel & Leisure

More information coming on Plaistow commuter rail station Wednesday

On Wednesday, the New Hampshire Department of Transportation is holding a public informational meeting on the Plaistow Commuter Rail Extension Study at 7 p.m. at Plaistow Town Hall.

Ga. police ticket man for ‘eating while driving’

Madison Turner told Atlanta’s Channel 2 Action News he had no idea he could be ticketed after Cobb, Ga., police pulled him over last week for eating while driving.

Staff at the Schilling Beer Co. enjoy some of the beers on tap at the brewery, which was named one of the top ski-town best breweries in the U.S. in the January 2015 issue of Ski Magazine.

Schilling Beer Co. named a best 'ski town' brewery by Ski Magazine

Less than two years old, the Schilling Beer Co. has earned still more praise for its brews based on centuries-old European recipes with Ski Magazine recently naming SBC one of six craft brewers in the U.S. who are “perfecting the craft — literally.”

Keene Pumpkin Festival organizers plan return in 2015

Pumpkin Festival organizers announced plans Friday to move forward with plans for the 2015 festival and said about $60,000 of the $90,000 city bill for the 2014 festival will be paid soon.

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Seacoast, Maine border region offer fantastic ice fishing opportunities

THERE'S A LOT of places that we love to ice fish, but many of them are small enough that we avoid naming them in a column for fear that it would bring too much fishing pressure on them. But there are quite a few larger bodies of water (or ice as in this column) that we don't have any problem mentioning.

Beech trees hang on to many of their leaves in the winter; dried leaves on groupings like these young trees make a chattering sound in the breeze.

Cheryl Kimball's Nature Talks: The beech tree is clearly her favorite

MANY INDIVIDUAL trees in various places are trees I would call my favorites. The catalpa tree beside our barn, for instance, is glorious when at full bloom around the Fourth of July.

Last Week's Rare Bird Alert

This is New Hampshire Audubon's Rare Bird Alert for Monday, Jan. 19.

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Dining & Food

Jim Beauregard's Tasting Notes: Wine Week - a few more Spectacular samples

More from Thursday's Winter Wine Spectacular

Spicy new entry on local Asian scene

Were we not looking for it, we might not have spotted Sun Shui tucked into a shopping plaza in southernmost Bedford, located on Route 3 close by the Airport Road interchange.

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NH People

Rosaly Bass of Peterborough has been named Gardener of the Year by the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Hampshire.

Peterborough's Rosaly Bass named organic gardener of the year

Rosaly Bass of Peterborough has been named Gardener of the Year by the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Hampshire.

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