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Weekend Top 10

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Arts & Entertainment  Music

Cher cancels rest of tour, including Manchester date

In a statement, the musician said an infection that affects her kidney function requires more rest for a full recovery.

Ani DiFranco: The folk singer and songwriter  whose career includes more than 20 albums and work with artists including Pete Seger, Prince, Bruce Springsteen and Cyndi Lauper, will play the Capitol Center for the Arts, 44 S. Main St., Concord, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Ani DiFranco to perform at the Capitol Center

Folk singer and songwriter Ani DiFranco, whose career includes more than 20 albums and work with a roster that includes Pete Seger, Prince, Bruce Springsteen, Cyndi Lauper and Gillian Welch, will play the Capitol Center for the Arts, 44 S. Main St., Concord, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Sheila Lamb and Carlo Travaglia team with daughter Maya Travaglia during a Salmon Falls Mills open house at 1 Front St., Rollinsford, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Salmon Falls to show off artists' work

Fred Moyer Jazz Trio to play Wolfeboro Friends of Music show

'Threepenny Opera' explores lasting political, environmental issues

Cultural plan in Nashua promotes new art center

Smaller film productions shooting in the Granite State

Travel & Leisure

Thanksgiving travel to hit highest level since ‘07

The number of people taking trips of more than 49 miles will total 46.3 million, the most for the Nov. 27 holiday since 2007 and a 4.2 percent increase from a year ago,

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Top New Hampshire News


Stacey Cole's Nature Talks: 'Caliciopsis Canker' affecting NH white pines

PINE NEEDLE drop was on the mind of one of our Barrington readers. The letter, slightly edited, follows: “I am a life-long resident of New Hampshire. I was born and raised in Manchester and about 40 years ago I moved to the Barrington/Strafford area, across from the Rochester Reservoir. We have lots of wildlife, deer, bear, birds of prey and lots of other creatures.

NH's fishing industry staggered

When the New England Fishery Management Council meets this week in Rhode Island, members hope to finalize a plan to rescue both an iconic species - Gulf of Maine cod - and those whose livelihoods have depended on it.

Freedom and glaciers, and getting their deer

On Wednesday, I made the three-hour trip to Manchester for a gathering at the Radisson to honor the memory of James Foley, killed at the hands of fanatics. It figured to be a gathering of the clan of press people and media people and all who hold freedom of expression dear, and it was.

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Dining & Food

Great barbecue, and plenty of it

Lather up for some great barbecue by the Riverside in Nashua

Brews for the cold that’s on its way

A colder-weather sampling of beers and wines

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Life & Culture

The holiday Gift of Lights display opened at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday.

Gift of Lights brings thousands for charities in Loudon

LOUDON – The normally quiet streets and parking lots during the off-season at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway became bright and colorful Friday, as the fourth annual Gift of Lights holiday lighting show began.


NH People

Longtime Concord Christmas Parade chairman Dick Patten poses with his heir-apparent, parade co-chairman James Cusano.

Concord Christmas Parade organizer training his successor

Dick Patten has been organizing Concord's Christmas Parade for 43 years and he's carefully training a successor to keep up the quality and magic.

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