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Arts & Entertainment

Pinkerton film students Colin Coviello, and Laura Wicik in a scene from the award-winning film “Inhale.”

Pinkerton students win 48-Hour Film Project award

It was another stellar showing for Pinkerton Academy film students who won "Best Student Film" for "Inhale" at the recent 48 Hour Film Project Awards Night.

'Over the Pub' a humorous take on Irish family

Part Neil Simon-esque comedy and part “Angela's Ashes” poignancy, 'Over the Pub' is a heartwarmingly humorous look at a family's struggle to maintain normalcy amid the daily dramas of life in 1960s Ireland.

A taxi driver is guilt-ridden when his son and daughter — who don't know they are related — discover the 'amazing coincidence' that their fathers have the same name.

Double lives drive apart taxi driver, families

Shakespeare in the Park shows scheduled

From left, lead characters Laura Wicik and Colin Coviello from a scene in the Pinkerton Academy student film “Inhale.” Also shown is fellow Pinkerton student Devin Cox.

Pinkerton students' film up for awards in NH film fest

Flynn Luscombe, 1, of Keene with his mom Katy Luscombe enjoys his first Night of 1,000 Cupcakes in Jaffrey Thursday.

At Jaffrey event, they say, 'Let them eat (cup)cake'

Travel & Leisure

“BB Richardson,” otherwise known Chelsea Shriver, 14, of West Virginia, right, was all smiles after taking a successful shot during The Great Nor'easter — also known as the New England Regional Cowboy Action Shooting Championships — at Pelham Fish and Game Club Sunday afternoon.

A taste of the Old West in Pelham at The Great Nor'easter

Cowboys and cowgirls from around the nation gathered at Pelham Fish and Game Club last weekend for New England Region Cowboy Action Shooting Championship, otherwise known as The Great Nor'easter.

Assistant brewmasters Craig Yergeau, left, and Bryan Link with a sampling of their creations at Milly's Tavern in Manchester. From left is Fisher Cat Ale, Mt. U Cream Ale, Hefeweizen, Manch Vegas IPA, Bo's Scotch Ale and Milly's Oatmeal Stout. Milly's Tavern is a participant in Saturday's Granite State Brewers Festival at nearby Arms Park.

Big turnout expected for NH beer fest

Beer lovers can sample some of the 100-plus beers being offered by nearly 30 New Hampshire brewers at Arms Park on Saturday.

Joe Blajda, left, Kathy Murby and Mike Becker of the band Smoked Kielbasa peform at the Art on the Wall at City Hall watercolor painting show part of the Open Doors Art and Cultural Trolly Tour in Manchester in 2008.

Open Doors Manchester offers look at city's art, culture

You can experience downtown by trolley Thursday with Open Doors Manchester. The event happens several times a year and includes free access to some of the Queen City's arts and cultural venues.

Wallis Sands State Beach is perfect for young kids to enjoy their boogie boards.

Four NH state parks celebrate 50th anniversary

In 1964, Clough State Park in Weare; Greenfield State Park in Greenfield; Wallis Sands State Beach in Rye and Mount Washington State Park in Sargents Purchase were preserved forever.

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Top New Hampshire News

Outdoors

Boy Scouts to host Great North Woods Gathering

Troop 220 is extending some Northern Hospitality to all currently registered Boy Scout of America troops everywhere that features in-town camping and the opportunity to explore the diversity of recreational activities nearby in the world above the Notches.

Crystal Lake to be closed due to elevated E. coli bacteria

The public beach at Crystal Lake has been shut down by the Manchester Health Department due to elevated levels of E. coli bacteria.The elevated levels were detected during routine water testing on Monday.

New Hampshire Community Seafood board member and fisherman Jamie Hayward holds some of his fresh catch. The Portsmouth-based community-supported fishery delivers fresh-caught fish to 13 communities across the state.

Next sign-up begins Aug. 11 for community-supported fishery

New Hampshire Community Seafood (NHCS) was created to be a type of “farm share for fish,” according to Sarah Vanhorn, manager of the community supported fishery.


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Dining & Food

A taste of Rome comes to Elm Street

An Italian cousin joins the Manchester dining scene

When company comes, opt for variety

We found ourselves with a variety of wines this week as we had company coming for dinner on Saturday.

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Life & Culture

Club Notes: Italian club to present comedy/murder mystery

The N.H. Lakes Region Italian Cultural Club will present “Knock EM Dead,” a comedy/murder mystery with six possible endings, on Thursday, Aug. 21, at the Belknap Mill in downtown Laconia.

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NH People

Nashua developer Gerald Nash

Developer Jerry Nash leaves legacy of honest real estate deals

In addition to his success as a New Hampshire real estate mogul, and his fame for being one of the most active developers in the state, Gerald “Jerry” Nash was a man of his word, according to those who knew him best.

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