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'Messiah Sing' rings out on Seacoast

To conjure a classical holiday gem, eight Seacoast choruses, eight conductors, four featured soloists and an 11-piece orchestra will join with the community for the 10th annual 'Messiah Sing' at The Music Hall, 28 Chestnut St., Portsmouth.

Kimberly Anderson Ritchie, Rock Tripe Lichen, Installation: silkscreen and monoprint on maps

The Lamson Learning Commons at Plymouth State University will present an exhibition of works by Professor Kimberly Anderson Ritchie through March 6 at the Library and Learning Commons on Highland Street.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bouthiette Photography
JAZZ CLARINETIST Ken Peplowski, who has about 25 albums to his name, is an alumnus of the Benny Goodman and Tommy Dorsey orchestras. He’s also collaborated with big-name musicians ranging from Mel Torme to Madonna and Rosemary Clooney to Leon Redbone.

Concord Holiday Variety Show features jazz aces, comedian

Beach Boys

Beach Boys to play Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom

Avett Brothers headed to NH

'Textvase' was created by Maureen Mills, chair of New Hampshire Institute of Art's ceramics faculty.

NHIA takes faculty exhibit on road this month for first off-campus show

Project Shakespeare’s Patrick Sherlock as Jacob Marley’s Ghost and Sarah Hurley as Scrooge.

‘A Christmas Carol’ to be performed throughout Monadnock region

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Manchester fire officials estimate this 65 Log. St. apartment complex suffered $750,000 in damage on Sunday.

All safe following early-morning Manchester blaze on West Side

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District Fire Chief Mike Gamache said all residents made it out of a three-alarm blaze at a 36-unit West Side apartment complex safely, including three members of a family that firefighters helped through a first-floor window after the heat and smoke from the 3:20 a.m. blaze became too intense.

Outdoors

Lighter but more rugged tracks have improved travel and eliminated maintenance on the Mount Washington SnowCoach.

SnowCoach makes winter majesty accessible

A crew sends a pair of snow coaches and eight passengers per trip up a steep — 12 percent — grade, near tree line to 4,500 feet above sea level several times per day.

Human intervention hobbling ice fishermen

WE'VE LIVED ON and utilized Great Bay for our outdoor recreation and source of great food for about half a century and have never thought that some of these things we cherished could come to a screeching halt. But we are not happy to pass the word: that was then and this is now and things have changed for the worse.

In winter, birds like this white-throated sparrow spend parts of the daytime and all of the nighttime perched in trees to conserve energy.

In the longest nights of the year, our birds are living on the edge

Happy shortest day of the year!
That sounds a lot better than moping about the longest winter night, doesn't it?


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Dining & Food

Pastry chef Katie Johnson plans to open From Scratch Baking Company on North Main Street in Wolfeboro this spring.

New Wolfeboro bakery seeks funds through crowsourcing, would provide jobs for those with developmental disabilities

Professionally trained pastry chef Katie Johnson intends to raise more than just bread dough when she opens her new bakery, From Scratch Baking Co., this spring at 45 North Main Street.

Our Gourmet:: Italian with a twist in Portsmouth

Cafe Mediterraneo: Italian with a twist in downtown Portsmouth

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Mary Heath poses for a photo during a party for her 106th birthday this month at Hillsborough County Nursing Home in Goffstown.

Retired nurse celebrates 106 years

Mary Heath celebrated her 106th birthday on Dec. 11 among friends at Hillsborough County Nursing Home.

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