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Vanessa Elliot, 7, of Rindge dips a piece of banana into a chocolate fountain at the Mariposa Museum Saturday as part of an exhibit celebrating “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” author Roald Dahl's birthday.

Peterborough exhibit tells the story of chocolate

The Mariposa Museum celebrated Roald Dahl's birthday Saturday as part of its World of Chocolate exhibit.

Rachael Dougherty plays Rufioh Nitram as she helps her friend Brittany Cone, both from Nashua as Latula Pyrope during the Granite State Comicon held at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester on Saturday.

Getting into character: Granite State Comicon started Saturday in Manchester

Rachael Dougherty plays Rufioh Nitram as she helps her friend Brittany Cone, both from Nashua as Latula Pyrope during the Granite State Comicon held at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester on Saturday.

Best-selling author Lehane to attend Manchester library fundraiser

Words take center stage at Nashua's Poetry in the Park showcase

Cher

Cher date rescheduled

Gregg Rolie's Derry concert cancelled

Mount Chocorua painted by Benjamin Crackbone Champney (1817-1907).

Jackson Historical Society hosts sale of White Mountain Art

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Celtic Festival participants enjoy the sights and sounds behind the Wild Rover Pub on Sunday in Manchester.

Manchester festival marks being half way to St. Patrick's Day

More than 1,300 people ran 3.1 miles on Sunday to celebrate being half way there. The destination in this case was St. Patrick's Day and the halfway point got its own celebration during the annual Celtic Festival downtown.

Caroline Crawford, 6, of Hollis, shared a moment with Spirit, a pony from Rivers Edge Farm in Pepperell, Mass., during Saturday's Hollis Old Home Day.

Hollis Old Home Day draws community crowd to weekend of fun, games

The rainy skies didn't deter the hundreds of guests attending the weekend's Hollis Old Home Day festivities.

Volunteers from Public Service of New Hampshire worked to restore Hogback Trail and build this 15-foot bridge at Greenfield State Park as part of the Discover the Power of Parks program.

Volunteers spruce up Greenfield State Park to celebrate its 50th anniversary

Greenfield State Park is celebrating its 50th anniversary and the popular recreation area has received a facelift from volunteers who helped restore Hogback Trail.

Tiroran House Hotel on Mull will be home base for five nights. It has won

Touring Scotland's Hebrides and Highlands at Holderness' Squam Lakes Natural Sciene Center

Travelers looking to explore the wild side of Scotland's Hebrides and Highlands in style - and support the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center while enjoying excellent cuisine and accommodations - may consider booking a space on a 13-day tour in June 2015.

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Penny Wheeler-Abbot and Jim Watkins, members of the newly-formed Chocorua Lake Conservancy, pose Saturday on the Chocorua Lake Road bridge in Tamworth. The bridge, whose sides feature a wooden lattice that alternates the letters NH, is a popular place for visitors to take in the iconic view of the lake and Mount Chocorua.

Conservation groups join forces to protect Chocorua Lake Basin

After working complementarily for nearly 50 years, two nonprofit groups recently announced that they have merged to even better meet what is now their combined, singular mission to preserve and protect the Chocorua Lake Basin.

Brenda Charpentier's Forest Journal: Snapping turtles survive despite some undeserved animosity from humans

Snapping turtles live with a bad reputation.

Dick Pinney's Guidelines: Great Bay's natural resources declining

THIS COLUMN is a copy of a report about the decline of the Great Bay natural resources that has happened over the span of my 76 years of living and loving Great Bay, to be read into the U.S. Congressional Record during a hearing on the relative health of Great Bay.


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Dining & Food

Memorable family spot in White Mountains

It was with fond memories that The Dining Companion and I found ourselves back at Tuckerman's Tavern for dinner over Labor Day weekend.

New book covers NH's brewing landscape

As readers of this column know, the craft brewing industry has been growing steadily for decades in the United States. In the past, if one wanted to write a book about craft brews, one would have to go nationwide to find enough of them to fill a small book. But today, Brian Aldrich and Michael Meredith needed to look no further than New Hampshire to do just that.

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Life & Culture

After learning embroidery as a child, Rhonda Besaw of Whitefield began doing beadwork in 1996, which opened her eyes to the rich handcraft traditions of her ancestors.

Whitefield artist's beadwork is a tribute to her Native American ancestry

Rhonda Besaw specializes in traditional and contemporary Wabanaki beadwork.

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Bob and Sally Heuchling at the 2014 Run for the Fallen in Rye on Saturday. They are holding a poster of therir son, Cadet Peter Todd Heuchling, who died unexpectedly while training at West Point in 2003.

Service members honored, remembered at Run for the Fallen

The 2014 Run for the Fallen on Sunday paid tribute to New Hampshire heroes and their family members.

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