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Stephen Savio and the Sea Breeze Band performed at the Stark Park concert series on Sunday.

Friends of Stark Park in Manchester honored for preservation work

The opening act for the Sunday concert series at Stark Park was a brief presentation honoring the group that has worked to restore the riverside park from a state of disrepair and neglect.

CANCELED SHOWS: Kings of Leon has canceled a slate of August shows on its 2014 Mechanical Bull Tour following reports that drummer Nathan Followill is being treated for broken ribs sustained in a tour-bus mishap in Boston last weekend.

Kings of Leon cancel slate of shows following accident

Kings of Leon has canceled a slate of upcoming shows on its 2014 Mechanical Bull Tour following reports that drummer Nathan Followill is being treated for broken ribs sustained in a bus tour mishap in Boston this past weekend.

Audience members know, but will chief inspector figure it out?

A nascent memorial to actor Robin Williams in Keene Tuesday morning. The memorial, which expanded throughout the day, was placed beneath a sign advertising a fictional company for the Williams' movie.

Keene residents adopted Robin Williams during filming of 'Jumanji'

This summer, Andy's Summer Playhouse performed “The Strongest Girl in the World,” starring Anna Lydon as young Clara and Raven Bartlett as her dad. The final production this week is “Phantasmagoia — or — Voices from the Ether.”

Andy's Summer Playhouse wraps season with original production

NH woman met Robin Williams scouting for 'Jumanji'


Bogart Estate says legendary actress Lauren Bacall dead at 89

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Rail rehab proposed for 42 miles of track

The project — which will be paid for by a combination of federal, state and railroad company funds — will expand the line by 0.7 miles in Ossipee

Rye monument dedication remembers Capt. John Smith and his 1614 voyage

A new monument commemorating Capt. John Smith’s 1614 expedition to map the region and coin the name “New England” is set for dedication Thursday at Rye Harbor State Park.

Derek and Jennifer LeClair and their children, Noah, 9, Gavin, 10, and Alessia, 3, are the stewards of Hudson's new Little Free Library in Benson Park. As part of an international literacy movement, the program gives passers-by the chance to exchange free books with one another.

Former Hudson zoo site home to state's newest free library

A Hudson family of five are overseeing the free book exchange program, which is part of the Little Free Library international movement. The Hudson mini-library opened in Benson Park last month.

Organizers of the Lyndeborough Community Day organized a retake in the same location as the 1928 Old Homes Day photo on Saturday.

Lyndeborough's Community Day a hit

Residents and non-residents enjoyed the eighth annual Community on Saturday, Aug. 9 at Town Hall on what many guests said “was a perfect summer day”.

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A visitor at the recent Jericho ATV Festival in Berlin gets ready for a demo ride on the extensive OHRV trail system at Jericho Mountain State Park. The popularity of OHRV-ing has exploded in the North Country at venues such as Jericho Mountain and the Ride the Wilds trail system.

OHRV network to offer new trails, as Ride the Wilds set to offer more choices

In a testament to its popularity and just a little more than a year since its dedication, Ride the Wilds, the 1,000-mile North Country network of off-highway recreation vehicle trails, will add another main connector later this month.

Dick Pinney's Guidlines: When the tide changes, stripers bite

IT WAS dead-low tide at Portsmouth's great Pierce Island boat launching and docking facility.

Dog days and hunter's moon

There is this camp in a more or less sylvan glade along a more or less untraveled road. There are few of these left, by the way.

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Dining & Food

Melon salad with feta and mint makes a refreshing summer side.

Summer Melon Salad with Mint and Feta

When local melon is in season, having a melon side salad with any grilled meal is a bonus.

Mixing it up in the beer aisle

The art of the mixed six-pack

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Life & Culture

Homemade ice cream is a timeless treat that can be tweaked for any occasion.

Homemade ice cream a delight for kids of any age in any era

Homemade ice cream, a delight frozen in time


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Kathi Lewis sorts through stacks of donated baby clothing in the loft of her Hollis townhouse Monday afternoon. Lewis’ Stork Project has donated more than 3,080 clothing bundles to needy newborns during the past seven years. 

Stork Project labor of love for Hollis woman

Over the past 7 years, Kathi Lewis' "Stork Project" has provided several thousand bundles of baby clothes for families in need. Right now, the need for gently-used bassinets and baby bedding is at an all-time high.

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