"> en-us Fish and Game Unprepared hikers helped in Lincoln and on Mount Monadnock State Fish and Game conservation officers were kept busy Sunday by out-of-state hikers, with a Rhode Island man needing help on the Pemigewasset Trail in Lincoln and two from England requiring assistance off Mount Monadnock in Jaffrey. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:56:00 EST Manchester shows will be among final performances of Ringling Bros. circus The Ringling Bros. and Barnum Bailey circus said on Saturday it will cease performances after 146 years in business, owing to what it said were declining tickets sales and high operating costs. According to its website, a handful of April shows in Manchester will be among the final ones. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:58:00 EST NH Senior Notes Manchester senior center plans variety of workshops The William B. Cashin Senior Activity Center, 151 Douglas St., is accepting registrations for workshops and presentations on its schedule. Sun, 15 Jan 2017 23:37:00 EST Northfield woman scratches her way to final 2m winner in game A Northfield woman is the state's newest millionaire, after claiming the last 2 million instant top prize in the New Hampshire State Lottery's 30 Million Granite Giveaway scratch game. Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:50:00 EST NH Miss Amazing Pageant awards, celebrates contestants' abilities For a second year, the Lakes Region on Saturday hosted the New Hampshire Miss Amazing Pageant, a unique competition where every contestant came away a winner. Sun, 15 Jan 2017 23:28:00 EST Fish and Game called after car is reported stuck in ditch Fish and Game officers helped rescue a New York woman Sunday morning after her car became stuck in a ditch off Jefferson Notch Road in the White Mountain National Forest. Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:50:00 EST Dick Pinney's Guide Lines Tips for safe and effective ice fishing If you take safety lightly while ice fishing, you could very well join those sad statistics that come with ice fishing in New England almost every year. Sat, 14 Jan 2017 23:41:00 EST NH towns honor Dr. King with variety of events Events are scheduled to take place around the state in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Sat, 14 Jan 2017 22:56:00 EST Portsmouth child with rare brain tumor draws support from across the country Until last month, 9-year-old Ciara Brill of Portsmouth was like any other child. Then she was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma. The tumor is located in her brain stem, and cannot be operated on. Sat, 14 Jan 2017 21:34:00 EST Upper Room offers parenting workshop in Derry The Upper Room, a nonprofit family resource center, is offering Positive Solutions, a parenting workshop that will focus on the challenges and developmental changes in a young child's life. Sat, 14 Jan 2017 20:46:00 EST Cheryl LeBlanc's Nature Vision Pussy willows do well in the sun The pussy willow is a common tree found in North America and the term may refer to the tree or to the furry buds on its branches. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:23:00 EST Signs are that vacation time will be a good time in 2017 2017 is begging you to take a trip. Airfares are down and gas prices are below what they were last year at this time. Plus, says more than half of you are still not using all your vacation days. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 21:15:00 EST Julie Jason's Your Money Website offers a variety of research tools for bond investors In the old days, it wasn't easy to get market data on bonds. That's no longer the case, and anyone who buys bonds needs to take advantage of the wealth of information that is available, some of it in real time. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:50:00 EST Roadside History Gilsum Stone Arch Bridge, one of the highest in the state The previous bridge was built in 1860 and collapsed a few months later. The current bridge was designed by William Leonard Kingsbury, a local official its builders are not known. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:50:00 EST Brenda Charpentier's Forest Journal A winter warmup brings a deeper appreciation for woods, wildlife I'm hoping to find bobcat tracks where I saw them here last winter. A secretive bobcat from these woods has shown itself twice in the past three years. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:31:00 EST Lakes Region eagerly anticipating Colonial Theatre's rebirth When it opened on April 13, 1914, the Colonial Theatre was hailed as being a handsomer and more convenient playhouse than is to be found in New England outside of the very largest cities. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:31:00 EST Where to go sledding in New Hampshire this winter Where to go sledding, tubing or tobogganing in New Hampshire this winter. Whatever your vehicle, it's all down hill from the top. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 04:10:00 EST Stacey Cole's Nature Talks 'Blacky' is actually a melanistic red squirrel Nature Talks column Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:10:00 EST NH Club Notes Reprisal DAR announces Good Citizen winners The Reprisal Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution has announced the four students chosen as DAR Good Citizens for 2016-17. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:51:00 EST Eagle Scouts recognized at ceremony Eagle Scouts 8212 the newly minted and the veterans 8212 flocked to the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at St. Anselm College on Thursday to honor the latest scouts to reach the Eagle rank. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:50:00 EST Winter Notes Veteran skier? You can still learn something January is Learn to Ski Month in New Hampshire 8212 and in skiing states from Virginia to Oregon 8212 and I wanted in on the action. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:50:00 EST Event will benefit Newport family who lost home in fire The community is rallying around a Newport family that lost their Bradford Road home in a fire Tuesday. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:51:00 EST For the first time, slopestyle skiing and snowboarding tour makes a stop at Waterville Valley The next generation of slopestyle skiing and snowboarding stars 8212 with some potential future Olympians within it 8212 is shining this week at the place where the sport was born. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 22:02:00 EST He gave his heart to Pelham basketball, and they knew it Players, coaches and fans came and went, but every season the Pelham High Basketball program could count on one thing Ronald Walsh would be in the bleachers rooting for his beloved hometown team. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 22:09:00 EST NH Club Notes Manchester Choral Society invites singers to rehearsal Manchester Choral Society is inviting singers, from high-school age and beyond, to the first open rehearsal for its spring concerts on Monday, Jan. 30. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 22:05:00 EST Bedford looks to add splash pad to pool area A 325,000 splash pad could possibly be installed at the Bedford town pool later this year. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 22:02:00 EST TUSK brings Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Experience to Plymouth TUSK The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Experience takes over The Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center, 39 Main St., at 730 p.m. Saturday. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:01:00 EST Hey, Jude and everyone else it's the Fab Four Beatles for Sale, a New England Beatles tribute band, will play Jean's Playhouse, 34 Papermill Drive, at 730 p.m. Saturday. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:01:00 EST Hip-hop poet Aaron Jefferis caps residency with punchy performance Spoken word poet and playwright Aaron Jafferis finishes up his Arts Council of Tamworth residency with a performance at 7 p.m. Friday at the Tamworth Lyceum, 85 Main St. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:01:00 EST 'Our Secrets' to make U.S. premier on Hanover stage The United States premiere of Bela Pinter and Company's 'Our Secrets' takes the stage in the Moore Theater of the Hopkins Center for the Arts on the Dartmouth College campus at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:01:00 EST Iranian-born artist Bahar Behbahani conjures sense of home Iranian artist Bahar Behbahani's works are a sort of 'psychogeography,' a map back to what once was her only home. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:01:00 EST League of NH Craftsmen are 'Setting the Standard' with next exhibition The League of NH Craftsmen is 'Setting the Standard' with its latest effort, a multimedia exhibition that showcases the work of master craftsmen who are jurors for the league. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:01:00 EST 'Contemporary Mosaics' on view at AVA art center in Lebanon 'Contemporary Mosaics Grid Variations' by Lebanon artist Carrie Fradkin will be unveiled Friday at a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Rebecca Lawrence Gallery Entry at AVA Gallery and Art Center, 11 Bank St. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:01:00 EST Animation showcase screening in Jaffrey The new River Street Theatre, 6 River St., will present the 18th Annual Animation Show of Shows at 530 and 745 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:01:00 EST Remembering Debbie Reynolds and role that launched her career Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies and Warner Bros. Entertainment are celebrating the 65th Anniversary of 'Singin' in the Rain' with special screenings of the 1952 classic movie musical starring late great singer, dancer and actress Debbie Reynolds, who died Dec. 28, just a day after her daughter, actress and writer Carrie... Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:01:00 EST Guitarist Pat Metheny on NH gig, David Bowie, and making music Guitarist Pat Metheny has long reigned as one of the best guitarists in jazz 8212 or any genre 8212 to the tune of 20 Grammy awards. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:01:00 EST Winter rangers to patrol Rollinsford once again Reenactors Sunday at the Colonel Paul Wentworth House will portray the winter rangers who patrolled the New England frontier during the 1740s and 1750s. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:01:00 EST Time travel through NH, from centuries old canoe to '70s Ski-doo Enjoy a guided tour of the New Hampshire Historical Society's historic Park Street building and exhibitions Saturday at 30 Park St. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:01:00 EST Seacoast Winter Party on Ice glides into Strawbery Banke Saturday Labrie Family Skate at Strawbery Banke hosts a professional ice dance performance themed 'Seacoast Winter Party on Ice!' on the outdoor ice rink at 2 p.m. Saturday. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:01:00 EST 'Go Outside and Play' at indoor City Hall exhibition Going inside to see Yong Chen's exhibit at City Hall will make people appreciate enjoying the outdoors. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:01:00 EST Lenny Clark is coming to Concord with 'No Holds Barred' Comedian Lenny Clarke returns to the Capitol Center for the Arts downtown with his 'No Holds Barred' standup show at 8 p.m. Friday. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:01:00 EST ' In 'Drinking Habits,' a comedy by Tom Smith, accusations, mistaken identities and romances run rampant. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:01:00 EST Get the Dave Andrews Experience in comedy in Laconia The Dave Andrews Experience returns to Pitman's Freight Room, 94 New Salem St., at 8 p.m. Saturday. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:01:00 EST Get the Led Out carries on Zeppelin experience Get the Led Out GTLO has two goals first, to tap into their own boundless passion for classic rock band Led Zeppelin, and second, to make sure that vibe is contagious. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:01:00 EST