"> en-us New radio station in Bedford to aid in emergencies and more After seven years of planning and work, a new low-power radio station in Bedford will soon go live. WBNH-LP, located in the Bedford Community Television building on Meetinghouse Road, is a 100-watt station that can cover approximately 5 to 8 miles, enough to cover the entire town. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:53:00 EST Marathon bombing hero to headline Bob Baines' Blarney Breakfast The 16th annual Bob Baine's Blarney Breakfast, planned for March 11 at the Radisoon, will be headlined by former MBTA transit police Sgt. Richard Dic Donohue, who was severely injured in a gun battle with Boston marathon bombers. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:34:00 EST Fish and Game offering fly tying program Interested in learning the art of fly tying? The N.H. Fish and Game Department's 'Let's Go Fishing' program is offering a five-week introductory fly tying course on Wednesday evenings in March March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:34:00 EST NH Club Notes AOH elects officers, plans for St. Patrick's Day parade The Ancient Order of Hibernians, William J. Shanahan Division 1, recently elected officers for 2016. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:33:00 EST Actor Roger Guenveur Smith in 'Rodney King' at KSC History, poetry and tragedy collide when stage and film actor Roger Guenveur Smith tackles the thorny odyssey of Rodney King, caught in the glare of the national spotlight after his beating by Los Angeles police was videotaped and the officers' subsequent acquittal sparked deadly riots there in 1992. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:45:00 EST Prescott Park dives into plans for summer fest Prescott Park Arts Festival is going with an aquatic folk tale for its summer production, festival officials have announced. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:45:00 EST No BS! Brass Band delivers straight-up jazz-funk fusion Enjoy a straight-up, rocking set when No BS! Brass Band hits 3S Artspace for an 8 p.m. show Saturday. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:45:00 EST Review Triple-disc set lets us take a listen to Them Since the early '70s, Van Morrison has become best known for his singular brand of 'Celtic soul,' a hybrid of folk, jazz and blues that while often upbeat definitely leans more on the side of mellow. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:45:00 EST Winterfest headed to Holderness Saturday The Squam Lakes Association will host its annual Winterfest celebration from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the SLA Resource Center, 534 Route 3. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:45:00 EST Barnstar to play bluegrass at Stone Church Boston-area bluegrass band Barnstar has a flair for performance, right down to how it describes itself on its info page on Facebook. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:45:00 EST Concord cast takes revealing look at tale behind nude fundraiser The Community Players of Concord this weekend will reveal 'Calendar Girls,' a play based on 11 older English women who put their community on the map when they decide to pose nude for an alternative charity calendar for the local hospital. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:45:00 EST Jazz it up with Manchester music school faculty Manchester Community Music School faculty members Elizabeth Blood on piano and Katrina Veno on clarinet will perform a jazzy winter concert at 1210 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, at Grace Episcopal Church, 106 Lowell St. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:45:00 EST Trio Veritas gives meaning to Feb. 14 in Plymouth concert Violinist Sasha Callahan and cellist Leo Eguchi will join Plymouth State University Professor and pianist Dan Perkins in a bit of 'Holiday Romance' at 1 p.m. Sunday at Plymouth State University's Smith Recital Hall at the Silver Center for the Arts. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:45:00 EST Children's Museum to host Wonderland Tea Party The World of Lewis Carroll comes to life at the Children's Museum of New Hampshire's annual Wonderland Tea Party. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:45:00 EST Trumpeter Chris Botti gives his impressions of instrumental career World-famous jazz trumpeter Chris Botti hasn't forgotten his roots. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:45:00 EST One family's reunion proves both heartwarming 8212 and exasperating You know how family reunions can be heart-warming one minute and then completely exasperating for what seems like days? Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:44:00 EST Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham's busload of characters is 'Perfectly Unbalanced' Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham has loaded up his 'Perfectly Unbalanced' tour bus with a cast of characters and is heading to the Verizon Wireless Arena, 555 Elm St., Manchester, for a 5 p.m. show on Saturday. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:44:00 EST 'Downton Abbey' butler pays call on Portsmouth Jim Carter, who plays the butler Carson on the PBS series 'Downton Abbey,' will be in New England next week to host fundraising events for victims of the 2015 earthquake in Nepal. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:44:00 EST Nick DiPaolo to headline Seacoast's Comedy Xxtravaganza Get ready to laugh. Mike McDonald's 15th annual Comedy Xxtravaganza will be headlined this year by Nick Di Paolo, a 54-year-old native of Danvers, Mass., who is known for his honest, acerbic style of standup. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:44:00 EST Plenty of activities around NH to celebrate Valentine's Day Veterans In Performing Arts presents 'This Is Our Contractually Obligated Valentine's Weekend Show' at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the West End Studio Theater. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:45:00 EST Creatures' romantic habits showcased in NH Audubon program in Concord With Valentine's Day coming up, humans are the only ones looking for love in February. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:45:00 EST Allenstown officials look forward to community center opening A new community center under construction in Allenstown is slated to be finished at the end of May, with its grand opening expected to take place sometime in June. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:45:00 EST Local woodturner sharpens his skills for upcoming program Rick Mitchell, who practices law in Manchester, uses his lathe, chisels and other tools for a nice break from his day job. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:22:00 EST When and why should I stay off bike trails? If I had my way, I would be out on the trails riding my bike every single day. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:17:00 EST Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen -- Something Sweet With or without a valentine, you deserve it What started centuries ago as a magnificent feast in honor of a saint who performed forbidden weddings has become a modern-day exchange of boxed chocolates, store-bought cards and flowers. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:57:00 EST Tasting Notes with Jim Beauregard Three good reds and ... yes, some beer We have, for some weeks now, been looking at but a small portion of the wines found at the recent Easter Seals Winter Wine Spectacular. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:57:00 EST Our Gourmet A Sunny spot for imaginative dining Mrs. Gourmet is on quite a roll. After an excellent dinner a few weeks ago at Pearl in Peterborough, she steered us this time to another fine Asian-inspired restaurant, Sunny's Table in Concord. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:57:00 EST Claremont's ski area to host summer concert series City volunteers are planning a summer music series to bring in a revenue stream to the volunteer-run Arrowhead Recreation Area. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:50:00 EST Win tickets to see Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy Win tickets to see Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy in the We've Been Thinking Tour on March 10, 2016 at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 12:19:00 EST NH Senior Notes Exeter police start program for residents with Alzheimer's, special needs Interim Police Chief William Shupe says the Exeter department has started a program designed to help protect residents who have Alzheimer's disease and special needs. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 20:47:00 EST Pond Hockey Classic a success on smaller lake It was a different sort of tournament for this year's New England Pond Hockey Classic, as the games were played on the somewhat thin ice of Lake Waukewan after a period of warm weather and rain that threatened to cancel the tournament for the first time in its seven-year history. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 20:47:00 EST Penguin Plungers take a dip at Hampton Beach for a good cause More than 1,000 plungers who braved the chilly air and water temps for this weekend's Penguin Plunge, which raised 553,000 for Special Olympics New Hampshire. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 20:31:00 EST Newport's mustache and beard contest crowns this year's winners A Vermont man with a fiery-red beard and a masculine last name won top prize 8212 a chainsaw 8212 in the Mustache Beard Contest at the 100th Newport Winter Carnival on Saturday. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 20:47:00 EST 'Granite State Challenge' opens with Nashua win The 32nd season of 'Granite State Challenge' opened with a 740 to 220 win by Nashua High School South over John Stark Regional High School in Weare. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 22:32:00 EST Dick Pinney's Guide Lines Fish tales of Atlantic Salmon Brad and the Dickster were smart and checked in with Stevie Courshesne at Steve's Sportsmen's Den to get our special permits for New Hampshire Atlantic Salmon fishing on the Merrimack River. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 22:22:00 EST Ice hardens just in time for Meredith's 2016 New England Pond Hockey Classic After two consecutive very cold nights - an unusual occurrence of late in the Lakes Region - the ice on Lake Waukewan was good for skating and great for pond hockey on Saturday, according to players at the 2016 New England Pond Hockey Classic. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 21:25:00 EST Danube cruise lets cyclists explore along legendary river My husband and I chose this cruise on AmaWaterways specifically because it offered bicycle excursions, on an itinerary that started in Vienna, stopped in Hungary, Croatia, Serbia and Bulgaria, and finished a few miles south of Bucharest, Romania. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 19:10:00 EST 'Belle of the Ball' prom dress drive to begin Monday for young women with financial restraints The 12th annual Caring Partners' 'Belle of the Ball' prom dress drive for New England high school girls in need will kick off Monday and run through March 26. It will culminate in a Boutique Day on Saturday, April 2, in Boston, during which girls will be invited for a day of shopping and pampering. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:54:00 EST Julie Jason's Your Money How to put a freeze on your credit record and what it will do You might recall last year's cybersecurity attack that compromised the U.S. Office of Personnel Management OPM database. I received an email from 'Mathew,' who experienced the breach personally. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:30:00 EST Historic marker at NH State Library lauds state's Presidential Primary The New Hampshire primary is the first in a series of nationwide primaries that are part of the process to choose delegates for the national conventions. Its importance comes from its massive media coverage in which even minor candidates are given a national stage. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:14:00 EST Rob Burbank's Outdoors with the AMC All over outdoors in winter Despite Punxsutawney Phil's recent prognostication to the contrary, the calendar tells us there's still plenty of winter in store. And there are plenty of ways to get outdoors and enjoy it. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 17:28:00 EST