She’s taken many types of trips; now it’s your turn 

Go ahead. Try to rattle Kathi Russ. Try to bring her down. It won’t work. Not after her younger brother was hit by a car and died. Not after she was diagnosed with breast cancer. And now this: Russ opened a travel agency last January, only to see it face an enormous...
Greens of the Granite State – NH Golf Courses

Greens of the Granite State – NH Golf Courses

A list of the state public, private, semi-private and resort golf courses in New Hampshire PUBLICAmherst Country Club Amherst (603) 673-9908, ext. 22 playamherst.com Email: chad@playamherst.com Head pro: Chad ZingalesAngus Lea Golf Club Hillsboro (603)...

Three days downtown

In recent years held in June, Market Days has been pushed to late AugustUsually landing on the first weekend following the local high school graduation, Market Days has marked the kickoff of the summer season in Concord. This year, though, the COVID-19 pandemic has...

‘Last Day at the Beach’

The heat haze was already building a wall, In a false dawn searching for a breeze. Odors of beach roses, dead crabs, impaled seaweed, Suggested that death and life were at peace here. Gifts given to the gulls were spread on ceded sand, As the ebb tide offered the...

A spin around the city

A spin around the city

In August, Concord will once again block off the streets around White Park for the 40th annual Concord CriteriumThe Sunapee Racing Team is planning to host the 40th annual Concord Criterium on Aug. 1, but, like so much else during the coronavirus pandemic, the details...

A pandemic leaves a legacy

World War I and the great influenza pandemic were inextricably bound together. The war was nearly over when the first cases were reported to Camp Devens (later Fort Devens) in August 1918. Sixty-five people died in 24 hours with 5,000 to 6,000 cases under treatment.By...

Our New Hampshire lilac and how it came to be

Our New Hampshire lilac and how it came to be

Who doesn’t love our beautiful New Hampshire lilacs? Ahh, there is nothing better than a big bouquet of lilacs on the kitchen table in the spring with their pleasant, sweet scent permeating the room. The purple lilac is a charismatic spring flower, cherished all over...

New books by New England authors

New books by New England authors

We’ve all been staying closer to home these days, and with that in mind, we’ve got a longer list of new releases by New England authors to add to your to-be-read pile. Some are a bit heftier than your average beach-read, but we think you’ll enjoy them. Included in...

ORIGINAL 3-D DUO

ORIGINAL 3-D DUO

Bob Averill happened upon the story of New Hampshire photographer Amos F. Clough in the depths of a Dartmouth College library in 1989. Averill was immediately drawn to Clough, who was born in Warren in 1833 and documented the landscape and people of northern New...

BACK  on the GREEN

BACK  on the GREEN

Bob White was born in Vermont in 1955, but that same year his parents, Stan and Ruth, moved to Hopkinton after they bought Duston Country Club from Ruth’s cousin, Artie Duston.“My first memories are probably being on the putting green,” White said, “and I can remember...