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Author Erik Larson to host literary discussion at Chubb Theatre

05-14-2024 3:49 PM

Gibson’s Bookstore, in conjunction with New Hampshire Public Radio and the Capitol Center for the Arts, will welcome best-selling author Erik Larson (“The Splendid and the Vile”) to the Chubb Theater at the Capitol Center for the Arts for an evening...

Vintage Views: The Concord Tree Planting Day of 1924

05-12-2024 7:00 AM

The citizens of Concord have always held the sanctity of trees very close to their hearts. When the first unpaved streets were established there was much discourse to travel the roads with the blaring sun of summer, frozen earth so bumpy to each horse...

From the archives: A Dark Day for New England

05-11-2024 8:00 AM


Ashley Miller shares this month’s story with ConcordTV. Watch the episode on YouTube.While New Hampshire recently had its own day momentarily shadowed by the solar eclipse, what occurred on May 19, 1780, was something entirely different.In the midst...

Found a baby bird? Here’s what to do

05-10-2024 2:42 PM


It is that time of year when vibrant flowers start to bloom, painting landscapes with their colors, and the air is filled with the sweet melodies of songbirds, that encounters with abandoned baby birds or squirrels on the ground become more...

Northeast Coffee Festival comes to Concord this weekend

05-08-2024 8:00 AM

By Chloe Rattee

Coffee and tea amateurs and professionals will flock to downtown Concord on May 10 and 11 to experience the Northeast Coffee Festival. The free outside portion of the event will include two full days of live music and over 30 local vendors. Coffee and...

Henniker Handmade & Homegrown

05-08-2024 7:00 AM

On Saturday and Sunday, May 11 to 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., downtown Henniker will host more than 80 local artists, crafters, farmers and food makers at the biannual Henniker Handmade & Homegrown event. Vendors will fill the outdoor and indoor spaces...

Colonial Theatre Laconia presents Piff the Magic Dragon

05-08-2024 7:00 AM

The Colonial Theatre Laconia will present Piff the Magic Dragon on Thursday, May 30 at 8 p.m. Since breaking out on America’s Got Talent and Penn & Teller: Fool Us, viral sensation Piff the Magic Dragon has won the heart of America with his network...

The Loft at Hermit Woods presents Pete Kilpatrick

05-08-2024 6:00 AM

On Thursday, May 9, The Loft at Hermit Woods is pleased to welcome Pete Kilpatrick to The Loft stage.Maine-based singer/songwriter Pete Kilpatrick grew up with a deep and resounding love of melody. With no formal training in music, Pete picked up the...

24th Annual Perennial Exchange opens Concord’s gardening season

05-07-2024 3:58 PM

The 24th Annual Perennial Exchange opens Concord’s gardening season on Saturday, May 11 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Concord City Auditorium. It’s free and open to all. Here’s how the exchange works:Just split and swap! Perennial plants are ambitious,...

CHS Drama presents ‘Mamma Mia!’

05-07-2024 3:51 PM

The Concord High School Drama Club will present the popular hit MAMMA MIA on May 9, 10, 11 at 7 p.m. and May 11 at 2 p.m. in the Christa McAuliffe Auditorium at Concord High School.This well-known Broadway hit featuring songs by ABBA is sure to be a...

What’s happening at the Community Players of Concord

05-07-2024 3:51 PM

Communtiy Players of Concord host studio clean up dayStudio Clean Up Day is Saturday, June 1, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.Our much-loved and heavily used Studio needs it’s annual “clean out” and clean up, inside and outside. Let’s get our “home” ready for...

From the Farm: Think like a cow

05-05-2024 7:00 AM

Do you ever wonder how your dog thinks? It’s usually easy to read your dog’s mind: “I want to go out,” “I’m hungry (always),” “I love you.” How about your cat? She’s more like, “Leave me alone,” “Scratch my belly,” “Leave me alone. I mean it. Leave....

Homeyer: Getting the garden ready

05-04-2024 10:00 AM

As the saying goes, “Spring has sprung.” In my garden, daffodils are blooming and tulips are on the way. My peas are planted. But how do you know when to plant your veggies and tender annual flowers? It’s not just about the last frost of the spring;...

Take Me Outside: Lights out for wildlife

05-04-2024 7:00 AM


May 1 is halfway between the spring equinox in March and the summer solstice in June. Since the equinox, there have been more hours of day than night. Yet darkness is important to natural rhythms and life cycles.Many people aren’t aware that 80% of...

Vintage Views: The Simple Genius – John Clark

05-03-2024 2:53 PM

Some people travel through life and remain in the comfort of their routines as the years pass. Others leave the comfort of this journey and encounter situations that will challenge them on many levels. Such was the case with a gentleman named “Boston”...

Family-favorite board game Clue comes to life in Concord

05-01-2024 8:00 AM

From May 16 to June 16 the iconic family-favorite board game comes to life!Enter the world of CLUE in the interactive & immersive experience, CLUE: A Walking Mystery. We need your help solving the case! Can you crack the code of who killed Mr. Boddy...

David Surette Mandolin Festival comes to Concord this May

05-01-2024 6:00 AM

This year’s David Surette Mandolin Festival on will take place on May 3 – 5.As always, we have a stellar line-up of teacher/performers we are so excited to bring you: Carlo Aonzo, Dan Bui, Keith Murphy and Joe K. Walsh. All four of these folks are...

PILLAR Gallery + Projects opens fourth exhibition in Concord

04-30-2024 2:51 PM

PILLAR Gallery + Projects is a new exhibition space in Concord. Their fourth exhibition, Into The Ether, will be on view until June 7.Into the Ether, focuses on the nebulous and ephemeral — in hazy, high-key abstraction, airy pastels and immersive...

Concord Community Music School presents Bach’s Lunch: Hildaland

04-30-2024 2:08 PM

On Thursday, May 2, at 12:10 p.m., Orkney (Scotland) born fiddler Louise Bichan and Indiana (USA) mandolinist Ethan Setiawan present a collaboration and meeting of their musical worlds.A path steeped in the fiddle traditions of their respective sides...

Concord Chorale presents ‘The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace’ by Karl Jenkins

04-28-2024 7:00 AM

Concord Chorale presents The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace by Karl Jenkins on May 4 and 5 at St. Paul’s Church in Concord.A Mass for Peace was composed by Karl Jenkins in 1999 as a tribute to the victims of the Kosovo crisis. The timeless text of this...

Your Daily Puzzles


An approachable redesign to a classic. Explore our "hints."


A quick daily flip. Finally, someone cracked the code on digital jigsaw puzzles.

Really Bad Chess

Chess but with chaos: Every day is a unique, wacky board.


Word search but as a strategy game. Clearing the board feels really good.


Align the letters in just the right way to spell a word. And then more words.

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