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Thetford Chamber Singers' director Kevin Quigley leads the singers through one of the pieces they will perform in their holiday concerts during a rehearsal at First Congregational Church of Thetford, Vt., on Nov., 25, 2014. 
Valley News - Jennifer Hauck

Entertainment Highlights: Thetford Chamber Singers Prepare an Ambitious Holiday Program

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

While the Thetford Chamber Singers will close each of their four performances of “Make A Joyful Noise” with Silent Night over the next two weekends, …

Tracking Sabra Field

Friday, November 28, 2014

Hanover — In the upcoming documentary about her life and work, printmaker Sabra Field describes the at-first difficult decision to remove a herd of Angus …

‘The Good Wife’ Cast Is a Who’s Who of Broadway Talent

Friday, November 28, 2014

New York — Next time you’re seeing a show in New York, here’s a new diversion while you’re waiting for curtains to go up and …

Smithsonian Sticks By Bill Cosby Art Show

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Washington — The National Museum of African Art says it is aware of the controversy. After a week of stonewalling the public about its ongoing exhibition featuring some 60 works from the private art collection of disgraced comedian Bill Cosby, the museum issued a statement Monday saying it …

Help From Above

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Hanover firefighter Jeremy LaBombard helps Drake Greene, 7, of Windsor, try on a winter jacket during an event for Project Warm, a firefighter-led initiative that provided dozens coats to children and teenagers at the fire station in West …

Gifts for Use in the Garden

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

It’s that time of year again: time to find the perfect present for Aunt Edna, Uncle Bob and everyone else we love. Gardeners on my list are pretty easy to buy for because there are so many wonderful gifts to choose from, including selections under $10 (Atlas nitrile …

Cost of Thanksgiving Rises, But Not by Too Much

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Giving thanks will be a little costlier this year, but — and here’s something you can be truly thankful for — it probably won’t empty your wallet. The price for putting Thanksgiving dinner on the table for 10 …

A Memorable Pizza From a Nashua Childhood

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Nashua, n.h. — It’s one of those haunting food memories I’ve tried, foolishly, to escape for nearly 25 years. And it’s ruined me for any facsimile since. I’m speaking of the pizza joint — for in the days …

Documentary Explores Life of Kurt Cobain

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

New York — Kurt Cobain is the focus of a new documentary that probes the life and untimely death of the Nirvana singer-guitarist. It will be released in theaters next year and air exclusively on HBO, the network …

Street Ball

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Hartford High School football players Walkker Judd and Daniel Giguere, both juniors, play football while hanging out after school in White River Junction on Monday. Valley News — Sarah Priestap …

Step to It

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Hylene DeVoyd, of Hartland, right, picks up the steps taught by Jamie Orr, of Enfield, during a weekly line dancing group at Damon Hall in Hartland on Monday. Valley News — James M. Patterson …

A Visit From the Tooth Fairy

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

NHTI dental hygienist student Tanya Tisdale hands out stickers to Boys and Girls Club after-schoolers at the club’s gym for the Dental Hygiene Program’s Dental Wellness Fair this week in Concord. Students of NHTI set up stations to …

Rooms for Altering Moods

Monday, November 24, 2014

In the dimly lit room, Tiara Santos lounged on the beanbag chair, stared at the bubble tubes and played with glow-in-the-dark toys, and then slowly, the demeanor of the autistic girl began to transform. “Before we came in …