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Being Scrooge

In more than 30 years onstage in New England and beyond, actor/director George Piehl has played many major roles. But one that seems to suit him especially well is that of the cold-hearted miser Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens’ “A…

Being Bode: Young Man of the Mountain

Originally published in August 2008.Trying to get inside the mind of Bode Miller is a bit like trying to keep up with him on the slopes. You’ll never do it by playing safe. We took a chance and asked him…

Bronze Bomber – Scotty Lago

A little over a month ago most people in New Hampshire would have struggled to identify 22-year-old Scotty Lago in a picture. Now the Olympic snowboard half-pipe bronze medalist has one of the most recognizable faces — or abs, depending…

Weary Artist – Andy Friedman

It will be another strange bend in the road when Andy Friedman makes a return visit to Manchester to play Boynton’s Taproom in the Millyard on Feb. 27. Last time he was here for a wedding and he killed some…

Boy Blue (Chris) Romanski (Romano)

He goes by “Romanski,” but his friends back at Nashua High School will remember him as Chris Romano (or “Big Cheese”). Attending Emerson College in Boston, Romano met Eric Falconer and a writing partnership began that led through the comedy…

A Nice Place to Visit

When Mary met Adam, they quickly found they shared a passion for the past. In fact, Adam courted Mary the way men courted in the 18th century, and two years ago they married in an 18th-century ceremony. The Spencers --…

Redefining Rich

While the economists debate when the recession officially began or whether we are on the cusp of a so-called jobless recovery, much of their financial babble is meaningless to those who have lost their jobs.For better or worse, many of…

A Medal of Every Color for Bode Miller

Update: Bode Miller adds both a silver and his first gold medal to his impressive awards collection. On Sunday Miller won the Super-Combined, giving him a record-tying three medals in these Olympics. The silver came from Friday's Super-G event. Miller…

Getting Pumped

How Can Granite State Republicans Breathe New Life into the Grand Old Party?The political winds blow hard in a presidential election year, but for New Hampshire Republicans 2008 was a like a political twister, taking the roof off the historically…

Playing Pretend

Every kid loves to dress up, and David Oelerich was no exception (Buddy Holly was his favorite pretend). He probably never could have imagined he would one day own a costume shop filled with every imaginable character — a kid's…