Concord budget fortellls major future spending

05-26-2024 8:00 AM

The $53.6 million Concord wants to spend on capital projects next year doubles the current figure — but it pales in comparison to what’s to come.Several major city building projects are slated for 2026, meaning increases in coming years would likely...


The largest arcade in the world marches on

05-25-2024 9:04 AM

Classic arcade games, pinball, bowling, birthday parties, skee ball, mini golf. You name it, Funspot has it.Located in Weirs Beach in Laconia, it was recognized as the world’s largest arcade by Guinness World Records in 2008. The 60,000-square foot...


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A deep dive into John Stark baseball, the program Dennis Pelletier’s built
05-24-2024 9:06 AM

Brett Patnode is always asked the same question: How does John Stark baseball produce so many college baseball players?Patnode’s currently a senior playing at New England College in Henniker with three of his former John Stark teammates: Brady...

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Opinion: A bridge across the great divide
05-25-2024 7:00 AM

Rev. Dr. Stephanie Rutt is founding minister of the Tree of Life Interfaith Temple in Amherst. She lives in Nashua. In the poem “The Place Where We Are Right,” esteemed Israeli poet Yehuda Amichai invites us deep into what can happen when certainty...

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Tempers flare after House passes gun background check bill again
05-24-2024 11:31 AM

It was a dramatic 15 minutes on the House floor Thursday afternoon. First, the House likely picked a fight with the Senate by voting overwhelmingly to revive and send back to the Senate a gun background check bill senators tabled last week. This time,...

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47th Northern New England’s Premier Book Fair comes to Concord
05-27-2024 8:00 AM

Northern New England’s Premier Book Fair, in it’s 47th rendition, held at the Everett Arena in Concord on Sunday June 2, is not just coming to life, it will bring to life your biggest desires and fantasies by your favorite authors, illustrators, and...

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Obit photo for Jennifer Ann Nelson Jennifer Ann Nelson

Claremont, NH - Jennifer Ann "Jen" Nelson (nee Mayo) passed away on March 27, 2024, in Claremont, NH, at the age of 50. She was born on July 19, 1973, in Boston, MA. Jen was a very caring person, always putting others before herself. ... remainder of obit for Jennifer Ann Nelson

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[IMAGE]Hope Zanes Butterworth Concord, NH - Born August 17, 1936 in Worcester, Massachusetts, Hope spent her childhood years in Litchfield, Connecticut, the second oldest of four children born to Henry Baldwin Nichols and Esther Shears N... remainder of obit for Hope Zanes Butterworth

Obit photo for Margaret Ann Bernard Margaret Ann Bernard

Concord, NH - Margaret Ann Bernard, 57, of Concord and Center Barnstead, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, May 19, 2024. Margaret was born on August 14, in Melrose MA, daughter of Barbara Roberts, and the late Charles Roberts, of Cen... remainder of obit for Margaret Ann Bernard

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Henniker, NH - Rodney Alva Richardson, 89, son of the late Alva and Mildred (Everett) Richardson, passed away in the early hours of Monday, May 20, 2024 at Presidential Oaks Nursing Home in Concord, NH. He was born July 21, 1934, in Be... remainder of obit for Rodney Alva Richardson

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