Bike Week at Weirs Beach is for old leather and new friends

06-12-2024 5:09 PM

Nothing can keep Jim Peyser away from his love of motorcycling, not even a crash.He doesn’t remember the accident, but he can piece it together: A nighttime ride, a run-in with the curb, and $23,000 worth of repairs.“He almost died,” said Diane Kline,...


At Concord middle school Q&A, questions about location remained dominant

06-12-2024 5:11 PM

If Concord School Board members wanted guidance as to where residents’ priorities lie beyond the location of the new middle school, they didn’t get it.Instead, at the first of two question-and-answer sessions on the new design and cost estimate...


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Girls’ lacrosse season recap: Bow, Hopkinton headline area teams in 2024
06-10-2024 10:25 PM

Like last season, Bow, Hopkinton and Merrimack Valley headlined area girls’ lacrosse teams. In Division III, the Falcons fell short in their quest for back-to-back state championships, losing to No. 3 Gilford in the semifinals. Hopkinton similarly saw...

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Opinion: A look at the Elderly Property Tax Exemption
06-11-2024 4:03 PM

David N. Carle lives in Warner. ‘Median sales price of single-family homes in New Hampshire surge” is a headline theme these days, with undercurrents of the lack of affordable housing. A shortage of new houses, high mortgage rates, and zoning laws...

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Kangaroo ownership, rodent traps, brass knuckles: The bills you may have missed
06-10-2024 12:00 PM

Kangaroo ownership, rodent traps, brass knuckles. The bills you may have missed.You can continue pronouncing Concord however you like and use adhesive rodent traps, but brass knuckles remain illegal and you’ll still need a permit to adopt a...

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Jaffrey Civic Center to host third annual Artist and Garden Tour
06-12-2024 10:00 AM

On Saturday, June 22 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Jaffrey Civic Center will be hosting its third annual Artist and Garden tour. The tour will include sites in Peterborough and Jaffrey, an area renowned for its picturesque landscapes and artistic...

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Obit photo for Clarence John Venecek Clarence John Venecek

Naples, FL - Clarence John Venecek of Naples, FL, formerly of Allenstown, NH, peacefully passed away on May 31, 2024 at 94 years old. He was born on November 18th, 1929 to Clarence Sr. & Julia Venecek of Berwyn, IL. He was a graduate of... remainder of obit for Clarence John Venecek

Obit photo for Rickey G. Newman Rickey G. Newman

Nottingham, NH - On Thursday, June 6th, 2024, Rickey G. Newman peacefully, yet unexpectedly, entered Heaven, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife, Diane Poulin-Newman, of 46 years, a couple for 51 years since Junior High... remainder of obit for Rickey G. Newman

Obit photo for Jennifer Lachance Jennifer Lachance

Sutton, NH - Jennifer Mary (Solomon) Lachance died Saturday, June 1, at her home in Sutton, NH. She was born on October 15, 1975 in Concord, NH to Katherine and Sol Solomon. Jen's inner light and creativity found expression through her... remainder of obit for Jennifer Lachance

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Laconia, NH - Sharon R. Fleischman, 80, of Shore Drive, passed away on Friday, June 7, 2024 at the Taylor Community, in Laconia, NH. Sharon was born on December 11, 1943, in Baltimore, MD, the daughter of Bernard and Dorothy (Tuck) Ros... remainder of obit for Sharon R. Fleischman

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