Concord martial arts studio builds life skills far beyond combat

04-13-2024 11:01 AM

Sometimes a life-changing moment can come from something simple, like a TV show.For Paul Averill, the longtime owner of Averill’s Martial Arts Academy, that change in his life’s trajectory came after he watched Kung Fu, which aired in the 1970s....


From today’s eclipse viewers to those in 2079: Items sought for special eclipse time capsule

04-12-2024 3:08 PM

To mark the impact and excitement of this week’s eclipse, enthusiasts are invited to make contributions to a time capsule that will be buried at the McAuliffe Shepard Discovery Center and opened on May 1, 2079, the date of the next total solar eclipse...


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Sports


Bow girls’ lacrosse coach Chris Raabe achieves milestone win
04-11-2024 3:32 PM

Chris Raabe’s not a big fan of all the attention. Being a high school coach is about the athletes and their accomplishments, not her own. But on Wednesday between the rain drops at Bow High School, Raabe won her 300th game as the girls’ lacrosse head...

Opinion


Opinion: Eid al-Fitr in Gaza: A war against humanity itself
04-13-2024 6:00 AM

Robert Azzi is a photographer and writer who lives in Exeter. His columns are archived at robertazzitheother.substack.com. Tuesday was the last day of Ramadan fasting. At sunset, around the world, believers began calling or sending ‘Eid Mubarak’...

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Politics


House passes bill removing exceptions to state voter ID law
03-15-2024 1:23 PM

The House narrowly approved a bill Thursday that would eliminate any exceptions to the state’s voter ID laws and require documentary proof of citizenship to vote, 189-185. The bill, House Bill 1569, would require a person registering to vote to...

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Vintage Views: The greatest factory that never was
04-13-2024 2:00 PM

It was almost two hundred years ago when our Concord ancestors thought and planned and then they planned and thought again. They dreamed about what could be and about the riches that might follow. A period of time commonly referred to as the Second...

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Concord, NH - Jean Lawrie of Concord, NH passed away peacefully at the age of 73 at the Merrimack County Nursing Home in Boscawen on March 22, 2024. Jean was born on October 17, 1950 in... remainder of obit for Jean V. Lawrie

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Jacqueline McNeilly Freese Naples, FL - May 30, 1926 - April 10, 2024 Jacqueline McNeilly "Jackie" Freese died peacefully Wednesday, Apr.10, 2024, surrounded by family at Arbor Glen in ... remainder of obit for Jacqueline McNeilly Freese

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Goffstown, NH - Janet D. (Baron) Bellerose, 88, of Goffstown, NH and formerly of Manchester, died April 6, 2024, surrounded by the love of her family, after a period of declining health. ... remainder of obit for Janet D. Bellerose

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Wolfeboro, NH - Larry Kenneth Kimball 4/15/50 - 4/6/24 Larry Kenneth Kimball passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on April 6, 2024. Larry was born in Franklin, NH to Malcolm an... remainder of obit for Larry Kimball

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