Cottage community rebuilds beloved dock after it was destroyed in boat crash

05-17-2024 1:34 PM

The Keewaydin Cottages feel like the set of a movie.Tall pines stand sentry on Lake Winnipesaukee’s rocky shoreline, and the air’s humidity-muffled stillness is cut only by the quiet lapping of waves against the small beach and the deep, hollow...

Concord solidifies plan to respond to homelessness

05-18-2024 12:00 PM

Twice a day the fire department can expect a call relating to homelessness in some way, whether it’s a fire at an encampment that needs to be extinguished; the river flooded with high rains and campers are stuck on the banks, or a medical emergency...

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In the face of tragedy, Franklin softball seeks togetherness
05-17-2024 10:41 AM

There was a lot riding on freshman Lily Cornell’s shoulders as she walked out to the circle for Franklin’s softball game against Newmarket on Thursday night at Odell Park. She entered the game just 10 strikeouts shy of reaching 500 for her varsity...


Opinion: Show support for transgender girls
05-17-2024 12:55 PM

John Buttrick writes from his Vermont Folk Rocker in his Concord home, Minds Crossing. He can be reached at johndbuttrick@gmail.comIt is no surprise that some people are uncomfortable when issues of sex and gender are acknowledged to be a part of the...

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On the trail: Biden back to N.H. next week
05-17-2024 6:53 AM

President Joe Biden returns to New Hampshire next week for his second visit in two months to the only general election battleground state in New England.The president will hold an official White House event in Merrimack.Afterward, Democratic sources...


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From the farm: More cow psychology
05-19-2024 6:00 AM

Cattle, unlike dogs, horses, and donkeys, have their own unique language. They are not people, and as much as we might wish otherwise, they communicate in their distinct ways. To truly connect with them, you need to learn their intriguing lingo.Have...


Obit photo for Mary Bradbury Mary Bradbury

Contoocook, NH - Mary Bradbury died peacefully on March 18, 2024 at the age of 95. Mary was born on July 16, 1928 in Greenwich Connecticut, daughter of Helen Beales (Cornelius) and James A.G. Beales. A long-time resident of Contoocook, ... remainder of obit for Mary Bradbury

Obit photo for Pamela R. Szacik Pamela R. Szacik

Tilton, NH - Pamela Szacik, 68, of Tilton, NH has passed away on May 6, 2024. She was born in Concord, NH to John E. Ward and Frances L. Ward. After graduating with a Bachelor's degree, she went on to have a lengthy career with the ... remainder of obit for Pamela R. Szacik

Obit photo for Donald M. Bennert Donald M. Bennert

Bow, NH - Don passed away peacefully in his home on November 17, 2023, after complications of Leukemia. He was born on September 6, 1947 in Manchester, NH, the son of Harry W. Bennert, MD and Elizabeth McIntire Bennert. He spent his ea... remainder of obit for Donald M. Bennert

Obit photo for Richard and Connie Strome Richard and Connie Strome

Concord, NH - Richard Strome, 92, of Contoocook, New Hampshire died on July 7, 2023 and his loving wife Connie Strome, 90, also of Contoocook, died on May 6, 2024, both at The Birches in Concord, and both after long battles with Alzheim... remainder of obit for Richard and Connie Strome


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