Hometown Hero: Hats off to this Penacook woman, a crafts lover whose artistic, and altruistic, nature has benefited people with serious illnesses

04-21-2024 11:36 AM

Nancy Peperissa’s secrets to help people involve cotton and rice, two items she uses to craft items with others in mind.She crochets cotton to make soft skull caps for chemotherapy patients. The rice she inserts into a doll’s midsection gives it...


Former Concord firefighter sues city, claiming years of homophobic sexual harassment, retaliation

04-21-2024 11:35 AM

A former Concord firefighter has filed a lawsuit against the city claiming that coworkers and supervisors sexually harassed him for years, including by using homophobic slurs, and retaliated against him when he complained.After Christopher Golomb...


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Sports


Gallery: Forty-mile gravel bicycle race draws racers from all over the region
04-19-2024 9:43 AM

On April 6, the Pavement Ends Gravel Race — the only gravel bicycle race in New Hampshire — began at Pats Peak in Henniker and took riders through Weare and Deering over a 40-mile course. Riders took between two-and-a-half and five hours to complete...

Opinion


Opinion: This Earth Day, help keep local land clean and healthy
04-20-2024 8:00 AM

Mike Cohen is the Principal Consultant for MJC HealthSolutions. Mike has served on many volunteer boards and committees in New Hampshire, contributing to efforts to improve the health and well-being of residents and protecting and preserving natural...

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Politics


Sununu says he’ll support Trump even if he’s convicted
04-16-2024 8:13 AM

As jury selection begins this week in the hush-money trial of former President Donald Trump, New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu says he doesn’t believe many voters view Trump’s criminal indictments, his actions on Jan. 6, 2021, or his election denialism...

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Vintage Views: From darkness to light
04-20-2024 2:00 PM

Our ancestors embraced darkness during the early years in our little town. When the first people arrived in Concord and gathered on cold New England nights in the Pennycook garrisons’ people would sit in front of the fireplace in search of warmth and...

Obituaries

Obit photo for Allen C. Cole Allen C. Cole

Allan C. Cole Pembroke, NH - Allan C. Cole, 87, of Pembroke, passed away on Wednesday March 27, 2024 at Concord Hospital following a period of declining health. Allan was born on Novembe... remainder of obit for Allen C. Cole

Obit photo for Kirsten Wirth Kirsten Wirth

Concord, NH - Kirsten Wirth passed from this life peacefully after a brief battle with cancer, with three of her siblings surrounding her with love at her bedside in Concord, NH on March 29... remainder of obit for Kirsten Wirth

Obit photo for Cynthia Grudak Cynthia Grudak

Hayesville, NC - Cynthia Charles Grudak 84, of Murphy, North Carolina passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2024, in a Clay County care facility. She was the daughter of the late Harold and Louise... remainder of obit for Cynthia Grudak

Obit photo for Kevin Ward Jenkins Kevin Ward Jenkins

Concord, NH - Kevin Ward Jenkins, 67, died Friday, April 12, 2024 at Concord Hospital, Concord, NH. Born on April 3, 1957 in Concord, NH, Kevin is the son of the late Ward and Charlene ... remainder of obit for Kevin Ward Jenkins

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