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Steeplegate Mall demolition may come before Planning Board
07-08-2024 10:27 AM

By DAVID BROOKS

The next steps in Steeplegate Mall’s transition from pure retail to mixed-use will come before two Concord boards this month, including whether to allow part of the building to be torn down.A July 10 hearing has been scheduled by the city Zoning Board...

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Tighter rabies rules makes it harder to bring dogs into U.S., even after a day trip to Canada
07-02-2024 2:00 PM

By DAVID BROOKS

If you’re planning on taking the family puppy north for a quick Canada visit this summer, be careful: Regulations about rabies vaccination will change Aug. 1 and you might have trouble getting Fido back into the U.S.The changes from the U.S. Centers...


Granite Geek: Will drones replace fireworks?
07-01-2024 3:48 PM

By DAVID BROOKS

When 300 drones took off last weekend over Lake Sunapee to execute a complicated dance of LED lights over the water, entertaining folks with an pre-Independence Day alternative to a fireworks show, it was a sign of the times.Well, maybe.“Our most busy...


Where there’s smoke will there be fire-fighters?
06-27-2024 4:32 PM

By DAVID BROOKS

While you were lounging in the shade to avoid last week’s heat wave, a handful of heavily dressed men spent hours working in front of a roaring blaze, a mix of excitement, danger and discomfort that is a perfect example of both the draw and the...


Closed Magdalen College in Warner, with 129 acres, is for sale
06-27-2024 3:29 PM

By DAVID BROOKS

The former Magdalen College of Liberal Arts in Warner, which closed in May after 50 years as the state’s smallest college, is up for sale. The campus with eight buildings on 129 acres was put on the market this week for $5.5 million.The sale, which...


Owner of EMS, Bob’s Stores files for bankruptcy; fate of local stores uncertain
06-27-2024 3:19 PM

By DAVID BROOKS

The company that owns EMS, long known as Eastern Mountain Sports, and Bob’s Stores has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and will be shutting its Connecticut headquarters, according to press reports.Eastern Mountain Sports was founded in Massachusetts...


NH files suit against TikTok, alleging deceptive practices and manipulation of kids
06-25-2024 12:36 PM

By DAVID BROOKS

New Hampshire has filed a lawsuit against TikTok alleging that the social media site used addictive features “to exploit young users’ naivete and ongoing brain development” and “knowingly deceived New Hampshire families with false assurances of...


Sunday’s tornado in NH was unusual but not unique
06-25-2024 11:28 AM

By DAVID BROOKS

The tornado that touched down in Dublin on Sunday was unusual but far from unique since New Hampshire generally sees one or two of the twisters touch down each year.Sunday’s storm had 90 mph winds and was the lowest category of tornado, known as EF1...


NH offers money to help replace old ballot-counting machines
06-25-2024 8:38 AM

By DAVID BROOKS

New Hampshire will funnel federal funds to towns and cities to help them replace old ballot-counting machines. The Secretary of State’s office said Monday that municipalities can get $3,500 per device to replace existing AccuVote machines while towns...


Granite Geek: The invasive browntail moth is back in NH! (Wait – back?!?)
06-24-2024 1:07 PM

By DAVID BROOKS

There’s a surprising backstory to the latest nasty invasive insect to arrive in New Hampshire, the browntail moth:We already eradicated it once. But we can’t do it again. At least, we can’t do it again in the same way.The browntail moth has just been...


This camp can stay cool even if the power goes out
06-21-2024 1:36 PM

By DAVID BROOKS

Amid all the ways people in New Hampshire have been coping with this week’s heat dome, only one would be familiar to our distant ancestors.“This tradition hasn’t changed much in 125 years!” wrote Natalie Ward, general manager for Rockywold-Deephaven...


Traffic changes set during NASCAR race for I-93, NH Route 106
06-19-2024 4:06 PM

By DAVID BROOKS

The arrival of NASCAR racing in Loudon on Sunday means changes to traffic patterns in the area.More than 42,000 spectators and 15,000 vehicles are expected to attend the NASCAR Cup Series Race at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.  The race starts at...


Large solar array coming to land along Merrimack River in Concord
06-19-2024 12:09 PM

By DAVID BROOKS

A solar array that could power close to 1,000 typical homes is coming to scrubland along the Merrimack River in Concord.The project would involve more than 11,000 panels, capable of tracking the sun during the day, producing 4.58 megawatts AC. It...


Rockhounds rejoice: Ruggles Mine in NH to reopen
06-18-2024 11:45 AM

By DAVID BROOKS

Ruggles Mine will re-open to the public on Friday, the first time the public has been invited to this unusual tourist attraction in five years.Ruggles Mine is part of a 235-acre parcel atop Isinglass Mountain in Grafton. It sits on a massive deposit...


Concord expected to experience record-heat with humidity making it feel extra miserable
06-18-2024 11:10 AM

By DAVID BROOKS

Concord may not break pure temperature records for the next few days as the heat dome descends (although we might, it's close) but it could be more miserable than ever before and for a longer stretch.The record high temperature for Concord for June 18...


Love, family and perilous surroundings return on Live Loon Cam
06-17-2024 3:08 PM

By DAVID BROOKS

The most New Hampshire of real-life romances has returned to computer monitors as the Live Loon Cam from the Lakes Region heads into its 10th year.The loon couple seen on Camera No. 2 laid their first egg Monday, with another expected this...


Groups raise concern about open wastewater lagoons at Sunapee Resort
06-17-2024 1:24 PM

By DAVID BROOKS

A proposal by Mount Sunapee Resort to expand parking has drawn attention to a half-century old portion of the sewage treatment system that includes three wastewater lagoons next to the access road, near a brook that flows into Lake Sunapee.“This is a...


Eversource seeks large increase in electric rate
06-14-2024 2:09 PM

By DAVID BROOKS

Eversource customers will be seeing large increases in their electric bill this year, although exactly how much is hard to say at the moment.Electric bills have several components. The energy charge, which covers the cost of the electricity actually...


NEC, Colby-Sawyer among colleges in new Transfer Guarantee program from state community colleges
06-12-2024 5:12 PM

By DAVID BROOKS

New England College and four other New Hampshire schools have joined a regional program that says they will automatically accept most students who have an associate degree from a state community college. The Transfer Guarantee Program, overseen by the...


At Family Nature Day, a place for parents and caregivers to share concerns about climate
06-12-2024 10:43 AM

By DAVID BROOKS

Worrying about the effects of climate change on your own life is bad enough, but worrying about the future effects on little kids is worse.“This is the experience I have had as a mother to a 3-year-old,” said Maria Finnegan. “It was no longer about...


Motorcycles collide in Loudon; three people injured
06-11-2024 3:24 PM

By DAVID BROOKS

Three people were taken to the hospital after their two motorcycles crashed on Route 106 in Loudon on Tuesday morning.The crash happened around 11 a.m. The two motorcycles were going in opposite directions. No other vehicles were involved.Speed was...

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