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‘Where they go, I don’t know’ – Concord police clear backyard encampment along train tracks
07-23-2024 5:43 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

By 3 p.m. the U-Haul was filled to the brim. Laundry baskets, rolled-up rugs, folded tarps and plastic bins were stacked one on top of the other as Concord police fourwheelers were parked next to the truck. After weeks of warning people living along...

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Hopkinton family donates 455 acres for land conservation
07-23-2024 4:49 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

Hopkinton residents Bob and Binney Wells are continuing their longstanding tradition of land conservation, this time with a donation of 455 acres. The 455 acres in Hopkinton and Henniker donated to the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire...


New Hampshire has no locally owned casinos, state eyes new regulations
07-23-2024 4:48 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

New Hampshire’s casino industry is growing rapidly, with 12 active casinos and four more in the pipeline, yet none are locally owned.Originally intended to be small, locally owned establishments designed to support local charities and nonprofits, many...


Loudon police chief resigns, takes new job as patrolman in Gilmanton
07-23-2024 3:03 PM

By JEREMY MARGOLIS

Former Loudon Police Chief Kris Burgess quietly resigned from the department in May and took a job as a patrolman in neighboring Gilmanton, according to Loudon Board of Selectmen Chair Jeff Miller and to Gilmanton Board of Selectmen meeting...


New Hampshire seniors led voter turnout in 2020. Now some are sad, yet relieved, to see Biden go.
07-22-2024 5:15 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

David Elberfeld felt steadfast in his convictions against former President Donald Trump and solemn about President Joe Biden stepping aside.To watch Biden, 81, chase the presidency throughout his lifetime – running several times before being the...


N.H. advocacy groups considering legal action against recently signed anti-LGBTQ+ laws
07-22-2024 4:19 PM

By CHARLOTTE MATHERLY

New Hampshire advocacy groups are considering legal action to challenge several anti-LGBTQ bills signed into law by Gov. Chris Sununu late last week.Devon Chaffee, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire, and Chris...


NH Dems quickly fall in line behind Harris
07-22-2024 4:03 PM

By CHARLOTTE MATHERLY

New Hampshire Democrats are falling in line to endorse Vice President Kamala Harris for the presidential nomination following Joe Biden’s unprecedented departure from the race.All 25 pledged state delegates plan to vote for Harris at the Democratic...


Granite Geek: Cybersecurity for your sink and toilet is no laughing matter
07-22-2024 2:37 PM

Considering that he’s one of the state’s most important cybersecurity folks whose organization is helping to secure vital government facilities, there are times when Jason Sgro gives some unexpected advice.“We’ve run into wastewater and drinking water...


Brentwood woman arrested after wrong-way driving on I-93
07-22-2024 11:07 AM

By CATHERINE McLAUGHLIN

A woman from Brentwood driving the wrong way on Interstate 93 in the early hours of Sunday morning was arrested by State Police in Concord. Emily Lecuyer, 20, was first spotted driving south in the northbound lanes of the highway in Northfield around...


Concord’s Nick Reynolds planned to play D-III soccer in college. Now, he’s off to Tennessee as a javelin thrower
07-22-2024 9:13 AM

By ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL

Erik Whitsitt didn’t need another javelin thrower. The assistant coach for the University of Tennessee track and field team had already filled his roster for the upcoming season.But when his former Boise State teammate Nate Putnam sent him a video of...


Pilot program will incentivize school districts to buy from New Hampshire farms
07-22-2024 9:02 AM

By JEREMY MARGOLIS

Cafeterias in 10 New Hampshire school districts are set to receive an influx of local food in coming years, following the creation earlier this month of a statewide reimbursement program.The program, signed into law by Gov. Chris Sununu, will...


Hometown Hero: Jim Milliken has spent 8 decades making Concord ‘a better place to live’
07-22-2024 9:02 AM

By SOPHIE LEVENSON

From his seat in a shaded booth at The Works, underneath a picture of wild blueberries, Jim Milliken gestures at Main Street. “I painted every parking meter you can see,” he says.He also changed the lightbulbs in traffic lights and touched up the...


Family mourns motorcyclist killed in Penacook crash
07-22-2024 8:53 AM

By CATHERINE McLAUGHLIN

Wendy McLauchlan’s tattoos, painted on much of her body, tell the story of her life’s loves and losses. From the birth footprint of her first grandchild to the butterflies signifying her mother’s spirit to the clock memorializing her dad’s health...


Update: Biden drops out of the 2024 race; Kuster endorses VP Harris for Democratic nomination
07-21-2024 2:07 PM

By Colleen Long And Zeke Miller

President Joe Biden dropped out of the 2024 race for the White House on Sunday, ending his bid for reelection following a disastrous debate with Donald Trump that raised doubts about his fitness for office just four months before the election.The...


‘Hot dog therapy’: In downtown Concord, hot dog stands rule summer
07-20-2024 10:01 AM

By SOPHIE LEVENSON

At 2:45 p.m. at the steamy end of a summer workweek, Gretchen Peters was still busy. It was 15 minutes before she closed for the day, but the working people on Main Street were still hungry for hot dogs.Peters has been running Puppy Love Hot Dogs for...


Hiking bunny continues to bring joy to family after loss
07-20-2024 9:59 AM

By SOFIE BUCKMINSTER

Meet Poppy Rose, the most accomplished bunny in New England.With three years on the trails and about 250 peaks under her belt – including all 48 New Hampshire mountains over 4,000 feet – Poppy can keep up. All she needs is her harness and her hiking...


Opinion: Find your superpower
07-20-2024 8:00 AM

By PARKER POTTER

Parker Potter is a former archaeologist and historian, and a retired lawyer. He is currently a semi-professional dog walker who lives and works in Contoocook. Two or three times a year it falls to me to hang a big art show, 100 pieces or more, at one...


A Contoocook historic building to be updated for modern apartment living
07-20-2024 7:00 AM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

A historic commercial building on Main Street in Contoocook is undergoing renovations to bring much-needed affordable housing to the area.Built in the 1850s, this three-story building on 902 Main St., which houses popular local businesses Indigo Blues...


Opinion: Backyard mosquito spraying companies and their role in the biodiversity crisis
07-20-2024 7:00 AM

By CAELIN GRABER

Caelin Graber lives in Greenville. Now where did I put that? It is somewhere in this old box full of memorabilia from my days studying entomology at the University of Arkansas. Here’s my phloem sandwich (don’t ask). Here’s my jar of cicada...


Gov. Sununu signs into law trans sports ban and prohibition on gender surgeries for minors
07-19-2024 6:48 PM

By JEREMY MARGOLIS

Governor Chris Sununu on Friday banned transgender girls in New Hampshire from competing on school-sponsored girls’ sports teams in the state starting in fifth grade.The law – which makes New Hampshire the 26th state to implement transgender sports...


Hanover Selectboard gives $130,000 severance package to departing town manager
07-19-2024 6:05 PM

By PATRICK ADRIAN

HANOVER — Departing Town Manager Alex Torpey will receive more than $135,000 in severance from the town, according to a separation agreement between Torpey and the Selectboard.But the reason for the parting of ways remains unclear.Last week, the...

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