Concord expected to experience record-heat with humidity making it feel extra miserable

06-18-2024 11:10 AM

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...


Rockhounds rejoice: Ruggles Mine in NH to reopen

06-18-2024 11:45 AM

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...


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Monitor Sports recognizes Spring 2024 Players of the Season
06-14-2024 9:07 AM

From top-tier pitching and hitting to prolific scoring, stout defense and incredible athleticism, the Spring 2024 season saw numerous standout student-athletes in the Concord area.Here are the Monitor’s Players of the Season:BaseballAnthony Paolicelli...

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Opinion: No double standard
06-17-2024 6:00 AM

Charles Huckelbury lives in Henniker. It took the jury only three hours to convict Hunter Biden, compared to nineteen hours of deliberation for Donald Trump’s jury. Biden was convicted of three felonies, in contrast to the thirty-four crimes...

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Narrow partisan divide dominates legislative session
06-17-2024 12:30 PM

With Republicans maintaining a narrow majority in the N.H. Legislature this year, they were able to thwart Democratic priorities such as gun safety measures and enshrining abortion rights in the state constitution.But the partisan split is so tight...

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Community Players establish annual award in honor of Children’s Theatre director
06-18-2024 11:57 AM

Karen Braz was already a long-time member and performer with The Community Players of Concord, NH when, in the late 1980s, she raised the idea of expanding the group to include a children’s theatre.“I was at Bob and Phyllis Stuart’s house and I was...

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Obit photo for Melvin Witham Melvin Witham

Pittsfield, NH - Melvin Asa Witham, 68, of Pittsfield, passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2024, at Concord Hospital. He was born in Exeter November 11, 1955 and was the son of the late Robert and Gladys (Libby) Witham. Mel attended North... remainder of obit for Melvin Witham

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Concord , NH - Robert Nelson Drew, 88, passed away May 6th at home surrounded by his abundant and loving family, after a long battle with cancer. A lifelong resident of Concord, NH, Bob enlisted in the Navy in 1953 at the age of 17 and ... remainder of obit for Robert Nelson Drew

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New London, NH - John W. Waterbury, 80, of Tracy Road, died Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at the Concord Hospital. He was born in Coral Gables, FL on October 21, 1943 the son of the late Cecil W. and Helen (Wiggin) Waterbury, but spent his ea... remainder of obit for John Waterbury

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Perley Herbert (Pete) Morse Longmont, CO - Cpl. Perley H Morse Jr. passed away peacefully at home September 24th 2023 in Longmont Colorado after a long battle with cancer. He was born in Staten Island, New York on August 27th, 1946 to Pe... remainder of obit for Perley Herbert Morse

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