July swelter continues: Concord could come close to record of 98 degrees

07-15-2024 5:10 PM

Concord will bake under the second major heat wave of the summer through at least Wednesday, but we’re not alone: Most of the East Coast and Midwest is seeing brutal temperatures and humidity as part of a large weather pattern that has moved here from...


Citing crime, Steeplegate redeveloper seeks green light for demolition

07-15-2024 5:12 PM

Citing trespassing and vandalism, developers hoping to turn the Steeplegate Mall into a major housing project are continuing to push for an expedited demolition for a majority of the property.The project as a whole — which would put around 600 housing...


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Golf: New London’s Rob Henley claims 121st State Amateur Championship crown
07-15-2024 12:45 AM

Rob Henley fell just a couple shots short last year. This year, he finished the job. Henley didn’t play his cleanest round, but he made key shots when he needed to and captured the 121st New Hampshire State Amateur Championship on Saturday at Concord...

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Opinion: Criminalizing homelessness, Supreme Court edition
07-15-2024 6:00 AM

Jonathan P. Baird lives in Wilmot. During years working at New Hampshire Legal Assistance, I represented many homeless individuals. The reasons for homelessness were varied: eviction, job loss, divorce, domestic violence, and disability, among...

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On the trail: Sununu says NH is going to be ‘a coin toss’
07-12-2024 4:17 PM

Gov. Chris Sununu has long been one of former President Donald Trump’s loudest Republican critics.But New Hampshire’s four-term governor, who isn’t seeking re-election this year, believes that Trump, who next week officially becomes the GOP’s 2024...

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From the farm: Bull training is on the schedule
07-14-2024 6:00 AM

‘Well, that wasn’t in today’s schedule,” I said to husband Bruce as he climbed out of the cab of the Mahindra tractor. The huge tractor tires were stuck hub-deep in tire-sucking muck that wouldn’t let go.It was a recent Sunday, and the day’s schedule...

Obituaries

Obit photo for James A. Leon James A. Leon

Concord, NH - James Allen Leon (81), of Concord, NH, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2024 due to complications from liver cancer. Jim Leon was one of a kind. A poor student and bon vivant in college, he eventually earned his PhD and be... remainder of obit for James A. Leon

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Laconia, NH - John E. Gauthier, 104, a resident of Laconia, passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2024, at the St. Francis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. John had resided in his top floor "Bird House" at the Bishop Bradley Senior apartment... remainder of obit for John E. Gauthier

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Robert (Bob) Cummings Concord, NH - Robert Cummings (Bob), a lifelong resident of, Concord New Hampshire passed peacefully with his family by his side, July 11, 2024. He is survived by his wife of 36 years Kathleen (Kelly) Cummings, and ... remainder of obit for Robert Cummings

Obit photo for Giuseppe Marcello Bonanno Giuseppe Marcello Bonanno

Northfield, NH - Giuseppe Marcello Bonanno, 18, of Northfield, NH died tragically in a motorcycle accident on Friday, July 12, 2024 in Belmont, NH. He was born in Concord, NH on March 8, 2006 to Joseph P. Bonanno and Jessica M. Daniels.... remainder of obit for Giuseppe Marcello Bonanno

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