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Bow girls’ lacrosse coach Chris Raabe achieves milestone win
04-11-2024 3:32 PM

By ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL

Chris Raabe’s not a big fan of all the attention. Being a high school coach is about the athletes and their accomplishments, not her own. But on Wednesday between the rain drops at Bow High School, Raabe won her 300th game as the girls’ lacrosse head...

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‘The ball is rolling’: Housing and homelessness hot topics at ‘State of the City’
04-11-2024 5:47 PM

By CATHERINE McLAUGHLIN

After stumbling briefly with the accompanying PowerPoint in the first minutes of his remarks, Mayor Byron Champlin poked a little fun at his mistake.“And now I’m going to turn things over to former Mayor Bouley,” he quipped.Eliciting laughter from the...


Bow police department to revamp K9 program with Labrador Retrievers
04-11-2024 5:33 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

The Bow Police Department bid farewell to their K9 Boris this year after his handler left the department.With K9 Boris no longer part of the team, the Bow Police Department is reinventing its K9 program, turning to employ canines for locating missing...


After honoring late Rep. Ellison NH House votes to kill his “dying wish” bill, expanding free and reduced lunch
04-11-2024 5:30 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

The last time Anna Bates figured she was in the State House was for the annual field trip all New Hampshire fourth graders take.As she took her seat in the gallery Thursday, the cacophony on the House floor, and jargon that goes with it – voice votes,...


Red barn on Warner Road near Concord/Hopkinton line to be preserved
04-11-2024 4:53 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

For drivers in the Concord area, the old red barn on Warner Road is a quintessential directional landmark — whether to get to the Hopkinton Fair or a friend’s house. It’s more than just a structure – it’s a piece of history etched into the landscape...


State will buy new DOJ building from Duprey for $21 million
04-10-2024 7:28 PM

By CATHERINE McLAUGHLIN

The state will buy the office building that has housed the Department of Justice since last year after the Executive Council approved $21 million in state money for the purchase Wednesday.The department left its pink granite location on Capitol Street...


MVHS crossword creator puzzles over puzzles
04-10-2024 4:54 PM

By DAVID BROOKS

Do you know a six-letter word that’s key to the “butterfly effect”? What’s the loneliest number? How do you express excitement in Japanese?If you answered those easily, Natalie DeGreenia has a puzzle for you.The Merrimack Valley High School senior has...


All N.H. Freihofer’s outlets close
04-10-2024 12:32 PM

By ARIANNA MACNEILL

Bimbo Bakeries USA has permanently closed 28 of its outlet stores in the East, including all remaining New Hampshire locations.“Company processes have shifted and product will be redistributed to other locations,” the company said in a statement....


Boys’ lacrosse: Hopkinton and Bow head to overtime in season opener
04-10-2024 12:51 AM

By ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL

BOW – The rosters are a bit different than they were when they met in the Division III semifinals last June, but once again, Bow and Hopkinton required overtime to decide the outcome between the two rivals on Tuesday in the first game of the spring...


Women lead Bow select board
04-09-2024 7:37 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

For the first time in Bow’s history, the select board leadership positions are exclusively held by women.After Michael Wayne stepped down as chair and member of the select board, Angela Brennan was appointed to the role, with Eleana Colby serving as...


Since 1958, a hidden piece of the past in Concord has been waiting to be found
04-09-2024 5:34 PM

By RAY DUCKLER

The jackhammer rattled away for a good 20 minutes Tuesday before a faded copper and lead container was pried from the corner of the Department of Justice building in downtown Concord that had been home to several banks.Dozens of onlookers and state...


22-year-old Concord motorcyclist dead in crash with box truck in Bow
04-09-2024 5:10 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

A 22-year-old Concord motorcyclist was killed in a fiery crash with a box truck at the intersection of Route 3A and Robinson Road on Tuesday morning, according to Bow police.Carson Hardy was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:30 a.m. by the Hooksett...


Office of Child Advocate looking to add position to address youth homelessness
04-09-2024 5:07 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

Becca Ivancso knows that a teenager in a tent isn’t often what first comes to mind when people think of homelessness. But that’s the reality for a number of young people in New Hampshire.There’s no state oversight of these youth, who typically begin...


Despite ‘sticker shock,’ Concord City Council moves forward on new police station plan
04-09-2024 5:07 PM

By CATHERINE McLAUGHLIN

Concord City Councilors unanimously voted to follow through on the $4.1 million property purchase for relocating police headquarters Monday, even if the $41.5 million proposal to create the station gave them “sticker shock.”“I was glad that I’m...


Police: Masked man robs Shell gas station on Loudon Road
04-09-2024 12:15 PM

By ARIANNA MACNEILL

The Shell gas station on Loudon Road was allegedly robbed by a masked man who reportedly handcuffed the clerk and put a pillowcase over his face.Police were called to the station around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday to the report of a robbery – the clerk was able...


Senate passes bill that would require a book complaint procedure in public schools
04-08-2024 5:30 PM

JEREMY MARGOLIS

A Republican-backed bill that would require local boards to lay out procedures for challenging books used in school classrooms and libraries passed New Hampshire’s Senate on a 14-10 party-line vote.Debate over the bill, SB 523, pitted Republicans, who...


DES against landfill moratorium bill
04-08-2024 5:00 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

As testimony on bills targeting landfill safety in New Hampshire continues in both chambers of the legislature, the state Department of Environmental Services maintains its stance against proposed legislation advocating for a four-year moratorium of...


‘Once-in-lifetime chance’ – Solar eclipse offers wonderment for those looking up
04-08-2024 2:33 PM

By RAY DUCKLER and GEOFF FORESTER

Ellen Barbetta had to hustle from work to get her kids from school so they could find a good open spot to watch Monday’s eclipse. “I told them that I would pick them up and bring them,” Barbetta said. “I was coming from a job in Portsmouth and had to...


Granite Geek: In a sign of the times, rooftop solar in New England produced 5 Seabrook Stations worth of electricity
04-08-2024 12:54 PM

By DAVID BROOKS

A decade ago concern spread among folks who ran power grids that too much wind and solar power, which comes and goes in semi-unpredictable ways, would cause our electric system to go all wonky. I remember 10% of total output being tossed around as a...


Nominations for Epsom’s Citizen of the Year award are being accepted until May
04-07-2024 1:17 PM

By RAY DUCKLER

Each year during the Epsom Old Home Day weekend, master of ceremonies Paul Morency announces the winner of the annual Citizen of the Year award.A strange scenario unfolded last summer when Morency wasn’t allowed to announce the award. Epsom Select...


Despite continued housing crisis, NH Senate votes to kill two bills to aid tenants
04-07-2024 1:15 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

New Hampshire politicians agree that the state is in an unprecedented housing crisis. Home prices continue to remain at record highs and rental inventory is limited. But when it comes to solutions, protecting tenants’ rights and forcing landlords to...

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