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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...

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Update: ‘It’s a big loss’ – Massive early-morning fire destroys Boscawen sawmill
06-24-2024 10:24 AM

By SOFIE BUCKMINSTER

Joe Colby was jolted awake in the middle of the night by a nearby lightning strike and the crack of thunder. It sounded so close that he got out of bed and trudged across Route 4 in the dark to check on his sawmill.Nothing seemed amiss, so he went...


Boston-area native Kaz Grala gives NHMS Bay State flair
06-23-2024 9:36 PM

By SOPHIE LEVENSON

“Three, two, one,” and the No. 15 Ford skidded to a halt in front of Rick Ware Racing’s control center.Four men dressed to drive, in black helmets and fire-resistant suits, ambushed the car with gold-spoked tires and a container of gasoline. In fewer...


Monitor wins 10 first-place NH journalism awards, including reporter and photographer of the year
06-23-2024 5:07 PM

By JONATHAN VAN FLEET

The Concord Monitor and its staff won 10 first-place awards, including Journalist of the Year and Photographer of the Year from the New Hampshire Press Association.Reporter Michaela Towfighi, who covers a unique beat called “Two New Hampshires” that...


Concord approves independent living facility for intellectually disabled
06-23-2024 5:06 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

With approval from the city’s planning board last week, Concord is set to establish the state’s first independent living facility for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities.Planning board chair Richard Woodfin praised the...


In Rockford Illinois – a blueprint for reducing homelessness, 1,050 miles from Concord
06-23-2024 5:04 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

Rockford, Illinois, was the type of place where for those growing up there, the goal was to get out. To Larry Morrissey, that became a challenge to transform his hometown – especially when it came to addressing homelessness. Morrissey grew up in...


Fans make annual pilgrimage to New Hampshire Motor Speedway: ‘It’s the Great American Race’
06-23-2024 5:03 PM

By SOPHIE LEVENSON

On the hill, they call Dennis George the mayor.In a gray New Hampshire race hoodie, George — nearing his sixties, a Busch Light in hand, prescription glasses on his forehead — holds court behind the track, on the other side of the wire fence that...


Opinion: What’s ten feet tall and not subject to inflation?
06-22-2024 8:00 AM

By BRIAN ADAMS

Brian Adams of Andover, Mass., is a UNH alumnus originally from Londonderry. He was previously a sketch comedy writing instructor and staff writer at ImprovBoston and a founding contributor to satirical online newspaper Recyculus. He is a father to...


Opinion: Spiritual Celtics
06-22-2024 7:30 AM

By MIKE MOFFETT

State Representative Mike Moffett (R-Loudon) chairs the House Committee on State-Federal Relations and Veterans Affairs. He has been a Celtic fan since 1968. A favorite travel terminal is at Boston’s Logan Airport which features numerous championship...


Knitting together to foster conversations on democracy
06-22-2024 7:00 AM

By SOPHIE LEVENSON

Eve Jacobs Carnahan had a long career as an elections lawyer before her experiences with the American electoral system gave her the idea for something different. In 2018, she started “Knit Democracy Together,” a project that aims to fuel productive...


Opinion: ACLU: Falling in love with America
06-22-2024 6:00 AM

By ROBERT AZZI

Robert Azzi is a photographer and writer who lives in Exeter. His columns are archived at robertazzitheother.substack.com ‘I fell in love with my country - its rivers, prairies, forests, mountains, cities and people,” Elizabeth Gurley Flynn once...


Concord Ethics Board to weigh merits of complaints against two city councilors
06-21-2024 4:45 PM

By CATHERINE McLAUGHLIN

Concord’s Board of Ethics will weigh a handful of recent complaints against city officials, including against two city councilors at a meeting Monday morning.The board will evaluate whether the complaints merit a public hearing or to dismiss them. The...


Concord downsizes middle school plan to reduce costs but keeps firm on unpopular location
06-21-2024 4:44 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

While maintaining that Broken Ground is the ideal site for the new middle school due to its ample space, the Concord School Board has started downsizing the building and cutting amenities, bringing the project cost to a tentative $152 million.This is...


Concord police investigating Thursday night fight at popular swimming spot
06-21-2024 4:05 PM

By SOPHIE LEVENSONand SOFIE BUCKMINSTER

Concord police and St. Paul’s campus security responded to a report of violence between two groups near the private school’s docks Thursday on Turkey Pond, a popular spot for young people in the Concord area to swim.Witnesses said a fight broke out...


Seized and sold: ‘It saved me’ – Pandemic property tax payment program that helped thousands ended. Now what?
06-21-2024 3:33 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI / Monitor staff

Patricia Ingemi stood on the front lawn as she watched her house go up in flames. The fire grew fast, and the sound of her nine cats shrieking inside haunts her a decade later. In a matter a minutes, the single-family house she owned since 1981 was...


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...


Lebanon landfill gas to energy project under construction
06-21-2024 1:36 PM

By PATRICK ADRIAN

LEBANON — Work crews are beginning to construct a $6.6 million facility that will convert greenhouse gas emissions from the city’s landfill into electricity that will be redistributed to the electrical grid and used to power the city’s buildings. The...


Live video: Watch Boston parade to salute Celtics’ record 18th NBA championship
06-21-2024 12:06 PM

By KYLE HIGHTOWER

 The Celtics entered the season vowing to turn recent playoff heartbreaks into happiness.Eight months later, they will toast the franchise’s 18th championship in what has become standard Boston celebratory fair, joined Friday by a huge crowd for a...


Three gubernatorial candidates gather for forum
06-20-2024 4:32 PM

By SOFIE BUCKMINSTER

The candidates vying to replace Chris Sununu in the governor’s seat don’t agree on much. Democrat Cinde Warmington thinks that renewable energy is the future, while Republican Chuck Morse thinks that it puts a chokehold on New Hampshire’s...


Concord celebrates World Refugee Day with song and dance
06-20-2024 4:30 PM

By SOPHIE LEVENSON

A few things in the world can reliably bring different people together: Soccer, food, a nice sunset. Shakira. When the Colombian singer’s 2010 World Cup anthem, “Waka Waka,” came on, the jumble of kids swaying nervously on the gym floor threw up their...


City officials absent from Concord Juneteenth event
06-20-2024 3:39 PM

By SOFIE BUCKMINSTER

Tiny hands flipped regular-sized bottles under the tables. Plastic cafeteria stools squeaked relentlessly. A constant buzz of young whispers filled the air, frustrating the few adults in the room who tried and failed to quell it. No matter how...

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