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High schools: Monday’s baseball, softball, lax, tennis and track results
05-14-2024 5:16 PM

Baseball Concord 6, Bishop Guertin 4 Key players: Concord – Matt Jenness (win, 5 IP, 7 H, 1 ER, 2 K), Kaelen Williams (save, 2 IP, 2 H, 1 R; hit, 2 runs), Noah Chrabolowski (2 hits, 3-run double), Dawson Fancher (hit, run, RBI), Trevor Craigue (hit,...


A reduction in Wilmot’s recycling program is forcing some residents to take matters into their own hands
05-14-2024 4:48 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

In Andy Chew’s garage, aluminum cans – remnants of seltzers and assorted drinks – are piled high in large bins because it pains him too much to throw them away.Living in Wilmot, where recycling options are scarce, with the town lacking facilities for...


New law allows abuse survivors to end leases, flee unsafe situations
05-14-2024 4:47 PM

By CATHERINE McLAUGHLIN

Survivors of domestic violence are now empowered to terminate a lease early, helping them to escape unsafe living situations, under a law signed by the governor Tuesday.“The number one reason survivors are unable or unwilling to leave an unsafe...


UNH seeks vandal who accused university of genocide in spray-painted message
05-14-2024 4:46 PM

By JEREMY MARGOLIS

The University of New Hampshire’s oldest building was vandalized with the phrase “UNH FUNDS GENOCIDE” early Tuesday morning.An individual in an oversized white sweatshirt, black pants, and a facemask was captured on security camera footage at 3:58...


Yes, those aurora colors were more visible to your camera than you
05-14-2024 2:54 PM

By DAVID BROOKS

If you missed the display of Northern Lights over the past weekend, keep two things in mind: It was great but not as great as pictures make it seem, and there’s a pretty good chance you can see it again over the next few months.The Northern Lights, as...


UNH Faculty Senate calls on university to investigate police response to protest
05-14-2024 11:43 AM

By JEREMY MARGOLIS

The University of New Hampshire’s Faculty Senate passed a resolution Monday calling on the university to conduct an investigation of its police response to a May 1 pro-Palestine protest. The resolution came 12 days after UNH police arrested a dozen...


Body of long-missing hiker found, pinned by boulder in Dry River
05-14-2024 9:37 AM

By DAVID BROOKS

The body of a hiker missing for almost a month was discovered in Dry River, apparently pinned under a boulder.William Donovan, 65, of Cambridge, Mass, who was last seen April 16, was located by searchers who were directed to the search area after gear...


Baseball: Undermanned, Belmont battles against one of the state’s top pitchers
05-13-2024 8:08 PM

By ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL

BELMONT — Going into a game with key starters out certainly wasn’t the most ideal scenario for head coach Matt LeBlanc as his Red Raiders (9-2) prepared to face Monadnock (12-2) in a battle between two of Division III’s top teams on Monday. And even...


Bradley amendment seeks to give property owners faster action to get rid of squatters
05-13-2024 5:55 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

Taking cues from other states, New Hampshire lawmakers are pushing for a bill to expedite the eviction of people unlawfully living on private property, but this legislative effort has sparked concerns over its unintended consequences.“This could...


Speaker in Pembroke seeks to shed light on the ongoing war in Gaza
05-13-2024 5:18 PM

By RAY DUCKLER

For years, lecturer Mohamed Defaa has sought to demystify the social, cultural and historical complexities surrounding the Middle East for Western audiences.Then, on Oct. 7 of last year, this combustible region, already a difficult subject to...


Granite Geek: Can you grow radishes on the moon? NHTI students tried
05-13-2024 2:01 PM

If you, like me, often despair of producing a garden in the mix of stones, sand and grit that New Hampshire optimistically calls “soil,” remember that it could be worse. You could be working with dirt from the moon.“It’s hard to grow in this material....


As N.H. coal-fired plants shift to solar, offshore wind beckons
05-13-2024 9:32 AM

By DAVID BROOKS

New Hampshire’s two coal-fired power plants in Bow and Portsmouth look similar to the passer-by with their aging industrial buildings, rail lines and smokestacks. But as both places prepare to transition from burning coal to hosting fleets of...


‘Paradise Paradox’ – mental-health issues amid the wonders of a ski town
05-12-2024 7:10 PM

By DAVID BROOKS

Living in a ski town is wonderful, except when it’s not. And as a film and discussion on Tuesday will highlight, it can be not so wonderful for more reasons than you might think.“It is about mental health issues in mountain ski resort towns – not...


High schools: Weekend track, softball, baseball, lacrosse and tennis results
05-12-2024 7:00 PM

Boys’ Track Bobcat Invitational Key players: Bishop Brady – Josh Gentchos (1st 100 in 11.19 seconds, 2nd 200), Alan Yap (5th 100, 5th 200), 4x100 (5th); Bow – Alden Betterley (2nd 1,600), Ben McDowell (2nd pole vault), Kody McCranie (4th 100), Liam...


In Franklin, a Hometown Hero remains busy, 12 years after retiring from the U.S. Postal Service
05-12-2024 6:58 PM

By RAY DUCKLER

Stephen Donahue retired from the United States Postal Service 12 years ago, at the relatively young age of 61.And these days, he’s busier than ever.Whether leading a Scout troop or climbing a ladder to hang a sign for a local business or installing a...


Opinion: It’s hard to trust the nation’s adoption of antisemitism as its cause celebre
05-12-2024 4:00 PM

By ANDRU VOLINSKY

Andru Volinsky lives in Concord. A version of this column first appeared as a Substack post at: andruvolinsky.substack.com. As a Jew, I dislike the current focus on antisemitism. I am uncomfortable being singled out because of my religion regardless...


New Hampshire Harm Reduction Coalition provides kits for safer drug use
05-11-2024 7:14 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

Boxes filled with tourniquets, sterile water, bagged cotton and all the necessary supplies for safe drug administration are neatly arranged on the table within the office space of the New Hampshire Harm Reduction Coalition in Concord.Every Thursday,...


Baseball: Three takeaways from Concord’s tight game against Goffstown
05-11-2024 9:46 AM

By ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL

CONCORD — In spite of Concord’s struggles this season, head coach Scott Owen’s never been disappointed with the effort from his group. That theme came up once again on Friday, when the Tide dropped a tight game against Goffstown, 3-2. Sophomore Alex...


Opinion: Vote for those rooted in serving the people, communities of our state
05-11-2024 8:00 AM

By DEBORAH REYNOLDS, POLLY CAMPION and SUE FORD

Former State Senator Deborah Reynolds, Plymouth. Former State Representative Polly Campion, Etna. Former State Representative Sue Ford, Easton. As we head into campaign season, and with Congresswoman Annie Kuster’s retirement this fall, New...


Opinion: Entropy has been weighing on my mind and body
05-11-2024 7:00 AM

By JEAN STIMMELL

Jean Stimmell, retired stone mason and psychotherapist, lives in Northwood and blogs at jeanstimmell.blogspot.com. “Even the words that we are speaking now / thieving time has stolen away, / and nothing can return,” – Horace’s Odes, 23 BCWatching my...

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