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Following budget cut, Pembroke revisits future of elementary school re-build
05-08-2024 3:11 PM

By JEREMY MARGOLIS

A massive budget cut sustained by the Pembroke School District in March has thrust the future of a long-planned elementary school building project into uncertainty.The plan to renovate or rebuild the kindergarten through fourth grade Pembroke Hill...


Friends Program completing shelter renovation for families experiencing homelessness
05-08-2024 2:24 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

Nancy McKeon hopes that when people think of their time with the Friends Program, where she is the executive director, they’ll remember that they lived in the white house on Thompson Street, rather than a shelter while they were experiencing...


Transgender sports ban receives Senate committee support
05-08-2024 12:23 PM

By JEREMY MARGOLIS

A controversial bill that would ban transgender girls from participating on NHIAA- sanctioned girls’ sports teams in New Hampshire is expected to be voted on by the Senate next week, after it received support from the Senate’s Education Committee on...


Dartmouth administration faces fierce criticism over protest arrests
05-08-2024 9:47 AM

By FRANCES MIZE

HANOVER — Dartmouth President Sian Beilock and college administrators faced pointed criticism at a meeting with faculty regarding the arrest of 89 students, staff, faculty and community members by police in riot gear at a protest on the college Green...


Opinion: Protecting NH from PFAS
05-08-2024 6:00 AM

By CHRIS SERRAO and GHENA KUBBA

Chris Serrao and Ghena Kubba are students at Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter. “There was once a town in the heart of America where all life seemed to live in harmony with its surroundings. The town lay in the midst of a checkerboard of prosperous...


Boys’ lacrosse: Through the lumps, Concord coach thinks young team is ahead of schedule
05-07-2024 6:57 PM

By ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL

CONCORD — On the face of it, there aren’t many positives to expect a coach to derive from a 10-3 loss at home. Concord head coach Jeff Smith, though, continues to be encouraged by what he’s seen from a roster composed mostly of sophomores and...


High schools: Monday’s baseball, softball, lacrosse and tennis results
05-07-2024 6:09 PM

Baseball Dover 8, Concord 5 Key players: Concord – Matt Jenness (5.1 IP, 2 H, 2 BB, 1 K, 1 ER), Dawson Fancher (2 hits, 2 RBIs), Alex Lewis (hit, 2 RBIs), Noah Chrabolowski (hit, run), Brett McDonough (hit, 2 runs), Kaelen William (hit, run), Mitch...


Gaming company skips funding for problem gambling efforts
05-07-2024 6:02 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

An ongoing review of the state’s charitable gaming laws has sparked concerns over Ainsworth, a company operating nearly half of the historical horse racing terminals that avoids paying money to fund problem gambling services.While the company’s...


Bradley Haas Act to provide death benefit to all security officers under new amendment
05-07-2024 5:53 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

Lawmakers moved to expand the proposed Bradley Haas Act to provide a death benefit not only to the family of the fallen security officer but also to other security officers who may be killed in the line of duty.Senate Bill 604, named after former...


Hopkinton tries to nab out-of-town trash bandits
05-07-2024 4:49 PM

By SRUTHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

Already struggling to enforce its green bag program in its shared transfer station, Hopkinton realized it faces a new issue: Concord residents trying to dump their trash in town.Last Saturday, select board members Thomas Lipoma and Jeffrey Donohue...


UNH selects Elizabeth Chilton as university’s next president
05-07-2024 11:59 AM

By JEREMY MARGOLIS

The University of New Hampshire on Tuesday named Elizabeth Chilton, the current chancellor of Washington State University’s flagship campus, as its next president.Chilton, an anthropologist, has also served as a dean at Binghamton University and as an...


Opinion: NH should support SB 553
05-07-2024 6:00 AM

By STEVE DUPREY

Steve Duprey is the owner and president of The Duprey Companies. As a New Hampshire native of many generations, I know a large reason this is such an exceptional place to live, work, own a business and raise a family is the way our institutions and...


On Thursday, public Q&A with Manchester airport director at NH Aviation Museum
05-06-2024 5:12 PM

Ted Kitchens, director of the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, will answer questions about recent airfield developments plus effects of the global aviation industry in a free talk, open to the public, on Thursday, May 9.The session comes as the...


UNH faculty and students call on university police chief to resign following his alleged assault on a student
05-06-2024 5:03 PM

By JEREMY MARGOLIS

Five days after police arrested 12 pro-Palestinian protesters at the University of New Hampshire, students and faculty called for the resignation of university Police Chief Paul Dean after they say he assaulted a student while responding to last...


Hometown Heroes: Through dance, Sindy Chown teaches kids that they belong
05-06-2024 4:18 PM

By CATHERINE McLAUGHLIN

For Sindy Chown, dance is belonging: within one’s own body, within a culture, within a community. “When someone dances with their heart, you see it in their face,” Chown said. Their eyes will light up, and a smile will bloom on their face. “It’s like...


When returning to the moon, politics – and fear of weapons in space – is part of the discussion
05-06-2024 3:39 PM

By DAVID BROOKS

NASA’s return-to-the-moon program Artemis has 18 New Hampshire companies and institutions supplying products or services, from temperature sensors to gaskets to research projects, so it was no surprise that business was featured when astronaut...


Low and moderate income homeowners property tax relief program open through June 30
05-06-2024 2:01 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

Applications for property tax relief through the Department of Revenue Administration are open through June 30. Single homeowners who make up to $37,000 a year and married couples who have an income of $47,000 can apply for a reduction on their local...


Granite Geek: Free government software for taxes – what could go wrong? (Not much, as it turns out)
05-06-2024 9:17 AM

By DAVID BROOKS

This year’s tax season was like all the others, a real pain in the neck to get through especially if, like me, you had to file for an extension because one stupid piece of paper was late. Argh!!!Which made me wonder how things went with the intriguing...


Opinion: The inspiring life of Howard Zinn
05-06-2024 6:00 AM

By JONATHAN P. BAIRD

Jonathan P. Baird lives in Wilmot. It has now been 14 years since Howard Zinn died. A historian, Zinn is mostly remembered for writing “A People’s History of the United States,” a controversial recounting of the American story. Zinn focused on the...


Opinion: Seeking wisdom in literature
05-05-2024 4:00 PM

By GIB WEST

Gib West lives in Concord. Many pieces of great literature explore the themes of power and hubris, and thus can be revisited to examine how we, as members of a community, can question ourselves or our leaders and in so doing seek a just path.It is...

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