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Mike Cote's Business Editor's Notebook: This entrepreneur's success is a matt...
21 Oct 2018 at 12:59pm
Money is third on the list of priorities for most workers, Eric Goodwin says. First, employees want to be engaged and appreciated.
Dave Solomon's State House Dome: State rep. swaps parties after losing in Sep...
21 Oct 2018 at 9:10am
Concord state Rep. Dick Patten has changed his party registration from Democrat to Republican after losing the Democratic primary in September to Safiya Wazir.
Letter: Sears memories
21 Oct 2018 at 5:22am
Ray Duckler's excellent piece about Sears stirred a great many memories for me and I'm sure many other longtime locals. The downtown Sears was a hub of activity in Concord, not only as a shopping experience but as a place to connect with locals.
Letter: Re-elect Feltes to the state Senate
20 Oct 2018 at 5:39pm
I've had the pleasure of knowing and working with Sen. Dan Feltes since he first considered running for state Senate. Over the years, I've come to respect and admire his commitment to our city, region and state, as well as his bipartisan approach to problem-solving.
Griffin: Freight service in N.H. a must for economy
20 Oct 2018 at 9:53am
With conversations ongoing about the potential Capitol Corridor commuter rail project connecting Boston to Nashua, freight trains continue to chug along the tracks crossing Main Street at the north end of downtown every now and again. However, New Hampshire Railroad Revitalization Association President Peter Griffin said rail service, even the freight variety, is almost extinct in the Granite State.
Last Week's Rare Bird Alert
20 Oct 2018 at 6:03am
An Epping man has filed an appeal after selectmen rejected his proposed permit to sell firearms from his home because of concerns from neighbors.
Twice-yearly government surplus auction returns to Concord
20 Oct 2018 at 2:11am
It's time again for the biggest yard sale in New Hampshire, when governments auction off surplus equipment stored at the White Farm on Route 13. The sales, which take place twice a year, draw many hundreds of people who bid on everything from file cabinets to medical equipment to huge road-construction equipment. The surplus items from state and municipal governments have in recent years brought in between $106,000 and $228,000 for municipal items, and from $213,000 to as much as $628,000 for state items.
Woman convicted in fatal Allenstown crash violates probation, again
20 Oct 2018 at 12:13am
The woman at fault for a 2014 crash that killed a retired Concord teacher was back in court for violating the terms of her probation by continuing to use drugs. Nearly two years ago, Jordan Heath, 27, of Pembroke pleaded guilty to vehicular assault in Merrimack County Superior Court for texting at the time of the crash in Allenstown that killed Michael Phelps, who previously taught at Rundlett Middle School and Concord High.
Sununu, N.H. Republicans float private plan for paid family, medical leave
20 Oct 2018 at 12:13am
In this photo taken Wednesday June 29, 2016 Executive Councilor Chris Sununu listens during the Council meeting Concord, N.H. Sununu is seeking the Republican nomination for governor. New Hampshire has struggled to attract and retain young people, a trend that's likely to continue without major policy changes.
Concord to hold public forums on White Park neighborhood parking
19 Oct 2018 at 8:14pm
This image shows streets in Concord where street parking can create problems for passing traffic. Yellow streets are of marginal concern, whereas red streets are high-concern areas.
Vote for Halvorsen
19 Oct 2018 at 10:16am
To the Editor: In just a couple of weeks, voters will elect a new Merrimack County Attorney.
Eastern Ballet Institute Presents the Nutcracker At The Cca
18 Oct 2018 at 6:59pm
The Eastern Ballet Institute's production of " The Nutcracker " returns to the Capitol Center for the Arts in Downtown Concord, NH on December 1 and 2. The show is sponsored in part by Melanson Heath. Follow young Clara and her Nutcracker on their journey through the snow as Tchaikovsky's cherished score is played by the Southern New Hampshire Symphony and danced by Eastern Ballet Institute students and alumni.
Intelligent Lives - " a wide spectrum of courage
18 Oct 2018 at 2:53pm
"I wanted you to see what real courage isIt's when you know you're licked before you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what." When Atticus Finch says these words, he is explaining to his daughter, Scout, why he took on the challenge of defending a black man when he knew he would lose the case.
Grateful Dead Tribute Band Dark Star Orchestra at the CCA on 11/20
18 Oct 2018 at 10:24am
Leading Grateful Dead tribute band Dark Star Orchestra returns to the Capitol Center for the Arts in Downtown Concord, NH on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 7:30PM. The show is presented by the Capitol Center for the Arts and Kirschner Concerts.
Convicted sex offender back in prison for indecent exposure
17 Oct 2018 at 9:24pm
A convicted sex offender was sentenced to 10 to 30 years in state prison for inappropriately touching himself at two area cafes and for violating his parole in a years-old case in which he was found guilty of the same crime. Following his release, Rob Powers, 56, of Concord will also have a suspended 10- to 20-year prison sentence hanging over him for 40 years; prosecutors could file a motion in court asking a judge to impose the suspended time if Powers is not of good behavior.