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Making Strides walk helps N.H. breast cancer survivors connect in Concord New...
16 Oct 2017 at 9:13pm
Participants get a pom-pom cheer as they head for the finish line at the 25th Making Strides walk at Memorial Field on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. Making Strides participants walk under the I-89 bridge on Clinton Street Sunday.
Concord Town Crier for Oct. 15, 2017
14 Oct 2017 at 9:49pm
Today, the Penacook Historical Society hosts "A City At War: Concord N.H. in World War I," presented by Byron Champlin, at 2 p.m., at the Rolfe House, 11 Penacook St. The program is part of the World War I "Over There Over Here" series. The Penacook Community Center Senior Program will host a Community Flu Clinic on Monday, in partnership with the Concord VNA.
Letter: The shadows of development
14 Oct 2017 at 3:49pm
While I join many others with enthusiasm about redeveloping the New Hampshire Employment Security building, I have some questions about assumptions mentioned in previous reports. Millennials are the target population for the housing due to their disposable income, yet this is the same population buried in debt from college expenses and holding down jobs during the recession that offered poor wages.
Concord crash injures two drivers
14 Oct 2017 at 11:05am
Coos County Attorney John McCormick claims a jury, which last month found a Berlin man not guilty of negligent homicide, may have been tainted because the foreman hugged the defendant after the... The Manchester Monarchs will begin their third ECHL campaign Saturday night at 7:05 when the puck drops for their season opener against the Worcester ... (more)
DHHS: Lead testing at-risk N.H. rental homes could take 10 years NEW
14 Oct 2017 at 6:38am
The push to test lead levels in aging New Hampshire homes with children is one with bipartisan legislative support. But actually getting that testing accomplished, according to the Department of Health and Human Services, could take significant resources.
New Jersey man pleads guilty to bank fraud
14 Oct 2017 at 4:37am
A New Jersey man pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in New Hampshire to two counts of bank fraud.
Trial in Concord toddler's death set for summer 2018 NEW
14 Oct 2017 at 1:05am
The jury trial of a father accused of killing his 3-year-old daughter in Concord last year is scheduled for next summer. Jocarl Bureau, 23, faces charges of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of Jayleah Bureau on March 15, 2016.
Judge: Man accused of firing pistol in Concord not competent to stand trial NEW
14 Oct 2017 at 1:05am
A man with a history of mental illness accused of firing approximately 30 rounds from a pistol in downtown Concord this summer is not fit to stand trial, a judge ruled Thursday. Timothy Dearborn, 33, will remain incarcerated for up to 90 days to allow for a physician to determine the appropriateness of involuntary treatment, according to court documents.
Clean Energy Conference to be held in Concord
14 Oct 2017 at 1:05am
The N.H. Sustainable Energy Association and N.H. Local Energy Solutions Workgroup will co-host the ninth annual Local Energy Solutions Conference on Oct. 28 at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The LES Conference is N.H.'s premiere conference for clean energy, featuring "pitch challenge" sessions to group problem-solve our most topical energy challenges, policy, technology and project tracks with over a dozen sessions, and panel discussions led by local, state, and regional energy leaders. The 2017 agenda covers the hottest topics in clean energy, including solar project siting, net-zero building, beneficial electrification, net metering, community energy systems, and more.
12 Oct 2017 at 8:36pm
Health and Human Services Commissioner Jeffrey Meyers told councilors the state has had a contract with Bethany Christian for years, with the support of former Democratic governors John Lynch and Maggie Hassan.
Puddles Pity Party to Bring Sad Clown Anthems to CCA This Fall
12 Oct 2017 at 4:05pm
Puddles Pity Party will appear at the Capitol Center for the Arts on Sunday, November 12 at 7:30PM. The 'Sad Clown with the Golden Voice' is back with a suitcase full of all new emotional anthems and plenty of Kleenex! As with any Pity Party performance, it's not all sadness and longing.
Justice & Journalism with Peter Overby of NPR
12 Oct 2017 at 11:28am
New Hampshire Public Radio and the Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership, and Public Service at UNH School of Law are proud to announce NPR reporter Peter Overby as the next speaker in the Justice & Journalism series, taking place November 8 at the UNH School of Law in Concord. NHPR's Laura Knoy, host of the live call-in news show The Exchange , will conduct a conversation with Mr. Overby on the nuances of his beat reporting and the issues and trends currently at play in Washington under the Trump Administration.
Amid talks of Rundlett rebuild, district eyes state money for switch from ste...
12 Oct 2017 at 7:06am
Just as Concord is weighing plans to rebuild the city's middle school, the district is eyeing a $19 million pot of state money to recoup some of what was spent on the district's rushed conversion to natural gas this year. Officials said Wednesday that the district will apply for money through the state's newly minted Public School Infrastructure Fund, a pot of money established by Gov. Chris Sununu using the state's surplus to contribute to local projects focusing on internet connectivity, health, safety and security.
12 Oct 2017 at 4:58am
It was with some surprise I learned of Gov. Chris Sununu standing on the steps of the State House praising New Hampshire, saying its "beauty is unmatched" and "nowhere on the planet is there a better place than New Hampshire for families, friends and couples to come." How can he talk about our state's beauty one moment and in the next support the Northern Pass, which will destroy the things he praises? Sununu said tourism is the state's second largest tax revenue generator.
Motorcyclist seen racing on Loudon Road suffers life threatening injuries in ...
12 Oct 2017 at 12:34am
A motorcyclist suffered severe, life-threatening injuries after striking a car in front of the Loudon Road McDonald's Monday night. Concord police responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash involving a Hyundai Sonata and a Yamaha motorcycle in front of the restaurant at 9:08 p.m. The car was traveling eastbound on Loudon Road; the motorcyclist was traveling westbound, and crashed into the vehicle when it attempted to to turn into the McDonald's parking lot, police said.