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NASCAR road closures, changes

Friday, July 11, 2014

The green flag drops in Loudon on Sunday at 1 p.m., but state officials anticipate the most traffic congestion in the late afternoon and early evening. The state Department of Transportation, local and state police departments and the New Hampshire Motor Speedway have announced the following changes as part of a traffic control program for Sunday: ∎ Special measures will be … 0

Improvements help, but traffic still a problem on race weekend in and around Loudon

Friday, July 11, 2014

Road closures, detours and traffic gridlock have been a part of race weekend since the first Winston Cup rolled into town in 1993. The immense popularity of the sport combines with Sunday afternoon Lakes Region traffic to grind some local highways to a halt. “That first race was just a disaster. We were … 0

Letter: A weighty problem

Friday, July 11, 2014

The Sewalls Falls Bridge has a weight limit of 3 tons, or 6,000 pounds. My GMC truck weighs 5,800 pounds and my wife’s Chevy Equinox weighs 5,000 pounds. Every time we stop and then cross over the bridge, the three or four vehicles behind us most always cross with us. This means that 18,000 to 20,000 pounds are on that bridge at the … 0

Concord homeless man seen under train hours before it killed him

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

As word officially broke yesterday about the death of Shaune Milligan, a 49-year-old Concord homeless man whose body was found Saturday on the train tracks near Storrs Street, it hardly seemed news to the population he had for … 9

Concord police will pick up BearCat today

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

A BearCat will finally arrive in Concord. Acting police Chief Brad Osgood said two Concord officers are scheduled to pick up the $258,000 armored vehicle today. Paid for with a Department of Homeland Security grant, the BearCat can … 8

Man wanted in Maine found at N.H. supermarket

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

The New Hampshire State Police said a man wanted on a probation violation in Maine is accused of leading officers on a chase in Hooksett with a woman and her two young children in the car. The police said the car driven yesterday by 29-year-old Eric Smith of … 0

New Five Rivers director on mission to preserve

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

For years, Beth McGuinn picked up fresh vegetables and produce from the Dimond Hill Farm in Concord during her commute to work. At the farm last week, she wore a pair of hiking boots and examined a trail … 0

Concord’s evo Rock + Fitness expands with licensed locations in Maine, Indiana

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Less than a year and a half after opening its doors in Concord, evo Rock + Fitness is branching out with two new locations, in Maine and Indiana. The new locations will be licensed to use the same … 0

Local students awarded Comcast scholarship

Monday, July 7, 2014

A group of local students were honored at the New Hampshire State House as recipients of Comcast’s $1,000 Leaders and Achievers scholarship for academic achievement, leadership potential and commitment to community service. The local students who received the … 0

Letter: Trouble on Main Street

Monday, July 7, 2014

An article about the Main Street project in the June 27 Monitor stated that “city staff decided” that the share of the project that was supposed to be paid by downtown property owners should instead be included in the bonds to be paid by general funds (TIF and … 2

Business people

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Beth M c Guinn of Canterbury was hired as the first full-time executive director at Five Rivers Conservation Trust, headquartered in Concord. McGuinn succeeds Jay Haines, who came to Five Rivers four years ago as the part-time executive … 0

Business notes

Sunday, July 6, 2014

AT&T Digital Life automation and safety service is now available in the Concord area. Digital Life features include indoor and outdoor cameras, the ability to remotely open doors and control lights, a coffee maker and heat or air conditioning, and alerts about any water leaks or broken glass … 0