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Edic found guilty of murder in 2010 prison attack

Thursday, July 31, 2014

William Edic, the 32-year-old accused of fatally assaulting a fellow Concord inmate at the behest of his white supremacist prison gang, was found guilty today of reckless second-degree murder. He was also convicted of falsifying physical evidence. After a week of testimony and just more than four hours of deliberation, the 12-member jury sided with the prosecution’s claim that Edic … 0

Letter: Housing solutions

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Months ago, I was watching HGTV and they were transforming shipping containers into housing. When a homeless group was forming in Concord, I wrote a letter suggesting that train cars could serve the same housing ideas here in Concord. Noticing a vacant box car on the tracks by the Friendly Kitchen got me thinking: Why not a “village” of several updated, room divided, … 0

Letter: Hassan best for my daughter

Thursday, July 31, 2014

I graduated from college in 1970, and many career and academic doors have opened for women since that time. Women are attending medical school, law school and studying engineering in record numbers, and many now play an ever more important role in government. Unfortunately, more than 40 years later, some things have not changed. I watched with dismay as the Supreme Court first … 0

The Insiders: Head over to the library and get a lesson in homebrewing

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

It’s no secret how much we appreciate beer. Well, maybe love is a better word to describe it. With all the different variations, styles and flavor combinations, making beer should really be considered an art form – just one that also happens to be quite delicious. And we … 0

Main Street meeting will be held tonight

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The Concord City Council will hold a special meeting tonight to vote on several resolutions related to the Main Street project. If all of the resolutions on the agenda are approved, the city will move forward with a $10.95 million redesign of the downtown corridor. The council needs … 0

Committee kicks off fundraising effort for John Winant memorial

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

With donations from the U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom and St. Paul’s School in hand, a committee dedicated to creating a memorial for former governor John Gilbert Winant is $60,000 closer to its $150,000 fundraising goal. Rep. … 0

Webster document shredding didn’t break law, county attorney says

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Members of the now-inactive Webster Police Advisory Committee did not violate state law when they shredded documents during a public meeting in January, the Merrimack County attorney’s office has found. The investigation launched earlier this year and focused on a Jan. 3 meeting of the volunteer committee. During … 0

Defense in William Edic trial accuse investigator of shoddy police work

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Testimony in the William Edic trial ended yesterday, with the lead investigator coming under fire by a defense attorney for what he portrayed as shoddy police work in the hours after the July 26, 2010, assault that Edic is accused of helping commit. The witness, state police Sgt. … 0

Merrimack Valley Middle School Honors

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The following students earned honors in the third trimester at Merrimack Valley Middle School: Grade 8 Principal’s list: Ellie Acquilano, Dylan Babonis, John Barger, Jack Becker, Grace Blecharczyk, Elizabeth Brannigan Mock, Justis Brown, Katheryn Campbell, Nicole Carter, Sarah Carter, Kelsea Chadbourne, Tricia Corneau, Kaitlyn Covell, Arthur Coy, Shayla … 0

Letter: Seeds of terrorism

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Raymond Close and I were born in Beirut and grew up together in Lebanon as sons of professors at the American University. Close has been employed by the U.S. government in Middle Eastern affairs for his entire working life. He has this to say about the seeds of … 1

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Local golf Duston Country Club held its two-day guest tournament this weekend. For the men, Mike Zack and Austin Fox placed first with a net score of 78 and were followed by Tom Flanagan and Al Appel (78), John Holbrook and Matt Holbrook (79), Jon Routon and Bill … 0

Inmate witness in Edic trial makes appeal to victim’s mother

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Prosecutors in the second-degree murder trial of William Edic continued to build their case yesterday, calling yet another alleged eyewitness to the 2010 prison attack that led to the death of Anthony “Tony” Renzzulla. But on the fourth … 0

Concord hearing gives the public a chance to comment on EPA Clean Power Plan

Monday, July 28, 2014

Because of climate change, New Hampshire’s moose population is struggling – fighting a longer tick season and higher quantities of parasites – and over the past decade it has declined more than 40 percent, said Eric Orff, a New Hampshire wildlife biologist. That’s why Orff said he supports … 3