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for sale in hopkinton: A beautiful dwelling – inside and out

Sunday, September 21, 2014

The home at 18 Brookwood Lane in Hopkinton is a beautifully maintained and picturesque cape on a corner lot. Featuring four bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms, the home offers gorgeous custom details, modern amenities and lots of space. Situated on more than 2 acres, the home has been designed with entertaining in mind and includes lots of great places for friends … 0

In wake of Ferguson clashes, a focus on arming local police

Saturday, September 20, 2014

In the weeks since heavily armed police officers took to the streets in Ferguson, Mo., following the shooting death of an unarmed black teen, a … 0

Political groups try to mobilize the youth vote ahead of Nov. elections

Saturday, September 20, 2014

When Eric Schleien met his political role model, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, at a rally in Manchester this month, he shook the senator’s hand and … 0

For NASCAR, race is on to tap into bracket hype

Saturday, September 20, 2014

The New Hampshire Motor Speedway, along with its NASCAR partners, are betting on a bracket. This year, the NASCAR playoff chase, which rolls into Loudon today with the Sylvania 300, will take a play out of the college basketball playbook, introducing the NASCAR Perfect Grid Challenge. With $100,000 … 0

CIA stops spying on friendly nations

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Stung by the backlash over a German caught selling secrets to the U.S. and the revelations of surveillance by the National Security Agency, the CIA has stopped spying on friendly governments in Western Europe, according to current and … 0

Decision expected this year on competing transmission projects

Saturday, September 20, 2014

The region’s grid operator is expected to decide between two competing transmission projects by the end of the year in an effort to address reliability concerns for the Greater Boston area. The project ISO New England selects to be constructed will be financed by New England ratepayers. New … 0

Salvation Army’s McKenna House seeks donations to match federal grant

Saturday, September 20, 2014

The Salvation Army’s McKenna House in Concord needs to raise money to improve its chances of securing a federal grant to fund an expansion, and it’s asking the public for help. Last year, the McKenna House applied for a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant to pay for 16 … 0

Health care is often the biggest expense in retirement, and the hardest to predict

Saturday, September 20, 2014

As the youngest of the baby boomers celebrate their 50th birthdays this year, many will put renewed attention on what will likely be the biggest expense in retirement: their health. Still the responsibility of caring for retirees – as well as the cost – often falls on family … 1

Democrats criticize Republican candidates at party dinner in Concord

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Over traditional fare of turkey and apple cider, Democrats used a party-organized dinner last night as an opportunity to attack Republicans running in this November’s election. “It’s very clear that this is a critical election and that there … 0

Roll call

Saturday, September 20, 2014

By Voterama in Congress Here’s how New Hampshire’s members of Congress voted on major issues during the week ending Friday. House U.S. SUPPORT OF SYRIAN REBELS: The House on Wednesday voted 273 for and 156 against to authorize the U.S. government to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels … 0

Hayfield is test ground for crop-soil health

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Researchers are testing the use of cover crops such as grasses and legumes on a 1-acre hayfield in Dover to help farmers improve soil health. University of New Hampshire scientists have teamed up with the Strafford County Conservation District to try out different combinations of the crops. The … 0

Century Ride returns a year after tragedy

Saturday, September 20, 2014

About 1,400 bicyclists are expected to participate in the Seacoast Century Bicycle Tour this weekend, a year after two cyclists were killed in Hampton. Organizers told WMUR that they were encouraged to continue the event in honor of 60-year-old Pamela Wells and 52-year-old Elise Bouchard, who were killed … 0

Lawmakers wary of university budget proposal

Saturday, September 20, 2014

While some New Hampshire lawmakers like the idea freezing in-state tuition at public colleges for another two years, they aren’t ready to increase funding for the university system by 34 percent. After years of significant increases, resident tuition at University System of New Hampshire schools was frozen at … 1