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Concord Main Street gets green light

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Concord City Council approved the Main Street project last night, and construction will begin this fall. Most of the votes on the table passed 14-1 with dissent only from Ward 2 Councilor Allan Herschlag. The proposal approved will rebuild and redesign nine blocks of Main Street for $10.69 million. From Centre Street to Concord Street, the construction will widen … 1

Racquet Club of Concord sold before foreclosure auction

Thursday, July 31, 2014

A buyer has purchased the Racquet Club of Concord, staying a foreclosure auction that had been scheduled for yesterday morning. The Nelson family built the … 0

Market Basket turmoil disrupts plans for Warner liquor outlet

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The shutdown of Market Basket locations across New England has stalled conversations about a new New Hampshire Liquor & Wine Outlet in Warner. New Hampshire … 1

Market Basket to workers: Return Monday or you’re fired.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Market Basket’s leaders are calling for all employees to return to work Aug. 4 or risk being replaced. Many employees of the regional grocery chain have been on an unofficial strike since July 21, refusing to deliver fresh … 2

Ayotte introduces bill to curb sexual assaults on campus

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte introduced bipartisan legislation yesterday intended to help prevent campus sexual assault and provide better support for victims. The bill “will make it in the schools’ immediate best interest to take proactive steps to protect … 1

Garcia, Lambert square off on finances, climate change in District 2 Republican primary debate

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The three candidates running for the Republican nomination in New Hampshire’s 2nd Congressional District race met yesterday for a debate where all three defended their most recent fundraising reports. State Rep. Marilinda Garcia of Salem used the debate as an opportunity to defend her campaign from claims that … 0

Edic case goes to jurors, with attorneys on both sides invoking inmate accounts

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

In a murder case devoid of hard evidence, attorneys on both sides invoked the only thing left when they delivered their closing statements yesterday in the William Edic trial: the words of a few lawless men. Did Edic, … 0

U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen seeks to expand contraceptive coverage for military servicewomen, family members

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

A bill introduced yesterday by U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen seeks to expand contraception coverage for those who served in the military and their relatives. The Access to Contraception for Women Servicemembers and Dependents Act would, among other things, eliminate cost-sharing for pregnancy prevention methods through the military’s TRICARE … 0

Detective charged with making threats, assault

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

A longtime New Hampshire police detective is facing trial on simple assault and criminal threatening charges. The Eagle Tribune reported that George Wickson of Plaistow is charged with threatening a man with a knife and grabbing a woman by her buttocks and hair in May 2013, when he … 0

GOP pushes House toward approving Obama lawsuit

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Republicans pushed a divided House yesterday toward a campaign-season lawsuit against President Obama, accusing him of deliberately exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Obama and other Democrats derided the effort as a stunt aimed at tossing political … 0

Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president’s new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in a report released yesterday. While the administration was publicly assuring consumers that … 0

Candidates sign AFP pledge to cut taxes, oppose Obamacare

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

More than 200 candidates for state office have signed onto an Americans for Prosperity pledge saying they’ll cut taxes, fight to pass a right to work law and oppose Medicaid expansion. Americans for Prosperity is a politically active non-profit backed by the Koch Brothers that fights for smaller … 0

Concord man, 47, charged with 15 counts of child porn

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

A 47-year-old Concord sex offender has been charged with 15 new felony counts of child pornography after the police said they found lewd photos of boys inside his Hanover Street residence. Christopher Merchant was arrested Tuesday and arraigned … 0