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Future of the Kearsarge Area Chamber of Commerce is unclear

Monday, September 22, 2014

Most chamber of commerce meetings center on discussions of networking, event planning and marketing. The Kearsarge Area Chamber of Commerce’s meeting Wednesday night focused on whether the chamber even has a future. “The Kearsarge Area Chamber of Commerce has reached a crossroad. It has become increasingly difficult to find people who are willing and able to serve on the Chamber … 0

Downtown: Hoping customers will follow suit, Main Street businesses back Discover Downtown campaign

Monday, September 22, 2014

In Things are Cooking on North Main Street, a cluster of customers stared at the coffee maker with equal parts confusion and curiosity. They peered … 3

Global marches draw attention to climate change

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Tens of thousands of activists walked through Manhattan yesterday, warning that climate change is destroying the Earth – in stride with demonstrators around the world … 1

Partnership for a Drug-Free N.H. gets tax-exempt status

Sunday, September 21, 2014

The Partnership for a drug-free New Hampshire recently announced it has received 501(c)(3) status from the Internal Revenue Service. This classification designates the organization as a public charity, which also means donations to the group are now tax deductible. Past donations to the organization also qualify. “As a … 0

Global Impact: In disasters around the world, Globe gear protects

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Globe Manufacturing in Pittsfield makes the kind of things buyers hope they’ll never need, but know that sooner or later, they will. The products are in fire departments in Loudon and Kuwait and Washington, D.C. They’re what rescue … 0

Concord job fair planned at Steeplegate Mall

Sunday, September 21, 2014

More than 60 employers will be at a job fair Sept. 24 at the Steeplegate Mall, looking to fill positions ranging from home health care aides to bank tellers, manufacturing and corrections workers. The job fair was organized by New Hampshire Employment Security and the New Hampshire Employer … 0

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 … 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 national dialogue has been ignited over the need to equip law enforcement with … 1

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 asked to take a selfie. “Rand, to me, is such an inspiration,” said … 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