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For sale in Concord: Stunning landmark promises luxuries

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Rarely does a Concord landmark such as this come on the market! The distinctive brick Victorian at 232 South St. offers almost 10 acres in the heart of the desirable South End. Complete with a spectacular four-stall post and beam horse barn, the six-bedroom gem combines original architectural detail with today’s must-have modern amenities. The gracious front foyer is warm …

In celebrity status and over-the-top talking points, Trump stands alone

Saturday, April 18, 2015

When businessman and potential presidential candidate Donald Trump took the stage at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Nashua yesterday afternoon, he didn’t mince words in …

Ray Duckler: She’s as strong as ever

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Want to get on Pat Pelletier’s bad side? Suggest she use a wheelchair, or a cane, or a walker. That’ll do it. She doesn’t care …

Infographic: NH unemployment on steady decline

Saturday, April 18, 2015

New Hampshire’s unemployment rate in March dipped to 4.2 percent, down .3 percentage points from February and .7 percentage points from March 2014. The rate isn’t adjusted for seasonal employment, according to New Hampshire Employment Security. The labor …

Northern Pass aims to complete state permitting process by end of 2016

Saturday, April 18, 2015

An Eversource Energy official said yesterday he hopes the Northern Pass project will clear the state permitting process by the end of 2016. Before it files with the state, the controversial electric transmission project is waiting for the U.S. Department of Energy to release its draft federal permit, …

India’s rising tiger numbers may be victory only on paper

Friday, April 17, 2015

At first, the numbers seem impressive: India’s tiger population has gone up 30 percent in just four years. The government lauded the news as astonishing evidence of victory in conservation. But independent scientists say such an increase – …

Gulf of Mexico resilient, scarred 5 years after BP oil spill

Friday, April 17, 2015

From above, five years after the BP well explosion, the Gulf of Mexico looks clean, green and whole again, teeming with life – a testament to the resilience of nature. But there’s more than surface-shimmering blue and emerald …

After Alps crash, some experts ponder flights without pilots

Friday, April 17, 2015

To improve airline safety, maybe we need to remove the pilots. That radical idea is decades away, if it ever becomes a reality. But following the intentional crashing of Germanwings Flight 9525 by the co-pilot, a long-running debate …

Iraqi officials believe Saddam’s top deputy killed

Friday, April 17, 2015

He was the last member of Saddam Hussein’s inner circle still on the run, depicted with his distinctive red moustache as the “king of clubs” on the U.S. military’s deck of cards of most-wanted Iraqi regime fugitives. Now, …

Day 1 live blog: What they’re saying at #FITN GOP summit

Friday, April 17, 2015

Bush has name recognition, 6:30 p.m. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says he’s not expecting a coronation if he chooses to enter the Republican presidential primary. “I will have to earn it if I get into the arena,” …

Concord: Armed robbery investigation on Thorndike St. leads to drug arrest

Friday, April 17, 2015

The Concord police have arrested two suspects in an armed robbery last week, as well as the victim who was believed to be selling drugs in the vicinity of his 11-year-old son. John Cowdrey, 48, called the police …

Live blog: Behind the scenes at the FITN GOP summit today in Nashua

Friday, April 17, 2015

Taking notes, 4:20 p.m. By mid-afternoon on the first day of #FITN Summit, Mary Luke had already scribbled her way through several full pages in the notebook she brought along with her to the event. “I’m a retired …

State official backs Sunapee expansion plans, with some conditions

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The state gave preliminary and conditional approval yesterday to a long-contentious expansion on Mount Sunapee. At a meeting in Newbury, Department of Resources and Economic Development Commissioner Jeffrey Rose said the west bowl expansion could move forward if …