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Festival to benefit Concord Coalition to End Homelessness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

The Concord Coalition to End Homelessness will host an expanded SouperFest this year to raise money and awareness for its cause. The event will begin at 1 p.m. today at Rundlett Middle School in Concord. From 1 to 4 p.m., parents and children can enjoy inflatables, cup-stacking demonstrations, games and food during “FunFest.” From 4:15 to 5:15 p.m., David Shore’s …

Rudman Center advisers looking to future, building on momentum

Saturday, March 28, 2015

When he learned the state’s flagship university wanted to dedicate a public policy center in his name, former U.S. senator Warren Rudman said there was …

Germany: Prosecutors: Co-pilot on crashed flight hid psychological troubles

Saturday, March 28, 2015

On the day he appeared to fly a commercial airliner into a chilly mountainside in France, Andreas Lubitz was hiding a potentially deadly secret: a …

Barnstead teen gets 20 years for near-fatal stabbing in Bear Brook State Park

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The two victims of Samantha Heath’s extreme brutality sat on opposite ends of a crowded Concord courtroom yesterday, one in tears, the other cooing in newborn abandon. It had been more than a year since the tearful one, …

Students and parents ask Concord School Board to maintain Capitol Center partnership

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Tuesday night, Nick Skafidas was on stage at the Capitol Center for the Arts playing the trumpet in what he feared could be his last concert at the venue. To make sure he can play there next year, the Concord High School junior spoke at the Concord School …

Pressure cooker parts, BBs, found in marathon bombers’ home

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Nails, BBs, pressure cooker parts and other potential bomb components were found inside Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s family apartment, an FBI agent testified yesterday. The items were found during a search four days after the 2013 terrorism attack, which killed three people and injured more than 260 …

Kinder Morgan says it won’t take any homes by eminent domain to build pipeline in N.H.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Pipeline developer Kinder Morgan will not take any New Hampshire homes through eminent domain, company officials told lawmakers in Concord yesterday. The energy company is proposing constructing more than 70 miles of natural gas pipeline through 17 communities in Southern New Hampshire that include Richmond, Fitzwilliam, Mason, Litchfield …

AP Investigation: Is the fish you buy caught by slaves?

Thursday, March 26, 2015

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Associated Press notified the International Organization for Migration about men in this story, who were then moved out of Benjina by the police for their safety. Hundreds of slaves remain on the island, and five …

Report: Diversity of New England plant life is threatened

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

From picturesque coastal estuaries of Cape Cod to the soaring White Mountains, much of New England’s rich native flora is fighting for survival against increasing odds, according to what conservationists call the most comprehensive accounting ever made of …

Teens injured in head-on collision on South Stark Highway in Weare

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

A head-on collision that injured multiple people caused the police to close South Stark Highway in Weare for a few hours Tuesday night. The Weare police and fire and rescue departments responded to the accident on South Stark Highway near Duck Pond Road shortly after 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, …

Infographic: Where do people in N.H. have the best quality of life?

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

A new report released today shows the most and least healthy counties in New Hampshire and across the nation. The report, called County Health Rankings, was compliled by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin …

PHOTOS: Trout in the Classroom at Henniker Community School

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Henniker Community School seventh-grade science classes are participating in the Trout in the Classroom project, a program supported by Trout Unlimited and New Hampshire Fish and Game. The students are raising trout from the larva stage (sac fry) …

Shaheen and Ayotte to IRS: Provide paper tax forms to public

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

A decrease in the number of available paper tax forms has caught the attention of the state’s congressional delegation. U.S. Sens. Kelly Ayotte and Jeanne Shaheen introduced a resolution yesterday urging the Internal Revenue Service to provide taxpayers with printed materials needed to file their taxes correctly and …