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App reviews: Thumbly, a custom keyboard, and Kitchen Stories, for meal planning

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Single-handedly creating a custom keyboard for your phone Are you a one-armed bandit on your phone? To those who still type mostly with one thumb: There’s a keyboard out there for you: Thumbly. This custom keyboard fans the familiar QWERTY layout from the bottom corner of your phone, so you can type with one hand easily. The app works for …

How you talk to your baby now can impact their social skills later

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Think you have your hands full making sure your baby is fed and clean and gets enough sleep? Here’s another thing for the list: developing …

For sale in Bow: Glorious details, wonderful location

Sunday, August 2, 2015

The well-maintained colonial at 13 Buckingham Drive is situated in one of Bow’s most sought-after neighborhoods, Buckingham Estates. Sited on 2.35 acres of professionally landscaped …

Concord police recover body of missing person at White Park

Friday, July 31, 2015

The body of Tina Russell, a 39-year-old Concord woman who had gone missing, was discovered Friday in White Park, police said. They do not suspect foul play. Police received a report of an “unconscious” female in the park about 3:15 p.m. Friday, said Lt. Tim O’Malley in a …

Tornado hit Warner on Thursday night

Friday, July 31, 2015

A tornado damaged a roof and snapped and uprooted some trees in Warner on Thursday night. This is the first tornado in the state in 2015, according to the National Weather Service. The tornado occurred at 5:53 p.m., was about 100 yards wide, and traveled a distance of …

Motorcyclists critically injured in accident with tractor-trailer identified as Franklin residents

Friday, July 31, 2015

The two people injured in a Thursday morning accident involving a motorcycle and tractor trailer truck were still in critical condition as of Friday afternoon. State police identified the two people injured as Franklin residents in a press release Friday. William Hanson, 53, and Marlene Layne, 46, are …

Report: Democracy in N.H. gets failing grades

Friday, July 31, 2015

New Hampshire’s democracy just brought home its report card – and it’s full of D’s and F’s, according to a report released Thursday by Open Democracy, a New Hampshire organization working to reduce the influence of money in …

As plea deadline arrives, defense says St. Paul’s rape suspect headed for trial

Friday, July 31, 2015

On the eve of a final plea deadline, the lawyer for a St. Paul’s graduate accused of raping an underclassman last year said they plan to go to trial. “We expect that this case will be resolved by …

Defendants in fatal hayride crash in Maine plead not guilty

Friday, July 31, 2015

All three defendants in a Halloween-themed hayride crash in Maine that killed a teenager and injured more than a dozen other passengers pleaded not guilty Thursday in their first court appearance. The driver, 55-year-old David Brown of South …

Construction on Sewalls Falls Bridge starts next week

Friday, July 31, 2015

Construction on the Sewalls Falls Bridge will finally begin next week. In order to reopen the bridge in 2016 as promised, the contractors will work through the winter. But City Engineer Ed Roberge said he is excited to “get this project launched.” “It’s been a long process, and …

Breast-feeding rally to urge broader legislation in N.H.

Friday, July 31, 2015

When Janice Snyder began working at a Concord restaurant, the general manger let the nursing mother pump breast milk in the privacy of his office. But when a new manager who wasn’t comfortable with the arrangement took over, Snyder said she ran into problems. Despite her stated discomfort, …

Democrats consider distance from Jefferson, Jackson

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Democratic parties in the three states that start the presidential nominating process are exploring ending their association with two former White House occupants: Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson. Accelerating a trend that goes back years, committees in several …

Federal prosecutors convict Campton man of growing pot

Thursday, July 30, 2015

A jury in federal court has convicted a Campton man of running a marijuana growing operation. Acting U.S. Attorney Donald Feith said the jury on Thursday found 31-year-old Peter Apicelli guilty of one count of manufacturing marijuana. He …