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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 … 0

Hassan signs human trafficking, cell phone bills

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Gov. Maggie Hassan has signed into law a measure that strengthens New Hampshire’s laws against human trafficking, as well as a bill banning handheld cell phone use while driving as of July 1 of next year. Hassan said the human trafficking bill, which she signed Friday, takes significant … 0

Governor vetoes workplace bullying bill

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Gov. Maggie Hassan vetoed a bill yesterday aimed at protecting New Hampshire state employees from abusive work environments, saying it was well-intentioned but unworkable. Lawmakers passed the measure after hearing from current and former state workers who said … 0

Veterans’ health care bill to cost $17 billion

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

A bipartisan deal to improve veterans’ health care would authorize at least $17 billion to fix the health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays, the bill’s chief supporters said Monday. The … 2

Oregon: Shunned at home, coal ships out

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The largest power plant in Oregon, the Boardman Coal Plant, sat idle one day earlier this summer, “cold steel” in industry parlance, its dirty power no longer wanted on an electricity grid that is becoming greener. For two … 0

New Hampshire Employment Security hosting job fairs today in Laconia, on Friday in Franklin

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

More than 20 local businesses will attend a job fair Friday in Franklin. The participating employers range from large corporations such as J.Jill and FedEx to regional staffing companies such as Express Employment Professionals and Corporate Resource Services. The fair, organized by New Hampshire Employment Security, will be … 1

Netanyahu warns Israel to prepare for long Gaza conflict, as at least 10 more are killed

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Israel will press its air and ground offensive in the Gaza Strip, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said yesterday, preparing his country for a longer and bloodier campaign and dashing hopes that the three-week-old conflict would end soon. Rebuffing appeals from President Obama, the United Nations and others for … 0

In Iraq’s Mosul, radicals unleash their vision

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Residents of Mosul have watched helplessly as extremists ruling the northern Iraqi city blew up some of their most beloved landmarks and shrines to impose a stark vision of Islam. Next up for destruction, they feared: the Crooked … 0

Inmate witness in Edic trial makes appeal to victim’s mother

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Prosecutors in the second-degree murder trial of William Edic continued to build their case yesterday, calling yet another alleged eyewitness to the 2010 prison attack that led to the death of Anthony “Tony” Renzzulla. But on the fourth … 0

Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire endorses Feltes for state Senate

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

UPDATE: Due to an editing error, this story originally stated that Ardinger was supported by an anti-abortion group. Ardinger is supported by EMILY's list, a group that promotes pro-abortion rights Democratic women. -------- The Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire endorsed Dan Feltes for Concord’s state Senate seat … 0

Concord hearing gives the public a chance to comment on EPA Clean Power Plan

Monday, July 28, 2014

Because of climate change, New Hampshire’s moose population is struggling – fighting a longer tick season and higher quantities of parasites – and over the past decade it has declined more than 40 percent, said Eric Orff, a New Hampshire wildlife biologist. That’s why Orff said he supports … 3