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Concord man, 47, charged with 15 counts of child porn

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

A 47-year-old Concord sex offender has been charged with 15 new felony counts of child pornography after the police said they found lewd photos of boys inside his Hanover Street residence. Christopher Merchant was arrested Tuesday and arraigned Wednesday in Concord’s district court. The police said they began investigating Merchant in January of last year after he allegedly contacted a … 0

Concord High Principal Connolly announces ALS diagnosis

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Concord High School Principal Gene Connolly has been diagnosed with ALS, he said today in a letter distributed to members of the Concord educational community. … 0

Cremated remains seized in 2005 Bayview investigation buried in Concord

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The cremated remains of 13 people, buried July 10 at Blossom Hill Cemetery in Concord, were placed side by side in a corner plot of … 0

As fighting rages in east Ukraine, U.S. releases images said to implicate Russia

Monday, July 28, 2014

Rebels and government troops fired on each other’s positions yesterday in a strategically important city in eastern Ukraine, sending residents into bomb shelters, as Washington released images that it said proved Russia is shooting across the border into … 0

Business notes for July 28, 2014

Monday, July 28, 2014

Paradigm Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. of Hooksett recently acquired Sensible Plumbing & Heating of Goffstown. U.S. Cellular will donate $1 million to teachers’ classroom projects through its Calling All Teachers program, in collaboration with DonorsChoose.org. To participate, New Hampshire teachers must affiliate with U.S. Cellular at … 0

Business people for July 29, 2014

Monday, July 28, 2014

Ann dipold of Bow and Julia Wagner of Concord recently joined the staff of Better Homes & Gardens/The Masiello Group Concord. Michael Gilbert was recently appointed to the Catholic Charities New Hampshire board of trustees. Gilbert is a … 0

Local 2015 associates of Leadership New Hampshire

Monday, July 28, 2014

Leadership New Hampshire recently announced its Class of 2015, which includes 39 associates from across the state who will participate in the 10-month program. The organization’s mission is to build a community of informed and engaged leaders. The local associates for 2015 include: Edward Cherian of Boscawmen, development … 0

Nathan Weschsler & Co. promotes five staff members

Monday, July 28, 2014

Nathan Wechsler & Co. recently promoted five employees. Melissa Biron of Weare was promoted to manager; Ashley Davidson of Hooksett was promoted to supervising senior; and Stacy Lyons of Manchester, Matthew Nadeau of Concord and Jennifer Plumpton of Portsmouth were promoted to senior. The firm has locations in … 0

Higher wages signaled by more U.S. employees quitting

Monday, July 28, 2014

If someone at your workplace recently quit, you may be poised for a raise. With more Americans voluntarily leaving their jobs and confidence about business conditions improving, wages could increase amid this labor-market turnover. More than 2.5 million U.S. workers resigned in May, a 15 percent increase from … 1

Man seeks video of 1995 Oklahoma City bombing

Sunday, July 27, 2014

One man’s quest to explain his brother’s mysterious jail cell death 19 years ago has rekindled long-dormant questions about whether others were involved in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. What some consider a far-flung conspiracy theory will be … 0

American doctor in Africa gets treatment for Ebola

Sunday, July 27, 2014

An American doctor infected with the deadly Ebola disease received intensive treatment yesterday in West Africa and was in stable condition, talking to his medical team and working on his computer, a spokeswoman for an aid group said. … 0

NASA: Earth narrowly missed crippling solar storm in recent years

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Earth missed a potentially catastrophic encounter with a solar storm by one week in 2012, physicists report. “I have come away from our recent studies more convinced than ever that Earth and its inhabitants were incredibly fortunate that … 2

Hospital shooting suspect charged with murder

Sunday, July 27, 2014

A man accused of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex before the doctor returned fire has been charged with murder. Richard Plotts was arraigned late Saturday at his hospital bedside … 0