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Future of the Kearsarge Area Chamber of Commerce is unclear

Monday, September 22, 2014

Most chamber of commerce meetings center on discussions of networking, event planning and marketing. The Kearsarge Area Chamber of Commerce’s meeting Wednesday night focused on whether the chamber even has a future. “The Kearsarge Area Chamber of Commerce has reached a crossroad. It has become increasingly difficult to find people who are willing and able to serve on the Chamber … 0

Downtown: Hoping customers will follow suit, Main Street businesses back Discover Downtown campaign

Monday, September 22, 2014

In Things are Cooking on North Main Street, a cluster of customers stared at the coffee maker with equal parts confusion and curiosity. They peered … 3

Global marches draw attention to climate change

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Tens of thousands of activists walked through Manhattan yesterday, warning that climate change is destroying the Earth – in stride with demonstrators around the world … 1

For one day only, making a park where others park

Saturday, September 20, 2014

At first, passers-by slowed and furrowed their brows as they tried to figure out why a crew was laying sod and arranging a tree, bushes and seating in a parallel-parking space on Main Street yesterday morning in Concord. … 1

Spirituality at the speedway: Rise Again group reaches out to fans

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Small miracles have taken place on the grassy hill overlooking the infield at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Just ask Jim Dufour, who will tell you about a woman who stumbled on the ministry during race weekend a decade … 1

Skateboarders’ additions to park will be removed by city

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Ten years ago, Chris Rydel learned how to board at the skate park behind the Everett Arena on Loudon Road in Concord. A decade later, not much has changed about the place where 21-year-old Rydel had his first … 6

3-D printer may reinvent space

Friday, September 19, 2014

The 3-D printing boom is about to invade space. NASA is sending a 3-D printer to the International Space Station in hopes that astronauts will be able to one day fix their spacecraft by cranking out spare parts … 0

Fierce fighting in Yemeni capital kills 120

Friday, September 19, 2014

Shiite rebels and Sunni militiamen battled for a second day yesterday in clashes that have killed at least 120 people and shaken the Yemeni capital of Sanaa. The violence raises fears that the chronically unstable country could be … 0

Buffer zone agreed on in Ukrainian peace talks

Friday, September 19, 2014

Negotiators in Ukrainian peace talks agreed last night to create a buffer zone to separate government troops and pro-Russian militants and withdraw heavy weapons and foreign fighters in order to ensure a stable truce in eastern Ukraine. The … 0

Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown

Friday, September 19, 2014

Sierra Leone confined its 6 million people to their homes yesterday for the next three days as the Ebola-ravaged West African country began what was believed to be the most sweeping lockdown against disease since the Middle Ages. … 0

Yahoo cashes in with Alibaba investment

Friday, September 19, 2014

Yahoo is making amends for years of blundering with one smart move: an early investment in Alibaba Group that has turned into a multibillion-dollar boon. The latest windfall came with Alibaba’s record-setting IPO completed late Thursday, in which … 0

License plate scanner networks capture movements

Friday, September 19, 2014

A rapidly expanding digital network that uses cameras mounted to traffic signals and police cruisers captures the movements of millions of vehicles across the U.S., regardless of whether the drivers are being investigated by law enforcement. The license … 0

Nation & world briefs, Sept. 20

Friday, September 19, 2014

Georgia Guilty verdict in salmonella trial More than five years after hundreds of Americans got sick from eating salmonella-tainted peanut butter, the top executive at the Georgia plant where it was made was convicted yesterday and faces prison time in a rare food-poisoning trial that advocates said sends … 0