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Today at 08:48AM
New Hampshire hospitals say Medicaid expansion is working

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The number of uninsured people showing up in New Hampshire emergency rooms continues to drop, a trend hospital officials attribute to the state's expanded Medicaid program.

Today at 08:35AM
Everett Turnpike gets another safety truck to help drivers

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - Another safety patrol truck is assisting drivers along New Hampshire's Everett Turnpike.

Today at 08:33AM
Patriots fans rally in support of Tom Brady

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Dozens of New England Patriots fans filled a parking lot at Gillette Stadium to protest the four-game suspension handed to quarterback Tom Brady over the "Deflategate" scandal.

Today at 08:05AM
Letter: A piece of history lost

It's the end of an era. Two hundred years of Pembroke Academy's existence is drawing to a close, and with it the last vestige of a proud history. Who will be celebrating the bicentennial, when the…

Today at 08:05AM
Letter: Get to know an EpiPen

Do you know what an EpiPen is? Have you ever had to use one or know anyone who carries one? An EpiPen can save a life. It is an auto-injector for the emergency treatment of life-threatening allergic…

Today at 08:05AM
Letter: Guns and abortion

I read Fran Wendelboe's column (Sunday Monitor Forum, May 24) with interest and was struck by the parallels between what she calls the "real" extremists on the abortion issue and what I consider the…

Today at 08:05AM
Letter: Skip the 'Insiders'

I have a suggestion for Chuck Annal to avoid annoyance and frustration resulting from reading the "Insiders" column (Monitor letters, May 18): Do what I do and don't read it! Problem solved. I am a…

Today at 08:05AM
Letter: Tunnels to safety

Instead of using money to revise the traffic lanes on Loudon Road, I suggest that we put pedestrian tunnels under the main thoroughfares in the vicinity of schools to protect students crossing them.…

Today at 08:02AM
Senate budget writers restore many cuts in House plan

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - With the benefits of more time and money, Senate budget writers are crafting a two-year state spending plan that restores many of the cuts made by their House counterparts in April.

Today at 07:20AM
Wife of man killed in accident says he was safety stickler

LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) - The wife of a New Hampshire motorcycle driver killed in a collision with a car in Londonderry was concerned about safety and was wearing his helmet at the time of the crash.

Today at 06:12AM
Beachgoers: Watch out for piping plovers

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Beachgoers are being reminded that six pairs of piping plovers nesting along the sandy shores of Hampton and Seabrook, New Hampshire, are an endangered species in the state.

Today at 05:49AM
Lengthy police pursuit ends with fugitive's arrest

WALPOLE, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire police say they pursued a fugitive in a stolen truck through multiple towns before using a tire-deflating device to bring the vehicle to a stop.

Today at 05:05AM
Police say lengthy pursuit ends with fugitive's arrest

WALPOLE, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire police say they pursued a fugitive in a stolen truck through multiple towns before using a tire-deflating device to bring the vehicle to a stop.

Today at 04:46AM
Officials say man found dead after fire in Somersworth

SOMERSWORTH, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire fire officials say a man was found dead after a fire in a Somersworth home.

Today at 01:13AM
Setting the stage: N.H. political veterans talk about what it takes to throw a good campaign event

If you're a presidential candidate looking to make your mark in New Hampshire, the old adage rings true: Location, location, location. There's no shortage of iconic campaign stops that have produced legendary…

Today at 01:13AM
Editorial: NFL shouldn't profit from patriotism

As if the NFL needed any more reasons to be embarrassed. After a year of botched investigations into player misconduct, along with questionable behavior from teams and those overseeing them, observers…

Today at 01:13AM
My Turn: Early childhood education helps communities prosper

It's no secret that there is now a surge of opiate use here in the Granite State, and with that, a growing presence of criminal activity, including violent crimes. As sheriff of Merrimack County, I know…

Today at 01:13AM
Katy Burns: Beekeeping is just the tip of the iceberg for the beginning backyard farmer

Beekeeping is apparently booming in Concord, according to a recent story by intrepid young Monitor reporter Iain Wilson. I say "intrepid" because many years and at least a few lives ago I was a young…

Today at 01:13AM
Monitor Board of Contributors: Arc of justice bends toward Palestine

Since 2005, when Palestinian civil society issued a global call for a nonviolent campaign of Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions to be waged against Israel's illegal occupation of its territories, the BDS…

Today at 01:11AM
The return of tick season

As the days grow steadily warmer and longer, people celebrate the much-anticipated spring by venturing outdoors - gardening in the yard, playing in community parks, strolling along wooded trails. Unfortunately,…

Today at 01:11AM
Myths about what you eat; free birth control

Talking about food Alan Levinovitz, author of The Gluten Lie and Other Myths About What You Eat, is not - and does not claim to be - a nutritionist. He's an assistant professor of religious studies at…

Today at 01:11AM
Service dogs that sniff out seizures improve kids' lives

When Alyssa Howes was 4, she lost her sight and started having seizures - up to 20 a day. For years, her grandmother stayed in the girl's room at night, watching for an attack. That ended three years…

Today at 01:11AM
Celebrating veterans this Memorial Day

Hot dogs will be sizzling on the grill. Coolers will be fully stocked. But to Leonard Smart, the program information officer at the New Hampshire Veterans Home, tomorrow isn't just about cookouts. Tomorrow…

Today at 01:11AM
NH Supreme Court takes up Exxon appeal

Two years ago, a jury in Concord fined Exxon Mobil $236 million for knowingly contaminating thousands of groundwater wells across the state with the gasoline additive MTBE. It was the largest such verdict…

Today at 01:11AM
Community fundraiser planned for Concord High principal Gene Connolly

Nearly one year ago, more than a thousand Concord High School students and staff marched for principal Gene Connolly, carrying banners and a unified message - "Connolly Strong." The walk came following…