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SoulFest uses music as fuel for service, social justice

When SoulFest Christian music festival started more than 15 years ago, founder Dan Russell saw it as "the answer to a whole lot of different questions" and "a return to the basics of belief." "Back in…

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Editorial: Market Basket gambles, and many may lose

Family-owned companies are subject to family feuds. Ernest and Julio Gallo of the famed winemaking family became bitter enemies. The billionaire Koch brothers have been at each others throats, legally…

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My Turn: A questionable leap in prescription drug debate

It's incredibly disappointing to read the conclusions drawn by New Hampshire lawmakers about drug abuse from relatively benign statistics on legitimate opiate and benzodiazepine prescriptions (Monitor…

Today at 05:33PM
My Turn: Trouble is lurking for state's online retailers

Without congressional action, a key law that prevents state and local governments from imposing new taxes on internet access services will expire in November. For 16 years, the Internet Tax Freedom Act…

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Monitor Board of Contributors: Truth and context were early casualties in Gaza conflict

As I walked around Main Street during Concord's recent Market Days celebration, I didn't know whether to laugh or cry when I saw a handwritten protest message on a piece of cardboard at the booth of the…

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Birth announcements

A son, Caelum Borealis Potter, was born June 26 at Littleton Regional Hospital to Zachary and Stephanie Potter of Whitefield. Local grandparents include Dorothy and Andrew Gove of Penacook and Ken and…

Today at 04:01PM
Plymouth State University Graduates

The following area students received degrees from Plymouth State University: ALLENSTOWN Zachary Cogswell earned a bachelor's degree in marketing; Kara Kirby earned a bachelor's degree in music. Katie…

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Ribbon-cutting for two new businesses in Meredith

The Greater Meredith Program Promotions Committee recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for two new businesses on Main Street. The two new businesses are Providence, 31-A Main St., and Winni Denim…

Today at 03:59PM

LACONIA Peter Evans earned a bachelor's degree in communications from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Jocelyn Morin was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at the University of Vermont…

Today at 02:11PM
Missoula man sentenced for construction fraud

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana man has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison and ordered to pay nearly $6.5 million in restitution for taking millions of dollars in down payments on steel buildings he never completed.

Today at 01:21PM
Adapted from "Vibrant Food: Celebrating the Ingredients, Recipes, and Colors of Each Season," by Kimberley Hasselbrink (Ten Speed Press, 2014).

This is a noodly tangle you can feel good about serving. Zucchini and yellow squash yield nicely after a salt session. Then they're dressed with a yogurt-based riff on a 90-year-old French recipe. Serve…

Today at 01:21PM
Make a note of that: Two apps help oenophiles keep track of what they drink

Wine lovers are notorious note takers. When a wine excites us, we want to record it before the next glass or a new conversation takes us to another thought. What we do with those notes depends on our organizational…

Today at 01:21PM
Lay's newest flavor: Cappuccino?

American palates have changed considerably over the years, but is the country ready for cappuccino-flavored Lay's? Frito-Lay, the snack division of PepsiCo Inc., has announced the coffee-flavored chips…

Today at 01:21PM
Stay cool

A month before the planned grand opening, Victoria Lai stands in the middle of her D.C. scoop shop, Ice Cream Jubilee. It is, ahem, a work in progress. Appliances are still shrink-wrapped. The wall murals…

Today at 11:05AM
New Hampshire cops fired after video of assault

SEABROOK, N.H. (AP) - Two Seabrook police officers caught on tape roughing up a suspect at police headquarters have been fired and two others have been punished.

Today at 10:15AM
3rd loon death this year linked to lead poisoning

MOULTONBOROUGH, N.H. (AP) - The Loon Preservation Committee says a third loon death this year has been linked to lead poisoning in New Hampshire.

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Report: Officer's use of deadly force justified

ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Attorney General's office has concluded a probation officer was justified in using deadly force against a man shot at a Rochester mobile home park.