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Fire officials: Minor damage in courthouse fire

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire fire officials say a fire at a Concord courthouse was contained to the vending machine room where it started.

Today at 02:33PM
Police pursue man they say fired shot at another driver

NEW LONDON, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire state police say a man fired at another driver in an apparent road rage incident and led police on a high speed chase that ended in New London and prompted a brief lockdown at Colby-Sawyer College.

Today at 12:21PM
Snow could drop more than 14 inches in southern-most tier

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Northern New England will be hit with another winter storm Monday, and once again the southern tier is expected to get the most snow.

Today at 11:27AM
Boston bid has New England states dreaming of Olympic gold

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - If Boston successfully lands the 2024 Olympic Summer Games, some of its New England neighbors hope all that gold, silver and bronze adds up to green.

Today at 10:12AM
Letter: Undermining America

While there is considerable criticism from the militant right about President Obama's foreign policy, there are many of us who welcome a return to the "walk softly" part of Teddy Roosevelt's famous quote.…

Today at 10:11AM
Letter: Always endangered

In regard to the article headlined "State to consider bobcat season" (Monitor Local & State, Jan. 22), I felt compelled to write. With certain species of our state's wildlife under siege from insect…

Jan 31
Mobile provider TracFone to pay $40M in federal settlement

The nation's largest prepaid mobile provider, TracFone Wireless, will pay $40 million to settle government claims that it misled millions of smartphone customers with promises of unlimited data service.…

Jan 31
Ray Duckler: For a Pakistani teenager, life is good

I learned something this week, about a student from Pakistan who's attending Bow High. I learned that senior Poonam Kumari is a teenager like any other teenager. Let her sing, dance and watch movies.…

Jan 31
School budget OK'd; town administrator election questioned at Allenstown deliberation

Larry Anderson quietly walked along the makeshift stage constructed at the head of the St. John the Baptist Parish Hall yesterday handing dense packets of information to the school officials lined up there.…

Jan 31
Capital Beat: State's IT planning lags, last document expired in '09

In an age of constant cybersecurity concerns and rapid technological updates, a report released last week by a commission convened by Gov. Maggie Hassan suggests New Hampshire may not be keeping pace.…

Jan 31
Islamic State fighters admit defeat in Syrian town of Kobani

The Islamic State group has acknowledged for the first time that its fighters have been defeated in the Syrian town of Kobani and vowed to attack the town again. In a video released by the pro-ISIS Aamaq…

Jan 31
Africa agrees to send 7,500 troops to fight Boko Haram

African leaders agreed to send 7,500 troops to fight the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria, an African Union official said yesterday, as the international community, including long-time foes the…

Jan 31
Radical left party gets boost with huge Madrid rally

At least 100,000 people marched through Madrid yesterday in a show of strength by a fledgling radical leftist party, which hopes to emulate the success of Greece's Syriza party in the Spanish general election…

Jan 31
Vatican hits sour note with women, but progress may come

A new Vatican outreach initiative to listen to women hit a sour note before it even got off the ground: The sexy blonde on its internet promo video came under such ridicule that it was quickly taken down.…

Jan 31
Subprime bonds are back in U.S. with a new name

The business of bundling riskier U.S. mortgages into bonds without government backing is gearing up for a comeback. Just don't call it subprime. Hedge fund Seer Capital Management, money manager Angel…

Jan 31
Outdoor Adventures: Woman of many hats, Torrey leads Jackson Ski Touring Foundation

About six years ago, Breanne Torrey was working the front desk at Jackson Ski Touring Foundation part-time as a ticket seller and question answerer. Armed with five years of employment with the U.S. Forest…

Jan 31
UNH hockey falls to Notre Dame, 5-3, to settle for series split

The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team rallied from an early two-goal deficit, but couldn't complete the comeback en route to a 5-3 loss to Notre Dame last night, settling for a split of the…

Jan 31
UNH men's basketball team races past Stony Brook, 63-48

DURHAM - Tanner Leissner scored 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting from the field and added 11 rebounds to lead the University of New Hampshire men's basketball team to a 63-48 victory over Stony Brook yesterday.…

Jan 31
A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

JV result The Concord JV girls' basketball team lost to Alvirne on Friday, 38-33. Lyra Canabano and Brighid Weeden led all scorers with 10 points apiece, while Gabby Evans and Emily Otto pulled down eight…

Jan 31
Headlines from around the world in sports

NFL Chancellor 'looked pretty good' as Seahawks finish prep TEMPE, Ariz. - Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor "looked pretty good" yesterday, according to Coach Pete Carroll as Seattle went through…

Jan 31
Serena Williams defeats Maria Sharapova to capture Australian Open title

MELBOURNE, Australia - Serena Williams stuck out a fist in mock triumph and mouthed "C'mon," careful not to push her point too far. The 33-year-old Williams was closing in on her 19th Grand Slam singles…