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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 says he was concerned about safety and was wearing his helmet at the time of the crash.

May 23
Town Crier for May 24, 2015

Allenstown St. John will host several community meals ? St. John the Baptist Church will celebrate Memorial Day Mass tomorrow at 9 a.m. at its cemetery, weather permitting. In case of rain, the Mass…

May 23
Civil War-era music returns to its roots in New Hampshire

Civil War-era music arranged for one of the Union Army's best regimental bands is returning to its roots. The Third Regiment Band of the New Hampshire Volunteers, largely recruited from Penacook, was…

May 23
Within 24 hours, two inmates walk away from halfway houses in Concord

Two inmates walked away from their respective transitional housing units in Concord on Friday night. Christy Blondeau, 32, of Manchester was given permission to leave the Shea Farm Transition Housing Unit…

May 23
Ayotte, Shaheen hosting forum to answer veterans' questions on VA choice program

New Hampshire's senators are hosting an open forum this week with officials from the Department of Veterans Affairs to address questions surrounding the newly implemented VA choice program. Scheduled for…

May 23
The Insiders: Today is for grilling, tomorrow is for holiday parading

It's Memorial Day weekend, which you probably figured out Friday afternoon when it took you three hours to move 11 inches on the highway. Today, we celebrate burgers. But tomorrow, we celebrate the holiday…

May 23
Pembroke Academy's 'Save Our Headmaster' movement won't go quietly

Those who still want the chief administrator at Pembroke Academy to be called headmaster - not principal - aren't giving up yet. The tradition of calling the school's leader a headmaster came to an end…

May 23
May 29 is deadline to enter New Hampshire moose lottery

It's not too late to enter the New Hampshire moose lottery. Applications for the annual lottery must be postmarked or submitted online by midnight Friday, or delivered to the New Hampshire Fish and Game…

May 23
Author visits school

Emilie Christie Burack, who recently released her first book The Runaway's Gold , visited Hopkinton Middle High School on May 12 to discuss the inspiration behind the children's novel. Thanks to a donation…

May 23
People for May 22, 2015

ALLENSTOWN Nichole LaBelle graduated from Colby-Sawyer College with a degree in psychology. BELMONT Hillary Taillefer graduated from Colby-Sawyer College with degrees in biology and multidisciplinary…

May 23
People for May 23, 2015

GILFORD Abigail Ross received the Dr. O. Kenneth Bates Prize for Mathematics at St. Lawrence University. She is a senior mathematics major. GILMANTON Charles "Chet" Tasse received the president's award…

May 23
Announcements:

CONCORD Pet fostering Pope Memorial SPCA needs volunteers to provide extra care to homeless pets in a temporary home-like setting. The animals may include a mother cat and kittens, mother dog and puppies,…

May 23
Andrew Gross delivers with 'One Mile Under'

Detective Ty Hauck returns from a hiatus to tackle a personal case in Andrew Gross' latest mystery, One Mile Under. Dani Whalen knows the Roaring Fork River like the back of her hand, and she enjoys taking…

May 23
Narrative of 'Adult Onset' feels intensely personal

Ann-Marie MacDonald's latest novel, Adult Onset, tracks a week in the life of Mary Rose MacKinnon. A famous author of YA novels, Mary Rose is stalled on starting the last book of a popular trilogy and…

May 23
Memoir recounts days in mental asylum

Barbara Taylor was a promising young historian when madness struck. She wound up at Friern Mental Hospital, an institution outside London. Friern was once the largest asylum for the mentally ill in Europe,…

May 23
Funny lady: Madeline Kahn biography looks beyond the laughs

She was delightful in Paper Moon and Blazing Saddles, then uproarious as the monster's tuneful bride in Young Frankenstein. Yet Madeline Kahn often didn't seem to appreciate her comedic talent, even though…